Company Scarecrow
Location Auckland City, Auckland
Pay & Benefits $20 per hour plus depending on experience
Listed Thu 8 Feb, 11:11 am
Type Full time, Permanent
Reference Sous
Who we are
Scarecrow is an urban farmers’ market, café, grocer and florist, based in Auckland’s CBD.
We focus on offering ethically sourced, locally produced, high-quality food, beverages and giftware to the members of our local community.

What does that mean to us?
• It means that we care about what we stock, how we prepare it and who we serve it to
• It means that we serve delicious, seasonal food, with a Mediterranean influence which offers choice to diners with a wide range of dietary requirements
• It means that we value our community, whether that’s local residents, business people, students, visitors or our staff and offer a space where everyone feels welcome

The Role of Sous Chef
We are looking for a motivated, passionate chef to:
• Prepare great dishes, catering for a range of dietary requirements, from our seasonal menu
• Create, price and execute on menu items and concepts
• Control quality, ensure consistency and maintain excellent standards
• Assist in ordering and managing seasonal stock sourced from artisan suppliers
• Ensure health and safety of customers and employees
• Be a highly motivated, passionate self-starter
• Run a busy line, motivating team mates to work better

Skills and Experience
We're looking for someone who loves hospitality, has proven experience working in a café environment strives for the best experience and aspires to ever-improving standards.

The successful applicant will:
• have at least 3 years’ experience working in a café environment
• have a Level 5 qualification in the culinary arts
• be able to work quickly and efficiently and always to a high standard
• have a mature outlook with a “can do” approach
• have the right to work in New Zealand
• have an excellent command of written and spoken English
• be proficient in Excel, Word and Outlook

Our Team
We strive to be a trusted business, and that starts within the team. Our values of care for people, planet and our profit must exist within our dynamic and tight team. We are small so everyone plays a big part in creating our culture, so we want someone who:
• loves to connect with people – providing great, friendly service at all times
• loves food – quickly learning about what we offer and sharing that passion with our customers
• cares about sustainability and the environment – sourcing, serving, packaging and disposing of products
• appreciates artisan products – the quality of the goods we sell and the care that has gone into making them

The benefits of working for Scarecrow
• Competitive pay
• A central city location
• Working in a popular, high-growth, family-owned business
• Staff meals

Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.