At Compass Group we love what we do, providing great food and support services to millions of people around the world, every day. Food is our core competence and we pride ourselves on our ability to provide clients with a wide range of innovative dining solutions. Corporate Responsibility is a cornerstone of our commitment to provide the highest quality service to our customers.
We are looking for Head Chef’s to work at across our Business & Industry sites in Wellington.
Our operation is 7 days a week, you must be available to work a rotating roster, which includes weekend work. The latest you will finish daily is 8/8:30pm.
In this position you will be responsible for leading and inspiring our team to produce excellent food while also managing and coordinating the daily tasks of a kitchen. This will include; preparing, cooking and presenting food, while ensuring the quality of every dish we serve. You will need to be able to cook within a budget, cost menu items and complete ordering. You will be responsible for the completion of our Food Control Plan and Allergen Management, alongside our Supervisor’s. Health and Safety is our number 1 rule, you will be an advocate and role model for safety in the workplace. Along with keeping the kitchen clean and tidy. You must be confident with Microsoft applications and computer use.
As our customers are generally 18yrs – 22yrs old, having strong communication skills to this demographic is a must.
Bulk cooking experience is highly advantageous, with an understanding of heavy prep = smooth service.
Our perfect candidate will have a good understanding of Allergen and Food Control Plan management, be hard working, have excellent communication skills, with a friendly outgoing personality. Ideally will have at least 5 years of experience as a qualified chef, with the clear ability to lead a team by building a motivated and cohesive unit and hold a food safety certificate (Unit Standard 167 & 168).
You will need to have the ability to work independently and confidently but, most importantly, you will demonstrate a passion for great food, customer service and quality.
Role commencement dates are February 2021 and you must hold a valid visa.