Experienced Maitre D - Luxury Lodge | Northland_NewZealand

Work at one of New Zealand's most prestigious luxury lodges where you will get to showcase your expertise and experience.

  • Seasonal 5 Star luxury lodge located in Northland 
  • Staff accommodation offered for relocation
  • Two Michelin Star restaurant brought to New Zealand!
We are currently on the hunt for an experienced Maitre'D to join the service/restaurant team at a luxury seasonal lodge based in Northland. This position would suit a hospitality professional who has had extensive experience in fine dining, 5 star hotel or luxury yachts.

  • You will be responsible for guest service, management of all stock and supplies, maintaining inventories 
  • Overseeing full meal service daily from set up through to correct docketing and handover to the next shift 
  • Proactively deal with guests requests and preferences
  • Training new staff members and implementing new procedures 
  • Management of the wine cellar holding 2000+ bottles and keeping the wine menu up to date.
About you:
  • Overall operations of the restaurant
  • Recruitment, staff training, performance management, rostering and leadership over 8 full time staff.
  • Fine dining experience, silver service trained 
  • Strong wine/spirit/cocktail knowledge - the ability to match wine and food
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • An eye for detail and exceptional presentation skills
  • Good working knowledge of Microsoft Office programmes
  • Have a wine qualification, at a minimum CMS Introductory, or WSET Level 2. 

What you will be rewarded with: 
  • Possibility of accommodation in a staff house nearby for employees relocating from outside the Whangarei area
  • Uniform supplied and laundered on site
  • Opportunity for personal development and work daily in a luxury environment 
  • Staff meals on rostered shift
  • Permanent full time preferred but fixed term until July 2020 will be considered

To be successful in this position:
  • Have the legal right to live and work in New Zealand until June 2020
  • Have full New Zealand drivers licence and a reliable vehicle to transport yourself
  • Ability to work across a range of shifts  

If the above sounds like you and you meet the criteria + have Full New Zealand Working Rights then please apply today through the ‘apply now’ prompts!


Category: Venue / Restaurant / Bar Management

Location: Northland_NewZealand

Work Type: Full-Time

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Experienced Maitre D - Luxury Lodge | Northland_NewZealand

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