Chef - Summerset Kitchen, Wanganui

Saturday – Monday (8:30am – 5:00pm)
We are seeking an experienced cook who understands the importance of a good, honest meal and its ability to make a person’s day. How a recipe or flavor can bring back a happy memory or time in one’s life. This is a great position offering work life balance and the steppingstone into an industry leading company.

Summerset in the River City, Wanganui is known for its tranquil setting, gorgeous gardens and only a small stroll away from the river. Located in the onsite kitchen, Cater Plus provide meals to the care centre and village residents, as well as our onsite café, and functions. With a set menu, you will be a hands-on cook who enjoys serving wholesome meals which are freshly produced every day.

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.

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

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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