Chef - KHVCT Kitchen, Whangarei

We are on the hunt for a cook who understands the importance of a good quality meal that will entice and delight. Someone who is up for the challenge of elevating the classics and making texture modified meals shine.

Part of the KHVCT Family this role is based across two aged care villages in the Whangarei area – Parahaki Court and Mountain View Village. Days of work are Wednesday – Saturday (7:00am-3:30pm) with a two-week rotating roster. Enjoy the variety and connection working within two different kitchens.

This position is a pivotal part of our team and requires a cook with a minimum of 3 years relevant experience, or a relevant qualification either in culinary arts or professional cookery with 1-2 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 when required.
- Maintain a clean, tidy, safe and hazard free environment.

The ideal candidate 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.

Are you a courteous and reliable individual who enjoys interacting with the elderly? If so, we want to hear from you, apply today.

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