Sous Chef - Walter Peak

Date: 16 October 2019

Are you the crème de la crème of Chefs? Passionate about using local fresh and seasonal produce for your culinary creations?

An opportunity has arisen for a permanent team member to help assist the Executive Chef in the leadership, development and supervision of the kitchen team. As Sous Chef at Walter Peak's Colonel's Homestead Restaurant you will be responsible for:

  • Providing ongoing support, motivation and leadership to the kitchen team
  • Assisting in the training of junior chefs to the required standard
  • Awareness of safe food handling, preparation, serving and storage regulations and regularly checking that these standards are being adhered to

 As well as being a talented Chef, you will be passionate, results driven and enthusiastic, capable of serving menus which focus on local seasonal produce, working in a high-performing team, and capable of producing excellent quality food.

 What can we offer you?

  • A competitive package with guaranteed hours per fortnight
  • Meals provided so a chance to sample the number one buffet in the Southern Lakes district
  • Join a team of 25 strong chefs and kitchen hands dedicated to wowing our guests' palates
  • The chance to experience our legendary products across some of New Zealand's most stunning locations!
  • Access to discounts on experiences and products across the Wayfare Group (Go Orange, Cardrona and the International Antarctic Centre)
  • Daily commute onboard the iconic TSS Earnslaw

Who are we looking for?

  • A positive personality; someone with energy and enthusiasm
  • At least 5 years previous experience as a Chef
  • Someone with the ability to translate ideas into a menu
  • Someone with knowledge of all areas of a professional kitchen environment, appropriate food handling and food safety
  • A team player who enjoys doing what's required to ensure the best experience for the customers

If you are a talented Sous Chef and want a chance to get out of the hustle and bustle of Queenstown but still work in a professional kitchen environment, then this role is for you!

Job Details 

Reference # 23124
Posted on 16 Sep 2019
Closes on 10 Nov 2019 23:55
Location(s) Walter Peak
Expertise Chefs
Job level(s) Experienced
Work type(s) Permanent - Full Time