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Sous Chef – Iconic/Award Winning Venue, Growth Plans for 2025, Up to $90K

Job Type





  • Sous chef role with a proper work-life balance, no more than 42 hours a week, some evenings off
  • Growth plans
  • Stable, family environment

Nestled on the west outskirts of Brisbane, this iconic and award winning pub boasts a large, multi-format layout with a popular restaurant that is a favorite among locals. With exciting plans for expansion next year, this is the perfect time to join this growing family business.

Join a genuine family business where everyone is respected and truly feels like part of the family. Our legendary culture has resulted in many staff members staying for several years. We prioritize proper work-life balance, offering no more than 42 hours a week and a mix of day and evening shifts to ensure everyone is well looked after.

About the Opportunity

This role is ideal for a Sous Chef looking to work in an environment that’s busy and stable while also being given the opportunity to be a part of something new.  You will be rewarded with a highly organized and professional team in an environment that fosters support and a go-getter attitude.

  • Team Leadership: Conduct and motivate a team, maintaining high standards of service in a high-volume environment.
  • Kitchen Management: Oversee day-to-day operations, focusing on organizing and running the kitchen.
  • Collaboration: Work closely with the Head Chef and management to ensure smooth operations and a positive working environment.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Ordering and Stock Takes: Manage inventory and ensure the kitchen is well-stocked.
  • Cost Management: Take responsibility for food and labor costs, in line with Head Chef directives.
  • Hands-On Leadership: Help run the kitchen, lead and train staff, and create a positive working environment.
  • Service Excellence: Maintain the high level of service required, working collaboratively with the team.

About You:

  • Confidence and Experience: At least 1-3 years of experience at a Sous level in large, busy venues is essential.
  • Calm Under Pressure: Ability to remain calm in any situation and naturally motivate your team.
  • Leadership Skills: Display excellent ‘natural’ leadership skills and meet the expectations of both the business and customers.
  • Career-Focused: Hungry for career growth and ready to take on new challenges.

What You’ll Be Offered:

  • Competitive Salary: Up to $80K + Super for the right candidate with the required skills and experience.
  • Career Opportunities: The chance to work for a family business with ample opportunities for career advancement as they expand.
  • Supportive Environment: Join a team that values support, passion for the industry and a positive working atmosphere.


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