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.
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 highly negotiable, with accommodation and company benefits.
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
Multi Award winning 5*Game Lodge Kruger National Park – Mpumalanga
5 years management experience in a medium sized kitchen
Professional Chef’s qualification
The Head Chef is fully responsible for the management of the kitchen and assumes complete responsibility for the kitchen.
To ensure that the kitchen is supervised and that quality food is produced in a hygienic environment, in line with the required standards.
Portion control must be exercised according to the number of guests dining and stock rotation in terms of the mise-en-place used in preparation of dishes.
Skills & Experience
Salary Highly negotiable including accommodation and company benefits.