Positions Vacant

  • Talented Full-Time Head Chef

    Are you a Head Chef looking for a change? Or an experienced Sous Chef looking for the next step in their career? This role may be for you. 

    Tuncurry Beach Bowling Club is looking for a talented and creative Head Chef to lead our catering team.  

    About the Role

    Reporting to the General Manager, Assistant Manager and/or Group Catering Manager, the Head Chef will oversee the total operational needs of the current dining options at Tuncurry Beach Bowling Club. The Head Chef will focus strongly on continuous improvement of quality outcomes and high level of service.  

    The main responsibilities are, but not limited to:

    • Prepare, cook and serve food in accordance with menus ensuring a high level of quality and presentation is achieved at all times according to agreed standards
    • Create and develop menu concepts that strengthens the business objectives
    • Analyse and understand consumer purchasing habits to develop menu strategies for continued growth 
    • Oversee the appropriate receiving and storage of food 
    • Oversee the appropriate rotation of stores 
    • Meet agreed food cost targets 
    • Prepare and distribute department rosters 
    • Meet agreed wage cost targets 
    • Maintain kitchen equipment and plant in good condition 
    • Interview, select, train, supervise, counsel and discipline all kitchen staff in conjunction with the Catering Manager and HR
    • Conduct department inductions and staff appraisals and provide regular feedback to all kitchen staff
    • Any other duties as required 

    About You

    The successful applicant must possess the following:

    • Natural leader who can lead, develop and motivate the team in the pursuit of excellence
    • Experience as a Head Chef and/or Sous Chef for a minimum of 3 years
    • Certificate 4 in commercial cookery & Safety supervisor certificate (required)
    • Sound nutritional knowledge in order to accommodate special meals requests such as religious & dietary needs
    • Have a strong knowledge and delivery of current food trends
    • Excellent creative cooking skills
    • A strong drive for success, understanding the importance of flexibility 
    • Ability to foster and drive a team-think approach 
    • Excellent communication skills at all levels
    • An understanding and knowledge of budgets and costings 
    • Intermediate computer skills-Microsoft Suite 
    • Solid knowledge of legislative requirements from food hygiene to WH&S

    Commitment to working a seven-day rotating roster including weekends and public holidays is essential. 

    If you think you are the right person for this job then provide a covering letter outlining your experience, and resume by clicking the ‘Apply for this job’ button below.

    Please note that employment is subject to a pre-employment medical check and police check.

    We respectfully request no employment companies contact the Club directly regarding this application process. Only successful applicants will be contacted.

  • Casual Cook

    Casual with a view to become part of the permanent team after completion of probation 

    Tuncurry Beach Bowling Club is located North Coast of NSW and is looking for an experience Chef to join our Kitchen Team of 10 staff. The Club’s restaurant Twenty One on Parkes offers a variety of menu options with seasonal changes quarterly and a monthly specials menu to keep the locals coming back. 

    To apply, ideally you will have:

    • Good knife and food prepping skills are essential 
    • Open to be multi skilled across sections 
    • Available to work an average of 20 to 30 hours per week, more during holiday periods
    • Experience in Fryer cooking, meal plate up, cooking Pizzas in a wood fire oven desirable
    • Ability to follow instructions and work unsupervised

    In return you will have access to generous benefits and perks under the St Johns Park Bowling Club Group Enterprise Agreement.

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Terry Green 
Secretary Manager 
Tuncurry Beach Bowling Club 
21 Parkes Street 
Tuncurry NSW 2428

21 Parkes St
Tuncurry NSW 2428

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