Please get in touch if your looking for employment, we may not have any positions available at the moment but we will keep your details on file for when opportunities become available. 

Please send through information about yourself as well as a current CV.


Roles we are currently recruiting


Tinakori Bistro

All FoH roles.


Assistant manager / FoH 2IC (Hillside Kitchen & Cellar)

Hillside Kitchen & Cellar is looking for an amazing hospitality professional to be part of our team.

We are currently recruiting for a senior level server at Hillside Kitchen, with room to grow into a managerial role. The ideal candidate is passionate and motivated, and aims to develop their career in hospitality.

About the role:

*The role is varied and encompasses a wide range of duties.

*A minimum of one year experience in a quality environment is required
*A knowledge and high level of intrigue when it comes to food in a New Zealand context is a must.

*Experience, some knowledge, and interest in wine is recommended
*An engaging personality with great customer rapport is required
*Strong levels of communication are a must.
*Must be able to work evenings and weekends

*Experience making coffee is preferred
*A professional, motivated and hardworking attitude is needed.
*A Managers Certificate would be advantageous but not necessary

* Candidate should have a desire to grow and develop their hospitality skills, and an intent to remain in the industry

Please submit a Cover Letter & CV to apply

(04) 473 7140


Sous Chef

Hillside Kitchen & Cellar is looking for an amazing hospitality professional to be part of our team.

Hillside is a celebration of great, simple food inspired by seasonal ingredients, drawing on the cuisines of modern, multicultural New Zealand. 

Hillside Kitchen & Cellar was awarded 1 Hat at this years Cuisine Good Food Awards

We are part of a growing hospitality company and future career progression is strong.

We have received a 5-star review from the Dominion Post and a 15/20 rating from Cuisine magazine.

This is a Sous chef level position, perfect for a CDP looking to step up or current sous looking for a new role. 
Must have a few years experience and be comfortable in all sections of a restaurant kitchen.
Please check out our website and our social media to get an idea of our food and direction. www.hillsidekitchen.co.nz

Key points for this role
*Be a leader for Junior Chefs
*Reliable support for the Head Chef.
*Ordering in Head Chefs absence.
*Have an understanding of cost controls for COGs and wages in your kitchen
*Always lead your team in striving for excellence in everything that you do
*Motivate and lead the team during your shifts
*Encourage and lead your team to deliver great food consistently to our customers
*Create and control and upbeat culture within the team
*Set the standard for the team
*Show excellent communication and listening skills for your team and customers
*Ensure all operational processes and procedures are adhered to
*Ensure FOH and BOH cohesion at all times
*Identify potential service issues and act accordingly to avoid them
*Handle complaints with empathy and ensure a more than satisfactory outcome for our customers
*Always look to portray and promote a positive attitude
*Be down to earth and willing to get stuck in
*Have a high level of skill in food puns
*Show an ability in high-quality customer interaction

We prefer to hire people not positions, so tell us about what you are looking for and we'll see if its a fit. 
Only those that wish to excel in this industry need apply.

On top of this position, we are opening a new bistro style venue later in the year, we will be looking to fill all positions below Head chef for the kitchen and all FoH positions. To apply for a bistro position please email a Cv and Cover Letter to contact@sidneygeorgehospitalitygroup.com

if you feel you've got a skill set that will add to our business and are up for a challenge then send a cv and cover letter with a bit of info about yourself.

Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.