Chef Manager - Plant and Food Research, Auckland

Are you an innovative and experienced Chef Manager looking for a new challenge? Then we want to hear from you.

Monday – Friday (6:30am – 3:00pm).
Full time position, no weekend work

We are on the hunt for a motivated, talented, and full of energy Chef Manager, for our Cater Plus Café site, located at Plant and Food Research, Mt Albert.

In this role you will be a hands-on chef actively involved in the creating, cooking, and presentation of food, as well as the day-to-day running of the Café. When required, you may find yourself making barista style coffees or jumping on the till to serve and process payments.

Our clientele at this site appreciates high quality food so you will need experience in cooking a variety of cuisine including preparing and cooking vegetarian meals.

Another key aspect of this position is catering for onsite functions which may require flexibility in work hours to meet set timeframes, as well as excellent planning, organisation and delegation skills. Your ability to manage food and labour costs within budget, as well as your creativity and eye for presentation will see you on the road to success in this position.

To be successful we are looking for an honest and responsible person who can:
• Prepare, cook, and serve a variety of cuisine
• Monitor quality of food at all stages of preparation and presentation
• Create menus to cater for varied clientele and dietary requirements
• Manage food and labour costs within budget
• Implement New Zealand Food Control and Safety regulations
• Maintain a clean, tidy, safe and hazard free environment
• Demonstrate great communication skills and moderate computer literacy
• Show a flexible, can-do, committed attitude
• Being able to prepare top quality barista coffees is an advantage.

This site comes with the bonus of your own car park if you drive on a daily basis.

The Cater Plus Family:
A passionate bunch, we are over 500 strong with a long-standing desire for top service and food that tastes great. Food is for everyone, and so is our family. Want a seat at our table?

Candidates applying 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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