Chef - Cambridge Resthaven

Chef - Senior Living, Resthaven Resthome and Café - Cambridge

32 hours per week
Friday, Saturday 6.00am to 2.30pm and Sunday, Monday 9am to 5.30pm.

Do you work hard, but love to have fun along the way? Do you enjoy making people’s day preparing and serving great food?

We are looking for an experienced and motivated Chef to join our team at Cambridge Resthaven. Our kitchen at Resthaven on Burns caters for 135 residents across two sites, providing for a full range of aged care needs including a dedicated dementia unit.

With a set menu, and as part of a team, you will be a hands-on chef responsible for preparing, cooking and serving wholesome meals that are freshly produced every day. You must enjoy making traditional meals and baking.

This position is a pivotal part of our team and requires a chef with relevant experience who can:
- Prepare, cook, and serve wholesome food
- Monitor quality of food at all stages of preparation and presentation
- Adapt menus to cater for varied dietary requirements
- Discuss food preparation issues with managers and kitchen staff
- Advise kitchen staff on cooking procedures and techniques
- Demonstrate understanding of, and ability to implement New Zealand Food Control and safety regulations
- Operate at a level that can take responsibility as sole chef on duty when required
- Maintain a clean, tidy, safe and hazard free environment.

The ideal candidate will:
- Have experience in working in a senior living environment, this is essential.
- Have excellent communication skills and a flexible/can-do, committed attitude
- Be friendly and engaging, with a desire to be a productive and positive member of the team
- Be passionate about good food, and great service
- Have good time management skills.

Cater Plus is a company that prides itself on top service and a next level passion for food. Join the Cater Plus team, made up of over 550 individuals that live our values, and where our people are what truly make this company stand out from the rest. We offer a positive, fun, high-performing work environment with lots of training and development opportunities such as workshops, apprenticeships and NZQA recognized qualifications.

If this sounds like your next opportunity, please apply now.

Candidates applying must be New Zealand citizens/residents or eligible to work in New Zealand.



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