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Casual Chef

Apply now Job no: 492606
Work type: Casual
Location: Melbourne - CBD
Categories: Hospitality



  • Immediate start
  • Convenient CBD location at an iconic venue
  • $32.51 hourly rate (base + casual loading) 


About Arts Centre Melbourne

Beneath our iconic Spire, in Hamer Hall and at the Sidney Myer Music Bowl, we showcase the best of Australian and international performing arts.  

We’re proudly the home of our flagship Resident Companies – The Australian Ballet, Melbourne Symphony Orchestra, Melbourne Theatre Company and Opera Australia – and a range of presenters who collectively bring our stages and spaces to life.

Together with our own program of performances, events and activities we offer a diversity of audiences a distinctly multidimensional approach to participation, education and entertainment.

We are now focused on Reimagining Arts Centre Melbourne as part of the Victorian Government’s commitment to transforming the Melbourne Arts Precinct into a thriving, connected creative and civic space over the coming years.

For a glimpse into working at Arts Centre Melbourne click here.


About the Team

The Food and Beverage team sits within the Customer Experience Pillar and is responsible for the service and delivery of all food and beverage related activity in Arts Centre Melbourne including the Theatres building, Hamer Hall and Sidney Myer Music Bowl. The business unit is focused on delivering exceptional customer service and innovative cuisine across all venues and function spaces in keeping with Arts Centre Melbourne standards.


About the Role

With demonstrated a la carte experience, we are looking for a Commis Chef who will be responsible for preparing and presenting food to various teams using standard recipes, maintain food quality control, assist with the daily operations in the kitchen, and ensure the cleanliness of all Food & Beverage outlets within Arts Centre Melbourne. 

Casual role, 32.51 hourly rate (base + casual loading) 


Your Skills and Experience

  • Relevant Tertiary/TAFE Cookery Qualifications
  • Previous a la carte experience in a similar role within a similar environment is desirable 
  • Team player with excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to adapt to a changing and fast paced environment
  • Flexibility and available to work Monday through to Sunday (minimum 20 hours a week)

For further information please read the Download File Position Description - Commis Chef August 2019.pdf


Enjoy Team Member Benefits

As a valued member of our ensemble, you will enjoy a number of fantastic benefits including the opportunity to receive complimentary tickets, food & beverage discounts, discounted commuter benefits and onsite-parking, access to wellbeing activities and learning and development programs!


Apply Now!

Please submit your resume together with a cover letter addressing the key criteria by 6 October 2019. Early applications are encouraged as suitable candidates may be invited to attend an interview prior to the closing date.

Employment at Arts Centre Melbourne is conditional upon the satisfactory completion of a National Police Check.

Applications are open to those with full working rights in Australia. Arts Centre Melbourne is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.

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Applications close: AUS Eastern Daylight Time

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