Chef - Floating Team, Wellington

Passion for Food / Excellence in Service
• Great remuneration package
• 40 hours per week as and where rostered (Monday to Sunday)

Our team in the Wellington region is growing and we need experienced Chefs and Chef Managers who knows their way around an aged care kitchen.

These positions require people who can work in or across any of our aged care sites in the region, be it preparing meals, helping with service, complying with Health and Safety requirements, or getting stuck into a load of dishes. The meals will be wholesome and prepared fresh every day. There will be many occasions where you get to wow the team with your baking skills and show your overall passion for food. 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.

These positions are a pivotal part of our team and require someone with a minimum of 3 years 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, or chef manager when required
• Maintain a clean, tidy, safe and hazard free environment.

The ideal candidates will:
- 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.

We consider applications as they come through, so don’t delay … apply today attaching a current CV and cover letter outlining why you are interested in this position.

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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