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Chef - Resort In The Sounds

Payment: Accommodation & Paid ($27 - $30)
Location: Marlborough Sounds
Region: Marlborough/Blenheim/Picton
Experience: Experience Necessary
Contact: 035799771
Listing Added: 19/03/2022

The Bay of Many Coves is a 5-Star Lodge and one of New Zealand's premier Luxury Lodges, located in the remote Marlborough Sounds - a 30 minute water taxi ride up the Queen Charlotte Sound from Picton. This role reports to the Executive Chef and will be pivotal in continuing to develop our reputation as one the very best restaurants in the Marlborough region.

The role is a full-time, permanent position with a start as soon as possible.  This position will require the successful candidate to live on site. Accommodation is provided at the resorts cost. 

About the role

As one of our new chefs, you will report directly to the Executive Chef. You will be: 

  • Maintaining our Food Safety Plan in accordance with government legislation
  • Working across our Kumatage Guest Lounge, the waterfront Quaterdeck as well as the fine-dining Foredeck Restaurant
  • Assisting in the development of our ever changing menus

Benefits and perks

You will receive the following benefits commensurate with this important position:

  • Free Accommodation
  • Subsidised water taxi transfers to and from Picton
  • Unlimited Wi-Fi access
  • Electricity costs will be met by the resort
  • Ongoing training opportunities
  • Full use of staff water crafts during your down time
  • An opportunity exists for you to live and work with your partner (A Lodge Assisant role is now available for the right person)

Skills and experience

As Chef de Partie or Sous Chef at the Bay of Many Coves, you will:

  • Have had prior and considerable experience working in a fine dining restaurant
  • Be able to easily interpret a recipe
  • Be suitably qualified with 75/1, 75/2 or equivalent qualifications
  • Be able to work under pressure and work split shifts during the busy periods
  • Have an even temperament and be prepared to learn
  • Be a team player and know what it is to live and work in a remote location
  • Understand the meaning of 'respect' for your fellow kitchen, FOH and HK team members 
  • Above all - love your job and be prepared to have a lot of fun

Please note that it unless you have current work rights for New Zealand, we will not be considering your application - We will not be considering sponsorship

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