Cook / Chef or 3rd year Apprentice Full time Position

About Morwell Bowling Club

Morwell Bowling Club is a not-for-profit organisation located in the Latrobe Valley in Central Gippsland, we are passionate about our commitment to grow and develop the food offerings within the club.

Our facilities include:

  • 350 seat function room
  • 60 seat function room
  • 2 meeting rooms
  • 160 seat bistro
  • Lounge bar / TAB / Keno
  • 2 undercover bowling greens
  • 69 EGM gaming room

Job Description:

The Morwell Bowling Club is offering an exciting opportunity to become a member of our team. The successful applicant must possess the appropriate experience and be available to work weekdays, nights and weekends. We are looking for the right person with a fantastic attitude, work ethic and is a quality individual

Attention to detail for prep and service will require the ideal candidate to be thoroughly organised throughout service and will be able to utilise time efficiently and possess a fun l can attitude.

Ideally the successful applicant will have the following attributes:

  • Experience in a similar position
  • Customer Service Focused
  • Ability to implement best practice standards
  • A passion to produce good quality food
  • High level of Food Safety Hygiene
  • Exceptional presentation skills
  • Exceptional communication skills
  • Strong team player
  • Exceptional leadership skills
  • A passion for hard work.
  • Enthusiasm to strive for success


  • Great presentation also a key, as clean and tidy work space is essential in the kitchen.
  • Maintaining a high standard of food hygiene, safety, infection control and cleanliness
  • Cooking, preparing food (lunch, Dinner and Functions) for a busy bistro
  • Carrying out general kitchen duties as required
  • Assisting staff and customers at the front of house
  • Accepting and receiving of deliveries
  • Enhance workplace culture – display high levels of customer service, contribute ideas and be flexible to meet the needs of the business
  • Able to work a flexible schedule including lunches, evenings, weekends and public holidays

A great positive attitude and professional work ethic is absolutely essential. If this sounds like you and you’re up for the exciting journey with us, we’d love to hear from you. Please email an updated CV and cover  


Head Chef

The Morwell Bowling Club has a strong reputation for delivering an excellent, creative and consistent food offering. We are looking for a talented individual to help us continue this tradition. 

The Latrobe Valley is an inland geographical district and urban area of the Gippsland region in the state of Victoria, Australia. The district lies east of Melbourne and nestled between the Strzelecki Ranges to the south and the Baw Baw Ranges, part of the Great Dividing Range, to the north

The Morwell Bowling Club currently averages 1800 covers per week in our bistro split across lunch and dinner services 7 days a week, catering for functions ranging from special occasions, birthday celebrations, corporate events and wedding receptions.

Position Description

Position Title: Head Chef
Location: Morwell, Victoria
Reports to: Catering Manager

This position is responsible for:

The position of Head Chef is responsible for the overall success of the daily kitchen operations. This includes directing, implementing and maintaining all food related services and functions at the Morwell Bowling Club.

Specific Responsibilities

  • Manage the efficient and effective operations of Lunch and Dinner services for the Morwell Bowling Club, as well as Functions and Events when required.
  • Ensure food handling and sanitation standards are adhered to, managed and updated in accordance with regulatory requirements.
  • Provide direction to all kitchen staff and ensure to set a high standard for food safety, preparation, service and presentation.
  • Liaise with industry suppliers
  • Maintain purchasing, receiving and food storage standards
  • Promote a positive and professional culture amongst kitchen staff.
  • Additional duties as required.

Essential Qualifications & Experience

  • Certificate III Commercial Cookery or similar
  • Food Safety Supervisor certificate
  • Minimum 2 years’ experience as a Head Chef
  • Experience in working at large events & functions.


  • Ensure cleanliness of Kitchen and areas of service at all times.
  • Ensure the practice Safe and Hygienic Food preparation procedures are adhered to at all times.
  • Ensure any non-compliance, injuries or incidents are reported to the Duty Manager in a timely manner.
  • Manage and ensure the productivity of Kitchen staff.

Job Types: Full-time

Salary: negotiable for the right person

Please send resume to

Only successful applicants will be notified