Head Chef - relocate to Wanaka | Queenstown_NewZealand

Incredible Head Chef opportunity for a Senior Sous Chef or a seasoned Head Chef seeking a new opportunity in a all year round hot spot in Wanaka.

Our client

Has an exceptional location offering stunning views of Lake Wanaka - our client is an all day eatery open 7x days offering high quality food and service. 

The role: 
They are seeking a talented Head Chef to lead the kitchen team, be part of the tight crew and contribute to operational, system and commercial efficiencies.

The venue is committed to continuous improvement, quality food and genuine down-to-earth customer service - think good old Southern roots/kiwiana hospitality. 

The menu is centered around using local and seasonal produce which complements their local craft beers. The kitchen team is made up of around 10-12 people with their peak during brunch & lunch trade. The evening menu is focused on the casual dining scene and working with the craft beer following.  

The successful candidate will:
  • Be an experienced Head of Senior Sous Chef.
  • Be well versed in menu design, costings and strategically thinking about the business's commercial viability. 
  • Work efficiently, calmly under pressure, and in an organised manner.
  • Be accommodating and flexible to the customer's requirements.
  • Give and receive courteous and knowledgeable direction. 
  • Have high, positive energy and enjoy leading and motivating a team, contributing to and setting the culture.
  • Ability to multitask and communicate well.
  • Professional and career-oriented work ethic. 
There will be a minimum of 30 hours per week. Expected hours will be approx. 40-45 which will vary based on peak/shoulder periods.

Only those with the right to work in New Zealand will be contacted.

JOB REFERENCE #370736212

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Head Chef - relocate to Wanaka | Queenstown_NewZealand

  • Category: Head/Executive Chef
  • Location: Queenstown_NewZealand
  • Work Type: Full-Time
  • $80-110k per annum (experience dependant)
  • Incentive opportunity on offer
  • Live and work in the stunning Wanaka of the South Island

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