Senior Chef - The Wayward Pigeon
Wellington Hospitality Group
Hamilton, NZ
4d ago

The primary purpose of

the Senior Chef is to support the Head Chef and / or Sous Chef and be part of the team. You are a leader, trainer and mentor to Junior Chefs and Kitchen Hands.

A Senior Chef is a developmental role with the aim to expand on already strong cookery skills, as well as management skills, so as to one day run the kitchen.

Previous experience within a commercial kitchen is a must.

Requirements for the role :

  • A minimum of 2 years experience in a commercial kitchen
  • Always lead your team in striving for excellence in everything that you do
  • Motivate and lead the team during your shifts
  • Work in line with the venue and Kāpura’s expectations
  • Create and control an upbeat culture within the team
  • Show excellent communication and listening skills for your team and customers
  • Ensure all operational processes and procedures are adhered to
  • Ensure FOH and BOH cohesion at all times
  • Identify potential service issues and act accordingly to avoid them
  • Handle complaints with empathy and ensure a more than satisfactory outcome for our customers
  • Always portray a positive attitude, be happy, smiling and having fun
  • What's in it for you? As ever, we're extremely passionate about the development of our team and provide everyone with industry leading training, a clear structure for career progression and numerous rewards and incentives.

    We offer :

  • A clear career path and staff progression
  • Quarterly performance reviews
  • 50% off all food whilst working
  • 25% off all food and drink when not working
  • Monthly employee of the month award including restaurant vouchers, sports tickets and spa & beauty vouchers
  • Regular on-site and company-wide incentive schemes
  • Support or donations with any charity & community projects you are involved in
  • If the Wayward Pigeon seems like a venue you would like to work for and the Senior Chef role is your next career step ...apply now!

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