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At Quails’ Gate Winery, we believe great wine starts in great vineyards. We also believe that great teams begin with great people.

Please note that, although some of our positions are seasonal, we’re always looking for people who are passionate about what they do and enjoy being part of an amazing, dedicated team.

If you’d like to put your talent and creativity to work, we’d love to hear from you. Email your resume to us at employment@quailsgate.com.

 

July 2018

Sous Chef

Located in the beautiful Okanagan Valley, Old Vines, The Restaurant at Quails’ Gate, offers an excellent venue to build a career in the culinary arts.  Open year-round, opportunities exist for development and gaining knowledge of pairing wines with the bounty of Okanagan products.  Our belief in farm to table cookery marries well with our family business values and philosophy.

Old Vines Restaurant is seeking an experienced, energetic and passionate individual to join our culinary team as a Sous Chef.  Our successful candidates will assume the support position and run the kitchen in the absence of the Culinary Director & Winery Chef and the Executive Sous Chef. They will supervise the daily activities of the kitchen and aid in menu planning and development, while maintaining standards of quality, cost, appeal, and flavor of the foods.

Applicants should have successfully completed a formal chef training program & have their Inter Provincial Red Seal, along with the Food Safe Level 2 Certificate.  They should also have a minimum of 3 years of experience cooking, preferably in fine dining establishments in a leadership position and demonstrate excellent saucier skills and complete understanding of meat and fish butchery.

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: employment@quailsgate.com

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July 2018

Cooks

Old Vines’ Restaurant offers an excellent venue to build a career in the culinary arts. Open year-round, opportunities exist for advancement and gaining knowledge of pairing wines with Okanagan cuisine. Working with the team at Quails’ Gate, you will create dishes around the local Okanagan bounty with ingredients sourced from surrounding fields and pastures, as well as regional British Columbia farms.

As we head into our 2018 season, we are looking for experienced, talented, mature individuals to join our culinary team in the following roles;

Cooks will achieve the Quails’ Gate standard of culinary excellence, through food preparation and direct front line cooking of meals during service.  Cooks will be directly involved in food preparation, including soups, sauces, stocks, vegetables, and meats. Ensuring the line is prepared for service, and freshness of mis en place. Pursuing or successful completion of a formal chef training program in addition to two-three years previous experience in a similar role, preferably in fine dining, as well as Level 1 Food Safe.

Prep Cooks & Dishwashers: These important roles give an employee a solid grounding in kitchen operations and are integral to its’ smooth operation and overall success.

 

To apply, please submit your resume to employment@quailsgate.com

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July 2018

Dishwashers

Located in the beautiful Okanagan Valley, Quails’ Gate is one of Canada’s premium family owned estate wineries and has become renowned for world-class wine production, creative cuisine and excellence in customer service. Old Vines Restaurant is designed to offer our guests the ultimate experience of wine and food in a spectacular vineyard setting.

Old Vines’ Restaurant offers an excellent venue to build a career in the culinary arts. Open year-round, opportunities may exist for advancement and gaining knowledge of pairing wines with Okanagan cuisine.
We are looking for reliable individuals to join our team as Dishwashers.

This important role give an employee a solid grounding in kitchen operations and is integral to its’ smooth operation and overall success.

To apply, please submit your resume to employment@quailsgate.com

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May 2018

Restaurant Supervisor

Quails’ Gate is nestled in the beautiful Okanagan Valley in the southern interior of British Columbia. Our 125+ acre lakefront property is located on the historic home site of Okanagan pioneers the Allison Family (1870’s). The vineyard is owned and operated by the Stewart family.

 

Capture the lifestyle that you have always thirsted for!  Located in the heart of BC’s wine country, Quails’ Gate Estate Winery has one of the most picturesque locations within the Okanagan Valley.  In keeping with our family tradition of celebrating memorable moments with good friends, wine and food, we are pleased to provide you with a winery experience that marries all three.  Enjoy the benefits of the Okanagan lifestyle while working at one of the premium Estate Wineries that British Columbia has to offer.

 

As the busy summer season approaches, we are looking for a passionate Restaurant Supervisor who will help lead the Old Vines Restaurant team, as directed by the Restaurant Manager, and ensure every customer enjoys the ultimate winery restaurant experience.

 

The primary responsibilities of the position will be:

  • to assist with the direct supervision of the Old Vines Restaurant service team,
  • to ensure the restaurant is operating in a professional, customer orientated and effective manner,
  • lead the team – train, coach and motivate the team members to achieve the vision and the day-to-day tasks,
  • achieve the Quails’ Gate service standards,
  • perform office duties and daily procedures.

 

The successful applicant will have excellent, natural communication skills and a genuine desire to please guests.  He/she will be organized, professional and takes initiative to make decisions.  Applicants must have:

  • at least 3 years previous restaurant supervisory experience, preferably in a fast-paced customer focused, fine dining environment
  • above average wine knowledge (WSET Level 2 or equivalent is preferred)
  • Serving it Right certificate
  • knowledge of computer programs such as Word, Excel and email

 

To apply, please submit your resume to employment@quailsgate.com

Please note: only successful candidates will be contacted for interviews

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August 28

Busser

Located in the beautiful Okanagan Valley, Quails’ Gate’s Old Vines Restaurant offers an excellent venue to build a career in the wine and hospitality industry.  We are seeking ambassadors to welcome our guests to Old Vines Restaurant and to guide them through an incredible fine dining culinary and wine experience.

 

We are looking for mature, confident and professional candidates to join our team.We are seeking several Employees to join our team as Bussers.  This role is critical to our customer service levels, as these are support members for our fine dining service team.  These team members assist in the delivery of food and beverages, maintain the cleanliness of the restaurant (both inside and out) and provide guests with a true Quails’ Gate experience.  Applicants must have an excellent work ethic, work well under pressure and a friendly, calm and well-spoken demeanor is a must!

To apply, please submit your resume to employment@quailsgate.com

Please note: only successful candidates will be contacted for interviews

 

 

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August 28

Host/ Hostess

Located in the beautiful Okanagan Valley, Quails’ Gate’s Old Vines Restaurant offers an excellent venue to build a career in the wine and hospitality industry.  We are seeking ambassadors to welcome our guests to Old Vines Restaurant and to guide them through an incredible fine dining culinary and wine experience.

 

We are looking for mature, confident and professional candidates to join our team.

 

Host/Hostess: The role of Host/Hostess is to be the first point of contact for our guests.  The Host conducts a range of tasks to enhance the overall customer experience.  In this essential role, the successful applicant has a positive and friendly attitude as he/she is responsible for creating/managing restaurant reservations, accurate and efficient input of information into Open Table, greet and escort guests, recognize and take action on the details that lead to improved dining experiences for all guests.  Applicants must possess excellent customer service skills, be able to remain on their feet for extended hours and multi-task, while remaining calm under pressure.

To apply, please submit your resume to employment@quailsgate.com

Please note: only successful candidates will be contacted for interviews

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August 28

Restaurant Server

Located in the beautiful Okanagan Valley, Quails’ Gate’s Old Vines Restaurant offers an excellent venue to build a career in the wine and hospitality industry.  We are seeking ambassadors to welcome our guests to Old Vines Restaurant and to guide them through an incredible fine dining culinary and wine experience.

 

We are looking for mature, confident and professional candidates to join our team.

 

Fine Dining Servers: We are seeking ambassadors to deliver the ultimate guest experience at Old Vines Restaurant by guiding them through an incredible fine dining culinary and wine experience.  Servers are responsible for offering menu suggestions & wine pairing   Servers are to ensure guests leave Old Vines Restaurant completely satisfied and eager to return.  Applicants must have previous experience serving in a fast-paced customer focused, fine dining environment with above average wine knowledge (WSET Level 2 or equivalent is preferred).  Applicants must have natural communication skills and a genuine desire to please our guests.

To apply, please submit your resume to employment@quailsgate.com

Please note: only successful candidates will be contacted for interviews

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September 2018

Co-op Marketing Assistant

Family-owned and operated since 1989, Quails’ Gate Winery is known as one of Canada’s foremost estate wine producers. We are dedicated to crafting outstanding quality wines and creating memorable wine and food experiences for our guests. With our award-winning restaurant, luxurious lake front accommodations and a variety of tour and tasting experiences, there is a reason we are known as one of the “must-visit” wineries in the country. QuailsGate.com

 

We are seeking a talented individual to join our team on a sixteen (16) week contract term as our Marketing Assistant.

 

What we are looking for:

The ideal candidate will provide day-to-day support to our Marketing team. These duties include, but are not limited to; website updates; design and production of marketing materials (product profiles, menus, shelf talkers etc.); social media content development; email marketing campaigns; and event planning. The successful candidate will be proficient in MS Office programs, Adobe Creative Suite (or other design programs), web design (Word press) and have strong written and verbal communication skills.

If you are seeking a position where you can learn and grow your experience while working with a dynamic winery that is intent on establishing itself as Canada’s leading premium brand, please forward your resume with covering letter to employment@quailsgate.com.

We thank all candidates for their interest, however only candidates being selected for an interview will be contacted.

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September 2018

Vineyard Team

Quails’ Gate Vineyard Estate Winery is nestled in the beautiful Okanagan Valley in the southern interior of British Columbia. Our 125 acre estate winery, located on the shores of Lake Okanagan, is owned and operated by the Stewart Family, pioneering horticulturists since the turn of the 20th century.

We are seeking 30 Vineyard Workers who will be responsible for pruning, tying, shoot positioning, canopy maintenance, fruit thinning, picking and planting or other duties as requested by, or in conjunction, with, the Vineyard Operations Team. Previous experience in vineyard or orchard work is preferred but not mandatory.

Applicants must be willing to commit to:

  • Up to 60+ hours/wk, Mon.-Sat. with occasional Sunday work
  • Available all weekends during the stated time period
  • Available to travel to vineyard sites in West and East Kelowna as well as Osoyoos and any other vineyards where we harvest grapes

 

Quails’ Gate Winery’s head office and main vineyard is located at 3303 Boucherie Road, West Kelowna, BC V1Z 2H3. There are additional vineyards throughout the Okanagan Valley.

 

Wage Rate: Minimum Rate of $12.65 per hour.   Please note that these positions are defined as Farm Workers under the Employment Standards Regulations for BC and will be paid as per the details in the Employment Standards Act.

 

We will need 5 workers from February 4, 2019 – November 15, 2018

We will need 15 workers from March 25, 2019 – October 25, 2019

We will need an additional 10 workers from April 22, 2019 – August 30, 2019

 

If you are interested in applying for these positions, please forward your résumé to Human Resources, employment@quailsgate.com

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