Jobs at The Blue and Brown Pubs


Please download a job application form here. Any job application must be supported by your CV and a completed job application form along with supporting qualifications and / or certificates.
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1. Head Chef – Blue Pub

Please only apply if you are experienced OR feel you could be trained for the Head Chef position by the end of October. Our current Head Chef is moving to be closer to family at the end of our busy winter season.

You must be a leader and a team player. You will need to organise weekly rosters, be prepared to assist with planning menus, keep the food control and H&S plans up-to-date, coordinate and communicate as part of the management team, attend regular meetings.

You will need to be flexible and able to work weekends as we are open for lunch & dinner and all day Pub Grub, seven days a week. We have a well-trained, stable and supportive team who are responsible and will uphold your standards in the kitchen.

Although a small town, Methven offers a great lifestyle for single and married people of all ages and cultures. For anyone with a family, our local schools have an excellent reputation and there are an abundance of activities for those who enjoy the outdoors.

Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa. If you would like to be part of a supportive team environment please get in touch without delay. We are happy to answer any questions you may have and we can provide accommodation for a short time if required.