The BUZZ Team


Simon Baker

Senior Career Designer

Simon grew up within the Hospitality Industry though his parents. He completed his Hospitality Studies at CPIT. Upon completing his studies Simon headed to Europe and spent nearly eight years running Bars and Nightclubs before returning to New Zealand and becoming an Operations Manager for a Hospitality Group in Wellington. Simon then went on to owning his own restaurant for over six years before he found recruitment.

Having now been involved in Hospitality Recruitment for over three years, Simon, as a Career Designer for BUZZ loves connecting quality Candidates and Clients together

Simon's latest roles

  • Executive Chef and Sous Chef - Christchurch Hotel

    Location: Christchurch Salary: N/A Posted:

    The GM is looking for talented "hands on" Executive Chef and Sous Chef, with an array of flavours and techniques to create the profile of the food operation for this exciting Hotel. We are looking for leaders to take control of the kitchen operations and drive success. If you have hotel experience and looking for a ...

  • Part Time Chef - Christchurch

    Location: Christchurch Salary: N/A Posted:

    We have been BUZZed & have a great Chef / Cook position for a committed hospitality professional. We are looking for a Chef that is interested in being part of this laid back team of serious industry professionals. If you're looking to join a pumping Christchurch venue, give us a BUZZ!!!! The ideal person will be so...

  • Chef De Partie - Christchurch

    Location: Christchurch Salary: N/A Posted:

    You would be a culinary professional with drive and passion who has been exposed to a busy cafe / brunch environment. The pans & grill will get extremely busy at times within this newly designed establishment. This Buzzing opportunity would suit a talented Chef de Partie, competent on the grill and hot sections with...

  • Sous Chef - Queenstown

    Location: Queenstown Salary: $60,000 salary Posted:

    We have been BUZZed and looking for a talented Sous Chef with the desire and hunger to become the best chef in NZ. The Executive Chef is looking for someone talented, that wants to make a name for themselves and hone their skills in a truly spectacular environment. The Executive Sous Chef is the backbone to the F&B ...

  • Cafe Chef - Christchurch

    Location: Christchurch Salary: N/A Posted:

    We have been BUZZed and looking for a temp Chef, for a central Christchurch cafe starting ASAP!!. Ideally you will have been at CDP level or above for at least 4 years working in a quality focussed environment. You will be a strong communicator who can get creative and keep the standards high. The ability to do baki...