Company The Pickle Jar
Location Wellington, Wellington
Listed Fri 9 Mar, 4:22 pm
Type Full time, Permanent
The Pickle Jar is located in the hub of the great suburb of Karori. A great wee local, dishing out great food and friendly banter. Our kitchen has gained a reputation for producing amazing metre long pizzas and wicked burgers.

We have created a great environment for all the staff to thrive & enjoy their work, both in the kitchen & FOH.

The Head Chef is responsible for keeping the quality of our food to a very high standard, implementing new menus, controlling our food costs and wastage and hiring/training new staff.
We would like our new Head Chef to take us to the next level!

This position is salary based and gives the right candidate the opportunity to have their weekends to themselves…Unheard of in hospo!

Key Requirements of the position:

• At least 2 years’ experience in running a kitchen

• Excellent culinary skills with a passion for hospitality

• Ability to achieve both food cost and wage percentage targets

• Excellent leadership and communication skills

• Ability to hire and train new staff – bringing the best out in them!

• Be able to maintain and comply with our Food Control plan

• Mentor and teach your team