Part-time or Full-time kitchen hand/cook

  • We are a busy food stall in inner-city Christchurch serving up Malaysian fare, and we need an experienced part-time or full-time kitchen hand/cook to join our energetic team.
  • We are looking for someone with at least 2 years of experience cooking in different styles of traditional Malaysian cuisine, who is hard-working, a fast learner, reliable, organized, creative, and passionate about food and customer service.
  • You will be able to work in a high-pressure, high-turnover environment, have excellent interpersonal and communication skills, be a team player and able to work unsupervised, and also able to take instruction well.
  • You will also be able to work a flexible schedule including days, evenings, weekends, and public holidays.
An application must possess:
  • NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.
  • Ability in food preparation and cooking, plating, and presentation.
  • Ability to maintain high standards and monitor quality, taste, and presentation of each dish set out by management at all stages of preparation and presentation.
  • Ability to maintain and order stocks and supplies and also identify freshness or issues in raw materials.
  • Kitchen experience and cleaning to maintain high standards of personal and workplace hygiene.
  • Ability to maintain kitchen equipment and tools in perfect working condition.
  • Knowledge in compliance with health and safety regulations also follows food safety requirements.
  • Positive attitude, willingness to learn, and a work ethic.
  • Able to work as a versatile individual within a team.
  • Ability to multitask and time management skills.
  • Ability to work with management on promotions and advertisements.
  • At least two years of relevant experience may substitute for the formal chef/cook qualifications.
  • Relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may be required in addition to the formal qualification.
  • If you would like to join our happy and hard-working team, please send your resume to

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