Cook Up A Storm At Black Hops Brisbane


Cook Up A Storm At Black Hops Brisbane

Posted November 3, 2023

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Black Hops Brisbane is one of three venues operated by the Gold Coast-based brewery. 

The East Brisbane Taproom is serviced by a busy food truck, and they're hiring a chef to keep the beer-friendly food flowing.



Black Hops Brewing Pty Ltd founded in 2014 on the Gold Coast and has their home base (HQ) in Burleigh. Black Hops has grown to become one of the biggest selling independent craft breweries in QLD and Australia. In March 2019 Black Hops opened a bigger Production Brewery and Taproom in Biggera Waters. Since then Black Hops now has opened a Taproom in East Brisbane and Queensland’s first dedicated barrel-aged beer taproom AWOL in Burleigh Heads. 


Blacks Hops is one of the pioneers of the Queensland craft brewing scene. An innovative brewing company underpinned by its core values. Our staff are at the forefront of what we do in brewing high quality and consistent beers to deliver to our customers and the consumer. Black Hops is a company that values trust and transparency, this is why our team wants to be a part of Black Hops Brewing. 


Black Hops aim is to be recognised as iconic in the Australian Craft Beer scene. We want to be a beer of choice with our customers and consumers. We want to be recognised both nationally and internationally and be found on an airplane, stadiums and festivals. Black Hops will reward the patience of our shareholders / stakeholders alike - this is our journey to achieve.   


We pride ourselves on our service at Black Hops and our Taprooms are how most people experience our brand and exceptional service. Being able to connect with the customers and make them feel at home is super important to us and serving good quality food to compliment this is what this role is about.  

You will report directly to the Taproom Supervisor and to the Hospitality Operations Manager for the department. This role is based out of our food truck servicing our Brisbane Taproom located in East Brisbane.  
This role is required to work Thursday to Sunday weekly working out of our Food Truck. You must have full availability to be considered for this stand-alone kitchen role.  


As a priority, you will need to fit in with our existing Taproom team. A passion for good beer is ideal but most importantly being able to work in a busy kitchen consistently making great quality food is a must. Exceptional customer service is essential, and so is a positive, friendly attitude. You must be able to manage a whole shift on your feet, work under pressure and be comfortable with manual handling.  


Main responsibilities of this role include but are not limited to: 

  • Receive stock, Prepare and store food items in line with Black Hops food safety plan 
  • Follow all WHS guidelines and SOPs at all times 
  • Maintain a clean work environment 
  • Make quick decisions in the heat of service 
  • Assist the Hospitality Operations Manager in writing cost effective menus and specials 
  • Ordering stock and dealing with food suppliers 


  • Demonstrated ability to work within food safety procedures  
  • You will have previous experience in fast-pace food service roles 
  • Cash handling and till operation is viewed favourably but not a necessity 
  • Able to maintain a clean working area  
  • Commercial Cookery / Trade Certificate Desirable


This casual role falls under the Hospitality Industry (General) Award 2020.


If you are interested in finding out more about this opportunity, please email our Hospitality Operations Manager, Riley Edwards at  

Immediate start available for the right candidate.