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Food and Beverage Coordinator - Te Pae Christchurch Convention Centre

  • 5 Sep 2022 9:52 PM
    Message # 12906960

    Food and Beverage Coordinator

    • Full-time permanent

    • Based in Christchurch, New Zealand

    Te Pae Christchurch Convention Centre is a world-class event venue centrally located in the heart of Christchurch, the gateway to the magnificent South Island of New Zealand.

    The Centre is proudly managed by ASM Global, Asia Pacific’s leading venue management company and one of the world's premier convention and exhibition management specialists.   

    We are looking to appoint a professional Culinary Coordinator responsible for delivering world-class food and beverage experiences.

    In this dynamic role, you will lead a team of supervisors and floor staff within Te Pae Christchurch to provide exceptional service to our clients.

    Our people are the most important part of Te Pae Christchurch. You will nurture a culture that delivers service excellence, high quality standards and values of manaakitanga, to ensure clients’ briefs are met and a successful event is delivered every time.

    In return, we offer work in a positive and encouraging environment with opportunities for growth and development. 

    Key responsibilities:

    • In conjunction with the Food and Beverage Manager, assist with the management and delivery of banqueting services at Te Pae Christchurch.

    • Ensure planning, execution, and delivery of food, beverages, and service for events, across days, nights, and weekends per business requirements, leading by example with a hands-on approach.

    • Optimal rostering and workforce planning to ensure event wage costs are within required guidelines.

    • Oversee timely readiness of culinary service event rooms and areas pre-event across Te Pae Christchurch.

    • Scheduling and coordination of operational front-of-house staffing requirements relating to all banquets.

    • Provide leadership and guidance to a multi-cultural world-class team.

    • Provide a safe work environment for your team. 

    The successful candidate will:

    • Minimum two years recent experience in a similar role, managing multiple events and a large food and beverage team, with a focus on client and customer service.

    • Management experience leading and inspiring operational teams to deliver results.

    • Excellent planning, organisational, communication, and presentation skills.

    • A creative and progressive approach and passion for hospitality.

    • Be able to self-motivate and motivate others.

    • Ability to be both operational and strategically focused.

    • Exceptional attention to detail.

    • A current Duty Manager's Licence.

    Applicants must be legally entitled to work in New Zealand

    The successful applicant will be required to provide a criminal history check.

    If you meet the above criteria and want to be part of this exciting opportunity at a world-class convention centre in the heart of Christchurch, we would love to hear from you.

    Applications close on Friday September 16 at 5:00 pm.

    We reserve the right to close this vacancy early if a suitable candidate is found.

    To apply for this role go to www.tepae.co.nz, www.seek.co.nz or contact HR@tepae.co.nz 

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