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Novotel New Plymouth Taranaki, New Plymouth, New Zealand



Junior Sous / Sous Chef



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Company Description

At Haukai Bistro & Bar, part of Novotel New Plymouth Taranaki, we focus on regional cuisine that highlights the best local produce from the Taranaki region.  Our food philosophy is based on - being as fresh and local as possible, using the best quality, multicultural ingredients.

Job Description

Calling all Culinary Superstars!

Are you passionate about creating delicious culinary masterpieces?

Novotel New Plymouth Taranaki and Haukai Bistro & Bar are on the lookout for a vibrant and talented Junior Sous or Sous Chef to join our amazing kitchen team!

As a Junior Sous or Sous Chef you will work closely with our Senior Chefs to ensure the smooth operation of our kitchen and the delivery of exceptional dining experiences. 

If you have a strong culinary background, excellent leadership skills and a passion for creating innovative dishes, we would love to hear from you.


  • Hands-on oversight of the kitchen operations (restaurant, meetings, events and conferencing) on a day-to-day basis.
  • Supervision and training of kitchen team members to ensure the highest quality of food preparation.
  • Meet and exceed customer and guest expectations, establishing the Food & Beverage operation as a consistent provider of quality and value-for-money cuisine.
  • Ensure that food preparation, presentation, and cooking techniques adhere are of the highest standard. Take corrective action when necessary to maintain these standards.
  • Strive for continual innovation in food offerings, ensuring a focus on quality and value for money. Present and serve food in the most appealing and complimentary manner.
  • Maintain the highest standard of hygiene throughout the kitchen brigade to comply with Health & Safety regulations and HACCP food preparation guidelines (including willingness to join the Work Health and Safety team)
  • Foster a positive work environment that encourages learning and personal development, driving quality improvement.
  • Work closely with the Senior Chefs and Food and Beverage Manager to achieve food and beverage operational objectives.
  • Coordinate with other kitchen team members to meet the kitchen’s requirements effectively.
  • Undertake any other duties assigned by your Manager with a proactive and adaptable approach.
  • Monitor and control food costs, inventory, and wastage to ensure profitability.
  • Assist in the ordering and receiving of food and supplies.


Your professional journey and skill set should showcase:

  • A minimum of 2 years of hands-on kitchen experience demonstrating your culinary expertise as a Chef de Partie, Junior Sous (preferred for Junior Sous Chef role), or Sous Chef (preferred for Sous Chef role).
  • A Certificate in Cookery, your education complements your practical experience, making you a well-rounded culinary expert (preferred).
  • Preferably, you’ve honed your skills in the dynamic setting of a large hotel or commercial kitchen, showcasing your ability to handle the heat in the bustling culinary environment.
  • Experience handling catering for up to 200 guests for conferencing, meetings and events
  • Collaborative team player, working seamlessly as an integral part of a culinary team and has excellent leadership and supervisory skills.
  • Flexibility: Your availability spans a 7-day roster, effortlessly managing both morning and evening shifts (including public holidays and 4:30 am starts)
  • Passion to deliver an outstanding culinary experience every time.
  • Your passion extends to an unwavering commitment to quality and presentation, setting a benchmark in every dish you create.

Additional Information


  • Work for a world-leading Global hotel company
  • Worldwide Accommodation and Food & Beverage discounts for you, your family and friends
  • Opportunities for further development and worldwide career progression within Accor.
  • Haukai Bistro & Bar food discounts
  • Staff meal on shirt
  • Dry-cleaned uniform
  • Paid birthday leave
  • Paid wellness day leave
  • Paid parental leave
  • Recognition including a complimentary hotel stay or Food and Beverage Credit on each anniversary
  • Partner discounts
  • Access to Employee Assistance Program
  • Training and career development opportunities

If you are ready to turn up the heat in our kitchen, we want to hear from you! 

Please note that you should have the right to work in New Zealand (citizenship, residency or visa) to be considered for this vacancy.

Diversidade & Inclusão para a Accor significa acolher cada um e respeitar suas diferenças, priorizando apenas qualidades e habilidades na ampliação de oportunidades de emprego e desenvolvimento. Nossa ambição é proporcionar emprego com propósito, e uma cultura acolhedora, excelentes condições de trabalho e promover o desenvolvimento de todas as pessoas, incluindo as pessoas com deficiência. Não hesite em nos informar de quaisquer necessidades específicas que possa ter para que possamos levá-las em consideração.


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