Head Chef – Ashburton

Posted 11 months ago

Are you wanting a change from the rat race? Want to be part of a stunning and well equipped kitchen 50 mins drive from Christchurch? This might be the job for you – based in the heart of Ashburton. This new complex offers 2 well appointed kitchens and a 80 seat restaurant as well as function centre and accommodation.

I am after an experienced head chef that knows local cuisine and is looking for the next step in their career. You will have had experience with modern NZ and pacific cuisine and know how to run a team of up to 4 chefs in a busy a la carte operation. Your role will be to design , implement and manage a menu as well as run the day to day operations of a busy kitchen.

This job is all about attitude, and you must fit into the team. You will lead from the front and mentor and nurture your team. Egos need not apply. Instead you will be assertive when required but all fair in your dealings. The word professional should come to mind. You will need to be able to work with the local community, and NZ owner to build the business

This role offers a generous package with a salary up to 72K for the right person. You will have full control of the kitchen and have experience with ordering, rosters, menu costings and development as well as supply engagement.

If you are interested I’d love to hear from you. To apply send me your up to date CV to my email mailto:chris@hhq.nz or hit apply now.

Hospitality HQ is a specialized recruitment company run by chefs who understand the industry. If you are interested in this role, please feel free to enquire, contact can be made to Chris Pritchard via email: chris@hhq.nz or phoning 0211014502.

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