Chef - Ons Dorp Kitchen, Auckland

- Saturday and Sunday (6:30am – 3:00pm)

We are looking for a Chef to run the cooking service in one of our in-house, aged care kitchens to cover the Kitchen Managers days off. Ons Dorp is a Retirement and Lifestyle Village with a Dutch flavour that caters for the care centre and village residents. The successul candidates will need to be compassionate and warm, and able to work with respect for and in support of the home’s mission and values.

This role is responsible for running the food service for all residents two days per week and reports to a Site Manager. You will be a hands-on Chef and love preparing, cooking and serving wholesome meals which are freshly produced every day. You thrive on the day-to-day running of the kitchen and making our client and residents smile!

The ideal candidate will have:
- a passion for food
- experience preparing, cooking and serving wholesome food
- an interest in baking
- an understanding of dietary requirements and food control regulations
- experience managing product quality standards and service delivery
- excellent communication skills and a flexible/can-do, committed attitude
- ability to work unsupervised

To be successful in this role you need to have a friendly disposition and enjoy interacting with Rest home staff and residents on a regular basis. This position is a pivotal part of our team and requires a cook/chef with relevant experience, or a relevant qualification either in culinary arts or professional cookery with 1-2 years‘ relevant experience.

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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