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Executive Chef

Busy Wedding Resort Hotel Muldersdrift,  Gauteng

Chef’s qualification

5 – 6 years Exec Chef’s experience in hotel cuisine.

Must be creative and be able to create exceptional food.

Must be exceptionally good in menu planning and food preparation of banquets and conferences.

Must be familiar with all aspects regarding management of the kitchen.

Must be extremely competent in all administrative aspects of the kitchen.

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

Must be competent in all aspects of disciplinary procedures.

Must be computer literate and be able to use Pluspoint.

Must have excellent communication skills.

Must 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.

Must be visible to guests over meals and food samplings and be able to communicate professionally, meeting or exceeding guest expectations.

Must be able to manage hygiene and cleaning plan for efficiently

To be able to manage Employee leave balances and efficiently

Employee rosters to cover the business.

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

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

Must be able to work under pressure

Must be able to take the initiative and work independently.

Must have driver’s license and own transport.

Salary R 35 000 negotiable.

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Executive Chef
Large luxury 4* Game Lodge
5 years Executive Chef experience in large luxury Game Lodge required.
Tertiary culinary qualification
Valid driver’s licence, own transport.
Must be prepared to work in a remote area.
Be able and have experience in managing large staff compliment.
Excellent Guest Relations skills required.
Must have a stable work track record.
Basic Financial Understanding as well as costings and controls.
Good Computer skills in MS Office (Work, Excel, Outlook).
Reliable, Ethical, Confidentiality driven, Motivated, Sales Orientated, Honest, Passionate.
Ability to manage a kitchen as a business unit.
Valid RSA ID

Duties /Responsibilities

  • To be responsible for the preparation, cooking and presentation of all meals
  • Ensure the quality and efficiency of the food and services are of a high standard
  • To reduce food wastage
  • Labour management
  • Stock Control, budgeting, procurement.
  • Ensure all food service areas are maintained.
  • Training of staff to required level of efficiency.
  • Promote inter-departmental co-operation to uplift the standard of the lodge.
  • Manage Guest requests & support

Salary R 30 000 – R 35 000 negotiable – Live – out

Provident Fund 13% of Basic.

Meal provided whilst on shift.


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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Executive Chef.

Exclusive 4* Lodge – North Coast KZN

Chef ‘s Qualification with further 5 years experience in a prestigious 4* Lodge

Fine Dining experience required.

Be able to handle functions of 150 people.

To run a busy kitchen and do over a 100 covers in the dining room a night,

To be organised, ordering, stock control, staff management.

Must have own transport.

Passion for training staff, creating fabulous food, and new ideas

Able to work under pressure, independently, and with attention to detail

Salary R 20 000 – R 25 000 negotiable with company benefits.

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Head Chef.

Exclusive 5* Game Lodge Kruger National Park.

4 years experience as head chef in a 5* Game Lodge.

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.

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

Set production goals or job expectations

Train, coach or counsel, direct reports

Evaluate performance and complete a formal performance Assessment

Salary R 16 000 – R 17 000 live / in

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Sous Chef.

World class  5* Game Lodge – Kuruman – Northern Cape.

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

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

The successful candidate will assist the Executive Chef in both culinary and administrative tasks.

We are looking for a professional who is dedicated to food quality and sets high standards for their output.

Diploma in Culinary Arts with 5 years 5* Game Lodge cuisine experience in remote Game Reserves required.

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

Familiar with industry’s best practices

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

High level of creativity and reliability

Flexible schedule required

Familiarity with menu costing procedures

Working knowledge of computer software programs.

Salary R 20 000 negotiable including accommodation.

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Senior Sous Chef.

Exclusive 5* Game Lodge – North West Province.

Chef’s Qualification required.

3 – 4 years 5* 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 highly negotiable including accommodation

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Sous Chef

World renowned 5* Game Lodge – Sabi Sands Game Reserve – Mpumalanga.

Part of Worldwide ecletic unique luxurious retreats ; private island, mountain retreat, game reserve, catamaran, lodge, tented camp, vineyard and luxury villas.

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

Tertiary Chef’s qualification.

3 – 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 assist the Executive Chef in both culinary and administrative tasks.

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 negotiable including accommodation

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Sous Chef

Exquisite 5* Game Lodge – Gravelotte – Limpopo Province

Tertiary Chef’s qualification with 3 – 4 years 5* Game Lodge experience required.

To assist the Head Chef & manage kitchen in the absence of the Head Chef

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

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

Excellent Guest Relation skills required.

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 15 000 negotiable including accommodation

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Sous Chef

Intimate luxurious Game Lodge – Sabi Sands Game Reserve – Mpumalanga.

Matric and Chef’s qualification required

Four years Game Lodge or Boutique Hotel cuisine required.

4 – 5* Game Lodge cuisine experience required.

Experience of stock control and food portioning

Experience in remote Game Lodges

Passionate about Food, Cooking & Guest Relations

Excellent Guest Relations Skills required.

Hands on approach

Good social and interpersonal skills

Effective menu planning

Stable, reputable work history with written and contactable references.

Salary R 8 000 – R 9 000 including accommodation & company benefits.

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