Food and Beverage Coordinator Part time

  • Based in Christchurch New Zealand
  • Part time position

Opening in 2021, Te Pae Christchurch Convention Centre will be a world class convention centre, centrally located in the heart of Christchurch, the gateway to the magnificent South Island of New Zealand.

Te Pae Christchurch 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. An exciting opportunity to be a part of Te Pae Christchurch’s pre-opening team is now available.

Reporting to the Culinary Operations Manager, we are looking to appoint a versatile Food and Beverage Coordinator to help deliver world class culinary experiences to our clients. The Food and Beverage Coordinator will need to implement and maintain food and beverage operational excellence.

This is a role that requires the ability to multi-task and problem solve with a positive professional attitude.

Key Duties

  • In conjunction with the Culinary Operations Manager, assist with the management of front of house culinary services offered by Te Pae Christchurch.
  • Coordinate, inspire and lead a world class culinary service front of house team.
  • Enforce Responsible Service of Alcohol practices.
  • Take responsibility for the delivery of successful food and beverage events.
  • Staff supervision and rostering to ensure the appropriate level of staff are available to meet the needs of the business.
  • Monitor and control wastage, spoilage and breakages.
  • Ensure compliance to Te Pae Christchurch’s ISO22000 Food Safety programs.

The successful candidate will:

  • Have a minimum 4 years’ experience in a hospitality environment.
  • Current Managers Licence.
  • Experience in running dinner events.
  • Experience in managing a large team.
  • Be well organised with good attention to detail.
  • Have the ability to handle pressure and work to deadlines.
  • Have excellent communication skills.

In return we offer work in a positive and encouraging environment, with opportunities for growth and development. Manaakitanga is at the heart of our operational philosophy.

Our team are committed to making a difference to Christchurch by delivering success for our community and clients.

As this an event related role the successful candidate will be required to work outside of business hours including evenings and weekends. Salary will be commensurate with experience.

Applicants must have New Zealand residency or permanent residency status.

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 pre-opening opportunity with a world class convention centre in the heart of Christchurch, we would love to hear from you.

Applications close 23 June at 4pm.

About ASM Global

ASM Global is the world’s leading venue management and services company. The company was formed by the merger of AEG Facilities and SMG, global leaders in venue and event strategy and management. The company’s elite venue network spans five continents, with a portfolio of more than 300 of the world’s most prestigious arenas, stadiums, convention and exhibition centers, and performing arts venues. From Aberdeen to Anchorage, and Sydney to Stockholm, its venues connect people through the unique power of live experiences.

From its Asia Pacific headquarters in Brisbane, Australia, ASM Global operates a network of venues that includes convention & exhibition centres in Brisbane, Cairns, Darwin, Newcastle, Sydney, Christchurch (opening 2021), Kuala Lumpur and Shenzhen; Suncorp Stadium in Brisbane, Kai Tak Sports Park in Hong Kong (opening 2023) and interests in major stadia in Sydney, Parramatta and Perth; and entertainment arenas and performance theatres in Brisbane (4), Cairns, Darwin, Newcastle, Perth, Sydney (4), Bangkok (Em Live Theatre and Bangkok Arena both opening in 2023), Dubai, Hong Kong and Kuala Lumpur.

ASM Global’s diverse portfolio of clients benefit from the company’s depth of resources and unparalleled experience, expertise and creative problem-solving. Each day, the company’s 61,000 passionate employees around the world delivers locally tailored solutions and cutting-edge technologies to deliver maximum results for venue owners, and operations, and amazing experiences for guests. By consistently looking for new ways to envision, innovate and empower the spaces and places that bring people together, ASM Global elevates the human spirit while delivering the highest value for all stakeholders. For more information, please visit