Head Chef - Production Kitchen | Auckland_NewZealand

A passionate Head Chef required for this well known and exciting cakery!

Our client is regarded as one of New Zealand’s best cake shops, comprising 3 cafés in Auckland, a busy ordering system and a strong online presence. Our client is looking for someone with passion and personability, this is a fun and fast-paced environment, and the ideal candidate needs to be hands-on and lead from the front. 

The role:
  • It will be your responsibility to ensure that everything that leaves the kitchen is of premium quality and presentation.
  • Working with the Head Baker, Chef de Partie, and the rest of the team, you will work on daily consistencies as well as efficiencies, up-skilling, new techniques and problem-solving.
  • You will be responsible for assisting in new product development, menu changes, and new opportunities for the business.
  • You will also oversee ordering, stock control and relationships with suppliers.
  • Your week will also involve production meetings, team one-to-ones, HOD meetings and other important discussions that assist in the smooth running of the business.
  • We are a 7-day-a-week operation, with weekends being our busiest times, so understanding your team may need your ear from time to time when you are not on shift.
About you:
  • Be motivated to help your team develop and grow alongside the business.
  • Have excellent communication and EQ skills both up and down.
  • You will have experience producing high-quality, consistent, premium products, and lots of them!
  • Have relevant qualifications from your time in the kitchen and in production/large-scale settings.
  • Have experience managing a team of 10+
  • Have proficient computer skills including Excel and Word.
  • Be able to do costings for both large and small production.
  • Be innovative and ready with fresh ideas for both baking and savoury that fit our brand.
  • Have excellent written and spoken English.
  • Have a sense of humour and the ability to understand work-life balance.
What's in it for you: 
  • Monday to Friday... RARE!
  • $38ph
  • Work life balance
  • Excellent management team
  • Work with an exceptional brand
If you are savvy, down-to-earth, funny and passionate about food production, apply now or contact Issac on 095207613. 

We will not process any candidates without eligible working rights within New Zealand. 


Category: Head/Executive Chef

Location: Auckland_NewZealand

Work Type: Full-Time

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