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Sous Chef – Up to $75-80K+S, Relocate to Sthn Highlands, Great Venue, Growing Company

Job Type



NSW Other


  • Escape the rat race and embrace a slower pace in a charming country town!
  • Join our beloved local venue as a sous chef and enjoy a fantastic working environment.
  • This is an excellent opportunity to play a key role in a thriving family business.

Please note that this position requires relocation to the Southern Highlands, NSW.

The Location and Venue

The venue is located near to a stunning wine region, located 1.5 hours from Sydney and 1.5 hr from Canberra. It already has a strong food scene and is a beautiful place to live.

This charming local country pub has been newly renovated and aims to offer a premium experience. It is conveniently located near major towns and is close to stunning local wineries and scenic views.

There is a huge opportunity to showcase and support some local suppliers / butchers and growers.

The Role

This is an interesting role in running the busy pub, which is serving classic pub style food. Driving the culture in food and beverage through your passion and skill as a chef. It’s a hands-on role and they are a very busy venue.

We’re seeking someone who remains calm under pressure with a collaborative approach to team management. No screamers or egos, please! It’s a creative role with full menu design and the potential to help other with other venues the company owns, so definitely room for career progression.

The Chef & The Crew

This role will be based in the busy pub bistro. As the Sous Chef, you will be assisting the Head Chef running it with the support of a small team and the family owners.

In addition to supporting the Head Chef and overseeing daily operations, other duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Hands-on with prep, service and running dockets
  • Assist Head Chef with rosters and team management
  • Assist with menu designing and coming up with specials
  • Helping run kitchen to food and labour %’s

On Offer

$75-80K+S. It’s 42-44 hours, 5 days a week.


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