Hardy’s Verandah Restaurant – Sous Chef

November 10, 2021



Job Location: Adelaide
Employer: Mt Lofty House, A Member of the MGallery Collection
Full time

We are looking for a passionate Sous Chef to join our Mount Lofty family, at Hardy’s Verandah Restaurant. You could be a key member of our star team, working together to deliver unique experiences to all of our guests. Old fashioned hospitality is core to what we do, welcoming guests into our home.   

Situated at Mount Lofty House, Australia’s most awarded hotel in 2019 & 20, Hardy’s Verandah Restaurant is Adelaide’s best fine dining restaurant with a host of awards. Only 15 minutes from Adelaide CBD the restaurant is perfectly situated as the destination for occasion dining in Adelaide.  The restaurant has unobstructed views across Piccadilly Valley and one of the best locations in the state. We are focused on providing an amazing dining experience for each and every one of our guests.

The restaurant itself has been awarded 3 Hats in the Australian Good Food Guide and #8 in the country, Gault Millau’s National Restaurant Awards also awarded us 3 Hats this year. We have been #1 on Tripadvisor for Fine Dining in Greater Adelaide for the past two years and have been awarded Best Restaurant in a Hotel in Australia this year by both the AHA National Awards and the HM Awards. 

Sequoia is Mount Lofty Estate’s latest ultra luxury offering opening in mid 2021. With room nights that cost over a 1,000 AUD a night, artesian heated spring pools, a helipad, and breath taking views of Piccadilly valley, this 14 suite boutique retreat is set to be, not only Australia’s, but one of the world’s iconic retreats. Sequoia will focus on exclusive, money can’t buy, behind the scenes experiences that simply aren’t available anywhere else in the world. 

It will be a hands-on role in a high-end environment with a responsibility to assist to grow and guide our team, stock control, food & safety and team management. If you are naturally passionate, energetic and motivated and take great pride in your work, you are exactly what we are looking for.

The successful candidate will be reliable, punctual and hardworking, have sound communication skills and a passion to exceed customer expectations every time.

Successful candidates should possess the following skills:

  • Must have worked within either Hatted / Michelin star restaurant environments for a minimum of 1 years and have been at least a Sous Chef Level. The candidate must respect seasonal produce and be skilled in traditional and modern techniques, food provenance, quality produce and seasonality.
  • Exceptional time management skills
  • Imagination to explore new cooking avenues
  • Leadership Skills
  • Well versed in maintaining a high level of kitchen hygiene.

If you are well presented, suitably qualified and keen to take on a challenging role to advance your career and skills forward, please apply with a CV on the link below.

Strictly confidential inquiries may be directed to Jin Choi – [email protected].



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