New Chinchilla RSL Club general manager Jeffrey Kuhl has managed a refit and tripled both kitchen and gaming turnover as a result, since arriving at the Queensland venue in May. The board has now approved the tripling of Kuhl’s larger renovation plan, by BSPN Architecture, to $1.5 million.
“We got it going a lot better than what it was and the renovations were well overdue. Nothing had been done in 10 years,” Kuhl told Club Management.
The BSPN renovation project, to be delivered by Ashley Cooper Construction, consists of internal refurbishment of the bistro, sports bar and function space.
“Ashley Cooper Construction has enjoyed working closely with the Chinchilla RSL management team. The direction taken with the refurbishment works will ensure that the club will be a popular hub for the Chinchilla community moving forward,” the building company said.
Kuhl, a former Rockhampton publican, already had some experience in food, creating a Mexican restaurant in the Rockhampton hotel he ran with his wife, Sam.
A new kitchen for their new chef and outdoor space for kids are also in the works for the club in the Western Downs region of Queensland, northwest of Brisbane.
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