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Lakestone Lodge is currently recruiting for the following positions:


Sous Chef

Full time, permanent position starting February 2024 to assist out Head Chef. 


Lakestone Lodge is looking for passionate Sous Chef to join our vibrant, friendly team with an approximate start date of the 15th January 2024.


This job has one of the best views in New Zealand with uninterrupted vistas of Aoraki/Mt Cook and Lake Pukaki.


What's in it for you?

  • Spectacular views
  • A great lifestyle
  • Time off between Christmas and New Year while the Lodge is closed
  • Cater to a small number of guests – approximately 12 per evening
  • Small, friendly team
  • Room to be creative
  • Free accommodation for the first two weeks to give you time to find something locally in Twizel (10mins drive)
  • A chance to interact directly with the guests and see the person you are cooking for.
  • An excellent opportunity to develop your skills under the guidance of our experienced Head Chef


If you are looking for a job that gives you a great lifestyle, this is a perfect job for someone who likes to be active in the outdoors and explore this beautiful region. We are centrally located near Mt Cook, Twizel and Lake Tekapo and a day trip to Queenstown, Wanaka and Christchurch so a perfect base to explore from.


At Lakestone Lodge, we are firm believers that if you are dining with us you do not want to be eating something that you could produce yourself at home. Lakestone Lodge provides an opportunity to enjoy produce local to the area. The area is abundant with a multitude of options including fresh salmon, venison, lamb, cheeses, preserves and more.


We can guarantee a minimum of 30 hours and up to a maximum of 50 hours per week. This role is for a chefs who is legally entitled to live and work in New Zealand and holds a current visa or is citizen /permanent resident.


Please email anna@lakestone.co.nz to apply for the position, for a copy of the job description or with any questions.