Cafe Chef (Full Time) Albany

Our busy Cafe requires a full time Cafe Chef at Chef de Partie level, to join the team!  Our Cafe, located within Mitre 10 MEGA Albany has a light, bright, open plan design and is the perfect meeting spot for our local community to come together.


About the role:

We are looking for somebody who is self-driven, shows a real passion for food, a commitment to success and a focus on delivering exceptional customer service.  A proven track record of having worked in fast-paced kitchens would be our ideal. You must have excellent communication skills, strong leadership skills, consistency and the ability to follow recipes.

  • Minimum 2 years proven ability to work in a fast-paced, pressured environment 
  • Experience with cabinet food preparation, presentation and baking
  • Experience in hot line and short order cooking
  • Strong knowledge of FCP and H&S at cafe level.
  • Level 5 Cookery strongly preferred
  • Natural ability to multi-task and supervise a team
  • High standards of work - attention to detail and quality control. 
  • You are passionate about ensuring that everything that goes out of your kitchen is to the highest standard
  • Flexible in availability – our Café’s operate 7-days a week, so your shifts will involve weekends and public holidays and early morning starts


What’s in it for you:

No night shifts!  Be a part of the Flagship store!  Working at Columbus Coffee offers a great opportunity to be part of a world-class café group. With over 70 stores around New Zealand we’re always on the look-out for exceptional people to help join us in delivering the Columbus experience to our customers.


About us:

At Columbus at Mitre 10 Albany we pride ourselves in offering a delicious meal and superb coffee. We have classic Kiwi breakfasts as well as fabulous lunch options such as homemade stone baked gourmet pizzas which you can enjoy with a glass of wine or craft beer, all in the relaxing atmosphere of our massive new garden centre. We also have an amazing playground just outside the café perfect for the little ones!


Who we are:

Riviera Hardware Holdings Limited (RHHL) owns and currently operates Mitre 10 MEGA Albany, Mitre 10 MEGA Warkworth and Mitre 10 MEGA New Lynn stores. We also operate our three Columbus Coffee shops within our MEGA stores. We deliver Prenail Frame and Truss solutions through Riviera Pre-nail and manage our own importing via Riviera Imports. 


Please Note:

All employment offers are subject to background checks including References and Ministry of Justice Checks and applicants need to be able to fulfil the inherent requirements of the role.


Permanent Full Time

Job no: C51-CHEF-28072020

Location: Mitre 10 MEGA Albany

Closing Date: Friday, 28 August 2020