CHEF VACANCIES

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Exec Chef / Kitchen Manager.

Luxury hotel – Lanseria area JHB, with a large banqueting / conferencing department requires an Executive Chef.

Chef Qualification (Bachelor’s Degree/Diploma)

At least 5 years’ experience in the same position in a 3 or 4-star Hotel Conference and wedding establish

Must be creative and be able to create exceptional food.

To be exceptionally good in menu planning and food preparation of

banquets and conferences.

Be familiar with all aspects regarding management of the kitchen.

Be extremely competent in all administrative aspects of the kitchen.

To be accountable for and be secure in cost and stock control,

and must be able to compile the relevant reports and deal with the relevant suppliers.

Have excellent leadership skills and be able to deal with all levels of staff.

To be competent in all aspects of disciplinary procedures.

Be computer literate and be able to use Plus-point.

To have excellent communication skills.

To be at the forefront of ensuring the standard of the Culinary product

In quality and presentation of food and that it is innovative and sets new

trends in the industry.

Be visible to guests over meals and food samplings and be able to

communicate professionally, meeting or exceeding guest expectations.

To be able to manage hygiene and cleaning plan for efficiently

the Kitchen and Staff canteen, offering corrective action and measures to

the external Food Safe Hygiene audit report while maintaining and

rectifying any failing standards from OHS reports

To be able to manage Employee leave balances and efficiently

Employee rosters to cover the business.

To be able to get along with people of all spheres of life.

Be able to train and guide staff in all aspects of the kitchen.

To be innovative and honest.

To be able to work under pressure

To be able to take the initiative and work independently.

Must have driver’s license and own transport.

Salary highly negotiable & Company benefits

Medical Aid, Pension Fund and uniform as per Company Policy

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Executive Chef

Leading luxury Resort Hotel – Hazyview – Mpumalanga

Dynamic “Go Getter”.

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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Chef Lecturer 

Hospitality Training Institute Pretoria

Our client is seeking a Chef Lecturer for their School at the Pretoria Campus

PURPOSE:
A Chef Lecturer facilitates learning using a variety of methods e.g lectures, demonstrations, tutorials, simulations and skills development.

They plan and conduct assessments in line with the school’s Assessment Policy and Procedure and ensure accurate records are kept of student achievements.

Chef Lecturers provide academic support to individual students or class groups through mentoring and coaching.

Chef Lecturers carry out research into current industry trends and represent the school in industry bodies.
Essential Requirements:

– Minimum of a NQF level 5/equivalent qualification within the hospitality industry.

A City and Guilds Diploma in Food Preparation and Cooking/Patisserie, will be an added advantage.

Registered with the ETDP SETA as an assessor and scoped by CATHSETA for the National Certificate in Professional Cookery, SAQA ID 14111, level 4.

1. minimum of 5 years relevant, practical industry experience i.e. in Culinary Arts
2. A minimum of 2 years lecturing / teaching experience;
3. An ability to interact positively with students, parents and sponsors;
4. An ability to communicate well at all levels;
5. An understanding of all legislation relevant to education and training in South Africa;
6. An appreciation of the hospitality and food service industries;
7. Good presentation and culinary skills;
8. A self-motivated individual who shows initiative and can function as a member of a team;
9. Ability to work under pressure, but better still the ability to plan to avoid last minute pressure situations;
10. A high degree of integrity;
11. Competence in MS Office suite

Salary negotiable with company benefits.

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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.

QUALIFICATIONS

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.

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 highly negotiable including accommodation.

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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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Head Chef / Admin Couple – 5* Game Lodge.

World Class 5* Game Lodge – Sabi Sands – Mpumalanga

Brilliant career opportunity.

Head Chef

World Class 5* Game Lodge Hazyview – Mpumalanga.

Chef’s qualification with 5 years experience in 5* Boutique Hotels & 5* Game Lodges required.

Experience in 5* Game Lodges

Management of the kitchen and scullery departments

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

Lodge Assistant Administrations Officer

Minimum 2 years experience in World Class 5 Star Establishments in front office

Hotel or Tourism School (or similar qualifications) would be beneficial

Computer knowledge ie. Microsoft Office and Protel

English speaking, fluent in written English

Driver’s License essential

An understanding of administration, with a methodical approach

Excellent computer skills

Good organizational and planning skills

Live-In Accommodation provided with basic furniture

Food allowance

Gratuities left by guests

1% of Revenue Gratuity

50% Company Contribution on Medical Aid

50% Company Contribution on Pension Fund

20 Bed nights for family and friends annually at R500 p/p/p/night

Salary Head Chef R 15 000 negotiable.

Salary Admin R 8 000 negotiable 

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Head Chef

World Class 5* Game Lodge Sabi Sands – Mpumalanga.

Chef’s qualification with 5 years experience in 5* Boutique Hotels & 5* Game Lodges required.

Experience in the 5* hospitality field

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

Financial, statistical and monthly reporting

Monitor staff overtime and casual costs

Work with the team and coach, train and support performance

Basic Computer skills

Experienced in kitchen service and staff management

English speaking

Driver’s License essential

Passion for food and cooking

An eye for detail and presentation

An understanding of 5 Star cuisine

Computer literate

Great 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

Good eye for detail

Flexible attitude and willing to take on tasks as necessary

Able to interact with guests and behave appropriately

Ability to plan and organize

Salary  – R15 000 negotiable

Live-In Accommodation provided with basic furniture

Food allowance

Gratuities left by guests

1% of Revenue Gratuity

50% Company Contribution on Medical Aid

50% Company Contribution on Pension Fund

20 Bed nights for family and friends annually at R500 p/p/p/night

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Head Chef  / Spa Therapist Couple – 5* Game Lodge.

World Class 5* Game Lodge – Sabi Sands – Mpumalanga

Brilliant career opportunity.

Head Chef

World Class 5* Game Lodge Hazyview – Mpumalanga.

Chef’s qualification with 5 years experience in 5* Boutique Hotels & 5* Game Lodges required.

Experience in 5* Game Lodges

Management of the kitchen and scullery departments

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

Spa Therapist

South African Citizen

Minimum 2 years experience in 5 Star Establishments.

CIDESCO – International Qualification

CIBTAC – UK Qualification

SAAHSP – South African Qualification

EC – Preferable but not essential

Yoga training beneficial however not essential

Must have extensive massage experience

Africology Trained (advantage)

English speaking

Driver’s License

Head Chef Salary R 15 000 negotiable.

Spa Therapist Salary R 7 500.00 negotiable

Live-In Accommodation provided with basic furniture

Food allowance

Gratuities left by guests

1% of Revenue Gratuity

50% Company Contribution on Medical Aid

50% Company Contribution on Pension Fund

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Sous Chef.

World Class 5* Game Lodge Mpumalanga

3 – 4 years experience in the kitchens of World Class 5 Star Lodges

Chef School (or similar qualifications)

Previous experience in the Pastries department would be beneficial

Basic computer skills

First Aid and Fire Training preferable but not essential

English speaking

Driver’s License

Passion for food and cooking

Experience of stock control and food portioning

Experience in stock taking

Hands on approach

Sensitive to cultural issues/patient with team members

Ability to share ideas/new recipes with colleagues and train them

Good social and interpersonal skills

Effective menu planning

Confidence in explaining dinner menu in front of guests

Sense of ownership and pride for the guest experience

Good eye for detail

Ability to work long, flexible hours

Flexible attitude and willing to take on tasks as necessary

Able to interact with guests and behave appropriately

Ability to plan and organize

Knowledge of good kitchen hygiene practice

Well groomed and a good sense of personal hygiene

Realistic expectations of bush life

Basic Salary R 13 000.00 negotiable

Live-in basic furnished accommodation

R848.00 food allowance over and above salary,

meals on duty also provided

Gratuities left by guests

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Sous Chef / Spa Therapist Couple

World Class 5* Game Lodge Mpumalanga

3 – 4 years experience in the kitchens of World Class 5 Star Lodges

Chef School (or similar qualifications)

Previous experience in the Pastries department would be beneficial

Basic computer skills

First Aid and Fire Training preferable but not essential

English speaking

Driver’s License

Spa Therapist :

National Diploma in Health and Skin Care (three years of study).

3 years Spa Therapist experience in 5* Game Lodge required.

South African Citizen

Minimum 2 years experience in 5 Star Establishments.

CIDESCO – International Qualification

CIBTAC – UK Qualification  SAAHSP – South African Qualification

EC – Preferable but not essential

Salary R 13 000.00 negotiable – Sous Chef

Salary R 7 500 & incentives – Therapist

Live-in basic furnished accommodation

R848.00 x 2  food allowance over and above salary,

meals on duty also provided

Gratuities left by guests

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Sous Chef

Luxury 4* Game Lodge – Sabi Sands Game Reserve – Mpumalanga.

Chef’s Qualification required.

3 – 4 years Game Lodge cuisine experience.

Passion for food and cooking

Experience of stock control and food portioning

Experience in stock taking

Hands on approach

Good social and interpersonal skills

Effective menu planning

Confidence in explaining dinner menu in front of guests

Stable, reputable work history with written and contactable references.

Salary R 9 000 including accommodation

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Sous Chef / Assistant Lodge Administrator Couple

World Class 5* Game Lodge Mpumalanga

3 – 4 years experience in the kitchens of World Class 5 Star Lodges

Chef School (or similar qualifications)

Previous experience in the Pastries department would be beneficial

Basic computer skills

First Aid and Fire Training preferable but not essential

English speaking

Driver’s License

Assistant Lodge Administrations Officer :

Minimum 2 years experience in World Class 5 Star Establishments in front office

Hotel or Tourism School (or similar qualifications) would be beneficial

Computer knowledge ie. Microsoft Office and Protel

English speaking, fluent in written English

Driver’s License essential

An understanding of administration, with a methodical approach

Excellent computer skills

Salary R 9 000 including accommodation

R1696.00 food allowance over and above salary

Gratuities left by guests

1% of Revenue Gratuity

50% Company Contribution on Medical Aid

50% Company Contribution on Pension Fund

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