Sous Chef

Job Description

The company

Gibbston Valley has a rich history and excellent reputation for creating award-winning wines. GV also hosts guests for wonderful event, tour, and dining experiences, and in December 2019 opened a luxury lodge accommodation and spa offering for guests. Our diverse offerings make GV an interesting place to work and our rich history make us team members proud to be a part of it.

The role

As our new Sous Chef, you will work alongside the Head Chef to manage daily kitchen activities, including overseeing staff, aiding with menu preparation, ensuring food quality and freshness, and monitoring ordering and stocking. In this role, you will create intricate and delicious dishes, cooking consistently to a high standard.

Skills & experience

The ideal candidate would have...

Experience in a similar role within both high volume and fine dining environments. Proven experience in a la carte and function operations. Strong functional knowledge of FCP. A professional approach to culinary excellence. Creativity. Strong communication & interpersonal skills. Ability to work well within a team environment and manage a team. The ability to lead the kitchen in the Head Chef's absence. A positive, can do, hands on attitude. Exceptional work ethic. The ability to be punctual, reliable and honest. Planning and organisational skills. The ability to work well under pressure. Eligibility to legally work in NZ. Your own transport.

What's on offer?

  • Great wine deals.
  • Beautiful views.
  • Skilled colleagues and the opportunity to work alongside Head Chef Anthony Gradiska.
  • Chefs gardens.
  • The chance to be involved in the creation of truly quality products.

How do I apply?

1. If not an NZ citizen, ensure your CV contains information about your visa status and if possible a screenshot of your visa. If you are a kiwi, please state this.

2. Follow this link and click apply on Seek!

We are excited to hear from you!

Sous Chef

Gibbston Valley Wines Limited

Job type:

Full Time

Hours of work:





$50,000 - $60,000 per annum