Prep Chef Columbus

The ideal candidate will have a passion for food, a high level of personal presentation, possess good time management and communications skills and the ability to work in an organised and safe manner.

We are looking for a Prep Chef who will be responsible for preparing a range of baked goods for our cabinet and all prep work for the Head Chef. The ability to work in a team environment in a faced paced Cafe is required.

This position is a minimum 16 hours on a roster basis, our Cafe operates 7-days a week so your shifts will involve weekend and public holidays. You also may be asked to relieve the full-time chef on certain shifts.

Prep Chef is responsible for although not limited to;


  • Baking
  • Cabinet Food
  • Short order Brunch menu
  • Food Safety, Awareness of the Food Control Plan
While experience will be highly regarded, it is your enthusiasm and attitude that will stand out.


At Columbus Cafe our customers experience a contemporary, high-quality Cafe and our team a modern, friendly work environment.

The successful applicant will receive excellent training and no night shifts. Staff discount benefits offered for both Columbus Kerikeri and the Mitre 10 Kerikeri as well as Birthday leave after 6 months.

Please note offers will be subject to satisfactory Ministry of Justice Check. 

All applicants must have NZ residency or a valid NZ work permit

Thank you for your interest in Columbus Coffe

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Permanent (Full time), Permanent (Part time)

Job no: K12 Prepc 5 11 22

Location: Northland, Rest of Northland, Mitre 10 Kerikeri

Closing Date: Sign on Bonus