Head Chef - Roxie's Cantina
Wellington Hospitality Group
Mount Maunganui, NZ
3d ago

Head Chef

Roxie’s Cantina coming soon to the Mount

Pay Rate : $65K - $75K per year

  • Get on board right from the start
  • Develop your team and stamp your mark
  • Systems and support provided by the Kāpura Group
  • Here’s a great opportunity for a seasoned Head Chef to enjoy the challenge of helping create the new hot-spot on the strip of Mount Maunganui .

    if this sounds like you then read on to find out more about this exciting Head Chef role

    Do you love tequila? Do you love tacos?

    At Roxie’s we’ll treat locals like celebrities, we’ll treat celebrities like locals, we love the summer sun and we love to party when it sets.

    So, break out your board shorts and bikinis, long summer nights are on its way to Maunganui Road at Roxie’s. You’ll be bringing the best street food from L.

    A. and the Baja Coast all the way to Mount Maunganui!

    Take a look at Rosie’s Red-Hot Cantina & Taco Joint in Wellington's website to get an idea of what we will be bringing to The Mount : https : / / rosiescantina.co.nz /

    As the new spot in The Mount, expect a very busy, vibrant environment at Roxie’s. We are on the lookout for a Head Chef who can handle the heat! We are looking for the "thrill" cooks, someone who will smash it out of the kitchen with the team on a busy night and come out the other side together, proud of the work they’ve done!

    What we’ll love about you :

  • You will ideally have 5+ years experience working in a busy kitchen and at least 2 years in a senior role
  • You will love a hectic, fast-paced environment and thrive under pressure!
  • You will have exceptional culinary skills with a passion for pushing the boundaries around your food offering
  • You will be an empowering and hands on leader the team will be keen to follow you and come along for the journey
  • You will be able to lead from the front during key services times - including weekends and evenings
  • You’ll have high personal standards which you encourage within your team
  • You will be energetic and enthusiastic with great communication skills
  • You can demonstrate previous success in leading and developing teams
  • It’s going to be full on from the start, so being organised and good with time management is key
  • You understand the numbers and have plenty of experience with controlling costs
  • From a compliance angle, you will have the ability to develop, and execute Food Safety plans and follow company procedures
  • What we know you’ll love about us :

  • We take the time to look after our people we understand the value of our teams in creating a vibrant and successful business
  • We have a strong focus on training and are constantly looking at innovative and interesting ways to upskill our kitchen teams
  • We listen and learn from our teams regular performance reviews are one way that we do this
  • We offer great discounts on food and beverage including : 50% off food while working and... 25% off food and drink at all Kāpura venues (we’re in The Mount, Hamilton and all over Wellington)!
  • Monthly employee of the month awards
  • A venue fund to reward our team with activities
  • Regular on site and company wide incentive schemes
  • Opportunities to support your favourite charity with time or donations - 1 x paid day off per year to volunteer at a charity of your choice!
  • A range of diverse skills provided by our Support Office to help you and your venue succeed
  • For any visa holders out there...this isn’t a barrier for us!

    We will pay the cost of a VOC or Essential Skills visa for the successful applicant!

    We are a business who is constantly growing and we believe in investing in people, take a look at some of our team members and how they have progressed with Kāpura - https : / / www.kapura.co.nz / #careers

    If you are ready to take the plunge, and you would like to find out more about this exciting role then please send us your CV and a cover letter telling us a bit about yourself and why you think this role belongs to you we look forward to hearing from you!!!

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