Cafe Worker

Job Description

Hapi Organic Cafe & Maara - Clean Kai Eatery in Napier has an opening for an entry level position for someone with a great attitude and sound work ethic.  

Hapi are renown for hand making all the food we serve using organic ingredients, and specialising in plant-based, raw and fermented foods. We recently launched an organic maara kai where we grow much of the produce used in the cafe. JOIN US TO BE PART OF THE CHANGE YOU WANT TO SEE IN THE WORLD! We are a fun and dynamic wahine-driven workplace, and our team genuinely enjoy each other's company. If you think yourself, or someone you know, would be a good fit get in touch!

ABOUT THE ROLE The successful applicant will be able to work 4 days a week between the hours of 6am- 6pm and will be available to work over weekends and public holiday periods.

Duties & Responsibilities include - *Dishes, cleaning and general cafe duties as required + *Play a key role in day-to-day operations including cafe, catering and online orders  *Nurture friendly relationships with customers to increase loyalty and boost our reputation *Ensure all cafe areas are clean and tidy

Requirements and skills - *Sound organisational skills *Availability to work within opening hours (including weekends and holidays) *Excellent communication skills *Proven customer service skills *Ability to maintain a culture of efficiency and waste minimisation in the workplace to ensure viability & sustainability at all levels.

CORE TEAM VALUES *fast *friendly *commitment to quality

ABOUT US Hapi has been a thriving organic health food takeaway in the heart of Art Deco Napier since opening in Dec 2015. Our 45 Hastings Street shop is open 7 days a week 7-4pm and serves the local community as well as being a destination spot for national and international tourists seeking clean organic food. We run our cafe alongside our production kitchen which creates a range of products for sale in our online and at the weekly HB farmers markets. Key events where Hapi make a regular appearance include the Hawke’s Bay International Marathon, Hawke’s Bay A&P Show, F.A.W.C!, Te Takanga o Te Ra, Matariki Celebration and Te Matatini. We cater for private and public events (including the odd wedding) and catering clients include Hastings City Art Gallery, Department of Conservation, MTG, Trubridge Design Studio, Te Atea a Rangi Educational Trust and Te Puni Kokiri. Publications that have featured us include Cuisine, Taste, Sunday Star Times, Kia ora, Bay Buzz, Hawke’s Bay Today, Dominion Post, Lonely Planet and National Geographic Traveller. We are current contributors to Organic NZ, Bay Buzz and Living HB. We are well reviewed on Trip Advisor, Google Business and other platforms and were awarded Best Cafe in the Hawke’s Bay Hospitality Awards 2018 and Excellence in Sustainability at the 2021 Hawkes Bay Chamber of Commerce Business Awards. This year we were awarded the Sustainability Award at the Napier Inner City Business Awards and Outstanding Food Producer Award at the Hawke's Bay Hospitality Awards.

OUR TEAM Hapi has a great team culture that we love. We are an engaging and responsible employer that works to develop an independent and responsive team. We employ up to 12 staff comprising a mix of permanent full time and permanent part time employees. We offer a cadetship programme that includes learning opportunities and pastoral care.

ENVIRONMENTAL RESPONSIVENESS Sustainability is a top priority for our staff and our customers and we pride ourselves on being able to demonstrate that we are running a clean and ecologically sustainable business. We have been recognised by the Hawkes Bay Chamber of Commerce, Restaurant Association and Napier Inner City Business for our leadership in this field .

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Cafe Worker

Hapi Ora

Job type:

Full Time

Hours of work:





$20.00 - $25.00 per hour