Sous Chef. 

World Class Exclusive 5* Game Lodge – Mpumalanga

Chef’s qualification with further 5 years Sous Chef’s experience in World Class 5* Game Lodges required

The Sous 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.

Implement menus for the lodges to the agreed standard that meet the demand and exceed the expectations of our

Fine dining experience required.

  • Have experience in co-managing with Head Chef, multiple small to medium sized kitchens and a three years chef’s qualification.
  •  Minimum of 5 years experience with at least two of these at a similar level of responsibility.
  • Thorough knowledge of current leading culinary trends in food and beverage
  • Provide effective leadership through professional management and encouragement of all subordinates.
  • Implement effective operational standards for the lodges’ kitchens
  • Excellent Guest Relation skills required.
  • Food Cost & Finances experience
  • Good computer literacy
  • A clear understanding of basic labour law and disciplinary procedures
  • Assertiveness, patience and good organizational skills
  • 5* Game Lodge Cuisine procedure and timing requirements and be able to plan accordingly
  • Excellent communication skills
  • The ability to implement and maintain health and hygiene procedures
  • Knowledge of safety procedures and the use of firefighting equipment
  • First-Aid training
  • A passion for cooking and an awareness of contemporary and innovative developments within the food and lodge industries as well as international trends

Qualification & Experience

Equivalent to grade 12 pass.

Hospitality Cuisine management qualification required.

Professional Chef’s qualification required.

5 years Sous Chef – 5* Game Lodges cuisine experience

Possession of a valid driver’s licence.

Possession of a valid 1st aid certificate – advantageous.

Salary highly negotiable including accommodation and company benefits.

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Senior Sous Chef. 

World Class 5* Game Lodge Sabi Sands Game Reserve Mpumalanga.
Professional Chef’s Qualification
At least 3 Years’ 5* Game Lodge cuisine experience required.
Computer skills – MS Office Suite
Excellent Guest Relation skills required.
Responsible for planning and directing food preparation in the Kitchen.
Management of the Game Lodge’s kitchen in the absence of the Head Chef
and to ensure that the kitchen is run in the same professional manner as when the Head
Chef is in control.
Menu planning and ensure that all necessary stocks are on hand at the right quality and quantity
Ensure each chef under his/her direction receives the correct order for the appropriate tables
Ensure each dish leaving the Kitchen is checked for quality, presentation, and correct temperature
Assist with the preparation of budgets and achieve to achieve the budgeted gross profit
Ensure that all timetables, leave rosters and attendance registers are accurate and up to date
Ensure all Kitchen monthly and daily administration is completed accurately and timeously
Enforce hygiene regulations and Health and Safety skills with all kitchen and service staff
Promote staff morale and workplace safety
Staff Training and Discipline

Salary negotiable including accommodation and company benefits.

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