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Swillhouse is hiring. Talented waiters, chefs, bar staff, hosts, dishwashers and hospitality professionals of all kinds and backgrounds are invited to join the team. Swillhouse is dedicated to providing a safe, inclusive and healthy environment in which all its staff can hone their skills, broaden their professional horizons, and enjoy the benefits of being part of a unique, independently owned Australian hospitality business.

Please send your CV along with a short note describing yourself, your skillset, your ambitions, and where you see yourself at Swillhouse to careers@swillhouse.com.

Senior Sous Chef

29.04.2022Le Foote | Coming Soon

Swillhouse is searching for an accomplished Senior Sous chef to join the pre-opening team at our new venue, Le Foote, due to open in July. This is an exciting career opportunity to be part of the menu planning, recipe testing and team building of a highly anticipated opening, alongside our talented Head Chef, Stefano Marano.

Located in the historic heart of Sydney, Le Foote is a European inspired wine bar and restaurant, and the newest addition to Swillhouse; owner/operators of Alberto's Lounge, Restaurant Hubert, Frankie's Pizza, The Baxter Inn and Shady Pines Saloon.

Le Foote will be modelled on the all-day eating and drinking cultures of Amsterdam, Paris and Rome, particularly their cafe’s, outdoor eateries, and culture of quiet enjoyment of life.

Housed in one of Australia's oldest buildings, our wine bar features cobblestoned walkways, heritage balconies and al fresco street dining, with an extensive all day menu. In addition, there will be an 80-seat courtyard restaurant centred around a custom Josper grill, which will be producing beautifully grilled vegetables, dry aged steaks and some of Australia's finest seafood.

We are looking for someone with extensive cooking experience of at least Senior Sous Chef level. This role requires a chef who can lead a team, problem solve, mentor junior staff and who has the capacity to manage the entire kitchen operation in the absence of the Head Chef. Experience cooking over fire is preferable, but not a prerequisite.

More importantly, we are searching for somebody who will help create a positive and professional team culture, centred around learning, knowledge and a passion for hospitality.

This is a fantastic next career move for someone interested in progression and having creative input to an exciting and dynamic kitchen.

Swillhouse offers an array of employee benefits, ranging from 50% discount at all of our venues, a mental health program, monthly development sessions and excellent remuneration, to name a few.

If this role sounds exciting to you and you have the required experience, then we would love to meet with you and discuss the details. Please email your cover letter, CV and references to stefano@lefoote.com

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Restaurant Manager

01.04.2022Restaurant Hubert

Restaurant Hubert has an exciting opportunity for an experienced Restaurant Manager to join the team. Read more below.

Restaurant Hubert is one of Sydney's most iconic and loved venues. We offer classic French cuisine, an extensive international wine list and feature live jazz in our dining room every day. We pride ourselves on giving warm and knowledgeable service, an incredible ambience and delivering a magical experience for every guest.

We are looking for a dedicated restaurant professional who has a minimum of ten years industry experience and a proven track record in managing restaurants of this caliber.

The role is primarily focused on delivering a memorable experience to our guests through:

  • Maintaining service standards in our dining room by actively leading the team
  • Delivering regular staff trainings for the front of house
  • Conveying constant and constructive, one on one feedback to our employees
  • Having open and regular dialogue with our Head Chef and Reservations Manager
  • Inducting new employees to the venue
  • Mentoring junior team members and facilitating their progression within the venue and beyond
  • Maintaining the venue's presentation at all times

This role suits somebody who has previously held a Restaurant Manager or General Manager title in a similar style of operation. We are looking for somebody who is truly passionate about hospitality, and the varied and interesting interactions that this role will bring. Skills in people management and diplomacy are a must!

We are offering a generous salary alongside a healthy work-life balance, and some of the industry's best employee benefits.

As part of Swillhouse (owners of Alberto's Lounge, Frankie's Pizza, The Baxter Inn and Shady Pines Saloon) you will have access to 50% staff discount across the venues for you plus one guest. We also have a dedicated mental health program, providing fully funded sessions with qualified psychologists for all employees.

Swillhouse holds monthly training and development sessions which include a broad range of topics, going beyond food, beverage and service. Sessions have included wellness, walking tours, restaurant excursions and leadership talks.

As a growing business we have incredible opportunities for progression in the foreseeable future and a dynamic and talented group of industry professionals to help you achieve further success.

If this sounds like your next career move, then please email your cover letter, CV and references to anthony@swillhouse.com

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Chef De Partie

18.03.2022Alberto's Lounge

Alberto's Lounge needs a talented Chef de Partie.

We are looking for chefs with a minimum of 3 years experience in similar venues, with a solid grounding in Italian cuisine. We offer a four day roster (three days off), competitive pay and an excellent workplace culture.

Our food is classic Italian inspired, with a focus on seasonality, technique and simplicity. A menu that speaks to warm Italian hospitality, seasonal ingredients and generosity of flavour. Frequently evolving and with delicious weekly specials, Alberto’s menu showcases some of Australia’s finest artisanal producers and suppliers.

We are seeking a Chef de Partie with experience cooking on every section in the kitchen and who is able to work well within a small and dedicated team.

Above all we require someone who is passionate about food, service and hospitality.

As part of Swillhouse (Restaurant Hubert, Shady Pines Saloon, The Baxter Inn and Frankie's Pizza), we offer some of the best staff benefits in the industry with a four day roster, weekly training sessions, a mental health program and 50% staff discount at all of our venues for you and a guest, all year round.

If you're interested in the position please submit your CV, references and cover letter to: elizabeth@albertoslounge.com

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Venue Manager

14.02.2022Frankie's Pizza

If you're an experienced Venue Manager looking for an exciting next career move, then we may have just the role for you.

Frankie's Pizza, Sydney’s favourite live rock n roll, pizza joint, needs a talented professional to help us manage this incredible local icon.

The role requires someone with proven experience managing high volume venues, a passion for live music and ability to lead a team with a diverse range of skills and personalities.

As the Venue Manager, you will be responsible for opening and closing of the venue, maintaining the standards of our guest experience, training the junior members of our team, and day to day operations of the bar.

We are looking for someone with a supportive and collaborative approach to management, and who is excited to work with a young and enthusiastic team.
This is an opportunity to join one of Sydney's most dynamic hospitality companies at management level, with a view to further progression.

As part of the larger Swillhouse family (Shady Pines Saloon, The Baxter Inn, Restaurant Hubert and Alberto's Lounge) you will have access to industry leading trainings, company wide 50% staff discount and access to a pool of talented hospitality professionals to help guide you to success in the role.
In addition, we are offering a flexible roster, great salary package and supportive and fun work place culture.

We are looking for candidates with a minimum of three years experience in a management position for this role, so if this sounds like you, please send through your cover letter, CV and references to careers@swillhouse.com

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Head Sommelier

22.09.2021Alberto's Lounge

Alberto’s Lounge is looking for a Head Sommelier to shape our wine service, listing, and wine culture.

Alberto's Lounge is a neighbourhood Italian restaurant and wine bar located in the heart of Sydney.

Our wine focus is on minimal intervention, small producer, Australian and Italian wines while still remaining enthusiastic and open to traditional wine making, classic styles, and anything that’s truly delicious.

We're seeking a talented sommelier to join our team and continue to offer exceptional service, creating, managing and serving our list of over 150 wines. There is scope to make the list of your own, offering a specialised experience for guests and to train and manage our highly skilled team.

This role is suited to someone as dedicated to teaching as they are to learning: supporting a culture of knowledge around wine is an important element of the position.

An open mind and unpretentious attitude are also essential qualities needed for the role.

Alberto’s Lounge opened in late 2018 and is fast cementing itself as a local institution. It has won several awards and continues to be recognised as one of Sydney’s busiest little restaurants, garnering praise for it’s delicious food, quality wine and great atmosphere.

Alberto's Lounge is part of the larger Swillhouse family who owns and operates Restaurant Hubert, Frankie's Pizza By The Slice, Baxter Inn and Shady Pines Saloon. This association gives you access to rare allocations, group buying power, a good reputation with suppliers, and a pool of talented hospitality professionals to work closely with and guide you to success.

If you interested in the position please submit your CV, references and cover letter to:

careers@swillhouse.com

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Section Waiter

22.09.2021Restaurant Hubert

Restaurant Hubert is searching for an accomplished section waiter to join our highly skilled team.

Restaurant Hubert is one of downtown Sydney’s busiest and most loved venues. We offer classic French cuisine, an extensive international wine list and showcase some of the city’s finest live jazz music.

Our focus is on our guests. We guarantee friendly service, a high-quality product, beautiful atmosphere and overall, a magical experience.

We are looking for waiters with an in-depth knowledge of food and wine, who understand how to run a seamless service and have a genuine passion for giving devoted hospitality.

As a member of the larger Swillhouse family (Alberto's Lounge, The Baxter Inn, Frankie's Pizza and Shady Pines Saloon) you will have access to frequent industry leading trainings, opportunities for career progression and a pool of talented hospitality professionals to guide you to success.

In addition, we offer competitive remuneration, a flexible four day roster and company wide perks.

This position requires a minimum of five years experience working a restaurant section in a similar style venue.

If this sounds like the role for you, please send your cover letter, CV and references to careers@swillhouse.com

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