Queenstown - Food and Beverage - Chef
Coronet Peak, New Zealand
24d ago

Our food outlets can be the busiest places on the ski areas so if you are up for the challenge of nourishing thousands at altitude then read on

We are seeking Chefs who can work as part of team to deliver exciting mountain cuisine for the winter season, with a variety of menus & several different outlets

In this role, successful applicants will be producing the highest quality products while adhering to all food hygiene practices and to all health and safety policies.

Junior Chef roles will need to hold London City and Guilds, or National Certificate in Cookery Level 3-4, a minimum of 2 years experience preferably in a fast paced, high-volume environment.

Senior Chef roles require London City and Guilds, or National Certificate in Cookery Level 4, and a minimum of 5 years experience in a high volume, bulk catering or hotel environment.

Must have experience working with Food Control.

About the role

  • Based at Coronet Peak
  • Preparation of menu items and ski area cuisine adhering to company recipes, and Head Chef Instructions, to ensure consistency
  • All mis-en-place is prepared fresh with adequate prep, in time for service
  • Stock control and planning for variances in trading, minimisation of wastage
  • Working with the Head Chef / Supply Manager, to ensure adequate stock levels are maintained
  • Mentoring and training other team members in food preparation, and food handling skills
  • Serving meals to the public with a smile!
  • Maintaining a clean and tidy section and kitchen at all times
  • Adhering to and completing tasks required by the Food Control Plan
  • Good communication with other kitchen team members and FOH team
  • Passion for producing good quality food
  • Senior Chefs must have at least 4-5 years experience in high volume catering, multi outlet retaurants or cafe, or hotel environments
  • Junior Chefs must have a minimum of two years experience in a high volume fast paced environment- short order cooking, pizza pasta, quick service restaurants and cold larder
  • Hold London City & Guilds and / or National Certificate in Cookery Level 3-4
  • Ability to maintain high standards of personal hygiene, our chefs interact often with our guests
  • Ability to maintain high standards of hygiene and food safety during food preparation to minimise any risk to our guests
  • Excellent communication and teamwork skills
  • A good working knowledge Food Control Plans and ability to assist with documentation and implementation of all facets of the NZSki Food Control Plan
  • Flexibility to adjust working practices in accordance with business levels
  • An understanding that employment is subject to the vagaries of the weather and the hours of work cannot be guaranteed
  • Skills and Qualifications

  • London City & Guilds and / or National Certificate in Cookery Level 3-4
  • Further Information

    Please note : This role may be based at Coronet Peak or The Remarkables in Queenstown.

    For further information please contact employment nzski.com

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