Sous Chef

Listed 22 days Ago
The Rees Hotel
Hospitality & Leisure

The True South Dining Room epitomises sophisticated elegant dining with an emphasis on the fantastic produce from our district served in truly mouth-watering dishes. 

Work with Olympian and top 20 best young chef in the world, Corey Hume as Executive Chef.    

Throughout his career Corey has been a representative for New Zealand, Australia and Australasia (as a whole) numerous times and was a member of the Fonterra New Zealand Olympic Squad that competed at the Culinary Olympics in 2016. Corey was the Executive chef for one of the world’s most exclusive and well-regarded lodges, Blanket Bay Lodge Glenorchy. There he and his team cater to some of the most discerning guests who all have the highest expectation in service, wine and of course cuisine.

 
As an experienced Chef - you will be joining our team of passionate chefs. You will assist the Executive Chef as 2IC to deliver outstanding gastronomic experiences in our award winning 'True South Dining Room'.

Level of skill, experience and attributes

  • Have relevant prior experience in high quality properties - minimum 5 years
  • Passion for culinary trends essential
  • Understanding of Food Safety and impeccable hygiene practices
  • Assist with the management of departmental Health & Safety
  • Understanding of stock control and experience with menu planning
  • Accuracy and an "eye for detail"
  • Passionate about "Customer Service/Care"
  • Be able to work autonomously with excellent time management skills
  • Effective communication skills
  • Available to work a variety of shifts including weekends and public holidays
  • Enjoys working as part of a highly focused team

Benefits & Rewards

  • This is your opportunity to showcase your talents and expertise, for an award winning successful independent 5 Star Qualmark property, in the adventure capital of the world
  • Full-time role with a competitive remuneration
  • Highly experienced and supportive team
  • Uniform and some meals supplied
  • Access to some product knowledge famils of the surrounding region
  • Other benefits apply

IMMEDIATE START PREFERRED.

You must have the legal right to work in NZ to apply for this position.  Applications from New Zealand and/or Australian residents highly encouraged.

Skills & Experience

 

  • Relevant qualification highly regarded
  • Have relevant prior experience in high quality properties
  • Passion for culinary trends essential
  • Understanding of Food Safety and impeccable hygiene practices