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Company The Engine Room Eatery 09 4809502
Location North Shore City, Auckland
Pay & Benefits Pay $50-60k, plus tips, Fantastic team
Listed Tue 27 Mar, 2:06 pm
Type Full time, Permanent
Reference Sous Chef
WE are EXTENDING our opening hours so growing our team.

Who we are and what we do:
The Engine Room is a landmark, local bistro in our 11th year of operation. We’re busier than ever and about to open additional hours so looking to grow our team. Our newly renovated kitchen and restaurant is located in Northcote Point, 1st stop off the harbour bridge - 10 minutes from Auckland’s CBD.

Our team (The Engine Room family) are vibrant, hospitality professionals proud of where they work, who they work with and the customers they look after. They are hungry to learn and grasp opportunities to grow, help implement and maintain systems to deliver the most hospitable customer experience they can.

In our fast paced, 90-seater bistro we serve damn good honest food and beverage in a professional, friendly, calm and unpretentious environment. Our customers are fun, well travelled, sophisticated, loyal and very appreciative of our consistently slick service and great food.

Open dinner Tuesday - Saturday, Friday lunch.

What we are looking for:
We are searching for full time, permanent team players who are happy and confident, have heaps of initiative, are honest and reliable. You’ll need to be organised, calm, nurturing and self motivated.

We encourage our staff to let their personalities shine, form connections with members of our team, customers and suppliers with their excellent communication skills.

You will be a natural at creating consistently delicious food, leading with a sense of urgency and have an amazing eye for detail.

You’ll need at least 12 month’s experience in a similar working environment

Working hours are 55 hours per week:
Tuesday – Saturday from midday/1:30pm plus Friday from 8.30am. Closed 2 weeks at Christmas time.

Are you the sort of person that enjoys being part of super organised business?

• Some knowledge of our restaurant is expected
• We do not expect our employees to have a criminal record & require full disclosure
• Only applicants invited for an interview will be contacted
• All applicants for this position should have NZ Residency or a valid NZ Work Visa.

For the successful candidate(s) the company provides:

A lot of appreciation, a competitive remuneration package, great Tips, amazing staff meals, daily staff drink, a fun, nurturing and healthy environment. A flexible roster once extended hours begin. And a commitment to invest in your professional and personal development. Opportunity to grow within our company.

We really appreciate great staff and like to look after and develop vivacious people – come and experience what it is like to work and learn in a successful and innovative business.

You’ll be an integral part of our company; valued for your expertise and appreciated for your ability to create great food, maintain the high standard of food, systems and costs at The Engine Room.

If this sounds like you, email
Please attach your CV and a brief cover letter including the job you’ve enjoyed working in most, your favourite restaurants, what you love about the hospitality industry and what you are looking for in an employer.

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