CDP + CANTERBURY

Posted 11 months ago

Its hard being at the top, but its also a great way to continually challenge yourself in a young and vibrant team. This is a rare opportunity to be part of this bespoke kitchen which focuses on locally sourced food and prides itself on its foraging type menu. This kitchen has been named in various magazines nationally and internationally and their food and wine is literally at the top of the game. You will be working in an environment surrounded by natural beauty and enough vines to make your mouth water…..think award winning, family led and pioneers of grape growing in NZ. You will need to love matching food and wines. 

We are looking for a Chef de Partie with at least 3 years experience, you will need to have all the basics down pat and have a good knowledge of making sauces and stocks from scratch. It would be beneficial if you have had experience cooking meats and using fresh ingredients / managing your own garden. 

Most importantly we want the right personality fit, we have a young and energetic team and we are looking for someone who can bring the same energy and passion to this role as the rest of the team. This is a family vibe and you will be working with owners who like to look after their staff and make sure that they are treated really well. We need someone who is wanting to learn and develop and take the next step, because working at this place you will need to be on your A game. 

When we speak to you we want to hear your personality, sense of humour and a down to earth attitude. Drive and passion are key. 

The kitchen is open 5 days a week (8am-6pm, you will need to be available to work weekends. Summer is the busiest time of year but this is a full time and permanent position. Salary is approx $45k with an allowance for travel if you are coming from Christchurch. This restaurant is approx 45mins from Christchurch. You will need your own transport. 

You must have work rights in NZ. 

Please apply with your CV and a bit about yourself, some food photos would also be amazing!! 

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