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Chefs wanted!

Chefs wanted!

The Grand Mercure Nelson Monaco is currently recruiting for chefs.

The Monaco Kitchen | Grand Mercure Nelson Monaco is now seeking experienced applicants for Chef de Partie position to assist us over our busy summer season; this position is available for immediate start.

Reporting to the Executive Chef and Sous Chef, responsibilities will include:

  • running  your own section to ensure a  smooth service
  • cooking for a la carte, buffet, room service and functions
  • prepare mise en place, ensuring there are adequate levels for service
  • food preparation and presentation as per recipes and hotel standards
  • assist in maintaining food costs
  • assist in ordering stock, and at times liaise with suppliers
  • working with a small team to produce quality dishes
  • maintaining a clean and hygienic work environment
  • flexible approach in adapting to guest needs.

 Job specifications:

  • minimum 2 yrs experience in a similar role, must have worked in a fast paced commercial kitchen environment – you need to be hardworking and with a “get stuck in” attitude
  • excellent understanding of food hygiene guidelines, e.g. HACCP, Food Safety Plan
  • a passion for food
  • ability to work shifts including weekends and public holidays. 
  • excellent time management skills
  • reliability and punctuality
  • ability to work with your colleagues in a respectful and cohesive manner
  • applicants must be legally entitled to work in New Zealand.

Note: only those short listed for interviews will be contacted.

Applications (cv and covering letter) should be sent to:

Jay Olsen, Executive Chef (03) 547 0792