Sous Chef

Website Accor Vacation Club

Australia % New Zealand's leading holiday and lifestyle programs

About the job
Grand Mercure Puka Park Resort boasts a majestic mountainside location at Pauanui Beach on the beautiful Coromandel Peninsula on New Zealand’s North Island. The secluded luxury lodge is set amidst 25 acres of New Zealand native bush, on Mt Pauanui in the Coromandel Peninsula. Only two hours’ drive from Auckland, the Resort is known for its distinctive product, service, and outstanding hospitality.

You will have the opportunity to bring your love of exceptional food & service to life, providing our guests a memorable experience to match their surroundings at our resort at the award winning Miha Restaurant.

What You Will Be Doing

Managing the culinary operations reporting directly to the Head Chef of the Resort, including supervising the culinary brigade and overseeing services.
Be responsible for providing high quality dishes, from concept creation, preparation, cooking, right through to presentation, at the highest standard.
Prepare and present menu items showing variety and flair, delivering an exciting and profitable product.
Order, maintain and manage stock and par levels while reducing wastage.
Assist in roster preparation and managing manning levels in line with budget requirements.
Maintain strict food hygiene and safety ensuring all workstations are tidy and equipment is maintained, serviced, and cleaned in line with protocols and procedures.


Your Experience And Skills Include

Strong leadership skills with the ability to provide guidance and direction to a kitchen brigade.
Customer driven focus & a passion for food.
Trade qualifications and previous experience in a similar role having done a la carte service.
Working knowledge of workplace health & safetyprocedures & food safety standards.
Ability to work flexibly over a variety of shifts including weekends, mornings & evenings.


What Is In It For You

Fantastic opportunity to lead one of New Zealand’s most esteemed properties & with significant career growth & development.
Unlock worldwide benefits on accommodation, dining, lifestyle & more.
Show your passion for gastronomy as you create dishes with flare, harnessing on your creativity.
Enjoy working within a supportive, engaging &collaborative team environment.
Daily staff meals and complimentary onsite gym access.
Full Time (40hrs per week) with an annual base salary of $70,000.00 NZD (gross).


This is a rare opportunity to balance a unique lifestyle with an opportunity to advance your career. If you believe you possess the necessary skills and experience to meet the challenges of this position, please apply now!

Accor Vacation Club is one of Australia and New Zealand’s leading holiday and lifestyle programs. Be part of the Accor Group, the largest and fastest growing hotel management group in the Asia Pacific region with operations across 17 countries, covering a full spectrum of locations and hotel styles, from luxury to budget.

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