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Senior Cdp Or Sous Chef, Wait Staff And Kitchenhan

Payment: Paid Position ($15.75-$24.00)
Location: Rotorua - Terrace Kitchen
Region: Rotorua & Bay of Plenty
Experience: Experience Necessary
Contact: natasha@bluebaths.co.nz
Listing Added: 04/10/2017

We are currently recuiting several positions in preparation for the summer season.

Front of House - Wait staff (part time)
Kitchen hand (part time) 
Senior Chef de Partie or Sous Chef (full time)
Cafe Supervisor at our sister property - The Social Room (at Blue Baths)


Terrace Kitchen has been in operation for one year, it's a hospitality establishment nestled on the shores of Lake Rotorua, offering a contemporary culinary adventure. 

Terrace provides the Rotorua region with a fresh and innovative dining experience. In turn we are looking to build on our already ambitious, creative and hardworking team to continue this vision forward! 

The Terrace premise has be constructed with a focus on contemporary industrial design aesthetics. We hope that the Terrace team all understand the importance of matching this tone with their service. We are looking for innovative and ambitious staff that understand, or are willing to immerse themselves in delivering this contemporary dining experience. 

A sister premise to the already well established 'Blue Baths', and located in one of New Zealand's fastest growing yet affordable cities, Terrace provides the opportunity for growth and lifestyle balance within a thriving organisation. 

DUTIES FOR SENIOR CHEF DE PARTIE OR SOUS CHEF - depending on your level of experience 

  • Working collaboratively with our Executive Chef
  • Budget preparation and expenditure control
  • Menu development and implementation
  • Hands-on management of the kitchen 


  • Experience in top-performing kitchens
  • Proven leadership and management skills
  • Diplomacy and the ability to problem solve
  • Motivated, innovative, and enthusiastic attitude 
  • Relevant qualifications
  • Current knowledge of contemporary culinary practices
  • A genuine passion for food, and the wider industry.
  • To be legally entitled to work in New Zealand


  •  An exciting career challenge - the ability to craft and make your own mark on the NZ food industry.
  • A great lifestyle balance on offer - hardly any traffic, great family ambiance, Mountain biking capital of the Southern Hemisphere, geothermal spa wonders, ample culture and an extreme sports haven. Central to ski-fields and the beach - and only 2 & 1/2 hrs drive to Auckland. Also one of New Zealand's fastest growing cities. 
  • Ability for growth within the Blue Baths Group organisation. 
  • The ability to work in a contemporary hospitality environment, serving some of the best food in the region. 
  • A very competitive salary. 


We are located on the lakefront in Rotorua, NZ. We are open to employing an experienced chef from New Zealand or abroad. We do realise this may require relocation to the Rotorua region. For the right applicant we will consider assisting with relocation costs.

Please take the time to look at our website and gain a little more scope before applying www.terrace.kitchen