• Full Time
  • Clare

Skillogalee Wines

Job Title: Chef de Partie – Skillogalee Estate, Clare Valley

Skillogalee Estate, nestled in the picturesque Clare Valley, seeks a talented and passionate Chef de Partie to join our culinary team. As a renowned winery and restaurant, we are committed to delivering exceptional dining experiences that showcase the finest regional produce and innovative cuisine. This is an exciting opportunity to work mostly during days, with a kitchen garden at your disposal, and be part of a significant restoration project.

Position Overview:

As a Chef de Partie at Skillogalee Estate, you will play a key role in our kitchen operations, creating memorable dishes and maintaining our high food quality and presentation standards. The ideal candidate will be a qualified chef with a full apprenticeship completed and a minimum of 1 year of post-qualification experience in a similar role.

Key Features:

  • Mostly daytime shifts, providing a better work-life balance.
  • Opportunity to work with an ever-developing kitchen garden, ensuring fresh and seasonal ingredients.
  • Exciting restoration project commencing in 2025, leading to opening a brand-new, state-of-the-art kitchen in 2026.
  • The chance to be part of something special and develop and grow your career in a dynamic culinary environment.


  • Assist in preparing and cooking menu items according to recipes and standards.
  • Supervise and train junior kitchen staff to ensure consistency and efficiency.
  • Maintain a clean and organised workstation, following food safety and hygiene standards.
  • Contribute creative ideas to menu development and special events.
  • Collaborate with the culinary team to ensure smooth kitchen operations and timely service.
  • Uphold Skillogalee Estate’s commitment to excellence in food quality and customer satisfaction.


  • Completed full apprenticeship as a chef (preferred).
  • Minimum of 1 year of post-qualification experience in a similar role.
  • Strong knowledge of culinary techniques, food safety, and hygiene standards.
  • Ability to work effectively in a fast-paced environment and under pressure.
  • Excellent communication and teamwork skills.
  • Passion for creating exceptional dishes using seasonal and local ingredients.


  • Competitive salary based on experience and qualifications.
  • Opportunity to work in a renowned winery and restaurant in the beautiful Clare Valley.
  • Ongoing training and development to enhance your culinary skills.
  • Supportive and collaborative work environment.
  • Staff discounts on food and wine products.


If you are a dedicated and skilled Chef de Partie looking for an exciting opportunity to work in a dynamic culinary environment, we invite you to join our team at Skillogalee Estate. Please submit your resume and cover letter outlining your relevant experience and qualifications to people@skillogalee.com.au.

To apply for this job please visit www.seek.com.au.