Graduation 16.08.19.

ūüéďGraduation Dayūüéď

Best wishes to our 7 students who Graduated today. We hope you had an amazing experience here at Lexis Brisbane.


Cassy's Class
Maria Camila from Cassy’s Intermediate Class
Luke's class
Keisuke and Popo from Luke’s Pre-Intermediate Class
Mitzi's Class
Yu-Kuan, Yu Sang, Nahoko and Taegyun from Mitzi’s Upper Intermediate Class

What’s On In Brisbane This Weekend

Brisbane Science Festival 2019 | Friday 16 РSunday 18 August

Join over three fun-filled days for spectacular science shows, STEM career talks, robotics, drones, virtual reality, native animals, rocket science and more.

More information here

YAMATO РThe Drummers of Japan | Saturday 17 August

YAMATO, a group of dozens of musicians, start their performance by hitting a Japanese taiko drum made from a 400 year-old tree, moving their whole bodies to strike the drum with everything in their souls, creating a powerful surge of energy. Their performance, featuring 16 incredible percussionists, has received rave reviews and is an experience not to be missed!

More information here

Jan Powers Farmers Markets | Saturday 17 August

This busy Brisbane Farmers Market is a great place to spend a Saturday morning, browsing through the fresh produce and eating the delicious food produce lined along the bustling walkway selling a range of fresh products.

You will be amazed by the low prices of the fruits and vegetables, and if its good food you are after then look no further!

For more information visit Jan Powers Farmers Markets.

Revive РSecond-hand Fashion Festival | Saturday 17 August

Whether you’re into vintage fashion, environmental sustainability or simply love a good bargain, the one-day event at the Cultural Forecourt of South Bank Parklands promises more second-hand retailers and runway shows, live entertainment and more.

More information here

India Day Fair| Saturday 17 August

India Day Fair is a celebration of the Indian culture showcasing its art, food, music and Bollywood and classical dances. The Show Stopper is coming all the way from India and the evening ends with the grand finale fireworks.

For more information visit GOPIO Queensland.

Japanese Cultural Day| Sunday 18 August

Japanese Cultural Day celebrates the 30th anniversary of the Japanese Garden being opened at the Brisbane Botanic Gardens Mt Coot-tha. The event will feature traditional activities including Mochitsuki rice cake making, tea ceremonies, calligraphy workshops, Ikebana flower arranging and woodblock printing. There will also be live Japanese tradition music and Taiko drum performances throughout the day, as well as workshops including origami, Kamishibai storytelling and craft for kids, miso soup and sushi roll cooking classes and make your own kokedama plant ball. You can event learn how to wear a kimino (BYO kimino).

More information here

What's on in Brisbane this weekend (3)

Jobs In Brisbane

Barista and Front of House Staff / The Coffee Club

Long term position and NOT suitable for candidates with future studies, other careers commitments, students or short term employment seekers.

How do I apply?

Visit us at our Bulimba store and submit your resume with one of our Duty Manager.

What is the role?

You will be responsible for ensuring our customers have a positive experience by providing great customer service.

You will be also be responsible for making coffees & drinks,  waiting tables duties, food preparation, cash handling, cleaning and ensuring the store remains at the highest level of hygiene.

This is a casual position with up to approximately 38 hours per a week for the right candidate.

About you:

  • Minimum 2 years¬†barista experience.
  • Recently worked in a similarly high volume¬†cafe (6-8kg per shift).
  • Available¬†to accommodate a¬†7 days rotating¬†roster¬†from open to close.
  • Hospitality focus and not have any other career¬†or study commitments.
  • Willing to learn and grow within our organisation.
  • Excellent customer service is in your DNA.
  • Able to fill shift on short notice.
  • You’re 100% committed to excellent coffee.
  • People oriented and great at multitasking.
  • Have own reliable transport or live locally.
  • Strong communicator and a team player.
  • Willing to learn and be trained in other aspects of the cafe.

Apply here

F&B Attendant at Next Hotel Brisbane / Next Hotel Brisbane


About the role

  • Work towards creating moments of Inspirational exceptional Guest Service and create an example for other colleagues and co-workers to emulate.
  • Strive to deliver a consistent high quality of service to guests through a sound working knowledge of the Food and Beverage menus, selling skills and professional pride in delivering exceptional guest experiences.
  • Actively participate in the restaurants Up Selling program, by encouraging guests through inviting descriptions, great¬†service and confidence in demeanour without any negative connotations or coercion.
  • The accurate recording of all orders and subsequent presentation and settlement of checks with accuracy.
  • Attending and active participation in daily briefings and departmental meetings.
  • At all times follow the principals of Responsible Service of Alcohol

Skills and experience

  • MINIMUM 2 years’ experience in leading a team in a busy bar environment
  • Impeccable presentation, both personal and quality of service/product
  • Passionate about a career in hospitality
  • Creativity, resilience and a focus on a memorable customer experience
  • RSA

Apply here

Laundry Assistant (Part time) /¬†St Vincent’s Care Services

Our Carseldine facility, conveniently located in Brisbane north is seeking a new team member to provide a great personal laundry service for our residents. If you have a strong customer service focus, and take pride in your work, we have a rewarding opportunity to join our team working approximately 22.5 hours per week.

Do you have:

  • Previous experience in a similar role;
  • Strong customer service skills and a ‘can do’ attitude;
  • Excellent attention to detail;
  • Great time management;

What we offer:

  • Opportunity to work for the nation‚Äôs largest Catholic not-for-profit health and aged care provider, with a rapidly growing and progressive vision;
  • A friendly team environment with a great community care spirit;
  • Career development opportunities;
  • Salary packaging options;
  • No cost uniforms and training

Apply here

Barista / Art Series Hotels

The Fantauzzo РArt Series Hotels’ most luxurious property, has been carved into the cliff next to the Story Bridge and features 166 guest rooms, with custom contemporary furnishings, original artworks and giclee prints.

We are currently seeking an experienced Barista to join our busy team!

Busy and fun are the words we want to hear from you during your shift while you take care of our loyal client base with your personalised touch.

We are looking for a Barista who can not only make an amazing coffee, but also remember Jackie’s double shot piccolo and Fabrice’s soy latte with the milk not too hot‚Ķ.we want you to be center stage on your coffee machine.¬†Weekend availability will be a must.

Our F&B service roles are great fun, so make sure you tell us about your service style and the way you look after your guests at your current restaurant.

If you’re an energetic hospitality professional with a passion for customer service. Apply here

Food & Beverage Attendant / Art Series Hotels

IUME Bar boasts stellar views across the Brisbane River. A stylish destination and chic oasis РFiume’s outdoor bar & terrace, nestled under the Story Bridge, with a Brooklyn Meets Brisbane allure.  FIUME has quickly become the place to be seen at, with sweeping views of the Brisbane River and the city skyline.

An opportunity has opened for a vibrant Host to welcome and greet our guests.

As part of the FIUME team you will be able to coordinate, organise and wow our guests. A natural people person that thrives on guest interactions. You will be an ambassador of the brand.

Your role will require you to manage the crowd, organise and co-ordinate, whilst being able to think quick and maintain capacity with the support of the manager, you will be a solutions person.

Applicants should have at least 1 year of experience in a similar role ‚Äď experience in a upscale environment will count in your favour.

Applicants must have a current RSA certificate and should have experience managing high volume arrivals.

Apply here

Experienced Barista / Coffee Club Southgate

About the role

As our Barista you will be responsible for ensuring our customers have a positive experience with us. You will be required to be across front of house operational standards to provide Excellent Coffee. Training and resources will also be provided.

You will also be responsible for the maintenance and delivery of:

  • Taking customer orders and receipt of monies;
  • Adding value and generating sales though up selling and second selling;
  • Making of all beverages (coffee, tea, frappes and other beverages) as per The Coffee Club Manual;
  • Undertaking general waiting duties for both food and/or beverage, including cleaning tables;
  • Replenishing & rotating of stock
  • General store cleaning, ensuring the store remains at the highest level of hygiene

Skills and experience

  • Minimum 2 years proven barista experience.
  • Recent experience working in a high volume store
  • Available to accommodate a 7 day rotating roster from open to close
  • Strong communicator and team player
  • People orientated with excellent customer service skills

This is a casual position of up to 35 hours per week for the right candidate. Immediate start required.

Long term position and NOT suitable for candidates with future studies, other career commitments, students or short term employment seekers.

How to apply

Visit us at our Southgate store in Cannon Hill with a copy of your resume. Alternatively email your resume to

You will only be contacted if your application is successful in progressing to the next stage.

Apply here

Barista / The Coffee Club

Minimum 2 years experience required
20-38hrs available
Reliabilty is KEY
Immediate start
Wynnum & Tingalpa Location


Apply here

FOH waitress/maitre d goddess, St Coco Cafe

We’re an establishment based on the south side of Brisbane. Offering specialty coffee &¬†all day breakfast/brunch.¬†Causal FOH role available, waitressing and maitre d skills essential.

  • 20+¬†hours per week
  • RSA Certificate preferred but not essential
  • must be available Mon-Sun
  • weekend work is essential

If you love the brunch life, love people and enjoy working in a small fast fun team environment we would love to hear from you! You’ll be working with experienced owners and a young passionate team!!! A fab environment and atmosphere will be provided ūüėČ

Apply here

Starters 12/8/19

Welcome to all of our new students starting at¬†Lexis Brisbane. We hope you all have a great time here in Australia! ūüėćūüá¶ūüáļūüĆīūüŹĄ‚Äć‚ôÄÔłŹ

Saori from Japan; Sergio from Spain; Kai-Lan from Taiwan; Asuka from Japan;; Tomoya from Japan; Robert Kenneth  from Chile and Vincent from France  



Graduation 9.08.19

Congratulations to our super-amazing 10 students who are finishing today!

We hope you all enjoyed your time here at Lexis Brisbane. Best wishes to you all ÔłŹ‚̧ԳŹÔłŹ

Emanuele from Upper Intermediate class
Kaue from Intermediate class
Rakan from Elementary class
Leyao and Jung-Hsuan from Upper Intermediate class
Paula from Intermediate class
Hirona from Intermediate class
Maggie and Chia-Sung from Advanced class
Vanessa from EMP class

What’s On In Brisbane This Weekend

Brisbane Night Market | Friday 9 August

Featuring up to 40 street food vendors and a rotating calendar of live entertainment, visitors can sample cuisines from around the world, with dine-in and takeaway options available, plus a licensed area for an end-of-week drink with friends.

More information here.

Jan Powers Farmers Markets | Saturday 10 August

This busy Brisbane Farmers Market is a great place to spend a Saturday morning, browsing through the fresh produce and eating the delicious food produce lined along the bustling walkway selling a range of fresh products.

You will be amazed by the low prices of the fruits and vegetables, and if its good food you are after then look no further!

For more information visit Jan Powers Farmers Markets.

Brisbane Lions v Gold Coast SUNS | Saturday 10 August 

Get to the Gabba this Saturday to support Brisbane Lions while they take on Gold Coast SUNS. Game kicks off at 4:35pm.

More information here.

Spaced Out | Sunday 11 August

Celebrating the 50th anniversary of man on the moon, take a giant step into outer space with Brisbane Symphonic Band.  Enjoy an hour of action-packed space adventures with majestic harmonies and heroic themes from the stars and planets.

More information here.

Livewired Comedy | Sunday 11 August

The best local and interstate free comedy every Sunday afternoon in Brisbane Powerhouse (super good for your listening skills).

More information here.


What's on in Brisbane this weekend (2)

Jobs in Brisbane

Barista ‚Äď Redcliffe / Zarraffas Coffee

Zarraffa’s Coffee Redcliffe¬†store¬†have position available for a Barista¬†to join their enthusiastic team.

Candidates should possess the following attributes:

  • Strong customer service skills
  • Confident and well spoken
  • Outgoing and not afraid of hard work and good fun
  • Impeccable presentation and personal hygiene
  • Thrive on working in¬†a fast paced, team environment
  • Honesty and Integrity
  • Self – motivated
  • A passion for the Zarraffa’s Coffee brand

Barista responsibilities will include:

  • Customer Service
  • Cashing Orders
  • Making Coffee

The Barista position offered is a casual position, and must be available to work weekends, including early morning opens and late night closes.

Previous Barista experience is not required.

Apply here

Experienced Kitchen Hand / Motto Motto

Motto Motto Japanese Kitchen is a modern Japanese casual dining restaurant that focuses on quality above all else to constantly enhance the guest experience. We are committed to continually building on a strong company culture and team engagement throughout all we do whilst respecting and developing our highly valued team members.

The Role

Great opportunity has opened up for a experienced production kitchen hand to join our team in a state of the art production kitchen, reporting to the production supervisor your duties/responsibilities will include but not limited to,

  • Assisting the chefs with basic food prep
  • Operation of commercial¬†dishwasher
  • Maintain a clean & orderly work area
  • Control incoming goods and stock rotation
  • Maintain food safety¬†standards
  • Accuracy with a knife

Experience in a production kitchen is a must, the ideal candidate will have a minimum of 2 years experience in a production kitchen.

Apply here

Casual Kitchen Hand / Sisters of Mercy Brisbane

 The position: (Casual)

We are in search of an experienced person to join the small kitchen team at Mercy Place Conference Centre.

Kitchen hand (20 hrs per week, average)

Attributes required:

  • Good communications skills are essential
  • A proven ability working in a commercial kitchen
  • Have excellent hygiene practices and be well presented
  • Reliable, honest and punctual
  • Able to work unsupervised
  • Have an understanding of food cost and stock management
  • An eye for detail and be particular in following instruction.


This opportunity is available to all but may be more suited to mature aged candidates due to the nature of the environment.

Pre employment process:

All candidates will be required to supply a resume and references prior to being selected for interview.

Applications should be emailed to

Kitchen Hand ‚Äď Casual / Sandhurst fine foods

Sandhurst Fine Foods is a family owned & operated food company based in Virginia, creating innovative products and sourcing the very best produce within Australia and around the world.

This is a hands on position with a busy and vibrant leading food service manufacturer/ importer.

Previous kitchen experience is preferable with a solid knowledge of food safety and hygiene.

Apply here

Bar/Wait Staff / Brewhouse Brisbane (Woolloongabba)

Brewhouse Brisbane is a bar, restaurant and gaming venue located in South Brisbane/Woolloongabba (opposite the Mater Hospital). We are a family run business and our venue has just been through an extensive renovation on the entire ground floor. We have two bars, restaurant, beer garden, Bottleshop, and Gaming Room.

We require a dedicated hospitality professional to join our loyal team in a casual capacity. Hours fluctuate weekly from 15 hours to approx 30 hours depending on the week.

We value honesty, integrity and hard work in our employees. If you are interested in this role, please contact us direct by email and send through your resume.

Apply here

Food Truck Supervisor / Bill’s Burgers

Bill’s Burgers is the latest and greatest funked up food truck to hit Brisbane’s dynamic street food scene, serving top quality gourmet burgers at various functions and events throughout south-east Qld. We are seeking an energetic and enterprising individual to supervise the day to day operation of the business.

This is a full time role that will encompass some night time and regular weekend work.

The ideal candidate will ideally have had several years working in a commercial kitchen/restaurant, and be someone who is looking for a new and exciting challenge in a fun, ever changing environment.

In this role you will:

  • be responsible for the cooking and preparation of burgers & fries
  • be able to deliver excellent customer service
  • drive the truck to and from events (normal car licence required), including set up and pack down for each event
  • maintain a high standard of food safety, ensuring all records are kept up to date
  • supervise a team of staff
  • be responsible for stock control
  • ensure the kitchen is kept clean and tidy

You will have the following attributes:

  • self motivated and highly organised
  • super enthusiastic and a great ‚Äúpeople person‚ÄĚ
  • a good supervisor who leads by example
  • excellent work ethic
  • well presented
  • able to deliver excellent customer service
  • able to work in a high pressure environment

Apply here

Bartenders, and Wait Staff / Jade Buddha

Jade Buddha Bar and Kitchen is looking for waitresses and bartenders to join our team. They must be hard working and well presented.

Permanent part time positions are only available, weekend availability is a MUST. Unfortunately, due to high volume of resumes only successful applicants will be contacted via email. Please send resume with current photo of your self attached.

Please forward all resumes by clicking here or alternatively apply in person during office hours to Jade Buddha, 14/1 Eagle Street, Brisbane, QLD 4001

Baristas / Shift Supervisors /  Merlo Café

We are currently looking for experienced Baristas, ideally with supervisory experience, who are passionate about people and quality coffee to embark on an exciting new role. Positions are available in our Brisbane CBD stores and our Eagle Farm Torrefazione.

This exciting opportunity is ideal for those who are looking to grow and expand their experience in the coffee industry Рas well as progress into managerial positions.

The Position:

Initially you will receive the tools and training in a wide variety of areas for the position of Shift Manager. Once the training is complete, some of your key responsibilities will include but are not limited to:

  • Staff management:¬†assisting the store manager in directing, training, rostering and organising a team of 10+ staff
  • Product knowledge:¬†continuously educating and training staff on coffee, and product knowledge
  • Customer service:¬†ensuring customer focused service is maintained by all staff by upholding Merlo’s core values
  • Financial management:¬†performing day to day cash management, stock management, purchasing and profitability management of site, managing wage percentages and sales targets
  • Store Management:¬†maintaining the presentation and daily running of the store to the highest standard, including food safety and OH&S

We are looking for an individual with:

  • A¬†passion for coffee‚Äď join a company that is obsessed with the taste of coffee, single origin beans, the process from crop¬†to cup and¬†teaching customers to brew at home.
  • A genuine¬†love of customer service¬†‚Äď this means making customers happy and striving to keep them coming back;
  • The desire for¬†career development¬†‚Äď as we often internally recruit, we are looking for someone with the desire to step into future managerial roles
  • A Can-Do Attitude¬†‚Äď this means contributing to a positive workplace culture where nothing is impossible.
  • Full availability each week;
  • At least two years barista experience, ideally with some shift management/supervisory experience also.

Apply here

Short Order Cook / Forages Cafe

Experienced short order cook required for busy café in Taringa. Our café is family owned and employs 12 staff and requires a competent short order cook for 4 shifts per week with the possibility of a 5th shift.

Duties include:

  • cooking to dockets
  • cooking food for our display cabinets
  • cooking our take home meals
  • receiving goods
  • rotation of stock
  • cleaning

The successful applicant will have:

  • strong work ethic
  • punctuality
  • reliability
  • honesty
  • good temperament

Hours are:

Friday 8.30am to 3.30pm

Saturday 8.00am to 3.00pm

Sunday 8.00am to 2.00pm

Monday 8.00am to 3.30pm

We offer a good hourly rate depending on qualifications and experience and superannuation. There are no late nights or split shifts. A food safety certificate and cookery certificate will be an advantage. Please forward resume and/or call Leslie on 0411643926 for an interview.

Apply here

Food & Beverage Attendant / Park Regis Brisbane Pty Ltd

We are currently seeking experienced Food & Beverage Attendants to join our small, dedicated  team at Park Regis North Quay. The ideal candidate will have a good all round knowledge of both restaurant service and conference and events with exceptional customer service skills and a passion to succeed in the hospitality and hotel industry.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Deliver a high level of restaurant and coffee service within the hotel restaurant
  • Manage conference and events from start to finish, including sets and service, with a focus on exceeding our clients expectations
  • Provide a high level of customer service across the F&B department that is genuine¬† and knowledgeable
  • Display a high attention to detail and accuracy when liaising with clients and managing conference and events
  • The ability to work under pressure as part of a small dedicated team.
  • Ability to build strong customer relationships¬†with all types of guests, including our conference providers and trainers
  • Majority of working hours are Monday – Friday, staff must be flexible to work various other shifts when required including evenings, weekends, and public holidays

Skills and Experience:

  • Minimum 2 years experience in a similar role
  • A broad knowledge of and passion for the Industry
  • Experience in conference and events will be highly regarded
  • Must have a current RSA Certificate

Physical Duties:
A Food and Beverage attendant is required to perform the following physical duties:

  • Continuous walking/ standing for periods of approximately 8 -10 hours with the exception of normal work breaks.
  • Regularly carrying trays and plates of food weighing up to 5kg
  • Regular twisting and bending
  • Lifting/moving furniture such as chairs and tables weighing up to 20 kg
  • Lifting/moving cutlery & glass racks

Apply here

Barista / Nitty-Gritty Organics

Nitty-Gritty Organics focus is healthy lifestyle food options both retail (wholefoods) and cafe (organic/ gluten free/ vegan options) with a young highly motivated and hands on Management Team whom value a culture of healthy living. We foster a work environment where our Employees are involved in decision making and maintaining a high level of customer satisfaction.

Hours are flexible and a schedule can be tailored around respective commitments. The business is in a small complex with adequate parking adjacent to the train and bus stations. The role has the ability to grow as part of planned development strategies.

If this sounds like you then please apply:

  • Good communication skills
  • Exceptional customer service skills
  • Barista experience
  • An eye for detail & creativity
  • Health/ lifestyle conscious

Apply here

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