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Sous Chef – Queenstown, Otago

Sous Chef
Payment: Paid Position ($26-$32 per hour DOE)
Region: Otago/Queenstown/Wanaka
Experience: Experience Necessary

The Business:

Our bustling bar in the heart of Queenstown is pumping once more. We’re the busiest bar in Queenstown and need your help with potentially one of the busiest years yet! We like to come in hot, and we require someone who’s willing to go the whole way with us.

The Role:
This is your chance to step up to a senior kitchen team member! This position requires you to set an example in the kitchen with your exemplary cooking skills, and maintaining the highest of standards. This is a full time position with an average of at least 30 hours per week.

Your main responsibilities include:

Completing ordering and stocktaking to plan and manage food costs
Monitoring quality of dishes at all stages of preparation and presentation
Discussing food preparation issues with managers, kitchen and waiting staff
Demonstrating techniques and advising on cooking procedures
Preparing and cooking food to a consistently high standard
Understanding the food control plan and understanding the cleaning standards and processes within the kitchen
Ensure all food is prepped and portion controlled prior to service to ensure no food prep is required to be completed during service
Ensuring clear communication between the kitchen, front of house and head office
Skills / Experience

We are looking for an energetic, flexible and hard working candidate.

The ideal candidate will be someone with:

A passion for food and providing experiences
Excellent communication skills
Strong leadership and culinary skills
Energy and enthusiasm to share with your team
Proven experience in a fast paced high end kitchen environment
NZ Register Diploma (ANZSCO Skill Level 2)
At least three years of relevant experience

Our Story:
We started in 2004, and we’ve been on an epic ride ever since. We have created some of New Zealand’s most beloved bars, restaurants and licensed burger joints, with outlets throughout the country which offer outstanding food and beverages delivered with warmth and hospitality. Google us, have a beer with us, join us!

In return for your dedication and commitment, we offer:

Competitive pay $26 – $32 p/h for an average of 30 hours a week
Industry leading training – we invest time into you and your professional development
Staff discounts at every site!
Opportunities to work across all sites!
A supportive and encouraging team
Click Apply to start your journey with us, we look forward to hearing from you!

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