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Payment: Paid Position (Based on experience)
Location: Lake Tekapo
Region: Christchurch & Canterbury
Experience: Limited Experience Necessary


Tekapo Springs is looking for a passionate kitchen person with customer services and sales skills. The Cook is a permanent position for our Tahrbar Café kitchen.

Being point of contact with food requires you and all Cafe Staff l to work in accordance with the food health and safety act at all times going above and beyond to ensure the customer receives the best possible product.

The successful applicant will be working on a full-time roster system. Duties will include food preparation, cooking, processing orders, dealing with food delivery's, regular weekly and daily cleaning tasks, stock control, cleaning dishes and some assistance in the Café when required.

We are looking for a passionate, food loving, energetic, enthusiastic, confident, reliable and well-presented individual with a professional manners. Applicants must have the following:

  • Knowledge and passion about food preparation

  • Be able to maintain a clean work environment

  • Able to work under pressure and multitasking

  • Knowledge about food health & safety

  • The ability to work unsupervised & well as part of a team

  • Duty Managers certificate preferred

Tekapo Springs is located on the shores of stunning Lake Tekapo. Our small alpine village is quickly becoming a tourist destination with year round outdoor activities in a stunning alpine environment. We offer great deals to our staff members and you are able to use our activity facilities free of charge if you work for us.

Support in finding suitable accommodation is offered.

If you are passionate about dealing with food, working in the tourism industry and you want to be part of a great team head to the link below and submit an application.


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