Executive Chef

Leading luxury Resort Hotel – Hazyview – Mpumalanga

Chef’s qualification

Minimum 5  years executive chef experience in a luxury Hotel required.

Maintain the highest level of standards in the preparation of food items,

as well as the service and presentation of food;

Responsible for all kitchens

Strong stock control and budget experience.

Must have a stable work record.

Reliable, Ethical, Confidentiality driven, Motivated, Sales Orientated, Honest, Passionate.

Excellent Guest Relation skills

Training of kitchen staff

Team player that can also interact with guests comfortably.

Well organized and creative.

Strong leader with ability to motivate kitchen staff.

Hygiene experience.

Salary R 35 000 including incentives & Accommodation.

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Banqueting Sous Chef.

Large 5* Hotel East Rand

Chef Qualification

4 – 5 years’ experience in the same or similar position.

Maintain the highest level of standards in the preparation of food items, as well as the service and presentation of food;

Identifies and trains staff members to ensure that the company standards are met.

Must have a strong cooking background and have a creative flair in all aspects of food preparation

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

Salary  R 18 000 – R 22 000 CTC

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Food & Beverage Manager / Exec Chef
5* Game Lodge Botswana
Highly reputable 5* Game Lodge Group.

Hospitality Management Diploma

5 years Food & Beverage Management experience in Hotels or 5* Game Lodges required.

Remote 5* Game Lodge experience essential.

 This role of the Food and Beverage manager /Executive chef is extremely guest orientated.
The Food and Beverage / Executive Chef manager ensures the efficient and smooth operation and management
of the camp’s food and beverage department, in cooperation with the rest of the management team,
managing as well as supporting the front of house and kitchen teams. They will report directly to the Lodge General Manager.
Delivering a five star dining experience to our guests.
Managing both the kitchen and front of house teams.
Ongoing staff Training.
Administration, orders, month end & Stock control.
Guest feedback Monitoring and liaisons.
Hygiene & safety.
Service Excellence.

Wine service and knowledge.


Degree/Diploma in Hospitality/Cookery/Food Service or equivalent.
Experience working in remote wilderness areas
Proven working experience in the hospitality field under Food and Beverages/Restaurant/ Kitchen for a minimum of 3 years.
Proven experience of delivering a five star dining experience- a la carte.

Proven record of outstanding staff relations.


Service excellence (Desire to enhance Guest Experience). Outstanding communication skills.
Attention to detail.
Ability to work long hours.
Time Management.
Leadership by example.

Salary highly negotiable including accommodation.

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Head Chef.

Award winning Game Lodge – Hluhluwe – KZN

Chef’s qualification & 3-4 years Head Chef experience required.

Ensuring excellent customer service at all times

Overall management of the lodges kitchen and meals.

  • Core Competencies of the Job:
    • Day to Day Operation of the Kitchen.
    • Dealing with suppliers and any individual that needs assistance from management.
    • Ensuring guest satisfaction at all times.
    • Manage the Kitchen Brigade
        • Training Staff and improving their skills
        • Encouraging Chefs to give their input for new ideas and improving the kitchen
        • Discipline of staff.
        • Resolving staff issues.
        • Conducting weekly staff meetings.
  • Ensure Kitchen is aware of upcoming dietary requirements or any additional events in advance
  • Dealing with guest complaints and putting corrective training in place
  • Completing orders for the kitchen and ensuring correct par stock level is maintained
  • Weekly menu Planning
  • Developing new menus and training
  • Menu costing
  • Planning Menus for any guests with special dietary requirements (Vegans, Gluten Free etc).
  • Assisting with Hosting during meals( ensuring guest satisfaction at all times)
  • Standards – ensuring the set standards of the lodge are met at all times. Guest happiness is key
  • Employer or management may require other tasks to be done not listed in this description.
  • Ensuring any maintenance issues are dealt with. This should in no way effect a guest
  • Monthly Report given to Lodge Manager
    • Operational Requirements
    • Training requirements for upcoming month.
  • Stock: Stock levels are to be kept at an adequate level, in order to maximize profit and minimize wastage. Bearing in mind at all times our guests need and the Lodges aim to become a 5 star Lodge. In your absence (Days off or leave) you will be required to ensure that adequate stock levels are available to your department staff.


  • Ability / willingness to Learn
  • Team Leader
  • Team Player
  • Ability to work under pressure and be list/task orientated.
  • Drivers Licence

Salary R 14 000 – R 16 000

Package – Live in: inclusive of Accommodation, Meals, Lights & Water, DSTV, Maid Service and Laundry Service, Uniforms annually.

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Head Chef.

Exclusive 5* Game Lodge – Kruger National Park

Must have a formal culinary qualification.

3 – 4 years head chef or executive chef experience in a 5* Game Lodge

Will be responsible for 3 x kitchens at three lodges.

Strong stock control and budget experience.

Team player that can also interact with guests comfortably.

Well organized and creative.

Strong leader with ability to motivate kitchen staff.

Hygiene experience.

Single accommodation on site.

3 weeks on, 1 week off cycle.

Salary R 20 000 full live in with company benefits 

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Head Chef.

Exclusive Intimate 5* Game Lodge North West Province.

A 5* lodge in North West Province seeks a head chef to co-ordinate and manage all culinary requirements.

If you are passionate about food, love the bush and enjoy taking guests on an unforgettable taste sensation

this may be the opportunity for you.

Three years experience as head chef / kitchen management in a boutique hotel/5*properties (a la carte/ table d’Haute)

Management of all meals and preparation for Multiple Venues (i. e. boma, dining room, bush breakfast etc. ) – in accordance with recipes and menus

Training employees on the food preparation and presentation as well as stock control and inventory control.

Activities and decisions will be varied, requiring the solving of both common and unusual problems. Direction is received from the directors

Operations on matters pertaining to special menus and operating policies

Maintain food cost standards and cost

Promote safety and proper sanitation

Taking inventory and purchasing supplies

Introduce new products

Handle customers’ / client concerns and suggestions

Handle employees’ concerns and issues

Control food waste

Recruitment and other employee HR duties

Schedules/assigns work

Set production goals or job expectations

Train, coach or counsel, direct reports

Evaluate performance and complete a formal performance Assessment

Participates in determination of salary and salary changes for juniors.

Other duties as necessary

Salary R 16 000 – R 18 000 live / in – Hospital Plan & Provident Fund.

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Sous Chef

Exquisite Luxury 5* Game Lodge – Eastern Cape.

Candidates must have at least 4 years’ experience in 5* Game Lodge Kitchens.

Chef’s qualification.

Candidates must be a South African citizen.

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.

Salary R 12 000 – R 13 000 with accommodation and company benefits.

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Sous Chef 

Exquisite 5* Game Lodge Kruger National Park.

South African Citizen or Permanent Resident.

Chef’s qualification with 5 years senior chef’s experience at a 5* Game Lodge required.

Excellent Guest & Staff relation skills

Menu compilation

Deputize Head Chef in management of the kitchen

Kitchen Staff training

Extra Ordinary Dining options in and around the Lodge.

Salary R 10 000 – R 12 000 Live/in including company benefits.

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Chef de Partie.

Exclusive Game Lodge Hoedspruit – Limpopo Province.

2 to 3 years Chef de Partie experience within a 5* Lodge / Boutique Hotel.

Chef’s qualification.

Needs to have a passion for wildlife within a remote bush environment

Devoted to Food Creativity and be determined to advancement

Must have a stable work record with solid references.

Reliable, Motivated, Honest & Passionate.

Valid RSA ID

Salary R 7 000 – R 8 500 Live / in.

Meal provided whilst on shift.

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