Lakestone Lodge has a small but fun and efficient team of staff that work together to give our guests a relaxing and enjoyable 5-star experience. 

We are currently recruiting for the following positions



Start date: March 2020

Hours: Full-time position - between 30 - 45 hours per week 

An excellent opportunity to develop your skills under the guidance of our experienced Head Chef. We are looking for a passionate Chef to join our small team. We are preferably looking for someone with experience in fine dining. We need someone to prepare meals for in-house guests for our breakfast and dinner service. Your main role will be to support our Head Chef and to run the kitchen in his absence.

We are looking for a personable, flexible, energetic, well-presented person to join our team in a busy five star, six guest room lodge. The lodge is located on the shores of Lake Pukaki 10 minutes drive from Twizel.

Main duties include: 

  • Deputise in the Head Chef’s absence
  • Prepare breakfast and dinner daily for in-house guests (up to 16 people)
  • Interact with lodge guests
  • Ensure each component of a dish prepared is up to standard and properly cooked, and delivered on time
  • Serve high-quality food (Michelin level)
  • Ensure the necessary stocks are on hand at the right quality and quantity
  • Clean preparation and service areas daily and other areas as required
  • Interact with guests and assist with food service
  • Familiarse yourself and update the Food Control Plan
  • Ensure all statutory, as well as establishment, hygiene regulations are strictly adhered to


To apply for any of the above positions or for more information, please email Anna Bacchus: with the position name as the subject. Include a copy of your cv along with a cover letter and references. You must be legally entitled to work in New Zealand and have a current driver's licence.