The GOODS from Quails’ Gate Winery
West Kelowna, BC | Located in the beautiful Okanagan Valley, Quails’ Gate’s Old Vines Restaurant offers an excellent venue to build or continue your career in the culinary arts. Open year-round, opportunities exist for advancement and gaining knowledge of pairing wines with the bounty of ingredients we are so fortunate to have in the Okanagan Valley. Our belief in farm to table cookery marries well with our family business values and philosophy.
Our successful candidate will assume the position Pastry Chef of a maternity leave. This position is responsible for managing the Pastry station and supervising 1-2 Pastry Cooks. Pastry is responsible for production of all breads & pastry items, all plated desserts and special occasion items. Pastry Chef duties include but are not limited to line service, staff leadership and inspiration, inventory and ordering. Pastry Chef works amongst and in support of the ingredient inspired Culinary brigade.
Applicants must have successfully completed a formal culinary training program or have equivalent years experience in the industry. Applicants must have 2+ years’ experience in a similar leadership role, preferably in a fast-paced, fine dining establishment and demonstrate excellent line cooking skills. As business levels fluctuate throughout the year, applicants must be able to work a flexible schedule.
If you are seeking a position with a dynamic winery that is intent on establishing itself as Canada’s leading premium brand, please forward your resume with covering letter to: Human Resources Email to: employment [at] quailsgate.com.
Proprietor: The Stewart Family
Chief Operations Officer: Tyler Galts
Winery Chef: Roger Sleiman
Winemaker: Nikki Callaway
Members of the Quails’ Gate team are well respected and viewed as some of the most talented in the wine and hospitality industry, making their mark as innovative and knowledgeable leaders. By having been provided many opportunities for development, our staff strive for personal achievement and development. The Stewart family ensures that the best skills in the business are recruited, developed and retained. Winery staff feel that they work for the best winery in the country.
About Quails’ Gate
As one of Canada’s foremost family owned and operated estate wine producers, Quails’ Gate is internationally recognized as a top quality producer of Pinot Noir and Chardonnay. Quails’ Gate wines are premium and terroir focused. The entire portfolio of Quails’ Gate wines is consistently endorsed by wine experts as one of Canada’s most outstanding.
Not only is Quails’ Gate one of Canada’s foremost wine country destinations, it is also internationally and nationally recognized as a premier agri-tourism destination. Having been provided with a friendly, sophisticated and educational wine and culinary experience, visitors return again and again. The Quails’ Gate onsite experience is most relaxing and welcoming. Onsite hospitality staff are among the most professional, friendly and knowledgeable in matters of wine and food in the country.
The facility and grounds of our vineyards reflect the premium quality of Quails’ Gate wines. The care and attention to detail given to the vineyard and winery landscape echo the attention to detail given to all other areas of the company. Quails’ Gate continues to be a leader in advanced viticulture practices, placing the Stewart family’s vineyards among the most prized grape growing sites for Pinot Noir, Chardonnay and other focused varietals in North America.
OLD VINES RESTAURANT
An all season culinary destination, Old Vines Restaurant & Wine Bar is an exceptional vineyard side location on the slopes of the Boucherie Mountain Bench. Guests are warmly welcomed in our must visit West Kelowna site with expansive and picturesque southern views of Lake Okanagan.
Chef Roger Sleiman offers menus with ingredients sourced from surrounding fields and pastures, our kitchen garden and regional British Columbia farms all paired perfectly with our Estate Wines.
Old Vines Restaurant at Quails’ Gate highlights the abundant resources of the Okanagan Valley, harmoniously matched with gracious service, breathtaking views and sublime wines. A long leisurely sunset dinner, al fresco bistro lunch or small bites and wine flights in our Wine Bar in summer or Fireside Lounge in winter, Old Vines Restaurant is the perfect location for dinner, light luncheons, mid afternoon grazing or après work sipping.