Sous Chef | Events

The Role

Our professional and passionate Events team are looking for a talented and organised Sous Chef to join their high-performing crew. This is a rare opportunity to be part of a team who bring quality dining experiences to boutique private dinners, corporate events and weddings. If you are passionate about hands-on leadership, love developing and training junior staff and have a good grasp of banquets and events this could be the perfect fit for you.

The right candidates will possess:

  • 3+ years’ of relevant experience
  • Experience in High end restaurants, Hotels or Event Kitchens
  • Good communication, organisation and time management skills
  • Confident to lead, develop and get the best out of the team.
  • A good understanding around COGS, P&L’s and kitchen admin


The Venue

Merivale delivers an exciting range of events within the Ivy and Establishment buildings including cocktail parties, food installations, private dinner parties, breakfast functions and off-site productions. We have one of the largest and best resourced kitchens in the company. We produce a huge range of food options for various events menus as well as constant development and delivery of bespoke menus for clients. 


The Company

When you join Merivale, you will be joining an industry leader in hospitality. With over 70 venues from fine dining and hatted restaurants to casual dining and local pubs, you will become part of an ever growing and expanding company. This is the opportunity to take your passion and knowledge for food to the next level. Many of our chefs have built their careers with Merivale and haven’t looked back.


The Benefits

What will you get when you join Merivale? Firstly, you will be joining a company that wants you to succeed, grow and develop yourself, then there are the amazing staff benefits which include 50% discounts across the group. You will also get on-the-job training, career opportunities, free lunch, and a competitive salary.



Merivale is looking forward to a strong and bright future, this includes being a registered ‘COVIDsafe’ organisation. Keeping the health & safety of our guests and employees is at the forefront of how we operate, and under the directive of the Government, we will continue to maintain a ‘COVIDsafe’ environment for all.


(Only applicants with working rights in Australia will be contacted. – Sponsorship available for the right candidate)

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