Cook - a la carte

Job ID 22488321
Waikato, Hamilton
Listed on 30 Apr 2024

About this job

Hamilton central Italian restaurant are looking for a cook to join their team ASAP. This is a full time permanent position. You will work directly under the supervision of the Head Chef and Sous Chef. Duties will include, but are not limited to; ensuring the kitchen area is clean and tidy and meets Food Standards requirements, prep, cook and package batches of good that are then prepared to order or kept warm until sold, cook exact number of items ordered with the ability to working on several orders simultaneously, operate large-volume cooking equipment, prepare specialty dishes and other general foods under the supervision of Chefs, read food order slips or receive verbal instructions and then prepare food according to the instructions, verify that prepped food meets requirements of quantity and quality, clean and stock workstations and display cases, handle the ordering and in-take of supplies, schedule activities and equipment use using daily menus to help coordinate timings. You will need to be someone with exception time management and organisational skills, that is able to efficiently under pressure. You will be working in a close team environment, so need to be able to function well with the team, while also being able to work individually as required. Preferably you will have a flair for preparing and serving high quality meals, and an understanding of kitchen cost control. In return, this employer offers you a competitive salary and a fantastic chance to make a name for yourself and learn and grow your skills.

Job Requirements

MUST have ONE YEAR minimum experience in an a la carte establishment. MUST have relevant cookery qualification. Applicants must be able to provide references from previous relevant employers. MUST be able to work night shifts and weekends.

Days of work
Shift work - 5 days/week - 30-50 hrs/wk. Restaurant hours: M/T/W 5pm-9pm, Th/F/Sa/Su 12pm-9:30pm (30 hours per week)
Pay Details
Job Category
Career Level
Entry level (6 months - 2 years)
Driver Licence
Not Required
Pre-employment drug test required

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