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Second Chef - Boutique Wilderness Lodge

Wilderness Lodges of New Zealand, Lake Moeraki & Arthurs Pass - Canterbury
Second Chef - Boutique Wilderness Lodge, Tourism Seasonal jobs in Lake Moeraki & Arthurs Pass Canterbury New Zealand

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

Wilderness Lodge Arthur's Pass is set on a working sheep farm in the Southern Alps midway between Christchurch and the West Coast. The lodge offers guests stylish accommodation gourmet meals and an exciting array of guided nature adventures.

An established reputation for hospitality excellence and strong environmental credentials has helped the Wilderness Lodges to be recognised one of New Zealand's leading nature tourism businesses. Much of our success comes from the hard work and passion of our staff.

We are seeking a mature and enthusiastic second chef to join our small team.

About the role:

This is an excellent opportunity to expand your skills working with quality ingredients. Our kitchens pride themselves on consistently producing food of a very high standard.

The Second Chefs 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 some 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. Hike and explore right outside your front door.
  • 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 late November 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

Positions:     1
Pay:     $20-25 per hour depending on experience. Onsite accommodation provided (and food).

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