Chef - The Zin House, Mudgee

Just Right People

Looking for a tree change that gives you a great job as well? Look no further - an iconic restaurant is waiting for you!

  • A rare 'lifestyle' opportunity -make the move to wine country!
  • Focus is local produce and the customer experience
  • Chef's Hat Award consistently for last 4 years
The Zin House is a modern farmhouse restaurant co-located with Lowe Wine on the certified organic/biodynamic and historically significant Tinja property, nestled among the beautiful Mudgee hills and just 10 minutes from town. 

At Zin, everything on your plate has been grown at the front door or sourced locally and your dining experience is designed to reflect things the Zin team hold dear – taking time over good food and wine with those we care about, service that is warm and personable but not obtrusive, never ever having a time limit on your table and only 30 guests at a time.

Many people make the trip to Mudgee for the sole purpose of dining at Zin and now you can be a part of the story!
What we’re looking for

If you’re a talented Chef looking to make a difference somewhere, and you’re up for a fabulous lifestyle change, then we want to hear from you.  You might be looking to ‘step down’ for the unique lifestyle, or up for the career opportunity.  Reporting directly to the Head Chef, you will be an integral part of protecting and enhancing the reputation of this iconic restaurant.

Our ideal candidate:
  • A creative professional who is also practical and collaborative
  • Solid experience in a full-service restaurant, perhaps even a ‘hatted’ one
  • Willing to participate in creating delicious seasonal menus and meal designs
  • Experience leading other Chefs and kitchen staff
  • Well-developed interpersonal skills
  • Willing to engage directly with customers
  • Flexible and team oriented
  • Able to step into the #1 role when required
What Mudgee offers

Peppered with some of NSW’s oldest and best vineyards and home to numerous other industries, the Mudgee Region offers a vibrant lifestyle and prosperous economy which makes it the perfect place to live and work.  It’s large enough to have great shopping, sports, schools, medical facilities etc. but small enough to make good friends and be actively involved in the community.

The close proximity to Sydney means a weekend away in the city or a quick visit to family and friends is easy.  Those that have made the move have never looked back!

All of this and great housing value that is unmatched for renters and buyers alike.

What Zin offers
A competitive salary
An authentic team committed to excellence
A stunning workplace
An extensive organic kitchen garden
The chance to be part of something really special