IHG Commis Chef - Crowne Plaza Christchurch in Christchurch, New Zealand


At Crowne Plaza® Hotels & Resorts our goal is to make business travel work. That’s where you come in. When you’re part of the Crowne Plaza Hotels & Resorts brand you’re more than just a job title.

Opening mid-2017, Crowne Plaza Christchurch will be a 204-room hotel consisting of an all-day dining restaurant, cocktail bar, deli café and function space. Located in the CBD, the property is in close proximity to the new Christchurch Convention Centre and Town Hall.

Crowne Plaza Christchurch is currently looking for two full time Commis Chefs to join our team.

You’ll have ambition, talent and obviously, some key skills. Because, for this vital role, we’re looking for someone who is a truly exceptional professional who is passionate about food and delivering a superior guest experience.

Working closely with our kitchen leaders, you will be responsible for assisting in the daily operations of our Restaurant, Bars, Cafe, In-Room Dining and Conference & Events.


To be successful in this role you will possess the following skills:

  • A formal Commercial Cookery Certification

  • A minimum of two years experience as a Commis Chef in a hotel kitchen environment.

  • Strong skill base and experience in a la carte, banqueting and buffet food production

  • Previous experience in a desert or patisserie capacity will be highly desirable

  • Possess great attention to detail

  • Exceptional teamwork

  • Time management skills

  • Superior communication skills

  • A working knowledge and understanding of HACCP procedures

  • High standard of personal presentation

  • Ongoing commitment to quality and providing a truly unique experience to our guests

  • The flexibility to work various shifts on a rotating roster including evenings, overnights, weekends and public holidays

  • You must meet the legal requirements to work in this country

In return for your hard work, you can look forward to a highly competitive salary and benefits package and hotel discounts worldwide. What’s more, because your career will be as unique as you are, we’ll give you all the tailored support you need to make a great start, be involved and grow.

And because the Crowne Plaza Hotels & Resorts brand belongs to the IHG® family of brands, you’ll also benefit from all of the opportunities that come from being part of a successful, global hospitality company with over 5000 hotels in over 100 countries around the world.

So whoever you are, whatever you love doing, bring your passion to Crowne Plaza and IHG and we’ll make sure you’ll have room to be yourself. Find out more about joining us today by going to careers.ihg.com at http://www.ihg.jobs/

Job: Kitchen

Location: New Zealand-Christchurch

Requisition ID: CHR000428