Chef Manager - Hillview, Te Kuiti

40 hours per week over 7-day roster

Do you have a passion for preparing and delivering a top-notch food service? Do you have the skills and the know-how to work in an aged care kitchen? Yes? Then we want to hear from you.

Cater plus is excited to be the new food service provider for Hillview, a 52 bed aged residential care facility based in Te Kuiti, and we are seeking an experienced chef to lead our food service and kitchen team.

Reporting to a regional operations manager, you will be an experienced leader actively involved in the cooking and service of all meals, the day-to-day running of the kitchen, and making our client and their residents’ smile! You will bring the best out in your team as you encourage and lead them to get the job done well, challenge them to improve, as well as work together, value and support each other. To succeed you will need excellent communication skills and pride yourself on producing a consistent and delicious meal, time and time again.

This position is a pivotal part of our team and requires a chef with a minimum of 3 years relevant experience who can:

- Prepare, cook, and serve wholesome food (including soft meals)
- Monitor quality of food at all stages of preparation and presentation
- Adapt menus to cater for varied dietary requirements
- Manage food and labour costs in line with budgets and order food supplies
- 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 & safety regulations
- Maintaining a clean, tidy, safe and hazard free environment.

As a Site Manager with Cater Plus training and development opportunities will be available to you via our Operations Team, Specialist Food Trainers, and regional and national workshops. If you’re open to learning and growing with Cater Plus then this could be your opportunity.

For more information call Karen on 027 276 5974.

Candidates must be eligible to work in New Zealand. Please specify your current status on your job application correspondence.

To help protect us and our community against COVID-19, we will ask applicants to disclose their vaccine status within our recruitment process. As outlined by the Government Vaccine Mandate, this role does require someone who is fully vaccinated against Covid-19.

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