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The best hospitality jobs in the Yarra Valley and Bendigo. Balgownie Estate offers exceptional wines, restaurants and bars, accommodation, and Cellar Doors.

Balgownie Bendigo and Yarra Valley are such beautiful places to work. With vineyards and gardens, magnificent views and fresh air. Why wouldn’t you want to work with us?

At Balgownie we are always on the hunt for enthusiastic and exceptional people who can add value to our operation.

Our mission is to enhance and grow our reputation as a classic food, wine and accommodation destination and exceed guest expectations.

We offer genuine, down to earth hospitality. We are consistently warm and personable with a commitment to quality and high levels of customer service.

Balgownie strives to be a classic and relaxed destination that our customers (and staff) cannot wait to get back to.

If you would like to be considered, please send us a covering letter introducing yourself and your ambitions, along with a copy of your resume (both in pdf format please).

Email: pcadmin@balgownie.com

Balgownie Estate Positions Vacant

Please check the Balgownie location attached to each role before you apply.

Assistant Food and Beverage Manager

Yarra Valley
Posted 2 weeks ago

Benefits:
Flexible shifts and hours.
Fantastic staff discounts on wine, food, accommodation & day spa services!
Internal development opportunities.
Excellent workplace wellbeing & recognition program.
WORK IN A BRAND NEW RESTAURANT & CELLAR DOOR

The Role:
We are looking for an Assistant Food & Beverage Manager who has fantastic wine, bar and restaurant experience, an enthusiastic personality, leadership qualities and a true passion for the hospitality industry. Duties include:

Setting exceptional customer service standards
Efficiently running a la carte service
Working with the conference & events team to operationally execute client event requests.
Assisting with the management of the food & beverage team rosters, motivation, performance, training and more.
Liaising with customers on complaints, recommendations, and VIP experiences.
Working closely with the Food & Beverage Manager on the standards and consistency of food & service quality.

About you:
Experience in a restaurant, conference & events leadership role.
A fun, nurturing and professional customer-focused personality.
Excellent attention to detail.
Proven passion for the hospitality experience.
Understanding of 5 star service with “people first’ culture.
Have a current RSA.
Be available for a range of shifts including nights & weekends.
Have a reliable car to drive to and from Yarra Glen (Eastern suburbs).

APPLY NOW by submitting your resume and cover letter with your availability and experience.

Must have full permanent working rights in Australia with no restrictions and weekend availability.

No public transport is available to our location – must have your own transport.

Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

Chef De Partie

Bendigo
Posted 2 weeks ago

About Us:
Balgownie Estate Bendigo is renowned for our picturesque restaurant providing magnificent cuisine and excellent wines produced from the Bendigo and Yarra Valley estates.
We are open 7 days catering for Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner and pride ourselves on our industry expertise and exceptional customer service.
Conveniently located ten minutes from Bendigo City Centre, we also offer luxury glamping tents, historic cellar door wine tasting and accommodation.

Benefits:
Ongoing Full-Time role with long term job security
Hourly rates including all penalties paid and additional overtime for hours worked above 76 per fortnight
Up to 50% off wine, food & accommodation
Internal development opportunities to grow within the business
Excellent workplace wellbeing & recognition program

The Role:
We are looking for a Chef De Partie to join our team who have experience and talent within fine dining restaurants and are able to deliver exceptional quality food and be motivated to work well as part of the team.

A la carte fine dining
Fun & nurturing team
Runs a section and given autonomy within ordering & leadership of that section.
Ability to contribute to creativity of menu design. Your ideas are valuable!

About you:
Have a Certificate III in Commercial Cookery or higher
A passion for producing high quality food
A can-do approach with the ability to follow directions and have initiative
Available for a range of shifts including weekends
A commitment to producing consistent results of a high quality
Have a reliable car to drive to and from Maiden Gully

Must have full permanent working rights in Australia with no restrictions and weekend availability.

No public transport is available to our location – must have your own transport.

PLEASE APPLY NOW by submitting a RESUME and COVER LETTER indicating which role you are applying for.

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

Job Type: Full-time.

Pay: $60,000.00 – $69,999.00 per year.

Sous Chef

Yarra Valley
Posted 2 weeks ago

The Role:
An exciting opportunity has become available for a passionate and hardworking Sous Chef to join our friendly and professional team. You will have experience and confidence in cooking Modern Australian cuisine and working within a fine dining environment.
You will have natural leadership abilities, outstanding customer service skills and be committed to providing exceptional guest experiences.

Benefits:
Attractive Salary Package – $70,000 – $80,000
Days In Lieu – Gone are the days where a chef works 50 hour weeks for a salary. You will be compensated for unreasonable overtime to help create a good work life balance
Career Progression – This is a long term career opportunity with ongoing mentorship and supportive management!
Fantastic staff discounts on wine, food & accommodation
Excellent workplace wellbeing & recognition program
BE PART OF THE NEWEST RESTAURANT IN THE YARRA VALLEY!

About you:
A minimum of 3 years Chef de Partie experience
Demonstrated experience working in a fine dining restaurant
Demonstrated understanding of food costs menu writing experience
Excellent attention to detail
Ability to work independently and lead a team on the Head Chef’s days off
Creativity and proven passion for the industry!
Available for a range of shifts including weekends
A commitment to producing consistent results of a high quality
Minimum Certificate III in Commercial Cookery – Or Similar
Have a reliable car to drive to and from Yarra Glen (Eastern Suburbs)

Must have full permanent working rights in Australia with no restrictions and weekend availability.

No public transport is available to our location – must have your own transport.

PLEASE APPLY NOW by submitting a RESUME and COVER LETTER indicating which role you are applying for.

Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

Food and Beverage Attendants

Yarra Valley
Posted 8 months ago

This position has been updated recently.

Full time, part time and casual positions are available.

Benefits:
Consistent and secure hours available from 10 – 38 per week depending on what you are looking for.
Fantastic staff discounts on wine, food & accommodation.
Internal development opportunities to grow within the business.
Excellent workplace wellbeing program as well as recognition program.
BE PART OF THE NEWEST RESTAURANT IN THE YARRA VALLEY!

The Role:
F&B Attendants will have a hands on approach to serving our customers with a warm and friendly customer service style.

Table service
Making coffee, serving drinks & food
Strong communication skills
High level of customer service

About you:
Experience working in food and beverage with table service knowledge.
Knowledge or interest in wine and other beverages.
A friendly & happy personality and the ability to provide excellent customer service.
Available for a range of shifts including nights & weekends.
You have a current RSA.
Have a reliable car to drive to and from Yarra Glen (Eastern suburbs).

APPLY NOW by submitting your resume and cover letter with your availability and experience.

Must have full permanent working rights in Australia with no restrictions and weekend availability.

No public transport is available to our location – must have your own transport.

Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

Room Attendant/Housekeeping

Bendigo
Posted 2 weeks ago

About us:
Balgownie Estate Bendigo is a 4-star Estate boasting a stunning homestead, glamping grounds, two cottages, cellar door and a newly renovated restaurant.

Located in Maiden Gully, 10 minutes outside of Bendigo
Beautiful vineyard views
Open 5 days

About the role:
Leading a small team of housekeepers
Part time hours
Additional hours offered in busy periods
Cleaning and maintaining presentation of accommodation, including general areas, beds and bathrooms and more.

About you:
Previous housekeeping experience is preferred but not necessary
Have some flexibility regarding shift days and be available rotating weekends
Have an eye for detail
Thorough work ethic
A can-do, positive attitude
Have a reliable car to drive to and from Maiden Gully

Benefits:
Great work/life balance with permanent part time hours
Fantastic staff discounts on wine, food & accommodation
Internal development opportunities to grow within the business
Excellent workplace well-being program as well as recognition program

Candidates must hold full Australian working rights.

Immediate start available.

Job Types: Part-time, Casual.

Pay: $22.46 – $50.54 per hour.

Room Attendant/Housekeeping

Yarra Valley
Posted 4 months ago

Housekeeping, the heartbeat of a hotel…

ahs hospitality is seeking housekeepers and room attendants for those that have a passion for the hotel industry, attention to detail and service with a genuine smile.

With a range of casual and part time housekeeping roles ready to go, ahs hospitality can offer you permanent consistent work within our housekeeping team, with properties based in the Yarra Valley area.

Service with a smile is our mantra and we truly believe we are the best outsourced service company you could choose to work with.

You will be provided with training, development and an environment filled with team spirit. In return we ask you to bring your shining personality and will to enhance each and every guests experience.

This role requires the following abilities:
High standard of cleanliness and attention to detail
Ability to work as part of a team
Enjoy working with people
Capacity to work in a physical role
Ability to work fast and thorough
Good communication skills
Professional attitude and strong customer service skills
Good availability during weekdays and available to work on a rotating roster
Time management and organisation skills

In reward we offer:
Training and development
The opportunity to be a part of a vibrant and dedicated team
Discounts and additional benefits on private health insurance
Access to MyDiscounts – discounts on everyday shopping needs
If this sounds like you, we would love to hear from you.

Please note that applicants must have the right to work in Australia, with full work rights preferred

Beauty Therapist (endota spa)

Yarra Valley
Posted 2 months ago

endota Yarra Valley is now open at Balgownie Estate – a 30-hectare vineyard boasting luxurious accommodation, a fantastic restaurant with recently renovated modern décor, and more. The new spa features large double treatment rooms for the ultimate immersive experience, and endota’s first infrared sauna!

endota is Australia’s largest network of day spas, renowned for our amazing treatments, products, and down to earth service. With over 20 years in the wellness industry and over 100 spas across Australia, our employees feel empowered to dream large and are inspired to use their creativity and work collaboratively. As a world-leader in providing wellness solutions to our clients we live consciously and give back willingly. We are proud of our organic and natural certifications and strive to further improve our environmental footprint. Our Values are front and centre and are the guiding principles of how we work together. Beyond a business, endota is a place of belonging. Join our family!

Benefits:
We provide a supporting & inspiring environment so that you can be your “best me”.

Receive endota treatments at a discount, and enjoy our range of products at wholesale prices
Free membership to endota Retreat – your online wellness portal of exercise classes, meditation, healthy recipes, daily affirmations and more!
Our National Education Program is designed to provide treatment & product training and on-the-job training with your spa leadership team
We recognise your talent, dedication, and passion through our National Therapist Awards
The Therapist Incentive Program rewards for achieving KPI’s
Participate in spa challenges with various prizes of products and vouchers
Complete all required online training and receive $150 worth of in spa treatments
Quarterly wellness nights held in spa, be pampered by colleagues, and enjoy delicious snacks
Receive discounts from some of Australia’s leading brands across health, wellness, fitness, lifestyle and more!

The Role:
endota therapists are passionate about providing a high level of customer service to our clients throughout their wellness journey.

In the role of a therapist, you will perform spa and beauty treatments, advise clients on products and regimes, and recommend home-care solutions. Using your beauty knowledge, you will prescribe your client’s skincare needs, offering products and solutions that will achieve your KPIs. You are encouraged to take ownership of your treatment room including set up, pack down and cleanliness.

About You:
As an endota therapist, you are willing to share your time, experience, and expertise – not only for the good of others, but for your own personal satisfaction and growth.

You hold a Certificate IV or Diploma in Beauty Therapy with previous industry experience
You are dedicated to the wellbeing industry & providing immersive experiences for our clients
You are a professional who cares about the quality of service delivered to your clients
You have strong communication skills and excellent personal presentation standards
You enjoy sharing your knowledge and expertise for client and personal satisfaction
You have availability to work late nights and weekends
You will be as passionate about the endota brand as we are and share our core values and philosophy

If you are passionate about what you do, want to share your knowledge and experience, and learn from your colleagues – then endota is for you.

APPLY NOW via the seek.com link below.

Must have full permanent working rights in Australia with no restrictions and weekend availability.

No public transport is available to our location – must have your own transport.

Only short listed candidates will be contacted.


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