Joint Venture Partner
Auckland Area
  • Manage day to day operations - while owning a piece of the business
  • Flexible ownership options - JV partnerships available from $50,000 investment
  • Fun & fast paced environment

We are on the lookout for Savvy, Vibrant & Passionate Leaders who want to take the next step into business ownership. We have new and existing locations available throughout New Zealand. This is an exciting opportunity with huge growth potential for Auckland.



Mad Mex is the leader in Baja Mexican food with over 70 restaurants located across Australia & New Zealand. We strive to give our customers the best tasting Mexican food by using only the freshest ingredients, authentic Mexican spices & marinades, low fat recipes and cooking techniques that deliver big bold flavours! Our commitment to quality and to our people combined with our passion for “Food with Attitude” are key to our success.


Mad Mex New Zealand currently has 14 restaurants with 4 more coming this year and we will be growing this over the next 5 years up to 40 throughout New Zealand.



We are looking for someone with loads of energy who oozes enthusiasm and has a great passion for delivering high quality food & services. Ideally you will be an exceptional restaurant manager with experience in managing business operations in a shift work environment coupled with a proven track record of building and motivating a team. Excellent communication and customer service skills are ESSENTIAL

This will be the next step in your career with owning a slice of the burrito.


You MUST also have:

  • strong leadership ability, with experience developing & mentoring others
  • A1 interpersonal skills including the ability to build strong relationships
  • innovative problem solving skills & the ability to think outside the box
  • sound accounting knowledge in order to read and digest P&L statements
  • the ability to stay calm under pressure


You will have complete operational and P&L accountability for this high turnover business. You will take ownership for all elements of your restaurant’s performance and will be dedicated to building team spirit. Your duties are varied and will include:

  • championing Mad Mex vision & values, ensuring they are integral to everything we do
  • daily involvement in the service elements of the restaurant: opening & closing, ordering stock, forecasting & managing rosters, overseeing preparation & service, handling cash, maintaining equipment, etc.
  • Talent Management of your team – recruitment, training, mentoring, staff appraisals, performance management, etc.
  • complete P&L accountability & reporting
  • ensuring compliance with legislation and Mad Mex’s policies & procedures
  • facilitating training for in-store staff as well as franchisees and new Managers
  • assisting with the development & maintenance of “mexucation”

Sound a bit daunting? Don’t worry. Mad Mex already has a strong infrastructure in place with robust systems to help you to carry out your duties. You will have support from our Operations Manager as well as the helpful team at our Support Office – Accounts, Marketing and Training. And of course your own team of passionate Luchadors!



So if you think you have the goods and enjoy working with friendly people & great food in a fun, fast-paced atmosphere, then we want to hear from you!


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