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Vacancy Announcements

Jobs in New Zealand

Jobs Currently Available in the Orewa area:

The Tent Orewa – seeking Chef (very experienced but not necessarily qualified). Email CV’s to [email protected]
Ship & Anchor – seeking Chef (very experienced but not necessarily qualified). Email CVs to [email protected]
Kawau Bay Kitchen – seeking Chef. Email CV’s to Attn Imogen [email protected]
Beach House Eatery at Orewa Surf Club – seeking Chef (very experienced but not necessarily qualified) plus Junior Chef and Kitchen hand. Email CVs to [email protected]
Cheeky Chapati – seeking senior FoH 30 hours a week, and full time FoH. Email CVs to Att jagmeet [email protected]
Goodhub Eatery – seeking experienced Barista – email CVs to Attn Kerry [email protected]
The Coffee Club – seeking Cook 30 hours a week. Email CV’s to Attn Scott [email protected]
Dear Coasties – seeking full time FoH. Email CVs to Attn John [email protected]

Marlborough Sounds – Chefs required for Punga Cove Resort and Furneaux Lodge

Punga Cove and Furneaux Lodge are seeking Chefs to assist with the culinary experience in an idyllic setting in the Marlborough Sounds.

Punga Cove and Furneaux Lodge are located in Endeavour Inlet in the beautiful Marlborough Sounds and a direct boat ride out from Picton. We are located right on the Queen Charlotte Track, being a popular stop for walkers, mountain bikers and local boaties. Being accessible by boat, we pride ourselves on being a unique offering nestled on the Queen Charlotte Track.

Our menus are based around local, seasonal produce, showcasing the fantastic artisan producers that Marlborough is lucky to have. We have multiple food and beverage venues.

The primary purpose of these positions is to offer guests an exceptional first-class dining experience, by providing exceptional meals to the restaurant patrons. Ultimately to be a part a team establishing a Qualmark status restaurant.

Reporting to the Executive Chef and Lodge Manager, the core objectives of these roles are as follows but not limited to:

  • Work closely with a collective team of chefs, reporting to the on site Executive Chef
  • Foster an environment of inclusiveness and collaboration, creating a workplace where staff enjoy their work and workplace
  • Set standards and create consistency across the menu, driving the team to exceed guest expectations.
  • Comply with all KPI’s and processes, such as Food Safety Plans and financial targets.

In return for your hard work we can offer a very competitive package, along with free water transport to and from Picton on your days off, and on-site accommodation and food for a small charge. 

Marlborough Tour Company offers a wide range of other benefits across the company for their staff and this role also has scope for career progression within the company going forward.

Our biggest asset are our people, who are all committed to exceptional guest experience in a beautiful part of the world. Our vibrant team all live on site, are social, work hard and enjoy their days off getting one with nature, enjoying watersports, fishing or heading out to explore the region. Being a team player is key to the success of this role.

Marlborough Tour Company is an equal opportunity employer, and all new employees must be able to pass a pre-employment Drug and Alcohol Test

We are only hiring candidates that already have the right to live and work in New Zealand. Sponsorship opportunities will not exist. Couples are welcome to apply, if your partner has hospitality experience then we would love to hear from them also.

Please send your C.V with a covering letter to [email protected]


Chef | Metlifecare

  • Work in a well run kitchen creating a variety of dishes
  • Develop your career in a growing organisation
  • Get your foot in the door with a well regarded, growing organisation
  • Join a booming industry that cares about you and your growth


  • Free onsite parking
  • Rostered hours to suit your lifestyle
  • Join an organization that cares about you and your growth in a booming industry

About the role
Our dedicated Kitchen team are looking for an experienced and passionate Chef to join them at a number of our villages across the North Island.
You will be responsible for whipping up delicious quality home cooking and designing tasty menus for our residents in a restaurant environment. Alongside our kitchen manager you will help lead our team ensuring the coordination of the kitchen is effortless.
About you:

  • Proven experience in a similar role
  • Commercial kitchen and or café experience is preferred
  • Outstanding customer service skills
  • Food industry qualification
  • Excellent food hygiene practises and personal presentation

About us
Metlifecare offers a supportive working environment, competitive remuneration and the chance to work for a well-recognised, reputable and growing New Zealand success story.
So, if you’ve got the skills we seek and a heart of gold, we want to hear from you!

Please note: ID and work eligibility is required with your application

We have 30+ AMAZING Culinary positions available in 5 Star USA Resort

We have 30+ AMAZING Culinary graduate positions available (12-month contract) for recent tertiary culinary graduates interested in working in a popular 5 Star / 5 Diamond American Resort in Colorado.

Starting May/June/July 2021.

Your program fee will be paid for (visa sponsorship) and you’ll also get help with flights and your visa.

APPLY NOW HERE: https://iwh.co.nz/usa-options/work-in-america/uni-gap-year-work-and-travel-usa/pre-apply-work-and-travel-usa/ and we will contact you for an interview.

Take a break after Uni and get valuable 5-star work experience in USA.

Gain amazing work experience overseas for your career while NZ Tourism recovers.

You’ll get 30 days in staff housing then have the chance to flat with friends in a number of affordable pre-screened apartments.

You’ll get full training at the Resort and ongoing up-skilling and training throughout the year.

You’ll get meals provided at work in the staff cafe.

There are over 700 staff and the company culture is very welcoming so you’ll feel right at home.

Ski slopes and hiking are nearby for your days off and you’ll be close to New Mexico, Utah, Texas, Wyoming, and Arizona.

The Resort has 20 different dining experiences – everything from poolside café to a Forbes Five-Star AAA Five Diamond fine dining restaurant.

You’ll get the chance to rotate around the kitchen and the resort also makes all their own bread, chocolate and pastries.

APPLY NOW HERE: https://iwh.co.nz/usa-options/work-in-america/uni-gap-year-work-and-travel-usa/pre-apply-work-and-travel-usa/ and we will contact you for an interview.

Email [email protected]

Hosco Jobs

See the Hosco link below for a great range of current culinary jobs available around the world, most within major hotel chains.