Head Chef - Next Gen Clubs
Next Gen Health & Lifestyle Clubs
Auckland | Auckland Central, NZ
1d ago

Are you passionate about all things Food and Service and looking for an opportunity to share your expertise and to be part of a professional team and offering?

Next Gen is Australia and New Zealand’s leading premier Health and Lifestyle Clubs. We are passionate about delivering quality food combined with excellent service.

We currently have an exciting opportunity for a Head Chef to join us and lead a Team; be creative with produce and get to work within a beautiful 5 Star health and leisure facility.

About the Role

As our Head Chef we will be looking for you to share your knowledge and experience, and to lead an engaged team to deliver an experience of the highest standards.

You will hold line accountability for all aspects of Food operations that will include leadership of a dedicated team of back of house staff, driving excellence in service and product while maintaining financial viability.

You will lead by example and manage your Team to ensure that the Food Department operates within its agreed budgets, and that food hygiene and health and safety compliance is maintained.

This role reports into the Food, Beverage and Events Manager.

We operate 7-days a week so experience in workforce planning is essential to ensure that hours of operation are covered and that Team Members are supported to be the best they can be.

About You

You should have a positive attitude, be enthusiastic and be prepared to be hands on and to get stuck in with the Team. You will ideally have previous experience of working in a professional kitchen and be someone who thrives under pressure.

What will help you be successful is having :

  • Demonstrated success in a similar role including demonstrated success in the financial management of a F&B department
  • An understanding of BOH operations
  • Experience with rosters
  • The ability to professionally interact with members
  • Completed and obtained commercial cookery qualifications
  • Solid experience in all facets of café, restaurant and banquet food preparation and service; and
  • A history of people management
  • If you’re looking to join a Team and company passionate about health and well being, and share in the employee benefits including a gym membership to use and discounts on your food work then be sure to APPLY now by submitting your CV and Cover Letter.

    Next Gen Clubs as an employer :

    Next Gen Clubs is a great place to grow your career and our culture is central in making Next Gen Clubs a fantastic place to work.

    Our facilities are beautiful and We believe that our employees are our greatest asset and are the key to our success. We reward and recognise initiative and performance while investing in our employees to keep them challenged and genuinely passionate about our brand.

    About Next Gen Clubs :

    From its original base in Adelaide, Australia, the Group now includes clubs in Sydney, Perth, Canberra and Auckland, New Zealand.

    Our family orientated clubs offer unrivalled facilities and service levels for our members with state-of-the-art exercise machines, indoor and outdoor pools and hundreds of exercise classes per week.

    Our racquet facilities include tennis and squash courts. Additional facilities include licensed cafés and lounges with free internet access, crèches, children’s play rooms and programs.

    www.nextgenclubs.com.au

    Please note :

  • Flexible hours and days are required for this role
  • Proof of right to work in New Zealand documentation will be required to be presented at the first interview
  • We are inviting direct applicants only
  • All employees at Next Gen are required to undergo a Police Check prior to commencing.
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