Culinary | Listed 03 August

Bacchus Restaurant & Bar – Demi Chef

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About the business 

Bacchus South Bank is a Brisbane icon, offering indulgent creations complimented by knowledgeable and intuitive service, grounded with respect for the traditions of fine-dining. The heart and soul of Bacchus centres on its hand-chosen selection of more than 700 wines, showcasing the rare and exclusive through to the youthful and innovative. The menus develop seasonally, always celebrating the very best in Australian produce, accented by delicacies such as the finest caviar, or our selection of more than two dozen cheeses. None of this would be possible without a team of passionate, curious and dedicated professionals. 

About the role

We are currently seeking applications for a casual Demi Chef to join our Bacchus kitchen team of professional chefs creating ground breaking fine dining experiences with a focus on degustation style dining utilising the best and most unique products available. The position requires a results-driven chef who is motivated and embraces a challenge. Bacchus Restaurant is open for Dinner only Wednesday to Saturday and the role will primarily be working PM shifts.

Key duties and responsibilities:

  • Prepare and present menu items at a high level while maintaining excellent presentation standards 
  • Produce items within the cost margins specified 
  • Assist with menu preparation and ensure adequate supplies are available for service
  • Follow food hygiene and health and safety procedures
  • Liaise with front of house staff regarding the availability of menu items, additions to the menu and any relevant changes 
  • Supervise the kitchen in the absence of more senior chefs, delegating duties and responsibilities when necessary 
  • Work with and coordinate the work of Commis Chefs and Apprentices 
  • Keep all working areas clean and tidy, while liaising with the stewarding team 
  • Ensure all equipment is maintained, serviced and cleaned 

Skills and experience required

  • Previous experience as a Demi Chef or similar position 
  • Hatted or Michelin star experience is highly desirable
  • Advanced culinary skills and knowledge
  • Proficiency in all sections of the kitchen
  • Flexibility and adaptability
  • Attention to detail
  • An overall desire to create and serve beautiful cuisine


  • Certificate IV in Commercial Cookery
  • Completion of cookery apprenticeship 

Benefits and Perks

Bacchus Restaurant is located in Rydges South Bank Hotel and is part of the EVT (Entertainment, Ventures, Travel) Group. Not only will you work with the best in the business, you will have access to the following: 

  • Incredible team member discounts from your first day on-the-job
  • Up to 50% off stays at EVT hotels – Rydges, QT, Atura, Lylo, Independent Collection and more
  • $2 movie tickets, plus Moonlight, Gold Class, Candy Bar discounts and more
  • Awesome winter and summer savings and discounts at Thredbo
  • Rapid career growth opportunities through our EVT network
  • Local community involvement, volunteering and charitable giving
  • Australia and NZ’s largest and most diverse experiences company

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