Head Chef

Job No: RS26369
Location: Wellington, NZ

  • EARN up to $60,000 Per Annum | Negotiable Based on Experience

  • Join an Awarding Winning & Fast-Paced Restaurant in Central Wellington

  • Opportunity for Career Progression & Development for the Right Candidate 

  • Utilise Your Experience & Demonstrate Your Skills in an Exciting Venue

  • Take Ownership in this Role With a Fresh Menu Launching in Mid-March

Our Client

An opportunity has arisen with Wellington’s newest venture supported by the joint efforts of New Zealand’s most successful hospitality minds. The company has the ability to offer a dynamic career path for those who prove themselves through commitment, talent and results. This is one of Wellington’s most exciting opportunities a Head Chef! 

The Opportunity

Our client is seeking a Head Chef to join their company in Wellington, NZ with the potential to earn up to $60,000 per annum | $55,000 - $60,000 pa based on experience. 

The primary purpose of this position is to ensure the smooth running of the kitchen and to develop and motivate a competent team of kitchen staff. 

Reporting directly to the Executive Chef some of your responsibilities include:

  • Prepare & deliver a high standard of food at all times 
  • Build & motivate a team including recruitment & training
  • Manage budgeting, cost control and work schedules 
  • Plan and develop a creative menu when required
  • Communicate directly with the Executive Chef & Owners


To be successful in this role you will be fully qualified with experience in a similar Head Chef role and have extensive experience and knowledge of dining establishments. You must also hold strong leadership and management skills, be savvy with numbers and be able to set and work towards formal targets for food/staff costings.

This is a fast paced role, in a high energy kitchen. The ideal candidate will be a creative, positive and outgoing team player with excellent organisation skills and the ability to work under pressure.

Apply today and don't miss out starting this fantastic career opportunity as soon as possible.


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