Casual Chefs

Looking for a casual job with flexible hours? Or considering a career in event catering and want to get your foot in the door?

Te Pae Christchurch Convention Centre is looking to fill a number of roles in its kitchen team and we are seeking applications from a broad range of candidates.

Not only will you be working in the South Island’s largest kitchen – you’ll be working alongside a friendly and passionate team dedicated to manaakitanga, and given full training.

Key Duties

  • Ensure that food safety standards, preparation, presentation and cooking techniques are monitored to meet Te Pae Christchurch requirements.
  • Maintain food safety records as per the safe food procedures.
  • Follow through on any dietary requirements requested for events.

The successful candidate will

  • Have a minimum two years’ experience in a similar position
  • Be well organised with excellent attention to detail
  • Have outstanding communication skills at all levels
  • Be able to maintain safety standards and to abide by HACCP
  • Be able to work well under pressure.

Te Pae Christchurch Convention Centre is proudly managed by ASM Global, the world’s leading venue management company, with more than 300 venues across five continents.

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.

The role requires flexible working hours. Salary will be commensurate with experience.

Applicants must be legally entitled to work in New Zealand.

The successful applicant will be required to provide a Criminal History Check.

Applications close 24 January 2022.

About ASM Global

ASM Global is the world’s leading producer of entertainment experiences. It is the global leader in venue and event strategy and management – delivering locally tailored solutions and cutting-edge technologies to achieve maximum results for venue owners. The company’s elite venue network spans five continents, with a portfolio of more than 325 of the world’s most prestigious arenas, stadiums, convention, and exhibition centres, and performing arts venues.

ASM Global (Asia Pacific)

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, Bahrain (opening in 2022), Christchurch (opening 2021) and Jeddah (under development), Kuala Lumpur and Shenzhen; Suncorp Stadium in Brisbane, Kai Tak Sports Park in Hong Kong (under construction) 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, Kuala Lumpur and Jeddah (under development).

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 tens of thousands of passionate employees around the world deliver locally tailored solutions and cutting-edge technologies to deliver maximum results for venue owners 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