Jennie Jefferis

Work History  

Work experience


Aug 2013 - Present
Nosh Gourmet Roadside Cafe

Cooking menu items

Baking slices, biscuits, cakes etc for the cafe

Food preparation and set-up cafe when on early shift

Cooking cabinet items 

Preparation and presentation of cabinet items for customer orders

Stock ordering

Overseeing staff 

Volunteer work

2013 - 2014
Gunns Bush Christian Camp

Camp cook - 1 Womens camp

                      2 youth group camps

                      2 school camps

Includes menu planning including special dietary needs 

ordering stock within each budget

preparing all meals including morning and afternoon tea and supper

organizing helpers and having each of the  work station tasks clearly  set up

Feb 2004 - Dec 2013
Waimate Girls Brigade

Planning and implementing weekly activities for the Senior section and Pioneer section , enabling them to achieve the required badge work.

Working with a team of leaders and helpers to achieve our goal

Catering for  approx 30 -  40 people at an annual camp held at Gunns Bush, Waimate, over a three day period.

Jan 2013 - Dec 2013

Private Home Cleaning and Gardening - an elderly Waimate couple

Cleaning the entire house including;



gardening both vegetable and flower

Feb 1990 - Apr 1997
The Ringmakers  Stafford Street Timaru

Retail and office work - stock control on computer. 

preparing staff wages

annual inventories 

retail training in stock knowledge and customer relations

Window dressing and shop displays

Various jobs in Australia

1976 - 1985

cafe work - front of house and food prep

housemaiding at Sheraton Perth Hotel

Private club Perth - cook - menu planning - stock ordering

Perth Entertainment Centre - sole cook (lunches only) menu planning - stock ordering

Rose and Crown Hotel, Midland, Perth - kitchen hand and housemaiding



Studies relating to position - Bentley school of cookery Perth Western Australia - 2years of a 3year course

specialising in french cuisine



ability to cook multiple orders 

menu planning - taking into account menu course balance and nutrition 

stock ordering

strong organizational skills

open to learning new techniques - teachable

ability to teach others

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