Pancake Making

Our Lexis Sunshine Coast students spent the afternoon making pancakes at the school here!

What a delicious way to end the school day then with some pancakes!

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Pancake Making with a view of Maroochydore Beach!

The students needed to follow the below recipe to make the pancakes and look how wonderfully delicious they turned out 🙂

Perfect Fluffy Pancakes Recipe 

Ingredients

  • 1½ Cups Flour
  • 4 Teaspoons Baking Powder
  • Pinch of Salt
  • 1 Egg
  • 1¼ Cups Milk
  • ¼ Cup Melted Butter + more for cooking
  • ½ Teaspoon Vanilla Essence

Instructions

  1. In a large bowl mix together the flour, baking powder and salt with a wooden spoon. Set to the side.
  2. In a smaller bowl crack in the egg and pour in the milk.
  3. Add the melted butter and vanilla essence to the egg and milk and use a fork to mix together until everything is well combined.
  4. Make a well in the dry ingredients and pour in the wet. Fold the batter together with a wooden spoon until there are no longer any large lumps.
  5. To cook the pancakes heat a heavy based pan like cast iron over medium low heat. When the pan is hot add a small amount of butter and ⅓ cup of the pancakes batter.
  6. Cook the pancake for 2-3 minutes each side. Repeat with remaining batter.
  7. Serve the pancakes stacked high with butter and maple syrup. Enjoy.

 

DELICIOUS!!! Great work everyone. I hope you all enjoyed your afternoon activity.

Noosa National Park

What a beautiful afternoon to explore the Noosa National Park and that’s exactly what our Lexis Sunshine Coast students did!!

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Only a short 40 minute drive from Maroochydore, the Noosa National park is home to scenic coastal views, native wildlife and beautiful walking tracks.

It’s definitely a must see while visiting the Sunshine Coast!

We hope you all enjoyed your afternoon activity and can’t wait to see you on the next one!

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Meet our Teachers at Lexis Sunshine Coast

This week we are getting to know Peter one of our teachers from Lexis Sunshine Coast. We hope you enjoy getting to know him as much as we have!

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HOW MANY LANGUAGES DO YOU SPEAK?

I speak two languages – English and German.

 

I ALWAYS WANTED TO BE……. a pilot.

WHEN YOU ARE ON THE SUNSHINE COAST, DON’T MISS OUT ON…

Going to see Noosa! It is a beautiful part of the Sunshine Coast.

 

WHAT IS YOUR FAVOURITE THING TO DO?

Driving through the Australian bush listening to the cricket on the radio.

HAVE YOU EVER LIVED IN ANOTHER COUNTRY?

Yes – USA, UK and Germany for many years.

 

WHAT IS YOUR DREAM HOLIDAY DESTINATION?

I’m easy to please – just give me a beach.

WHAT IS YOUR FAVOURITE THING ABOUT YOUR JOB?

I think most teachers would answer like me but it would have to be the students.

 

WHY DID YOU BECOME A TEACHER?

By accident. I was travelling and I discovered it was one of the best ways to get work.

WHAT IS YOUR ENGLISH LEARNING TIP?

Time adverbials can help you know which tense you should use. e.g. since, for, while, after etc.

Job Search

Here are some jobs that I have found online today. If you need help finding a job or writing your resume please head to our job workshop where a teacher can help you. Every Tuesday Level 4, Room 6.

Job search

Casual Waiter/Waitress in Buddina – Seek 8.10.18

A restaurant in Buddina is seeking a casual Waiter/Waitress (up to 30 hours per week) to join our team.

To be considered for this role you should:

  • Be available at both days at weekends
  • Have Australian work rights

To apply go to: https://www.seek.com.au/job/37412978?type=standard

 

Part time Barista in Buddina – Seek 8.10.18

A restaurant in Buddina is seeking a part time Barista (up to 35 hours per week) to join our team.

To be considered for this role you should:

  • Be available at both days at weekends
  • Have at least 1 year of experience as a Barista
  • Have Australian work rights

To apply go to: https://www.seek.com.au/job/37412981?type=standard

 

Chef Casual Alex Surf Club – Seek 8.10.18

Alex Surf Club is busier than ever and we need a strong minded, reliable and hardworking kitchen professional to join our successful kitchen team.

It is preferred the successful applicant will have min. 2 years experience within a restaurant kitchen environment. Breakfast and prep cooking exp would also be viewed favourably.

You must enjoy preparing quality food, have a sound understanding of kitchen operations, food safety standards and be willing to step up to the plate when it matters.

If you are reliable, organised and have a passion for delivering quality food, we need you!!

The Club is initially offering a casual position, morning starts however ability to work flexible hours including nights and weekends during holiday periods may be required.

We truly appreciate our staff and in return for your hard work we offer a professional, friendly, team based environment.

To apply forward covering letter & CV to:

Headchef

Alex Surf Club

167 Alexandra Parade

Alexandra Headland Q 4572

Email: headchef@alexsurfclub.com.au or apply through seek: https://www.seek.com.au/job/37412691?type=standard

 

CHEF, SALAD HAND, BARISTA & WAITSTAFF WANTED

Dejavu Cafe – Seek 8.10.18

Must be keen and motivated to work. No time wasters please. Please apply with Resume including cover letter to – dejavucafe@live.com.au

or apply through seek: https://www.seek.com.au/job/37408272?type=standard

Casual Bartender in Maroochydore – Seek 8.10.18

A bar/cafe/restaurant in Maroochydore is seeking a casual Bartender (up to 40 hours per week) to join our team.

To be considered for this role you should:

  • Be available at both days at weekends
  • Have at least 1 year of experience as a Bartender
  • Have Australian work rights

To apply head to: https://www.seek.com.au/job/37404013?type=standard

 

Breakfast Chef / Cook – REELAX CAFE Seek 9.10.18

Experienced Breakfast Chef / Cook.
In this role you will:

  • Ensure breakfast and/or any other meal periods are prepared and presented to a high quality
  • Assist with daily food preparation
  • Assist with Cafe opening procedures

Previous experience in a similar role within a busy kitchen environment is highly advantageous

Experienced Fryer & Grill Chef / Cook
In this role you will:

  • Ensure dinner and/or any other meal periods are prepared and presented to a high quality
  • Assist with daily food preparation
  • Assist with Cafe closing procedures

Previous experience in a similar role within a busy kitchen environment is highly regarded

Christmas Casuals – Junior Kitchen Hands & Barista Staff
In this role you will:

  • Take Customer orders
  • Prepare fresh cold press juices & smoothies
  • Prepare coffees & hot drinks
  • Assist with daily food preparation
  • Assist with Cafe opening/closing procedures
  • Ensure the cleanliness of the cafe and kitchen area.

Reelax Cafe is located only meters from the beautiful surf beach at Dicky Beach. If you are looking to work by the beach and enjoy all that the Sunshine Coast has to offer, then we would love to hear from you!

To apply for this job please forward your resume, detailing 2 professional references and your availability to reelaxcafe@gmail.com.

Hours negotiable, some weekend work required.
Immediate start available for the right candidate.

Or apply through Seek: https://www.seek.com.au/job/37414879?type=standard

 

Cook L’espresso Coffee House – Seek 9.10.18

About the role

We are looking for a cook 20 – 25 hours to join our newly renovated Cafe inside Myer Maroochydore.

What you would be doing

The main things that you would be doing include:

  • Food preparation and cooking, plating, presentation
  • General Cleaning & Dishes

Who we’re looking for

We’re looking for candidates with the following attributes:

  • Able to work a flexible schedule including days, some Thursday evenings, weekends and public holidays
  • Experience in a similar role
  • Creative, and passionate about food and providing high standards of food service
  • Positive attitude and ability to thrive under pressure

Interested applicants are welcome to apply in person or apply through seek: https://www.seek.com.au/job/37416402?type=standard

 

Head Waiter – Cotton Tree – Gumtree 8.10.18

We are looking for a Head Waiter to join our small team, approx. 30hrs p/week.

We are a semi fine dining tapas bar in Cotton Tree, on the Sunshine Coast, est. 14 yrs, w/ aloyal local & Brisbane following.

We are looking for a passionate person with experience in similar positions with a love of

food and wine.

Minimum 2yrs experience in similar role preferred.

Please email resumes or drop into the restaurant

Ba Vigo Restaurant

bavigo1@bigpond.com

3/27 Cotton Tree Parade

Cotton Tree

 

KITCHEN and BARISTA – Gumtree 5.10.18

Brand new shop in Sunshine plaza is looking for staffs with various positions.

4 KITCHEN STAFFS: With a good knowledge of food safety handling and also to be ready to work in high paced environment. Most imporantly to produce quality food to customers.

3 BARISTA’S: Good understanding about coffee. Must have a good knowledge about coffee making procedures.

ALL SUCCESSFUL APPLICANTS WILL GO THROUGH AN INTERVIEW. TRAINING WILL BE PROVIDED IN OUR BRISBANE STORE. APPLICANTS WILL NEED TO TRAVEL TO BRISBANE FOR FEW DAYS, WE PAY FOR TRAINING.

DROP IN YOUR RESUMES TO dikshya_theeng@yahoo.com OR LEAVE YOUR DETAILS IN THIS NUMBER 0424277028 (ONLY TEXT, STRICTLY NO CALLS) AND WE WILL GET BACK TO YOU. THANKYOU.

OR LEAVE YOUR DETAILS IN THIS NUMBER ******70280424277028   (ONLY TEXT, STRICTLY NO CALLS) AND WE WILL GET BACK TO YOU. THANKYOU.

 

Graduation – 5.10.18

Today we say good-bye to 6 of our Lexis Sunshine Coast students.

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Zannat and Vanessa from Patricia’s Upper – Intermediate class, Yili and Ruth from Annie’s Upper – Intermediate class and Xiang from Sam’s Intermediate class.

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We wish them all the best with their English in the future and hope to see them all very soon!

Cambridge Classes at Lexis Sunshine Coast

IMG_1312Our Cambridge classes only have 3 weeks of study left until they take their exams. They’ve been working hard, but are still smiling and having fun. With views like this from the classrooms no wonder they are happy! If you’re thinking of taking a Cambridge class in 2018 why not make the beautiful Sunshine Coast your destination of choice? We promise that you will be smiling in week 10 of your course as well – just like these guys.