This Brisbane hospitality group is looking for excellent hospitality people


Brisbane based hospitality group seeking excellent hospitality people

As one of Australia’s largest and most successful independent hospitality groups, the Katarzyna Group owns and manages an impressive array of venues, restaurants and accommodation in South East Queensland. Our diverse range of well-known venues include Cloudland, Family, Empire, Press Club, Birdees and Bunk Backpackers located in Fortitude Valley, Brisbane’s premier entertainment district, along with recently acquiring the iconic Islander on the Gold Coast.

Our venues boast their own unique individuality yet all deliver and resemble who we are as a group. We are meticulous, bold and full of life. We are the Katarzyna Group.

We are constantly seeking outstanding, like-minded individuals to join our team and complement our award winning venues. We are defined by our core values of Entertain, Respect and Performance, and we attract individuals whose values are consistent with our own. We strive to be as great an employer as we are entertainers, and invite you to submit your expression of interest for hospitality careers at any of our fantastic venues in the following capacities:

  • Venue Managers
  • Duty/Bar Managers
  • Food and Beverage Attendants
  • Hotel/Accommodation Managers and Staff including gaming, front desk, housekeeping and functions
  • Chefs including sous chef, chef de partie, apprentices and trainees

Our Venues




Boasting two distinct bars, a Pan-Asian inspired restaurant, VIP booths, and six stunning functions rooms perfect for hosting weddingceremonies and receptions, corporate events, and private parties, Cloudland is Brisbane’s most unique venue. With exceptional food, a distinctive beverage menu and a philosophy of superior service, Cloudland offers a multitude of memorable experiences.



For the better part of the last decade Family has been the driving force behind the clubbing movement in South East Queensland, having placed Brisbane on the dance music map across Australia and around the world. Consistently attracting thousands of party-goers each weekend, Family is renowned for attracting the best local, interstate and international acts. Fitted with world class lighting, sound systems and décor, Family is Brisbane’s very own premier super club.



Enter the Empire Hotel, and you step inside one of the city’s most celebrated historic landmarks. Built in late 1888, the Empire Hotel has managed to maintain its original charm, lively atmosphere and genuine hospitality. This is Brisbane’s premier live entertainment venue, with weekly themed nights and late night dining available six days a week.

press club

Press Cub

The Press Club has long stood the test of time as one of Fortitude Valley’s premier cocktail bars, celebrating seventeen years of live music with patrons still flocking to its unique charm. Once you step through those iconic doors, settle in for a night of fun where the drinks call to the taste buds and the music sinks into the soul.


Birdees & BUNK

Birdees has been a home away from home for backpackers and students alike since 2003. Open seven days in the heart of Fortitude Valley, Birdees has three bars, an awesome function space, a tiki inspired beer garden, 12 metre long pool, private bungalows, live entertainment and games. Located right alongside Birdees is BUNK Backpackers, the best hostel in Brisbane with shared accommodation to suit any backpacker budget.

islander 1

islander 2


The latest addition to our impressive folio of venues offering 3 star hotel style plus backpackers accommodation alongside the well-known Vegas in Paradise bar and gaming facilities, the Islander is located in the heart of Queensland’s stunning Gold Coast. The Islander is on the verge of a significant renovation and is set to become a jewel in this world class destination.

If you are looking to be part of a first class, leading hospitality group, we want to hear from you. Please send your covering letter and resume to Susan Carson, Human Resources Manager, at outlining your experience, the roles you are interested in, and why.

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