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Company Compass Group
Location Ruapehu, Manawatu / Wanganui
Listed Fri 9 Mar, 12:35 pm
Type Full time, Permanent
Reference 516052-11
What do we do at Compass Group? Well, in short, we’re the world’s leading Foodservice Company, providing food and support services across all sectors. This includes everything from school dinners to army meals, and coffee bars to corporate hospitality. Worldwide, we have 400,000 people working for us in 50 countries. In NZ our 4000+ great people operate out of circa 350 sites around the country, with further business growth opportunities on the horizon.

So, that’s a little bit about what we do, now to ‘what will you be doing with us?’

We are looking for an enthusiastic Head Chef to work at our Defence site in Waiouru, 25 kilometres South-East of Mount Ruapehu. This is a Full-Time position, across a 7-day operation, 4 days on 4 days off rotation.

In this position you will be responsible for leading and overseeing the preparation, cooking and service of all food, ensuring that it is delivered to the highest standard in our Sergeants Mess. You will also be assisting in menu development, ensuring all food safety and health and safety expectations are managed, as well as managing stock. Being a natural leader is a must for this role as you will be leading and coaching the team.

If you’re our perfect candidate you will be hard working, with a friendly outgoing personality and a ‘can do’ attitude. You will already have at proven work experience in a similar Management role, with bulk cooking and you will hold food safety certificates (Unit Standard 167 and 168). Ideally you will have had exposure to budgets/financial management and be computer savvy. You will thrive under pressure and be a natural at bringing calm to a busy environment, but most importantly, you will demonstrate a passion for great food, customer service and quality.

If this sounds like you, click ‘Apply’ Now!! Gary Griffin-Chappel (

Applications close Friday 30th of March 2018.

Great People, Real Opportunities

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