Head Chef. ( On Hold )
World Class High End 5* Game Lodge – Madikwe Game Reserve.
Chef’s qualification with further 5 years Head Chef’s experience in World Class 5* Game Lodges required
The Head Chef is responsible for the quality of food produced by the kitchens, keeping this in line with the service vision and creative concepts of the Lodges.
Fine dining experience required.
Qualification & Experience
Equivalent to grade 12 pass.
Hospitality Cuisine management qualification required.
Professional Chef’s qualification required.
5 years Exec Chef – 5* Game Lodges
Possession of a valid driver’s licence.
Possession of a valid 1st aid certificate – advantageous.
Salary R 25 000 – R 30 000, with accommodation and company benefits.
Sous Chef. ( On Hold )
Exclusive luxury 4* Boutique Hotel – Midlands KZN with award winning cuisine.
To manage all sections in the Kitchen with the Team and ensure that standards are upheld in all areas at all times.
Professional Chef’s qualification.
4 years sous chef’s experience in 4* Hotels required.
The position acts in back up to the Executive Culinary Artist and is 2IC in the Department.
Specific Job Description
To assist in the Management of the Kitchen Department & to continually exceed both internal and external customers’ expectations
at every interface while meeting and / or exceeding budgeted and quality targets so that growth and sustained profitability are consistently created for the Company.
To achieve this by providing assistance to the Executive Culinary Artist through customer service, learning, taking responsibility,
mentoring and coaching the Team thus ensuring that assets are utilized for the best return on investment.
To implement and develop menus, assisting costings, expenditure reduction, sales and delivery to standards.
To maintain discipline across the Department and provide direction.
To ensure orders are placed to requirements, hygiene is upheld and administrations is up to date accordingly.
To assist in procurement of stock to ensure delivery within the Kitchen is upheld.
Must be able to multitask for both Fine Dining and Bistro style menus at the same time.
To assist in the drive, passion and dedication of the Department and enhance the outlook of the Department with the Executive Culinary Artist.
Knowledge Health and safety
Fire and emergency procedures
Guest facilities and products
Menu learning and design
All Section knowledge
Highly Developed Communication Skills
Awareness of kitchen practices and procedures
Running of Fine Dining and Bistro menus at the same time,
Developing and training is must want attitude
Self Motivated Physically very fit
Ability to work with multi-cultural team
Ability to work shifts
Strong attention to detail is of utmost importance
Salary R 16 000, with accommodation and company benefits.
Head Chef. ( On Hold )
Exquisite Tranquil 5* Game Lodge Western Cape.
The Head chef is fully responsible for the management of the kitchen and assumes complete responsibility for the kitchen of this 5* Game Lodge.
Two-year culinary diploma/degree or equivalent
Minimum of 3 years in an executive kitchen position.
Experience in a 5* environment – remote 5* Game Lodge required.
Plan menus options create new recipes or food presentations.
• Determine prices for menu items to obtain maximum gross profit
• Responsible for assisting Chefs and Management with all preparation, cooking and plating of meals, and delegation of tasks to Demi Chefs and kitchen team.
• Preparation, cleanliness and safety of all working areas for service.
• Very good understanding of food hygiene and storage.
• Receiving of deliveries, stock management (orders and stock takes), breakfast, lunch and dinner supervision.
• To ensure that all stock ordered to the correct quantities, quality and price. • Check the quantity and quality of received products.
• Check the quality of raw or cooked food products to ensure that standards are met.
• Reporting of maintenance problems in Kitchen and equipment to Maintenance Department.
• Perform human resources activities.
Time management, Sober Habits. Neat and presentable.
• Strong work ethic, and a team leader.
• Ability to work unsupervised and follow instruction.
• Work flexible and extended hours upon agreement.
• Quality control analysis
Salary R 18 000 – R 20 000, with accommodation and company benefits.
Head Chef. ( On Hold )
Multiple Award winning 5* Game Lodge – Zululand – Kwa Zulu Natal.
Vibrant, energetic, motivated team player that is keen to get involved and is able to lead a team that is striving for perfection.
Tertiary Professional Chef’s Qualification with further 5 years 5* Game Lodge cuisine experience.
Prime Objective of Job:
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
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
Ensuring any maintenance issues are dealt with. This should in no way effect a guest
Monthly Report given to Lodge Manager
Training requirements for upcoming month.
Stock levels are to be kept at an adequate level, in order to maximize profit and minimize wastage. In your absence (Days off or leave) you will be required to ensure that adequate stock levels are available to your department staff.
Salary R 18 000.00 – R 20 000.00
Package – Live in: inclusive of Accommodation, Meals, Lights & Water, DSTV, Maid Service and Laundry Service, Uniforms annually,
Cycle – 3 weeks on and 1 week off/month