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Executive Chef

Exquisite 5* Game Lodge Botswana

Have relevant traceable culinary qualifications

6 years Exec Chef experience in a  5 star Hotel / Game Lodge required.

The applicant must be over 30 years of age and enjoy working and living in remote bush environments.

International experience.

Be fully computer literate and have excellent menu composition skills.

Be able to multi task under pressure and have a uncompromising approach to excellence.

It’s imperative that the applicant has strong organizational and leadership skills.

Be able to motivate subordinates and maintain a positive working environment under stressful conditions, at times.

Be highly innovative, methodical and a self motivated individual.

 Salary P 37 800 (about R 48 700) per month gross

Including cottage.

Return flights per year  – JHB

50% Medical aid paid by company on company approved med aid.

Get staff bed night privileges

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Executive Chef.

5* Game Lodge Botswana

Highly Reputable Game Lodge Chain

5 years Exec Chef experience in a remote  5 star Hotel / Game Lodge required.

Management of 5* Game Lodge kitchens

MUST have worked in a remote 5* Game Lodge  before

MUST have written references (Please send with the CV)

MUST have a diploma or degree in hospitality or culinary (please send with the CV)

Manage Kitchen Staff training

Organizational and leadership skills

Self motivated

Manage orders and month end procedures

Deliver a five star food to our guests

Excellent Guest Relation skills required

Asset control & Hygiene and safety

Food  budgets, controls and costings

Reports to the camp GM

Have relevant traceable culinary qualifications

5 years Exec Chef experience in a  5 star Hotel / Game Lodge required.

International experience.

Be fully computer literate and have excellent menu composition skills.

Be able to multi task under pressure and have a uncompromising approach to excellence.

Salary R 31 500 – R 37 500 negotiable ( P 25 000 – P 30 000 )

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Executive Chef.

World Class 5* Game Lodge Western Cape

5 Star fine dining experience is essential as well as a relevant Tertiary Qualification.

Candidates must have at least 10 years managerial experience in a Kitchen and

must have been an Executive Chef for at least 5 year.

In full control of the Kitchen Department.

To be in charge of a team of 12 Chefs plus 4 Scullery Assistants and one Kitchen Cleaner.

The candidate will be responsible for the following (this is not a closed list): Seasonal menus.

All costing, month end stock takes, financials and ordering of stock.

Management of the different Kitchen outlets at the Lodge.

Extra Ordinary Dining options in and around the Lodge.

Working closely with the Food and Beverage Team to ensure clear open communication between the departments.

Training and facilitating growth of each individual in the Kitchen.

Daily and monthly team meetings as well as quarterly one on one meetings with all staff.

Rostering, timekeeping and Internal Relations of all staff in the Kitchen.

Involvement in Marketing and showcasing the food on offer for site inspections and media visits.

Special menus for special occasions such as Valentine’s Day, Christmas Day etc.

Salary is highly negotiable ( Highly Attractive – above market related ) – including accommodation.

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Exec Chef/ Pastry – Chef de Partie –  Couple.

World Class 5* Game Lodge – Western Cape

South African Citizen

10 years Senior Chef experience in 5 Star Establishments

Full Control of the entire Lodge Cuisine

Management of the different Kitchen outlets at the Lodge.

Extra Ordinary Dining options in and around the Lodge.

Fine Dining experience is a requirement

Working closely with the Food and Beverage Team to ensure

clear open communication between the departments.

Training and facilitating growth of each individual in the Kitchen.

Pastry Chef Requirements :

Experience in the kitchens of 5 Star Lodges/Hotels required

Chef School (or similar qualifications)

Previous experience in the Pastries department would be beneficial

Basic computer skills

Good all round experience in the Kitchen is necessary, but pastry experience is essential.

This candidate must have a very focused pastry background.

The candidate will be in charge of our High Tea buffets and assist the Executive Chef with desserts

on our A La Carte menu. Candidate must have at least 5 years pastry experience in a 5 star environment

and a relevant Tertiary Qualification.

English speaking

Driver’s License

Salary Exex Chef – Negotiable – Highly attractive – Well above market related –  including accommodation

Salary Pastry Chef – Negotiable including accommodation

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Exec Chef

Exclusive 5* Game Lodge Hoedspruit area Limpopo.

Chef’s qualification with further 5 years 5* Game Lodge cuisine experience required.

Fine Dining experience in 5* Game Lodges required.

Excellent managerial abilities.

Strong Leader and lead by example

Problem solving & organizational skills

Menu planning & costing and control of food and relevant stock

Must have good communication skills at all levels

Excellent Guest & Staff Relation skills required.

Salary R 25 000 including accommodation.

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Sous Chef

World Class 5* Game Lodge Western Cape

Candidate will be working directly under the Executive Chef

Candidates must have at least 10 years’ experience in a Kitchen

and must have been in a senior position for at least 5 years.

5 Star fine dining experience is essential as well as a relevant Tertiary Qualification. and with another Sous Chef.

The two Sous Chefs will be in charge of the Kitchen when the Executive Chef is on leave.

The Kitchen Team consists of 12 Chefs, plus 4 Scullery Assistants and one Kitchen Cleaner.

The candidate will be responsible for assisting the Executive Chef in all the following areas: Seasonal menus.

All costing, month end stock takes, financials and ordering of stock. Management of the different Kitchen outlets at the Lodge.

Extra Ordinary Dining options in and around the Lodge.

Working closely with the Food and Beverage Team to ensure clear open communication between the departments.

Training and facilitating growth of each individual in the Kitchen.

Daily and monthly team meetings as well as quarterly one on one meetings with all staff.

Rostering, timekeeping and Internal Relations of all staff in the Kitchen.

Involvement in Marketing and showcasing the food on offer for site inspections and media visits.

Special menus for special occasions such as Valentine’s Day, Christmas Day etc.

Salary highly negotiable – Well above market related and highly attractive including accommodation.

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Head Chef

Exclusive 5* Game Lodge Hoedspruit area Limpopo.

Chef’s qualification with further 4 – 5 years 5* Game Lodge cuisine experience required.

Excellent managerial abilities.

Strong Leader and lead by example

Problem solving & organizational skills

Menu planning & costing and control of food and relevant stock

Must have good communication skills at all levels

Excellent Guest & Staff Relation skills required.

Salary R 16 000 – R 17 000 including accommodation.

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Head Chef

Exclusive intimate 5* Game Lodge – Mpumalanga

Minimum 5 years 5* Game Lodge Senior Sous / Head Chef experience

in a 5* Game Lodge environment required.

Chef’s qualification required.

SA residents only

Valid driver’s license

Written references from previous employers

Menu planning, stock ordering, stock control, shift schedules, month-end stock take

Management and training of kitchen staff

Preparation of food, in line with Standard of Excellence

Effective guest interaction with regards to specific dietary requirements to enhance guest satisfactions

Administration of orders to minimize shortages, wastage and effectively control kitchen stock

Correct use, care and maintenance of kitchen equipment

Communication with kitchen, waiting and front of house staff to ensure the smooth running of the department

Ability to lead a kitchen

All rounder

Excellent understanding of kitchen procedure and timing requirements, good planning and organizational skills

A passion for food and kitchen-related duties and be determined to grow in this area

Good communication skills

Good cooking skills, able to present healthy, innovative and modern dishes

Able to work under pressure

Understanding of health and hygiene issues safety procedures and the use of fire fighting equipment and first aid training

Plan menus for guest and their needs

Prepare, handle, and store food using internationally acceptable hygiene standards

Salary R 13 000 including accommodation.

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Sous Chef.

World Class 5*Game Lodge – Mpumalanga – KNP area

To assist the executive chef in the profitable running of the kitchen adhering to the

Company’s policies and procedures. To ensure that a courteous and efficient service is provided to the guest.

To assume full responsibility of the kitchen, during the executive chef ‘s absence.

Chef’s qualification with 3 – 4 years 5* Lodge or Boutique Hotel experience required.

Staff Training.

To assist in planning menus according to the budgeted food cost and to liaise with the

Lodge Manager/General Manager.

To ensure that all dishes are being prepared to the correct recipe in the correct quantities.

To ensure that each dish leaving the kitchen is checked for quality, quantity, presentation and correct temperature.

To assist in maintaining a high standard of cleanliness at all times.

To keep all stocks securely and under the correct conditions applicable to each type of commodity stored.

To assist in constantly training all staff to effect good portion control and pleasing presentation of all dishes.

To ensure that all areas under your control satisfy the most stringent hygiene requirements and that staff

who are ill or injured receive the correct treatment or are not allowed to work.

Must be strong in hygiene control and safety procedures in the kitchen

Must be familiar with menu planning

Must be familiar with the costing and control of food and relevant stock

Must have good communication skills at all levels

Excellent Guest & Staff Relation skills required.

Salary R 12 000 negotiable including accommodation.

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Senior Sous Chef.

5* Game Lodge – NW Province.

Chef’s qualification with 4 years 5* Game Lodge cuisine experience required.

To assist the executive chef in the profitable running of the kitchen.

To manage and being responsible for the kitchen during the executive chef ‘s absence.

Excellent Guest Relations skills required.

Chef’s qualification with 4 years 5* Lodge or Boutique Hotel experience required.

Staff Training.

To assist in planning menus according to the budgeted food cost.

Excellent understanding of kitchen procedure and timing requirements, good planning and organizational skills

A passion for food and kitchen-related duties and be determined to grow in this area

Good communication skills

Salary R 15 000 including accommodation.

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Sous Chef.

Exquisite 5* Game Lodge Western Cape.

Exclusive secluded luxurious Private 5* Villa

Chef’s qualification with 4 – 5 years senior chef’s experience in 5* Game Lodges.

To manage small Lodge kitchen.

Leadership & Management experience

Lead by example

Excellent Guest Relation skills required.

Passion for Food & Guest Delight.

Excellent communication skills required.

Attention to detail.

Salary R 12 000 – R 14 000 including accommodation.

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