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Job Description:

-       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

Job Requirements:

-       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.
Company Info
Xenia Group Limited

Auckland, New Zealand

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