Entry-level Recruitment

The Hospo Start 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 Hospo Start, 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 Hospo Start.”
DISTINCTION HOTEL, HAMILTON

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

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


Current Job Seekers

   

Ashton Gibbons

Seeking: Bar position 

Looking to change industry from retail to hospitality and jump behind the bar. I learn very quickly whilst working, love food, coffee and looking after customers. After more than five years in retail I am looking forward to working towards my goal of owning a bar.

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Central
   

Cameron  Brown

Seeking: Barista

 Looking for a barista position, where I can interact with customers, and no day is ever the same. I have great communication skills and work confidently under pressure thanks to previous experience in community theatre and front of house roles I have had. I am interested in a permanent position where I can one day work my way up to a management role and chase my goal of one day owning my own café.

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Central

Desiree Ransom

Seeking: Foh/ Bar

Looking to expand my knowledge in the work force and to take the right steps that will help me achieve a role in management in the future.

I am an experienced customer service professional with bar and café experience. A current LCQ certificate seeking a long-term job that supports my strong people skills. I offer a high level of professionalism and dedication to the work force. 

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West or Taupo

Greenlane Uriaro

Seeking: Foh/ barista 

An outgoing, trustworthy person with a passion for hospitality. With four years’ experience I would like to use my existing knowledge whilst having the opportunity to gain more skills to further my career. My goal is to become a senior barista and restaurant manager.

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Central West
   
   

Julia Sein

Seeking: Kitchen

A passionate and highly motivated school leaver seeking entry into the hospitality industry. I keep a cool head under pressure and am a quick thinker with creative ideas. I am eager to apply the knowledge I have gained from studying hospitality into a café or restaurant environment. I have a strong desire to meet and exceed expectations and to provide a quality of service that will impress customers and staff alike.

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North Shore

Liam Shelley 

Seeking: Foh / bar

A recent university graduate, looking to expand my horizons in the hospitality industry. I have front of house, concierge and housekeeping experience. I am a supportive team member who is looking for a change of pace and a new challenge. My goal for the short term is an entry level into the bar industry and I would love to one day have my own premises.

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Central 

Luchelle Loretz

Seeking: Barista

I am currently working as a kitchen Hand part time due to Covid19. I am passionate about any job that I do and want to continuously learn and develop myself. I love working as part of a team. I am a very reliable and caring person.

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North Shore 

Shantel Leota 

Seeking: Foh/ barista

As a highly motivated and friendly individual, I would like to further my career in hospitality as a barista or front of house person. I have good communication and organizational skills. With previous customer service experience, I believe I will be a good fit for a hospitality role.

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West