Company Global Thai Restaurant & Bar
Location Whakatane, Bay Of Plenty
Listed Fri 9 Mar, 6:50 pm
Type Full time, Permanent
Global Thai Restaurant & Bar in Whakatane (an hour away from Tauranga and Rotorua) needs a Thai cuisine chef/head chef to join our busy three chef Thai restaurant.

We are seeking a chef/head chef with appropriate Thai cuisine cooking qualifications and at least four years full time restaurant or hotel work experience cooking Thai cuisine.

You will be joining our other full time Thai cuisine chef and European chef.

We are genuine Thai restaurant - our customers appreciate that we cook authentic Thai food with the correct balance of sour, sweet, salty, bitter, and spicy flavours and attention to texture, color and presentation.

Beyond standard cooking skills your responsibilities will include making entrees and sauces, food planning, stock control and cleaning activities on quiet nights when no kitchen hand is employed.

Of course you must be well experienced in fruit and vegetable carving to meet the presentation requirements of the role.

Please note that Global Thai is keen to employ a chef/head chef who can work beyond Green Curry, Pad Thai, Chicken & Cashew Nut, etc AND demonstrate an ability to regularly create special new and delicious dishes to excite our customers.

Depending on your talents we are offering between $18 and $21 per hour over a standard five and a half day, 45 hour week with some overtime hour, four weeks paid holiday, and other standard entitlements including sick leave. Work hours are typically 11:00am to 2:00pm and 4:30pm until 9:30pm but you need to be flexible according to our business needs,

Note that the restaurant offers both Thai and European cuisine so any ability to also cook European cuisine when our European chef is on their day off or annual leave would be well regarded.

We have accommodation available within walking distance of the restaurant but you will have to pay a share of the rent, power and water bills.

Note that Global Thai is a well established and successful restaurant that has been under the same management for nine years, operates from new premises in the center of town and is Whakatane's largest restaurant. Are you the new chef/head chef who will help to lift the business to the next level?

Global Thai will assist the successful applicant to update or obtain their NZ Work Visa.

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