Join The Team at Forrest Brewing Co (VIC)

Join The Team at Forrest Brewing Co (VIC)

Job posted July 16, 2014

This posting is more than 1 year old

Forrest-Brewing-14 Forrest Brewery is a small, independently-owned microbrewery with a 100-plus seat restaurant.

It serves a modern menu, influenced and matched with beer flavours. This four-year-old business has established a great reputation for good food & great beer in a tiny little village in the Otways.

It has crazy services full of mountain bike riders and relaxed days with long Sunday lunch services.

Says the owners: “Mostly, we like to surprise people when they find themselves in this part of the world.”

Job Description 1 – Head Chef

The Head Chef is responsible for all areas of kitchen operations, including managing food costs, labour costs & OHS. Effective rostering and mentoring staff in order to get the best out of a small kitchen team is essential. Any applicant must be professional, fair and fun to work with.

You must be:

• hands on • good at communicating • able to work to a fast paced (or slow paced) environment • good at financial and operational management, including budgeting and monitoring of costs and wastage

You must have:

• 5+ years senior kitchen experience • great food ideas, food flavours & food presentation • the ability to design & implement seasonal – cost effective menus, influenced by regional produce and beer (of course!) • demonstrated stability and length of tenure in previous positions

Generous Salary Packaging, including accommodation subsidy and bonus structure available to the right applicant.

Employment as a couple is also an option.

Possible rental accommodation options available.

Forrest is located 2 hours from Melbourne, 1 hour from Geelong and 30 mins from the Great Ocean Road. Reliable transport is recommended.

Please email a summary of your experience to info@forrestbrewing.com.au.


Job Description 2 – Front of House Manager

Our Front of House Manager will be responsible for directing a small front of house team which grows with seasonality and peak events. This is a hands on role, so you will need experience in coffee making, bar tending, cellar management & floor work. You’ll also need experience in cost effective rostering, ordering & stock control.

The role requires a person who can lead and promote a vibrant and exciting working environment.

You must have:

  • +2 years plus experience working in a similar role
  • Ability to work weekends and holiday periods
  • Great interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • A current RSA certificate

Possible rental accommodation options available.

Forrest is located 2 hours from Melbourne, 1 hour from Geelong and 30 mins from the Great Ocean Road. Reliable transport is recommended.

Please email a summary of your experience to info@forrestbrewing.com.au.

Sharon Bradshaw – Owner / Manager – 0414 669 026


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