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.

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, call us today on 0800 737 827 to discuss or email prostart@restaurantnz.co.nz.

 


 

Current Job Seekers

SAVINGS & VALUES

Raewyn Swney

Seeking: Front of House Role

With a genuine interest in hospitality, I am looking for an entry level position on the floor where I can learn and be part of a professional team. Having learnt the basics, I am ready for a challenge. Being friendly, presentable, and hardworking team player with a high standard of appearance and hygiene. I’m willing to go the extra mile for the team and guests alike.

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South Auckland

Darren Hunter

Seeking: Front-of-house role

A bright, friendly, hardworking individual with a positive attitude. Career driven that will go the extra mile. A fast learning in FOH and flexible to all shifts. I would offer exceptional service to all customers and the team. I am seeking an employer wiling to train me as I would like to join your business.

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West Auckland

Geneva Te Kahu

Seeking: Kitchen hand / dishy role

A team player with a unique bubbly character, enthusiastic and fast learner, with a drive to establish a career in hospitality. Comfortable with people and great communication skills, I offer my commitment and willingness to go the extra mile for the team and guests. Would love the opportunity to commit to your business, am flexible to work as required and understand the value of a customer and enjoy making them smile.

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 West Auckland

Ann-laree Hopkins

Seeking: Glassie, runner

When I put my mind to something I am determined to achieve it. With a passion for baking and throwing parties, I’m fast on my feet and have good people skills. I am interested in becoming a bar tender and I think my curiosity and ability to learn will make this possible. I will make customers feel welcome and work with a smile.

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 Hamilton

Aysha Waetford

Seeking: Dishy, kitchen hand, food prep

When I am not gardening or socializing with family, I am researching new recipes and experimenting with ingredients. I am passionate about many areas of hospitality, and especially the concept of ‘garden to plate’. I am interested in working my way up in a kitchen, because I love the challenge of succeeding under pressure, and my previous experience with executing successful flow of inward/outward goods of fresh produce can be of value.

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 Hamilton

Grace Van Zoeren

Seeking: Runner

Determined and adventurous with a love of cooking and music. I am seeking a role as a runner where my initiative and warm personality can be of value. I strongly believe in growth and honesty and would show my commitment through the care and effort I put into all responsibilities I am given.

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 Hamilton

June Tuivaiti

Seeking: Concierge, Meet/Greet, Porter

When I am not playing baseball, or visiting places with my daughter, I am developing my customer service skills. I am determined to work as a concierge because I would enjoy greeting and meeting people from around the world, and be the one they can trust. I am kind with a willingness to help and believe that I could contribute by putting my people skills out there.

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 Hamilton

Katie Bennett

Seeking: Sales Assistant/Retail

Honest and warm vibe with a passion for reading and spending time with friends. I am seeking a role as a retail sales assistant where my customer service skills can be of value. I strongly believe kindness and empathy would contribute by delivering a happy customer experience.

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 Hamilton

Lisa Hounuku

Seeking: All rounder, FOH or BOH or mix

When I am not baking or working on the marae I am spending time with my mokos, keeping fit, and cooking for whanau gatherings. Having experienced and trained in the kitchen, I am keen on learning about all areas of a hospitality venue because I would like to be a valuable and versatile employee. I am patient, encouraging and love to surprise people. I will be at work on time to complete my tasks quickly and efficiently.

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 Hamilton

Stanley Nelson

Seeking: Glassie

With a passion for interacting with people, experimenting with flavours and making drinks, I believe I have the potential to become a great bar tender. In my spare time you’ll find me baking or watching Anime`, while I’m at work you’ll find me determined, helpful and eager to learn.

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 Hamilton

Tiffany Scoble

Seeking: Runner/FOH

People person and open minded with a love for coffee and food. I am seeking a role as a waiter where my previous experience as a runner and customer service skills can be of value. I strongly believe in respect and kindness and would show my commitment by managing my time well.

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 Hamilton