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Casula Powerhouse is a cultural facility of Liverpool City Council. We are an equal opportunity employer and encourage applications from people of all backgrounds. We are a growing organisation staffed by people who are passionate about the arts and cultural diversity.

For all Casula Powerhouse positions available visit the Liverpool City Council website by clicking here.

Bellbird chefs

We’re looking for a Creative Commis Chef to work at Bellbird: the restaurant at Casula Powerhouse Arts Centre.

Casula Powerhouse is an amazing multi-arts centre in Liverpool, with galleries, a theatre, creative spaces and the popular Mod Oz Restaurant Bellbird. Set on 20 hectares of parkland on the Georges River bank, with Casula train station at the doorstep and ample free parking, it’s a glorious place to work.

With its own organic kitchen garden, Bellbird has grown over the last three years to become a much-loved dining destination for locals and visitors alike, serving beautiful food in an attractive setting. Better still, you’ll get to work with and learn from two exciting, creative and talented chefs.

Federico Rekowski: with over 18 years’ experience, Cordon Bleu-trained Head Chef Federico Rekowski has transformed Casula Powerhouse Arts Centre’s Bellbird Dining & Bar restaurant from a basic café to a contemporary fine dining restaurant that draws on culinary inspirations and influences ranging from French, Asian and South American cuisine. The main focus of Bellbird is showcasing locally-sourced, seasonal produce through simple and delicious recipes. Federico spent 11 years working at Parramatta’s finest restaurant, Courtney’s Brasserie where he transformed the already successful and popular restaurant to one of the 3 most sustainable restaurants in NSW as well as achieving and maintaining a One Hat Award by the Gault & Millau Australia as well as a score of 14.5 in the SMH Good Food Guide.

Steven Pham: over the last 9 years, Bellbird’s Sous Chef, Steven Pham has worked in some of Sydney’s finest restaurants, including Caféish (the Japanese/Australian fusion named SMH’s best café in Surry Hills) Fish Face Restaurant (the popular One Hat Seafood Restaurant working with chef Stephen Hodges) and Courtney’s Brasserie, one of Parramatta’s finest restaurants. Bellbird Dining & Bar is the second restaurant Steven has worked along with Head Chef Federico Rekowski, where together they draw inspiration from their different heritages using locally sourced seasonal produce blending French, Asian and South American cuisines to create delicious culinary adventures.

The role pays $55,722-$60,324 for a 38 hour week and is a permanent position within Liverpool City Council after the probationary period.

Details here and applications close 5 October 2020.