What’s On In Brisbane

Every Friday | Knockoff

We recommend you to spend this Friday at Brisbane Powerhouse. A variety of local and Australian comedians will be bringing you the best one-liners, hilarious stories and side-splitting observations on these Friday evenings and it’s really good for your English.

BrisStyle Handmade Markets | Saturday 24 August

Held at The State Library of Queensland, BrisStyle Handmade Markets will provide a chance for customers to discover some of the best of Brisbane’s thriving creative community, allowing them to connect with and buy direct from local makers and designers, giving them an opportunity to purchase quality handmade wares. It’s a great opportunity to get  unique Australian made presents for your family and friends.

Auf Wiedersehen Lunch Feast | Saturday 24 August

Enjoy the biggest lunch spread for only $49 pp as you eat your way through some of the classic dishes at Munich Brauhaus, including the crispy pork belly, roasted pork knuckle, haus-made sausages, golden chicken schnitzels, meat platters featuring pastrami, salami and so much more.

Brisbane Indie Music Market | Sunday 25 August

The second annual Brisbane Indie Music Market brings to The Triffid all of Brisbane’s independent record labels under one roof; selling their super cool vinyl, tapes, CDs, merchandise and rarities and featuring the best of the Brisbane indie music scene across all genres.

Welcome Sports Festival | Sunday 25 August

Come along and try a range of sports, enjoy live music and performance and sample deliciously diverse food at the inaugural Welcome Sports Festival as part of Multicultural Queensland Month.

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Jobs in Brisbane

Barista/Waiting StaffCafe One

 20-years old cafe Name “Cafe One” located in Indooroopilly shopping centre. Your work will start at 16/09. Looking for RESPONSIBLE, FRIENDLY people to join us. Happy to offer full time.

Qualifications & experience

  • Have at least 1 year experience as a barista
  • Able to work at lease 1 day on weekends
  • Have Australian work rights

Tasks & responsibilities

  • As waiting staff – service customers with enthusiasm, must be quick on feet, have welcoming personality, learn quickly, great communication skills.
  • As barista – be able to make quick coffees, measure dosing, good communication skills, open minded and ready to learn.

Apply here

Section WaitersWalter’s Steakhouse

 Walter’s Steakhouse is seeking highly experienced section waiters to join our team and bring back good old fashion service.

We are looking for people with the right attitude, plenty of experience and the ability to converse with customers. We have a variety of shifts available both day or night Monday through to Saturday Lunch and Dinner services.

Job tasks and responsibilities

  • Exceptional Organisation skills – you need to thrive in a fast paced environment
  • Food, Wine & Cocktail knowledge
  • A true passion for food, hospitality and people
  • Confidence in your ability to take charge, able to give and receive genuine feedback and take action as needed
  • Be warm, personable and sociable. Bring your personality to the table
  • A passion for people and providing unforgettable guest experiences
  • Three plate carry and tray service
  • Previous A La Carte experience
  • A current valid RSA certificate
  • Advanced communication skills
  • Able to thrive under pressure
  • Impeccable presentation, hygiene and grooming standards
  • Flexible availability over a 7 day rotating roster, including nights, weekends and public holidays

We are looking for enthusiastic applicants who are passionate about the hospitality industry and values being part of a supportive team.

Apply here

Junior/customer service/cheerleader – Gloria Jean’s Coffees

Gloria Jeans Coffee’s Logan  requires enthusiastic, energised casual Junior cheer leader to work in a busy, fast-paced environment. Must be able to multi-task and keep smiling the whole day! Proven barista/customer service/franchise experience preferred.

This is a casual position for approximately 30 – 35 hours per week, including one weekend shift.

Must have proven cafe or franchise experience
Please address the selection criteria carefully i.e. barista/franchise/customer service experience before applying for this position
Applications by email only.

garrystone@optusnet.com.au

Kitchen Hand – Griffin Early Learning Centre

We are seeking an energetic Kitchen Hand who is passionate about preparing fresh and wholesome meals for children in our new purpose-built and fully equipped kitchen for our childcare centre at Griffin The centre will cater up to 129 children per day. You will be supporting and guided by a fully qualified, experienced chef.

You will have:

  • Completed as a minimum Food Handling and Food safety certificate
  • Experience working in a childcare kitchen or an age care environment is an advantage but not necessary
  • Current Bluecard
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Barista experience is preferred
  • Be comfortable to step up to cover our Chef when on annual leave
  • Be available to increase hours as required
  • Be a reliable, positive and well-organised person
  • Have good time management skills and be confident in assisting in a busy kitchen

Your Role:

  • Provide a barista service to families, training will be provided
  • Enjoy working with families, colleagues and children
  • Preparing for a nutritious and on-time morning tea, lunch and afternoon tea for babies and children each day, including the preparation of purees and special diet meals
  • Support our chef with budgeting and shopping for the kitchen when required
  • Maintain a clean and safe kitchen, in accordance with Food and Council

Apply here

Food & Beverage Attendant – Casual – Rydges Hotels & Resorts

This role will suit a well-rounded hospitality professional with the flexibility and experience to work a variety of shifts. Key tasks will include setting up and packing down events, day to day food running and customer assistance during the event.

Required experience and skills:

  • At least 2 years experience in food and beverage service
  • At least 1 years experience in Conference & Events
  • Bar Skills preferable
  • Exceptional personal presentation and grooming
  • Outstanding customer service
  • Own Transport
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Great team work
  • Responsible service of alcohol qualification

Apply here

Kitchen Hand / Cook – C&K Kedron Childcare Centre

  • Permanent full-time position commencing September 2019
  • Be a positive part to the community
  • Bring your expertise to the kitchen

About the role:
Due to an increase in utilization C&K Kedron Childcare Centre is currently looking for an experienced and qualified kitchen hand / cook to join their team full time. As the kitchen hand / cook you will be responsible for providing assistance to the cook in maintaining the kitchen work areas and equipment to ensure that they are in a clean and orderly condition.

This is a challenging and exciting role which will provide nutritious meals for children not only at C&K Kedron but will also cater for an external centre. As part of this role you will also be responsible for engaging in and educating children about sustainable practices and will assist in developing menus for catering opportunities for our head office support team.

  • Full-time – Permanent – 38 hours per week across Monday to Friday
  • Start date September 2019 

What will C&K require from you as a Kitchen Hand / Cook? 

  • Prepare all meals and snacks as directed with as much minimal waste as possible
  • Hold or willing to obtain relevant certificates in respect to food handling
  • Previous experience in cooking for young children desirable
  • Demonstrated ability to maintain a high standard in preparation, ordering, storage and food handling
  • Knowledge and experience in menu planning for dietary and nutritional requirements desirable
  • The ability to uphold time schedules for meal preparation while still remaining flexible to the needs of the children
  • Ensure the safety and hygiene of kitchen and kitchen equipment is maintained and adhered to within legislative and Workplace Health & Safety requirements.
  • Hold current Blue card or willing to obtain one
  • A demonstrated ability to work as an effective team member
  • Clean open driver’s licence

All C&K employees are required to undergo background checks which includes police checks.

Apply here

Junior Gelato Maker and Scooper | Brisbane CBD Store – Gelatissimo

Job tasks and responsibilities

  • Delivering the very best customer service
  • Gelato scooping
  • Shake making
  • Gelato production
  • The ability to work in a team
  • Maintaining high levels of standards and cleanliness

Skills and experience

  • Ability to work various shifts night and day as well as weekends
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • High standard presentation and keen eye for detail
  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment
  • No experience necessary

Apply here

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New Students 19.08.2019

Welcome to all of our new students starting at Lexis Brisbane this week. We hope you all have a great time here in Australia! 

Say “G’Day!” to Gabriel from Brazil 🇧🇷, Patricia from Spain 🇪🇸, Camila from Argentina🇦🇷, Sumethinee from Thailand 🇹🇭,  Emanuela from Switzerland 🇨🇭 and Fabiana from Italy🇮🇹!

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Graduation 16.08.19.

🎓Graduation Day🎓

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 – Sunday 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 – The 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 – Second-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

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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’s 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 – Art 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….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 – Fiume’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 – 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 Southgate-CannonHill@coffeeclub.com.au

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 😉

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! 😍🇦🇺🌴🏄‍♀️

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

🇯🇵🇪🇸🇹🇼🇫🇷

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