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Company Penthouse Cinema and Cafe
Location Wellington, Wellington
Listed Fri 8 Jun, 10:31 am
Type Full time, Permanent
The iconic Penthouse Cinema & Cafe situated in the heart of Brooklyn is looking for a Head Chef to lead our kitchen team.

The cafe is a 7 day operation and will require weekend work, we are looking for flexible people. Your shifts will be a mixture of evenings, weekend and breakfast shifts.

Your role will include:
Management of the kitchen team, including; *overseeing of food preparation, production and implementation of seasonal menus.
*Continuous menu improvement and innovation whilst remaining cost conscious and providing costings
*Catering menus for special events like Met Operas and functions
*Ensuring food preparation and presentation are always of the highest standard
*Implementation and management of food safety programs
*Stock procurement
*Management of supplier relationships
*Implementation and enforcement of all required food and safety initiatives
*Maintain adequate stock levels to enable food preparation
*Advise Café Manager of quantities required for stock ordering

The ideal candidate would:
  • have at least 5 years experience
  • work well under pressure
  • be able to multi-task
  • have strong work ethic
  • be able to communicate efficiently in English
  • be able to follow a prep list & recipes

We're a friendly, small team - benefits include free movies, a low stress environment, and space for creativity.

Rate of pay will be dependent on experience

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