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Minimum 5-8 years' experience in the fine dining restaurant or in the 5 Star Hotel industry.
Highly skilled with all aspects of fine dining from ordering, menu planning, presentation skills, IR training and controlling of pass.
Must have good Management skills and be people's person.
Able to train and teach to bring employees on modern cooking techniques, menu planning, cost controls & presentation ideas.
To maintain culinary standards for the outlets.
Consistent implementation of the approved menus and to maintain all policy and procedures relating to standards and administration with in the kitchen.
Medical aid and pension contribution.
Good practical, operational and adequate administrative skills with a flair for creativity is a must. Able to direct and motivate personnel. Good guest relations and interpersonal skills. Effective training and coaching skills. Comprehensive knowledge of kitchen hygiene practices and occupational health and safety standards.
Professional diploma in Food Production or culinary skills Proficient in computer usage and recipe management system
· Salary: R22 000 - R25 000 · Location: South Africa · Date Posted: 13 Feb 2017 · Employer type: Hotel
To ensure that profit margins are maintained, agreed costs are not exceeded through effective control systems, including issuing against dockets, sales analysis, menu costings and cash checks.
To ensure that restaurants and cloakrooms are clean and well maintained, that table appointments, including flower arrangements are impeccable.
To ensure that waiters are always correctly and smartly dressed, that they offer professional and courteous service to their customers.
To ensure that bars and cloakrooms are clean and stocked with the stipulated requirements.
To ensure that barmen are well trained, correctly and smartly dressed and serve their customers in a professional and friendly manner.
To ensure that room service orders are executed promptly and that they comply with the required standards.
To ensure that room service staff are correctly and smartly dressed and serve their customers in a professional and friendly manner.
To ensure the efficient running of the banqueting department and that all banqueting rooms, including cloakrooms, are clean and tidy.
To act as Duty Manager as required.
To ensure that consumable and non-consumable goods are ordered, correctly stored and issued to the various departments.
To ensure maximum security in all areas under your control and that staff are fully aware of the importance of key security.
To ensure that staffing levels are correct and to agreed standards and are not exceeded without prior consultation.
To ensure that company and statutory hygiene standards are maintained in all areas.
To attend timeously to customer complaints.
To take the necessary steps in the event of theft, burglary or fire.
To ensure that reports and administration requirements are timeously submitted.
To ensure that the Back of the House Department operates effectively and efficiently.
To hold regular performance appraisals with all management staff, identifying areas for development and training needs, and ensuring that this training is effected.
To ensure that fair discipline is effected.
To ensure that the causes of staff grievances are investigated and the appropriate action taken.
To ensure that fire and evacuation drills are held regularly.
To ensure that bands and musicians are available when required.
To be fully conversant with all statutory requirements regarding a food and beverage operation, that all licenses, including special licences, are timeously applied for and that the conditions affecting the issues of a liquor licence are not jeopardised.
To ensure that regular stock takes are conducted.
To prepare and submit on the required format all information necessary for budgeting purposes, timeously and accurately.
To ensure that an effective table reservation system is in operation.
To circulate throughout all restaurants, bars and banqueting departments, maintaining a high profile with customers and staff.
To hold regular staff meetings.
To be fully aware of trends in the industry and make suggestions for improvement of the catering operation.
To attend meetings as required.
To carry out or ensure that regular On-the-Job Training is taking place to agreed standards.
To ensure that the most suitably qualified person is appointed in the event of a vacancy — wherever possible this should be an internal promotion.
Attention to detail. Staff training and management. Passion for the industry. Must be happy with remote locations.
Matric Formal Hospitality Qualifications.
Accommodation. Meals on duty.
· Salary: R17 000 - Accommodation and meals on duty. · Location: South Africa · Date Posted: 06 Feb 2017 · Employer type: Hotel
Must have been in a management position for at least a year
Reservation and front office administration
Invoicing through reservations and front office
Debtors / Accounts receivable functions
Reservations on Opera property management system
Month end system and administration processes of a front office department within a hotel.
Well groomed and presentable and professional Self- driven Good planning, organizational and time management skills A high level of leadership and motivational skills Must be able to work shifts Excellent communication skills Opera knowledge Great attention to detail Ability to manage shifts Must be computer literate Must be guest service driven Manage all aspects of Front Office department Must have a valid Driver's license At least 2 years experience in this position
Matric certificate Hotel Management Qualification
Live in accommodation
· Salary: R8 000 - R10 000 · Location: South Africa · Date Posted: 26 Jan 2017 · Employer type: Hotel
Have daily contact with all departments on a daily basis to ensure smooth running of the Lodge
To carry out regular checks and walkabouts around the Lodge to ensure all is in order
Carry out lodge orientation for new arrivals
Maintain stock/inventory and order as required
Ensure SOP's are being maintained to the highest level
Oversee planned bush functions
Review guest feedback forms and
Attend to staffing issues and hold regular meetings with the team
Implement Disciplinary Procedures
Maintain a high level of hygiene in line with statutory requirements
Complete monthly Reports ie. Health & Safety, HOD Monthly Report
A passion for people and the guest experience Experience of stock taking, stock control and inventory Excellent organizational skills Excellent communicator Hands on approach Willing to work long, flexible hours
Matric Hotel Management Qualification (or similar qualification)
· Salary: R10 000 - R12 000 · Location: South Africa · Date Posted: 26 Jan 2017 · Employer type: Game Farm & Lodge
Ability to supervise functions and prepare and display food production and allocate work effectively to chefs and waiters etc
Ability to maintain outstanding hygiene conditions within the kitchen
Ability to control food stock effectively
Ability to communicate and maintain good relations with employees and clients
Ability to do cocktails Functions
Ability to do A La Carte
Ability to do cold & hot buffet
Passion for food and desserts Experience of stock control and food portioning Experience in stock taking Hands on approach Sensitive to cultural issues/patient with team members Good social and interpersonal skills Effective menu planning 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 Ability to plan and organize Knowledge of good kitchen hygiene practice Well groomed and a good sense of personal hygiene
Matric. Chef School (or similar qualifications)
· Salary: Market related · Location: South Africa · Date Posted: 26 Jan 2017 · Employer type: Hotel
Daily menu planning and preparation of exquisite Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.
Menu planning in line with seasonal availability and trends.
Menu planning in line with dietary restrictions.
Costing, ordering and stock control
Good knowledge of kitchen hygiene and equipment maintenance.
Work as a team with Sous Chef and Chef de Partis.
Training and developing the kitchen team
Managing, motivating and mentoring staff members.
Responsible to operate within the Policies and Procedures of the property.
Maintaining the standards of a 5* property.
Experience in menu planning, stock taking and ordering for a 5* establishment. Experience in successful staff training and mentoring. Ability to run shifts with kitchen brigade reporting in, and deliver a consistent high quality of work. Fully computer literate in Office Suite. Excellent self-motivation and initiative. Ability to work harmoniously with management and staff of all levels. Ability to be resourceful, creative and work well under pressure and unsupervised.
Chef Qualification (Bachelor's Degree/Diploma) Minimum of 3 years' experience in a similar position in a 5* environment.
Live-in accommodation. Meals on duty
· Salary: CTC R20 000 - R24 000 · Location: South Africa · Date Posted: 26 Jan 2017 · Employer type: Game Farm & Lodge
A beautiful, remote property in the Northern Cape.
Overall responsibility for daily operations in the kitchen
Liaising with purchasing companies for food orders
Maintaining or raising the profit margins on food
Producing menus and new dishes
Managing, training and recruiting a brigade of chefs
Excellent cooking skills
An understanding of produce and ingredients
The ability to write menus that are both creative and profitable
Must be able to spot problems and resolve them quickly and efficiently, maintain a level head, and delegate many kitchen tasks simultaneously.
An executive chef is also charged with maximizing the productivity of the kitchen staff, as well as managing the sous chef and chef de partie, whom are directly below them in the chef's chain of command.
Maintaining impeccable personal hygiene as well as high work and safety standards in the workplace is incredibly important.
Taking charge of training new employees and creating the schedule to ensure adequate manning for the kitchen
You responsible for ensuring that food that leaves the kitchen is of the highest quality and will make diners happy.
You will ensure that portions are correct and the food is plated in an attractive manner.
You will handle daily and weekly orders, stock take, staff roistering, guest interaction and general well-being of the kitchen and staff
You will detect and resolve any maintenance issues present in the Kitchen
You will ensure all staff in the kitchen is aware of any guest dietaries or needs and food preparation is done
Monitoring/Assessing performance of yourself and other individuals to make improvements or take corrective action. Adjusting actions in relation to others' actions. Talking to others to convey information effectively. Motivating, developing, and directing people as they work, identifying the best people for the job. Managing one's own time and the time of others. Being aware of others' reactions and understanding why they react as they do. Considering the relative costs and benefits of potential actions to choose the most appropriate one. Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems. Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times. Actively looking for ways to help people. Teaching others how to do something.
Relevant diploma or higher
Live In Half Medical Contribution (Discovery) 7. 5% Provident Fund In Cycle Leave Free flights in and out to either JHB OR CT 56 Days on 19 Off PH & 21 AL per annum 13th Check
· Salary: Market related · Location: South Africa · Date Posted: 26 Jan 2017 · Employer type: Game Farm & Lodge
Experience in managing 30 or more people is a must
High level of commercial awareness and cost control capabilities
Experience to respond to a range of different work situations
Experience in direct customer care ( hospitality experience)
5 years' experience in similar field
Experience in writing business reports
Experience of working in positions of high responsibility in the Hospitality sectors
Solid knowledge of computer programs with special focus on Microsoft Excel (Advanced), Micros, Opera, Word and Outlook
Have a vast knowledge regarding health and safety
In depth understanding of core business principles
Basic understanding of budgeting, revenue forecasting, capital expenditure, stock management, costing and marketing plans for all reporting departments
Excellent administration skills Excellent communication skills verbal / written Excellent decision-making skills Good leadership skills Excellent organizing skills Ability to work accurately under pressure Must be able to maintain physical stamina to personally supervise areas of responsibility Ability to multi-task and re-prioritize quickly Ability to work on weekends, public holidays and evenings therefore must be able to work long, irregular hours. Results driven Pressure resilient Multi-task focus
Minimum matric high school qualification Diploma in Hospitality Management Juiced
This is a live in position Benefits: Sunday Allowance / Night Shift Allowance / Public Holiday Pay and one staff meal on each working Day.
· Salary: R12 000 · Location: South Africa · Date Posted: 19 Jan 2017 · Employer type: Game Farm & Lodge
Looking for a BEE candidate, with three to five years spa experience.
The successful candidate will over see three spa's
Answer telephone calls, provide accurate information to clients, taking accurate messages, greeting customers and scheduling appointments
Keep the reception area clean and conducive for clients as they wait for their turn to be attended too
Introduce new beauty products to clients and educate them on their uses and benefits
Keep clients updated on currently available promotions and discounts in services offered in the Spa
Process payments from clients for services ordered from the spa
Keep register of long and existing clients for them to enjoy benefits given to loyal customers
Give appointments to clients on specific days
Open and close the spa at the appropriate time
Ensure that the front desk is clean and organized for free movement
Assist in getting client feedback on level of services delivered in order to improve on service delivery
Inform staff members of appointments that have been cancelled by clients, and also alert staff members of the arrival of clients who come without prior appointments
Manage the visitor register to keep record of people who visit the spa on a daily basis
Receive customer complaints and feedback and direct them to appropriate offices for resolution.
Giving tours of the spa facility.
Conduct stock takes
Good human relations Excellent phone etiquette Possess strong knowledge of how computers work, as well as the ability to use MS office package to process and store information Excellent multitasking skills to successfully handle several assignments together Possess strong organizational skills required for achieving efficiency on the job Good knowledge of beauty products to be able to promote them to clients Excellent communication skills needed for effective discussions with clients to promote the spa's products and services to them.
Matric. Formal Spa qualifications.
· Salary: R10 000 - R15 000 negotiable · Location: South Africa · Date Posted: 11 Jan 2017 · Employer type: Hotel
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