Site/Chef Manager - Market Cafe, Auckland

We have a vacancy for a motivated and talented chef to run one of our busy in-house cafés located at Turners and Growers Global in Mt Wellington, Auckland. Hours of work are Monday to Friday, 5am - 1.30pm.

You will be a hands-on chef actively involved in the creating, cooking, and presentation of all food, as well as the day-to-day running of the Café. With the support of a full-time catering assistant, you will be responsible for making our customers smile and keeping them coming back for more.

Our clientele at this site have diverse food preferences, enjoy their a-la-carte breakfasts, and appreciate our regular theme days – so the ability to be creative and cook a wide variety of cuisines is essential. You will also be 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.

This position requires a chef with a minimum of 3 years relevant industry experience, 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 a varied clientele and dietary requirements
• Manage food and labour costs within budget
• Discuss food preparation issues with managers and kitchen staff
• 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

If you have a passion for food and great service, we want to hear from you!

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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