Pastry Chef – Sky Stadium

Full Time | Culinary | New Zealand
Applications close 29-02-2024

We have an exciting opportunity available for a full-time Pastry Chef (CDP Level) to join Delaware North as a key supporting role within our culinary team based at Sky Stadium, Wellington. 


About the role:

As a Pastry Chef at Sky Stadium, you will play a key role in designing and producing a wide array of high-quality pastries, desserts, and baked goods for our diverse range of events. This is a fantastic opportunity for a talented Pastry Chef to showcase their skills in a dynamic and fast-paced environment.


Experience & Capabilities:

  • Preparing a range of cakes and pastry (sweet and savoury) products from scratch in a high-volume production environment 
  • Pride in developing and producing visually appealing, delicious pastry items that surprise and delight the guest
  • Consistency with high quality and presentation
  • Strong planning, stock holding and mise en place skills
  • Highly skilled at minimising waste

Skills and experience required:

  • Proven experience as a Pastry Chef in a high-volume production environment.
  • The ability to deliver under pressure and within strict timelines
  • A strong team player with the ability to also work independently
  • Strong working knowledge of Food Control Plans and/or HACCP principles, and maintaining accurate and timely food safety records
  • Good communication skills to keep the team well informed in the progress of pastry production
  • Ability to assist in other areas of the kitchen will be highly regarded


What you need:

  • Formal culinary training with a focus on pastry and baking.
  • National Police Clearance – not more than 6 months’ old


This role will work a minimum of 40 hours per week over a 7-day roster, based upon the event schedule.


About Us:


Delaware North is a market leader in the catering and hospitality industry with a portfolio spanning across sporting stadiums, airports, leisure and entertainment venues across Australia and New Zealand.

With a capacity of more than 35,000 for sporting events and up to 50,000 for concerts, Sky Stadium is the busiest stadium in New Zealand. Home to the Hurricanes and Wellington Lions rugby teams, and Phoenix FC, Sky Stadium also hosts international rugby, cricket, rugby league, concerts, exhibitions, non-event day functions and conferences, and more.

This is a truly exciting opportunity to join the Delaware North team at Sky Stadium and be a part of some of the largest sporting and concert events in New Zealand. It is an opportunity to grow your career with a team who share your culinary passion. 


Applications close 29-02-2024