CHEF VACANCIES

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Group Exec Chef / Culinary Chef Trainer.

Exclusive large 5* Game Lodge Limpopo Province.

Culinary School Graduate.

Minimum 10 years’ professional culinary hands on training experience in a 5-star boutique operation

or Big 5 Reserve with in a similar lodge environment.

Extensive menu development experience.

Hospitality and service training experience.

The Group Exec Chef will be tasked to implement best practice throughout all

the Kitchens on the Game Reserve as well as giving inputs in the culinary strategy,

and implementation of the specific lodge strategies in the kitchens.

Menu compilation as well as executing these menus will be a priority.

The candidate will also play a key role in the training of our local chefs from the nearby communities to develop,

inspire and lead them to produce Exceptional, Creative Cuisine prepared in a healthy and hygienic environment.

The ideal individual for the positon will be a food expert/ food fundi, passionate about training & developing of staff

with a well-developed concept of the importance of providing a world-class food experience to our guests.

Furthermore he/she needs to have strong communication skills, be familiar with the latest trends and be able to think outside the box.

Candidates for this position should be a natural leader, passionate about people, and also be a very strong verbal and written communicator

as well as confident in hosting guests.

Strong leadership & mentoring skills – Inspire, Encourage, Empower and Motivate to be at the forefront of all training.

Lead by example.

Problem solving skills.

Salary R 40 000 – R 45 000- negotiable depending on experience and qualifications

Live-in position with meals on duty

Pension fund

Incentive bonus

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Exec Chef

Luxury Lodge – Phalaborwa – Limpopo

Chef’s qualification

4 – 5  years head chef or executive chef experience in a luxury Lodge or Hotel

Will be responsible for 3 x kitchens at the main lodge & 2 small lodges

Strong stock control and budget experience.

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.

Single accommodation on site.

3 weeks on, 1 week off cycle.

Salary R 20 000 – R 25 000 full live in with company benefits 

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Senior Sous Chef.

Leading Wedding / Banqueting Hotel – Lanseria area – JHB

Formal Chef Qualification

At least 3 years’ experience in the same or similar position within a four or three star hotel/ Lodge.

Key Responsibilities, Skills & Abilities:

Under the general guidance and supervision of the Executive Chef, within the limits of established policies,

assists in the overseeing and directing of all aspects of the Kitchen.

Assists the Executive Chef in the supervision, control and coordination of the Kitchen personnel;

Assumes full responsibility for the kitchen when the Executive Chef are absent;

Checks and supervises the methods of food preparation;

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 22 000  with company benefits 

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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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