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Location Whangarei, Northland
Listed Tue 29 May, 9:25 am
Type Full time, Permanent
Reference Chef - Whangarei
The role is very hands on and will become an exhilarating journey that can create significant opportunities for the successful candidate.

We are looking for experienced applicants already in a Head Chef capacity looking for change, alternatively a Chef who is an experienced leader looking to take the next step - passionate about producing high quality food and providing an exceptional customer experience are minimum standards.

Our successful candidate must have a hands on, can do attitude and excellent leadership skills. You will have had previous experience in organising and managing staff in a busy kitchen; setting menus, food costing, ordering, and monitoring supplies.
A good understanding of health and safety compliance is a must, as is attention to detail and demonstrated culinary expertise.

Catering can be rewarding but also demanding at short notice, therefore you will be prepared for working hours that meet the needs of the business, including but not limited to weekends and nights.

In summary you must:

Have excellent communication and leadership skills

Ensure food preparation and presentation are always of the highest standard

Have the ability to Implement and manage food safety programs

Have proven skills in the management of supplier relationships whilst remaining cost conscious

Have a proven track record and passion for the event management industry

Be Qualified with a minimum of 5 years’ experience

Excel under pressure to deliver an exceptional customer experience

Not be afraid of being hands on leading and training by example

Have a Full Driver's License – We also cater off-site frequently.

Reporting to and working alongside the Company ‘Functions & Events Manager’ flexibility over 7 days is required to meet the demands of the business.

This is a phenomenal and rare leadership position that has an opportunity to make change and position themselves as a genuine professional supported by a renowned brand throughout the Northland region.

Only successful shortlisted candidates will be contacted for an initial interview.

Interested applicants are invited to send their CV and cover letter:

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