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

George Grieg

Seeking: Kitchen Position

Reliable, great people skills and thrive in a team. Seeking a kitchen hand position to develop new skills, take up a challenge and work alongside a hard- working team. You will find me flexible, approachable and keen to contribute. Having completed my degree I am looking forward to moving into hospitality.

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George Drillien

Seeking: Cafe/ Barista position

I am a motivated and determined person who is willing to learn. I enjoy working with people in an upbeat and positive environment, where I can develop and gain new skills. I would love to work in a busy environment and complete tasks that require moving around, I am keen to be involved in a front of house environment.

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Ryan Holt

Seeking: Bar Back position

A reliable hands on learner with great communication skills. I’m looking for an entry level job working behind the bar. I really enjoy working under pressure and being challenged to try experiences outside of my comfort zone. I understand the basics and I have a passion for learning. In the future I hope to work as part of a dedicated team and even become a bar manager

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 Sangheon (Aaron) Kim

Seeking: Cafe/ Barista position

With extensive experience as a chef and customer service I am looking for a new challenge in a café where I can learn to make a coffee that customers will love.  Responsible, positive and efficient, looking to use the skills I have gained whilst working as a café assistant to become a front of house superstar and eventually a café owner.

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Nikki Gillespie

Seeking: Senior Bar/ FOH role

I am ready to use the many skills I have learnt from hospitality and management and adapt my strengths into something I enjoy and can excel in. I am a passionate person with incredible drive,  determination, and leadership ability.  I like to set myself challenges that push me to continue to grow and learn. I’m adaptable and use innovative ideas to think on my feet and stay focused.

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