Mexicali Fresh Napier Assistant Manager


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$18.00 per hour


Hospitality & tourism

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all locations and franchising, Hawke's Bay 



Employment Type:

Full time

Job Description:

Mexicali Fresh Napier is a new dynamic fast casual restaurant, serving only the freshest food to our locals. We are seeking that special someone to join the Mexicali Familia and climb the ladder to management.
Since our conception in 2005, Mexicali Fresh has developed into a real New Zealand success story. Our “recipe” for success is our ability to deliver the freshest most flavoursome food with speed and amazing customer service. Our food is prepared by dynamic staff who love engaging with even the most discerning of customers, looking to “Practice Safe Mex”.

A role for Assistant manager is available for the right person, who is willing to follow our systems and learn from the bottom up.

The successful Mexicali Ninja will have most if not all

             A love for Mexicali, or Mexican food
  • 2-3 years customer service experience, preferably hospitality
  • General Managers Certificate that is current
  • Non flakey, has a strong work ethos and is punctual and reliable
  • Good eye for detail and enjoys using initiative
  • Smart appearance and takes pride in looking tidy and presentable
  • Can handle ‘the heat in the kitchen’, can work fast paced and concise in a high pressure environment
  • Loves being around people, bubbly nature, and  a willingness to help
  • Takes direction well and can follow procedures, and takes comfort in a job well done
  • Can communicate well to staff and customers, whatever the environment
  • Business operational knowledge a bonus but not essential
In a nutshell – We need someone with a positive attitude and a friendly demeanor who is not afraid of hard work.  Most importantly, you must be reliable and a great teammate to succeed at Mexicali Fresh.  Our motto is “hire the smile and train the skill”
In return for your commitment we can give you…
  • Competitive pay rates that include pay increase for new responsibilities achieved
  • Strong and smart management structure that is approachable and encouraging
  • Mint working conditions
  • Future development into positions of responsibility and potentially Store management for the right candidate
  • Compassionate and caring owners who take pride in their workers
Mexicali is open 7 days a week 8am – 10pm, for breakfast lunch and dinner. The hours of this role are 30-40 hrs. per week. The hours will include some evenings and weekends.
Soooo Senor/Senorita… if this relationship ticks all the boxes, contact us via email with a cover letter and CV to through the apply button.


Job Requirements:


Performs a variety of duties relating to the daily operations and overall appearance of food service areas, including greeting, recognizing, assisting and thanking every customer.
Major responsibilities include ensuring an accurate accounting of all transactions, full knowledge of Host Responsibility and alcohol service including checking identification. Organization and excellent interpersonal skills are major components of this position. Operates margarita machine and assembles beverage orders.
Tasks Performed:
  •  Greets guests as they enter and exit the restaurant.
  •  Receives cash bank at beginning of work shift and verifies      accuracy by counting money in cash drawer.
  • Ensures an accurate accounting of all transactions.
  • Obtains and reviews information regarding price changes or menu specials
  • Rings food and beverage orders into Point of Sale system. Itemizes and totals guests’ food and beverage purchases.
  • Checks identification when required and prepares voucher for credit and EFTPOS purchases.
  • Collects cash, checks, credit and EFTPOS payments from guests. Makes change for cash transactions,verifies identification for check and prepares vouchers for charge and EFTPOS purchases.
  • Counts money, checks, and charge payments in cash drawer at tend of shift. May reconcile checks, cash receipts, and credit sales with total sales to verify accuracy of transactions at the end of the work shift
  • Ensures that proper identification is always obtained and that minors are not served alcohol .
  • Has a clear understanding of all liquor laws
  • Has thorough understanding of types of Mexican beer and tequila on offer.
  • Packages foods in appropriate containers for eat-in or take-away.
  • Maintains professional appearance at all times, clean and well-groomed as per standards.
  • Demonstrates complete understanding of restaurant policies and procedures.
  • Exhibits outstanding attendance and punctuality and takes corrective action to prevent recurring absences.
  • Displays a positive and enthusiastic approach to all assignments.
  • Responsible for overall guest experience.
  • Relays relevant comments received from customers directly to Duty Manager.
  • Maintains a clean work area and ensures compliance with all health and sanitation regulations.
Company Info
Mexicali Fresh
New Zealand

Phone: 0800 EAT MEX (Head Office)
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