Foodstuffs NZ
Auckland City, AUK
3d ago
source : ExploreJobs

Ensure that the kitchen produces a high-quality food product always.- Anticipate and attend to the guest’s needs and desires immediately to include special events like birthdays, anniversaries, and special occasions.

  • Demonstrate superior recipe knowledge for every item on all the food menus, especially the bakery and pastry products.- Monitor food quality and quantity as it relates to portion control.
  • Monitor all food storage facilities to ensure that proper storage techniques are being used and that the cleanliness standards of kitchen are being maintained.
  • Maintain a harmonious relationship with other members of the team.- Formulate in conjunction with the Sous & Head Chef, all food menus : Dinner, functions, small plates, pizzas, desserts etc.
  • Provide high quality food for the customers- Fully cost all food menu items with the Sous Chef- Order the appropriate amount of food product in consult with the Sous Chef- Provide outside catering when directed.
  • Complete all work responsibilities and assignments in a timely manner or by the due date.- Ensure that all standard recipes are recorded, costed and followed in the kitchen.
  • Maintain innovative food menu items on all bakery & pastry items- Maintain and control food cost percentages per the restaurant budget of 20%- Introduce all measures to minimise food wastage.
  • Ensure all cooking procedures are economical and efficient.- Ensure all stock is rotated regularly.- Maintain your self-appearance in accordance with the highest grooming standards ie.
  • Cleaned and ironed full chef’s uniform, hat and clean apron always.- Maintain and promote your skills through regular appearances in the bar during and after service to converse with guests.

  • Maintain an open communications line to everyone on the team and owner.- Prepare and order food products per ordering procedures.
  • Maintain effective par stock levels for all products.- Perform monthly stocktakes for all food items as directed & track cost percentages- Maintain a clean & safe working environment.
  • Train all team members to a high standard to ensure all brigade can perform all functions in the kitchen.- Maintain and effectively roster all kitchen brigade with the Sous Chef keeping in mind the budgeted payroll percentage- Ensure the protection and maintenance of all operating equipment- Attend all scheduled meetings.
  • Perform any other duties as directed by the Sous Chef, Head Chef & Owner and or Owners representative - Relevant qualifications- Food Handlers Certificate- Proven work experience as a Baker- Proven customer service experience- Ability to follow recipes and instructions.
  • Strong leadership, motivational and people skills- Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.
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