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Second Chef - Wilderness Lodge

Payment: Accommodation & Paid ($23-$25)
Location: Arthur's Pass
Region: Christchurch & Canterbury
Experience: Experience Necessary
Listing Added: 02/12/2019

Live and work in one of the most wild and beautiful parts of the South Island.

Wilderness Lodge Arthur's Pass is a boutique nature lodge set on a working sheep farm in the Southern Alps. The lodge offers guests stylish accommodation, gourmet meals plus an exciting array of guided nature adventures. It is recognised as one of NZ's leading nature tourism businesses.

We are seeking a mature and enthusiastic second chef to join our small team.This is an excellent opportunity to expand your skills and work with quality ingredients (including produce grown on the farm). Our kitchen takes pride in consistently producing food of a very high standard.

The Second Chef will:

  • Undertake general kitchen duties – prepare and serve breakfasts, lunches and evening meals alongside an experienced head chef
  • Work unsupervised to deliver the same high standards of food on the head chef's days off
  • Work harmoniously as part of a small team living and working together in an isolated location.

Benefits and perks:

This is a unique opportunity to live and work in one of the most wild and beautiful parts of the South Island.

  • Competitive hourly rate along with an excellent opportunity to develop your kitchen skills in a boutique lodge setting.
  • On site board and accommodation makes working hard and saving money easy.
  • Fantastic location for nature lovers and outdoor enthusiasts.
  • Potential work opportunities for a partner undertaking other lodge duties, primarily restaurant and housekeeping.

Skills and Experience:

Our team is enthusiastic and energetic and we hope to attract a like-minded second chef who:

  • Has a passion for quality food and prior experience as a chef (preferably a minimum of two years).
  • Is a mature team player comfortable living and work in a remote location (prior experience in similar environments an advantage)
  • Is available to work the busy tourism summer early December until early/mid April.

If you can see yourself as part of our team, we want to hear from you now. Please use the "Apply for Job"button provide a CV and letter of introduction to:

Michael McSweeney

Wilderness Lodges of New Zealand


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