Entry-level Recruitment

The ProStart programme is committed to assisting employers with the challenge of finding people with the right skill set to enter the hospitality industry.

In partnership with the Ministry of Social Development we are part of changing people’s lives, seeing them equipped with entry level skills and mentoring support to gain and maintain employment in hospitality.


“It’s great to see young people being introduced to the industry as a profession. Through ProStart, they receive current, interesting, exciting knowledge that is relevant to the hospitality industry today. We have been lucky enough to have had some hard-working and dedicated team members come to us through ProStart.”


The below candidates have enrolled and graduated from Restaurant Association’s ProStart programme and are now actively seeking entry-level positions in hospitality. Find out more about the ProStart programme here.

If you’re interested in hiring a ProStart graduate or have reached out to them through their CV information please call us on 0800 737 827 to discuss or email prostart@restaurantnz.co.nz.



Current Job Seekers


Loa Filo

Seeking: Glassie

New to hospitality industry, I am looking for an entry level role as a glassie, to start working towards my goal of becoming a bar tender. I believe my skills of attention to detail and fast paced work ethic would make me a good fit for this role. I look forward to learning more about bartending because I am really interested and keen to develop.

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 Central Auckland

Mariam Ahmed

Seeking: Kitchen Hand, Halal

As a dedicated and friendly person, I am excited to start my career as a kitchen hand. I believe my cleaning skills, helpful nature and loyalty would make me a good fit for this role. I am excited to learn more about the hospitality industry and develop my new career

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 Central Auckland