Head Chef

Job Description

Duties of the successful applicant will include:

Writing menus

Calculating food costs and working within set cost parameters

Running the kitchen team Writing kitchen rosters Hiring & training new kitchen staff

Ensuring Food Control Plan is followed and all licence guidelines are adhered to

Working with front of house Manager to ensure smooth running of service between teams

Food handling/preparation

Cabinet food preparation

Breakfast/grill cooking

General kitchen work

Ideal skill-set/experience:

A minimum of 5 years in a head chef position

Be able to prepare food at a fast pace whilst maintaining a high standard

The ability be able to work well in a team environment

Passion for all things food!

Previous experience in a professional kitchen is essential, experience at a senior level is essential

Experience with prepping and creating awesome and innovative cabinet food

Have a high standard of hygiene and presentation

Have a positive attitude

Applicants must have the necessary visa or citizenship permissions to work in this role.

We unfortunately cannot sponsor or assist in getting a visa.

As we are a 7 day a week business, the ability to work weekends is a must.

Due to a high level of applicants, only those invited for an interview will be contacted.

Head Chef

Bunsen - Switch Espresso

Job type:

Full Time

Hours of work:



Christchurch City


$23.00 - $35.00