Working at Avalon

At Avalon we're always on the look-out for like minded people with passion that coincides with our philosophy and unique aesthetic. If you're an energetic and multi-talented kitchen or front-of-house professional and would like to be considered for a role at our exciting Blue Mountains restaurant and cocktail bar, we'd like to hear from you.

Avalon offers:

  • Beautiful Blue Mountains location

  • A unique style of dining experience for our guests

  • On-going training and development

  • Work with an energetic professional team

  • Restaurant Award Wages

Please email expressions of interest to dylan@avalonkatoomba.com.au


Current vacancies:


CHEF/COOK

We're seeking an experienced Chef/Cook to join our team at Avalon.

Avalon Restaurant & Cocktail Bar at Katoomba is set in the historic Savoy picture theatre building at Katoomba, and combines playful art-deco charm with hearty food, friendly service and spectacular Blue Mountains views.

We have a small but busy kitchen, preparing up to 120 meals per shift, and we're looking for someone experienced, with enthusiasm, flexibility and a great work ethic to join the team.

Our kitchen operates as a cohesive team, recognising that each member brings their own skills and experience to the role, working together to achieve consistently high standards of food quality and service for our guests.

You will be responsible for providing food preparation services and general kitchen duties including but not limited to:

  • Food handling, preparation and cooking, including ordering, storage and rotating of stock, under instruction of Management and the Kitchen Lead/Head Chef.

  • Preparation of all menu items - entrees, main meals and desserts - during service.

  • Operating grill, ovens and deep fryer.

  • General cleaning of kitchen, equipment and workstations.

  • Collaborating with the team to create new menu items, daily specials and unique menus for wine dinners, functions and events.

  • Work in a team environment, communicating and liaising professionally and respectfully with team members, wait staff and other areas of the business.

  • Provide excellent and professional customer service at all times.

  • Perform other duties as directed, within the scope of your skills and capabilities, while continuing to learn and share knowledge within the team.

  • Able to work a flexible roster including evening, weekend and public holiday work.

  • Adhere to Food Safety Guidelines, Occupational Health and Safety Guidelines and Code of Conduct policies and procedures at all times.

Ideal candidates will have the desire to work and learn in a fast paced team environment, with an ability to work under pressure. You must have excellent grooming and presentation standards, strong communication skills, and trade cookery qualifications or relevant experience.

A full-time and casual position is available, with remuneration at Restaurant Award rates. This role presents a great opportunity for the right person to forge a key role in our kitchen team.

Please email through your current CV with a cover note outlining why you are the perfect fit for the role to dylan@avalonkatoomba.com.au


WAIT STAFF

We're seeking expressions of interest from experienced, multi-talented front-of-house staff members to join the team at Avalon.

We need energetic and flexible all-rounders, who enjoys working as part of a team, while delivering exceptional levels of customer service.

Bar experience, including making cocktails is a definite bonus.

Set in the historic Savoy picture theatre building, Avalon Restaurant and Cocktail Bar at Katoomba combines playful art-deco charm with hearty food, friendly service and spectacular Blue Mountains views.

This is a part-time role, mostly working evenings and weekends with the holiday period included.

You must hold a current RSA certificate.

If you'd like to be considered for a role with us, we'd love to hear from you.

Previous applicants welcome to apply.