Kitchen Manager
Glenfield, New Zealand
2d ago

About us

Join us on our journey to establish a world class retirement village practising and fostering a resident-directed model of care.

The Orchards, on Auckland's North Shore, embodies our determination that our elders enjoy the very best in their retirement and offers a full continuum of care from independent living through to rest home and residential hospital level care.

At The Orchards, we're passionate about enabling people to get the very most out of their retirement; and we're just as committed to helping our team get the most out of their careers.

About the role

Our dedicated Kitchen team are looking for a hard working and reliable Kitchen Manager to lead them on a full time basis, delivering excellent service to our residents.

This role is more than just everyday cooking. It is about using your strong culinary experience and creativity to provide high quality food and a great dining experience, including whipping up treats for special events and formal dinners.

You will be responsible for managing dietary requirements of our residents, stock control, kitchen budgets, staff rosters and catering for large village functions.

As manager, you will utilise your team building and leadership skills to train, develop and inspire a team of kitchen staff and lead by example.

Additionally, you will form quality resident relationships and surprise them with your gastronomical delights.

On offer is a full time opportunity, working 40 hours per week.

Skills and Experience Required

  • Experience training and managing kitchen staff
  • Outstanding customer service skills
  • Food industry qualification
  • Excellent food hygiene practices and personal presentation
  • Experience catering for special dietary requirements
  • Creativity and exceptional menu planning
  • Computer literacy
  • Benefits

    In return for your expertise, we are serving up a secure, rewarding, full time job with an established market leader and a competitive remuneration package that compliments your skills.

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