Cafe and Function Chef - Tauranga City Council

Are you an experienced chef and passionate foodie looking for your next challenge in a vibrant and fast paced setting?

If so, this rare opportunity working in our café, located at Tauranga City Council’s Cameron Road site, has your name all over it. This is an exciting new chapter as we re-open the café at this site, a new coffee kiosk based in Tauranga City Library, and continue our already established function catering.

This position offers a huge opportunity for you to contribute to the success of these operations and make your mark by sharing your creative and innovative food selection.

Supporting the Site Manager, you will thrive in a fast-paced environment whilst remaining cool and calm. To be successful you will need to be an experienced chef with a broad range of food production skills, who can:

• demonstrate a real passion for food, with outstanding presentation
• prepare and display fresh, appetizing cabinet and countertop treats, including cooked food, salads, and baking
• plan and cater for functions, which range from morning teas to high end buffets
• create new menu items to keep the offerings exciting and seasonal
• monitor quality of food at all stages of preparation and presentation
• maintain a clean, tidy, safe and hazard free environment
• be well organized, manage stock effectively, and work within budget guidelines
• be a reliable and flexible team player with the ability to take responsibility for overseeing the site in the manager’s absence

This position will normally work 40 hours per week Monday to Friday and promises work-life balance with no evenings or public holidays. As a company operating over multiple sites, we are looking for someone who is flexible to work at other locations in the region when the need arises.

If this sounds like your next opportunity, please apply now, or phone Karen on 027 276 5974 for more information.

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