Kitchen Hand

Date posted: 13 Mar 2018 | Applications close: 27 Mar 2018

Millennium Hotels and Resorts is one of New Zealand's largest hotel operators and part of a rapidly expanding international network of hotels. This company has the ability to offer a dynamic career path for those who prove themselves through commitment, talent and results.

·         Fantastic opportunity to kick start your career into the Hotel industry

  • Working in NZ's largest Hotel and one of the industries largest Hotel operators

·         Immediate start


About the Company

Millennium, Copthorne and Kingsgate Hotels are one of New Zealand’s largest hotel operators and part of an expanding international network of hotels.  We pride ourselves on offering an outstanding service experience at each of our 21 hotels for business and leisure guests alike. 


About the Job

Copthorne Hotel & Resort Lakefront  Queenstown has a great opportunity for an individual looking to start their career in the Hotel and Chef industries by working for New Zealand’s largest Hotel. In this role, you will play an integral part in the running of the hotel kitchens from the restaurant to banquets. To succeed in this role you will be self-motivated, well organised and enjoy working in a fast paced environment.  You will be responsible for the preparation and cooking of food to the highest company standards, whilst maintaining a clean, safe and tidy work environment at all times.


The responsibilities of the role include:

  • Washing dishes
  • Maintaining a clean kitchen and staff room
  • Rubbish removal
  • Assistance in basic food preparation
  • Reliability and flexibility is a must and this would be a good starting opportunity for a trainee cook/chef to get some hands on experience in a commercial kitchen.



·         Career development and nationally accredited training opportunities

·         Discounted hotel rates regionally and internationally

·         Discounted health care

·         Meals on duty

Hours of work will vary with guest numbers but applicants must be available to work rostered shifts which may be mornings, days, evenings, nights and/or weekends.


Experience is not essential however you will need to demonstrate a self-motivated, team player attitude with the ability to work well under pressure. We require someone who is helpful, has a good standard of personal grooming and hygiene.


If this opportunity fits your experience 

Only people with a legal right to work in New Zealand will be considered for this vacancy. Please only apply if you have the appropriate documentary evidence.

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Name: Edwina Gould
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Property: Copthorne Hotel & Resort Queenstown Lakefront


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