Join the Family
Ambitious? Want your career to go places? It's time to work at the highest level and build up fantastic knowledge and experience in an exceptional high quality environment at one of the most admired Wine Estate's in New Zealand!
You find us in the heart of Marlborough's famous wine region where we offer complete luxury and indulgence - from the culinary creations of the iconic Gourmet Restaurant, the casual Bistro to the world renowned organic, single vineyard wines. Our people have drive and personality used to provide outstanding experiences in Hospitality, Vineyard & Winery or Office. Warm, pro-active people with a can do attitude to maintain our reputation as a must-visit destination - and we invite you to become part of it.
Contact Please email your complete CV with cover letter, certificates and references to firstname.lastname@example.org. We love to meet you!
Our small office team will respond to all complete applications (see above) who show the necessary skills as outlined below.
Position: Chef de partie's & Sous Chef
If you are committed to produce amazing food this is your chance to experience beautiful Marlborough in New Zealand whilst keeping up with your culinary career. As part of our young and vibrant team you will work your magic to create modern European cuisine from wonderful local produce. You are trained in both, classic French Cuisine and contemporary techniques for an incredible tasting menu for our Gourmet Restaurant and creative a la carte dishes for our casual Bistro.
You must be used to perform consistently on a high level of cooking and able to work independent with high standards in hygiene and cleanliness. We embrace a collegial and friendly atmosphere to encourage creativity and look for young 'chef star's' who are fun to work with. A professional and fully equipped bright kitchen with wonderful views into the garden is your working environment.
Front of House
A job for professional people with a heart for wine & hospitality! This role would suit a young chef de rang or Sommelier with at least three years of experience and a proven track record of having worked in high profile restaurants. Passionate folks with a deep-rooted ability to deliver kind and generous service with big hearts, tons of passion, determination to learn, commitment, and an innate kindness that results in extraordinary service.
You need to take your career seriously with high service standards and strive to further your wine knowledge to become a great host and ambassador for our Estate.
Position: Hospitality Operations Manager
Start Date: by agreement
This is a hands-on senior Manager role that suits an experienced Restaurant Manager (experience from Michelin star rated restaurants or similar required) with a Sommelier diploma or advanced WSET diploma. You need to have the necessary credentials and experience to lead and motivate an International team and be able to work and achieve target oriented goals and financial revenues. Your responsibility includes the day to-day management activities as well as strategic planning, marketing and business development for the entire hospitality side of our business (Gourmet Restaurant, Bistro, Cottage Accommodation and Cellar Door). Your background allows you to operate efficient, profitable and increase business performance whilst maintaining our world class standards and reputation. You are familiar with health and safety regulations and rules.
You speak English perfectly but need to speak one more European language like German or French fluently, ideally both.
Applicants need to have a valid NZ work visa or NZ residency or qualify for a NZ work & holiday visa.
Please send your CV to Therese Herzog at email@example.com
Vineyard & Winery
Position: Vineyard & Winery Assistant
Start Date: immediate start or by agreement
Permanent, full time, Monday to Friday
We grow a few fruit trees, olive trees, have chickens and bees which you will help us looking after including composting and other farm duties which occur on a small wine estate.
During Vintage you will be hands-on with everything, including picking, collecting bins and assist Hans in the winery.
Experience from working with a bottling and labeling machine will be necessary. You will also dispatching orders or helping with stock control and other minor paper work.
Oh, and we should mention that you really need to have a passion for high quality wines when working with Hans. Every week the whole team comes together and Hans generously open wines from around the world for us to sip, analyse, savour and learn. To work for our highly quality focussed and highly productive 'Vigneron' you should be equally hard-working and have a warm-hearted, "switched on" personality and be fun to work with.
If the above sounds like somewhere you would like to work and enjoy to be part of an International team, please email your CV with references to Therese Herzog at firstname.lastname@example.org. Thank you.
Applicants need to be a New Zealand resident or hold a current New Zealand work visa.
"Choose a job you love, and you will never have to work a day in your life."