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Hyatt Head Chef - Onemata in AUCKLAND, New Zealand


About Onemata

Located inside Park Hyatt Auckland situated on the waterfront of Wynyard Quarter overlooking the Viaduct Harbour. You will find a new culinary experience in every detail.

We are on the hunt for a Head Chef to join our passionate chefs and create local, elegant, and wholesome food with a twist.

You will be a real foodie at heart. Your love of leading a team of chefs will shine through in your collaborative leadership style. You will be responsible for the running of the Onemata Kitchen and with the support of the Executive Chef while building a strong relationship with the service team.

What we are looking for?

  • Previous experience in a similar role

  • Ability to lead and motivate the team.

  • Proven experience in menu engineering, creating recipes, and presentations

  • New methods of food production and concepts

  • Comprehensive knowledge of kitchen hygiene practices and workplace health and safety standards

  • The ability to problem-solve, delegate and prioritise with a strong eye for detail

  • Able to interact with guests providing exceptional experience

  • Ability to have Social Media exposure, to communicate with food writers, bloggers, and food stylists.


  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills

  • Qualification in Kitchen Production and Management

  • Extensive knowledge and hands-on experience in Kitchen management, menu planning and operational skills

  • Good Computer Skills especially in MS Office, email and Recipe Maintenance System

  • Comprehensive knowledge of kitchen hygiene practices and occupational health and safety standards

  • Minimum two years work experience as Chef de Cuisine or 3-4 years as Sous Chef of a hotel or restaurant of busy/excellent standard

Primary Location: NZ-N-Auckland

Organization: Park Hyatt Auckland

Job Level: Full-time

Job: Culinary

Req ID: AUC000326

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