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Exec Chef

5* Game Lodge Botswana
Highly reputable 5* Game Lodge Group.
Chef’s Qualification.
4 – 5 years Exec Chef experience in 5* Game Lodges required.
Remote 5* Game Lodge experience essential.
This role of the Executive chef is extremely guest orientated.
The Executive Chef ensures the efficient and smooth operation and management of the Game Lodge’s kitchens.
Ongoing staff Training.
Administration, orders, month end & Stock control.
Guest feedback Monitoring and liaisons.
Hygiene & safety.
Service Excellence.
Wine service and knowledge.

QUALIFICATIONS

Diploma or Degree
Experience working in remote wilderness areas
Proven working experience in the hospitality field – Cuisine Management
Proven experience of delivering a five star dining experience- a la carte.

Proven record of outstanding staff relations.

COMPETENCIES

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

Salary R 25 000 negotiable including accommodation.

50% Medical aid contribution

Contribution based on Company pre-approved medical aid scheme / plans

Public holiday remuneration

Uniform provision

Meal provision

Accommodation provision

Bed night benefits

Discount allowed on beverages & boutique

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Exec Chef

Exclusive Luxurious Lodge – Phalaborwa – Limpopo Province.
The successful candidate is responsible for the overall management of the kitchen.
The candidate will also be required to maintain and implement hygiene standards
and to take control of stock takes and staff training.
4 – 5 years Exec Chef experience in Hotels / Lodges required.
Chef’s qualification – Diploma
Proven working experience in the hospitality field – Cuisine Management
Proven record of outstanding staff relations.
To be creative, experienced and a passion for food.
Strong personality and Leadership skills required
Well-spoken and presented individual.
Leader with good management skills.
Creative with an eye for detail
Administrations skills and must be highly organised
 Experience in creating, costing and maintaining of recipes. Strong general knowledge of food and kitchen procedures
The Executive Chef ensures the efficient and smooth operation and management of the Hotels Kitchens
Ongoing staff Training.
Administration, orders, month end & Stock control.
Guest feedback Monitoring and liaisons.
Hygiene & safety.
Service excellence (Desire to enhance Guest Experience). Outstanding communication skills.
Attention to detail.
Time Management.
Leadership by example.

Salary R 25 000 negotiable including accommodation.

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Executive Chef.

Exclusive 5* Game Lodge Western Cape
Chef’s qualification with further 4 – 5 years Exec / Head Chef experience in 5* Boutique Hotels and Game Lodges
Game Lodge experience an absolute requirement
A La Carte menu knowledge essential
All basic Exec Chef attributes essential – Stock control, menu planning, HR, Purchasing.
Must be able to manage multiple accommodation at the same time; In charge of 3 lodge kitchens
Proven record of outstanding staff relations.
Remote 5* Game Lodge experience essential.
This role of the Exec Chef is extremely guest orientated.
The Executive Chef ensures the efficient and smooth operation and management of the Game Lodge’s kitchens.
Ongoing staff Training.
Administration, orders, month end & Stock control.
Excellent guest Relation skills required
Must be able to work weekends and public holidays
Look after a crew of 22 staff
Weekly Days Off
Will Report directly to General Manger, and the Lodge Manager
Salary R 25 000  – Monthly -Live In Position

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Exec Chef

5* Game Lodge – Timbavati Game Reserve – Hoedspruit.
4 – 5 years Exec Chef experience in 5* Game Lodges required.
Chef’s qualification – Diploma
Experience working in remote wilderness areas
Proven working experience in the hospitality field – Cuisine Management
Proven experience of delivering a five star dining experience.
In charge of 3 lodge kitchens
Proven record of outstanding staff relations.
Remote 5* Game Lodge experience essential.
This role of the Exec Chef is extremely guest orientated.
The Executive Chef ensures the efficient and smooth operation and management of the Game Lodge’s kitchens.
Ongoing staff Training.
Administration, orders, month end & Stock control.
Guest feedback Monitoring and liaisons.
Hygiene & safety.
Service excellence (Desire to enhance Guest Experience). Outstanding communication skills.
Attention to detail.
Ability to work long hours.
Time Management.
Leadership by example.

Salary R 18 000 negotiable including accommodation.

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Exec Chef

Wild Coast Hotel – unspoilt Beach – Wild Coast
4 – 5 years Exec Chef experience in Hotels required.
Chef’s qualification – Diploma
Proven working experience in the hospitality field – Cuisine Management
Proven record of outstanding staff relations.
Remote 5* Game Lodge experience essential.
This role of the Exec Chef is extremely guest orientated.
The Executive Chef ensures the efficient and smooth operation and management of the Hotels Kitchens
Ongoing staff Training.
Administration, orders, month end & Stock control.
Guest feedback Monitoring and liaisons.
Hygiene & safety.
Service excellence (Desire to enhance Guest Experience). Outstanding communication skills.
Attention to detail.
Time Management.
Leadership by example.

Salary R 20 000 negotiable including accommodation.

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Head Chef

World Class 5* Game Lodge Sabi Sands Game Reserve – Mpumalanga

Experience in the 5* hospitality field

Chef School (or similar qualifications)

Qualification or experience in training

Management of the kitchen and scullery departments,

maintain a distinctive, high quality Pan-African style of cuisine with seasonal, local ingredients

Monitor standards and carry out training as required

Experienced in kitchen service and staff management

English speaking • Driver’s License essential

Passion for food and cooking

An eye for detail and presentation

experience of 5 Star cuisine

Computer literate &  planning and organizational skills

Experience of stock control and food portioning
Understanding of cost controls and budget lines

Hands on approach

Sensitive to cultural issues/ patient with team members

Ability to provide strong and supportive leadership to kitchen & scullery team

Excellent social and interpersonal skills

Ensure effective menu planning

Confidence in explaining dinner menu in front of guests

Sense of ownership and pride for the guest experience

Flexible attitude and willing to take on tasks as necessary

Able to interact with guests and behave appropriately

Salary highly negotiable, individual gratuities, including accommodation

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Head Chef

Exquisite 5* Game Lodge –  Madikwe Game Reserve

Our client seeks a talented Head Chef with experience designing and preparing high-end cuisine.

Tertiary Chef’s qualification.

4 years 5* Game Lodge experience required.

We’re looking for a creative individual who is willing to participate in creating seasonal menus and designing new dishes.

The successful candidate will be in control of the Game Lodge’s kitchen

To be dedicated to food quality and sets high standards for their output.

Thorough knowledge of various cooking methods, ingredients, equipment and procedures.

Excellent record of kitchen and staff management

Accuracy and speed in handling emergency situations and providing solutions

Knowledge of best practices for training kitchen staff and implementing kitchen procedures

High level of creativity and reliability

Familiarity with menu costing procedures

Effective menu planning

Stable, reputable work history with written and contactable references.

Salary R 18 000 including accommodation

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Senior Sous Chef

World Class 5* Game Lodge – Sabi Sands – Mpumalanga

The core function of the Senior Sous chef is the management of the lodge kitchen in the absence of the Head Chef.

Skills & Experience

• A minimum of 5 years management experience in a medium sized kitchen
• International experience in a similar 5 star establishment
• Experience in fine dining and a la carte service
• Ability to produce innovative and modern dishes to the highest of standards
• Ability to be flexible and adaptable
• Excellent understanding of kitchen procedure and timing requirements
• Excellent planning and organisational skills
• Good interpersonal and communication skills (verbal and written)
• Working knowledge of Health, Safety and hygiene practices

Values
Core to the success of the individual in this role is that their  personal values are aligned with the Game Lodge.

Attributes
• A natural relationship builder
• A mature approach to life in general
• Passionate about the business and detail
• Highly self-motivated and self-directed
• Comfortable assuming ownership for their role in the business
• Passionate about sustainability and “giving back”
• Works comfortably under pressure

Work style and approach
• Curious and passionate about our industry,
• A collaborative working style
• Has a flexible approach
• Has a sophisticated approach to communicating via the various channels
• A quick learner

Expectations

• Supervision and training of kitchen brigade
• Preparation of food in line with Company Excellence
• Guest interaction to enrich guest satisfaction
• Management of staff canteens
• Administration of orders & stock control to minimize shortages and wastage
• Ensuring that the cleanliness and hygiene of the kitchen is of the highest standard
• Correct use and maintenance of kitchen equipment
• Maintaining fridges and stores and maintaining stock rotation standards
• Communication with kitchen and lodge front of house staff to ensure the smooth running of the department

Salary highly negotiable including accommodation and company benefits

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