Chef | Brokenwood Wines

Posted 22 April 2021
Salary$70k including superannuation
LocationCessnock, New South Wales
Job type Permanent
DisciplineBack of House

Job description

About the business

Brokenwood Wines has for fifty years operated a multi award winning winery and cellar door. The Cru Bar + Pantry was opened two years ago and is a busy and successful casual dining space, offering breakfast and lunch, seven days a week. Brokenwood has a great team culture and promotes a healthy work-life balance for all of their staff. 

About the role

Working closely with the Cru Bar + Pantry Head Chef and Brokenwood Wines Venue Manager you will be required to work Friday through to Tuesday from 8am until 5pm. You will be rewarded with a generous salary package of $70k including superannuation.

Your responsibilities will be as follows;

  • Undertake and supervise daily food preparation in anticipation and response of service requirements.


  • Carrying out quality checks on food supplies to ensure quality and freshness.


  • Prepare menu items as ordered, ensuring the highest quality standards.


  • Communicate effectively with front of house staff.


  • Cleaning of kitchen equipment, food preparation areas and storage areas, complying with the highest standards of cleanliness.


Skills and experience

To join our team, you will need to possess;

  • Advanced food knowledge.


  • Trade Certification in Commercial Cookery.


  • Food Safety Certification.


  • At least two years' experience working in a cafe or restaurant.


  • A great work ethic and the ability to work in a fast paced environment.


  • A positive and professional demeanour.


  • A love of wine and food with a genuine interest in increasing your knowledge.


Availability for immediate start would be advantageous as would an RSA certification. 

Please include a cover letter outlining your suitability as well as a brief, current resume when applying for the role.

How to apply

To apply for this role, please start the application process by hitting APPLY.  

You will then be directed to complete an online assessment evaluation through our chosen technology partner “Shortlyster”. Your application will only be considered, once this online process is complete. 

The Shortlyster technology helps us to intelligently shortlist candidates who fit our role on a technical level as well as a cultural, organisational, job and personality fit. It allows us to standardise candidate evaluations with a scorecard based on science and powerful data. Therefore, eliminating the need to make decisions based on ‘gut feel’ as it removes all decision bias.

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