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Company Highgrove Village & Patrick Ferry House
Location North Shore City, Auckland
Listed Wed 21 Feb, 4:50 pm
Type Full time, Permanent

Highgrove Village & Patrick Ferry House is a retirement Village in Albany caring for the needs of residents from Hospital through to Apartment dwellings. With an emphasis on the wellbeing of the residents matched with a philosophy of providing the very best in service and care.

We are looking for a Kitchen Manager who shares the same ideology and has exemplary culinary skills to lead the kitchen team to provide the very best in food and food service.

It is important that you have a special affinity with the Elderly, and able to form good working relationships with both residents and staff. Be creative and strive for excellence. Our food service is a reflection of our commitment to provide a wonderful dining experience.

As Manager you will lead the kitchen team ensuring all food safety practices are adhered to. Oversee the dietary requirements of our residents, kitchen budgets, rostering, stock ordering and control.

It would be expected that you have the following

· Experience in this type of environment, or worked in leadership roles

· Catering qualifications to Management level

· Aware of your obligations regarding Health and Safety

· Excellent hygiene practices backed up with personal presentation

· Understand special dietary requirements and modified meals

· Menu planning for events

· Able to provide a range of meals for Hospital, Resthome and Apartment residents

· Understand the importance of Time Management

· Able to control the kitchen team and provide leadership in times when the kitchen is under pressure

· Computer literacy

· Able to follow the direction of the Dietician and Nutritional Profiles

· Respectful of residents and staff at all times

Only apply if you have the belief that you have the skillset and determination to succeed in this role.

We offer a full time role, with the opportunity to add your creative influence to the menu and service. Competitive remuneration will be discussed dependent on your experience.

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