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National Wine Centre

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The National Wine Centre of Australia (NWC) is one of Adelaide’s leading tourism and hospitality venues showcasing wine-making and its industry to local, interstate and international visitors to South Australia. Ideally located in the vibrant East End of the city and nestled in the corner of the spectacular Adelaide Botanic Gardens, the NWC has become a beloved landmark and meeting point for food and wine lovers worldwide. The venue hosts over 800 events per year including conferences, weddings, banquets, meetings and seminars in a flexible and unique setting. Additionally, the Centre operates cafés across two sites.

The opportunity exists for experienced, enthusiastic and dedicated individuals to join our dynamic kitchen team on a casual basis. Multiple roles are available:

Chefs (Casual)

The successful candidates must have the following skills, experience & availability:

  • Formal qualifications in Commercial Cookery;
  • Substantial experience working in a similar role either in a hotel or busy conference and events environment;
  • Demonstrated understanding of food costs and inventory control;
  • An excellent understanding of food, hygiene and WHS practices;
  • Availability to work over a 7-day rotating roster including a mixture of days and nights;
  • Effective communication & team work skills.

Kitchen Hands (Casual)

The opportunity exists to support and be a part of the dynamic kitchen team and experience the operation of a leading event and function venue. The successful candidate will be required to organise and perform various cleaning duties before, during & after functions and maintain the cleanliness of general kitchen areas. At times basic food preparation may be required under the supervision of senior team members.

This role is ideally suited to a team player who is prepared to take direction and work in a very busy environment. Initiative and a commitment to following safe work practices is essential.

To be considered for this position you must be available over a 7-day roster including a mixture of days and nights. Previous experience in a hotel or busy restaurant kitchen will be highly regarded.

If you possess the skills and experience detailed above, and are dedicated to pursuing a career in hospitality with a venue committed to staff development and exceptional guest experiences; please send your resume with cover letter to Satoshi Kikuchi – Chef de Cuisine via the Seek application process. 

Further information including position descriptions can be found on our website 

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