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

  • Junior Chefs - Demi & Commis

    Location: South Island Other Salary: $45,000 + Accomodation + Utilities + Meals Posted:

    We've been BUZZed and are excited to be recruiting Junior Chefs for this South Island Hotel. This BUZZing property is currently inviting applications for Full Time Junior Chef positions. Located in one of New Zealand's most picturesque settings, their is a good chance you will fall in love with this unique location ...

  • Head Chef

    Location: South Island Other Salary: NZD$65,000 - $70,000 + accommodation, power, meals Posted:

    We've been buzzed to find a Chef, seeking a change in lifestyle. We are not looking for someone wanting a full on career - more someone happy to come into work, get the job done, whilst having a life. If you are looking for comfortable living in a rural community in the South Island, give us a BUZZ! We seek a Head C...