1. Full-Time
  2. Permanent
  3. IBIS
  4. Culinary


ibis Wellington, Wellington, NZ



Junior Sous Chef - Ibis Wellington



Company Description

Accor Wellington represents a portfolio of leading hotels including Sofitel, Mövenpick, Novotel and Ibis Hotels. Joining Accor provides a number of opportunities across all of our Wellington properties!

Job Description

Kia ora Culinary Superstars!

Ibis Wellington is on the lookout for a vibrant and talented Junior Sous Chef to spice up our culinary team! As a Junior Sous Chef, get ready to take centre stage in managing the daily food prep, production, and menu magic.

Our dream candidate? Someone who's not just cooking but dancing with flavour, ensuring our cuisine waltzes perfectly with market trends and customer cravings, all while keeping the budget in check.


Key Responsibilities:

Supervision: Hands-on oversight of the restaurant food service operations on a day-to-day basis.

Customer Satisfaction: Meet and exceed customer and guest expectations, establishing the Food & Beverage operation as a consistent provider of quality and value-for-money cuisine.

Standards: Ensure that food standards, preparation, presentation, and cooking techniques adhere to Brand Standard guidelines. Take corrective action when necessary to maintain these standards.

Innovation: 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.

Hygiene Standards: Maintain the highest standard of hygiene throughout the kitchen brigade to comply with Health & Safety regulations and HACCP food preparation guidelines.

Positive Work Environment: Foster a positive work environment that encourages learning and personal development, driving quality improvement.

Collaboration: Work closely with the Head Chef., Restaurant and Bar Manager and Supervisors to achieve food and beverage operational objectives.

Team Coordination: Coordinate with the stewarding team to meet the kitchen’s requirements effectively.

Emergency Communication: Adhere to Emergency Communication procedures, ensuring that media inquiries are responded to only by the nominated spokesperson.

Adaptability: Undertake any other duties assigned by your Manager with a proactive and adaptable approach.

Accor Values: Strive to implement the Accor Pacific Service Vision and actively demonstrate the use of Accor Values.

The annual remuneration for this role is $68,000 NZD. This is a full-time position requiring a commitment of 40 hours per week.


Your professional journey and skill set should showcase:

  • A minimum of 2 years of hands-on kitchen experience, demonstrating your culinary prowess as a Chef de Partie or Junior Sous Chef (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 a bustling culinary environment.
  • A Certificate in Cookery, your education complements your practical experience, making you a well-rounded culinary expert (preffered).
  • Collaborative team player, working seamlessly as an integral part of a culinary team.
  • Flexibility: Your availability spans a 7-day roster, effortlessly managing both morning and evening shifts with finesse.
  • 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.

If you're ready to turn up the heat and join the culinary party at Ibis Wellington, we want to hear from you! Let's cook up success together!  Apply now and let the flavour journey begin!

Additional Information

At Ibis Wellington, we're all about not just building your career but ensuring you have a blast along the way! We believe in celebrating your accomplishments with a bunch of awesome employee perks and programs, including:

  • Learn Your Way: Dive into our Accor Academy for the ultimate combo of earning and learning!
  • Accor Heartist Benefits: Enjoy discounted perks on Food & Beverage plus accommodation worldwide – because why not?
  • Dress to Impress: We've got your back with provided and laundered uniforms.
  • Fuel Up: Daily staff meals are on us while you're on duty.
  • Accor's Parental Leave Scheme: Supporting you in all stages of life.
  • Celebration Time: Join in on staff celebrations and get recognized for your tenure.
  • Employee Assistance Program: Your go-to support for all things work and beyond.

Join us at Ibis Wellington, where your career journey is as exciting as the destination!

Our commitment to Diversity & Inclusion:
We are an inclusive company and our ambition is to attract, recruit and promote diverse talent.

Why work for Accor?
We are far more than a worldwide leader. We welcome you as you are and you can find a job and brand that matches your personality. We support you to grow and learn every day, making sure that work brings purpose to your life, so that during your journey with us, you can continue to explore Accor’s limitless possibilities.
By joining Accor, every chapter of your story is yours to write and together we can imagine tomorrow's hospitality. Discover the life that awaits you at Accor, visit https://careers.accor.com/

Do what you love, care for the world, dare to challenge the status quo! #BELIMITLESS

Diversity & Inclusion for Accor means welcoming each and everyone and respecting their differences by giving priority only to qualities and skills in extending employment and development opportunities. Our ambition is to provide meaningful employment, a warm and welcoming culture, excellent working conditions and to promote the development of all people, including those with disabilities.
When applying, do not hesitate to let us know of any specific needs you may have so that we can take them into consideration.


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