Catering Assistant - Sealord Cafe, Nelson

We are seeking a team player with a passion for people, great service and food. This is a permanent 30-hour Monday to Thursday position. Ordinary hours of work will be rostered between 7am -1:30pm with further opportunities for additional hours. This is an allrounder role where you will be in the kitchen one moment then out serving customers and making delicious barista coffee.

Based at our café in Nelson, you will be involved in all aspects of food preparation and service, along with keeping the kitchen clean and doing dishes. You will need to be able to work solo without supervision, take initiative, problem solve, and have an understanding of food quantities and dietary requirements. A key role of this position will be catering for external catering, requiring a level of compassion and warmth.

The ideal candidate will:
- have an understanding of basic cooking and can follow instructions,
- prepare and serve café style cabinet and hot food to customers,
- make stunning coffees,
- operate Eftpos and POS machine with a smile,
- have a practical understanding of New Zealand Food Control and safety regulations,
- be an exceptional team player who can take responsibility and work unsupervised,
- be friendly and engaging with a flexible, committed, can-do attitude,
- have good time management skills, and moderate computer literacy.

This is the perfect opportunity for someone who loves to cook for family and friends, likes meeting people and would love the opportunity to make people’s day by serving amazing meals!

Applicants must be New Zealand citizens/residents or eligible to work in New Zealand. Please specify your current status in your job application correspondence, and if on a work visa what type and expiry date.

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