Regional Lead Chef – Auckland

  • Company:
    Ryman Healthcare
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  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
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  • Posted:
    1 week ago
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Pioneers wanted! Lead our kitchens to continuously enhance the dining experience of our residents in this exciting new role!Use your passion and purpose to make a real difference in the lives of others!A very rare regional leadership opportunityEnjoy great variety and challenge – no day is the same!About Ryman HealthcareFor 35 years, Ryman has been pioneering retirement living for one simple reason – to provide care that is good enough for Mum. And right now, it’s more important than ever, because there is a new generation that are not retiring from life, they’re looking for a new way to live.Pioneering is part of who we are. That’s why each Ryman Village is named after a trailblazer – Sir Edmund Hillary, Rita Angus and Ernest Rutherford. They lived with passion and purpose and went beyond the ordinary. That’s exactly what we strive to do, every day, at Ryman.About the RoleWe are in a record expansion phase at Ryman and with that comes a great opportunity for a Regional Lead Chef in this exciting, newly developed position.You will be responsible for assisting in the design, development and testing of nutritious and flavorsome recipes for our Delicious menu whilst continuously enhancing the food service and dining experience of our residents. You will assist in the recruitment, orientation and ongoing training and development of our Chefs and kitchen teams. Oversight of food safety and compliance and driving the performance of our Chefs and kitchen teams to ensure they strive for continuous improvement will be key in this role. You will ensure delivery of a food and beverage service that ‘delights’ our residents.This role is supported by an experienced management team and gives you the scope to further develop with our Ryman Leaders programme.About YouWith extensive Head Chef experience and proven leadership skills, you’ll build meaningful relationships quickly by being positive and approachable. You’ll have a great eye for detail, focusing on continuously improving the nutrition and dining experience we offer our residents. You will also have experience growing and developing motivated and engaged kitchen teams.You will hold the London City & Guilds or NZQA 75/1, 75/2, 75/3, or the New Zealand Certificate in Cookery (Level 4) as a minimum.Why work at Ryman?As part of the Ryman team you will:Develop your leadership skills in our unique LEAP programmeReceive ongoing support for your professional developmentWork in a fun, friendly and supportive team environmentAccess scholarships and bursaries for further educationAccess over 60 discounts with well-known brands across a variety of sectors including; health and wellbeing, banking, insurance, and retailIf you are interested in working for a company with a clear purpose that are committed to safety, kindness and developing our people we would love to hear from you.APPLY