Chef - River Ridge / Alandale, Hamilton

Here at Cater Plus we are looking for an experienced Chef to support us in two of our Hamilton based kitchens. We want to hear from you if you possess knowledge and experience in:
• Preparing, cooking and plating wholesome food for residents/patients,
• Culinary knowledge and relevant industry experience (1-2 years),
• Extensive knowledge of dietary requirements, allergies and food control regulations,
• Experience in aged care and soft foods is a bonus but not essential,
• A keen eye when it comes to presentation and dish design,
• Managing product quality standards and service delivery,
• Being an exceptional team player,
• Running a smooth and efficient kitchen,
• A flexible, can-do, committed attitude,
• Ability to work unsupervised.

Site One: Birthing Centre, Hamilton
Here you will take control of the kitchen on the Chef Managers days off to produce elevated food that is tasty and well presented. At this site the numbers of patients fluctuate so you will need to flexible and organized to manage the peaks and troughs.

Site Two: Retirement Village, Hamilton.
With a set menu, you will be a hands-on Chef responsible for running the food service for all residents on your rostered days. You will love preparing, cooking and serving wholesome meals that are freshly produced every day. It will also be your responsibility to make sure the kitchen stays clean and hazard-free. To be successful in this role you need to be able to multitask and show good communication skills with both the Retirement Staff and our Chef Manager.
This unique and rewarding position is 28 hours per week roster over 4 days. Enjoy the set timetable, allowing you to plan for time with friends and family.

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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