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This is a 5* intimate property situated 7 km outside Stanford in the Overberg, where we have a 5 star lodge with 5 rooms-max 12 people and a deli that serves picnics, light lunches and Smoked BBQ from 11h00-15h00 daily. We also cater for events (birthdays/anniversary parties), weddings, and executive conferences. We have good local food sources and an organic vegetable garden on our property. This is not a high pressure job due to small numbers but the food has to be excellent.
We currently have a position available for a Sous/senior chef. We have a Head-chef and 2 cooks to assist and for time off. We have an opportunity for an experienced sous chef who is enthusiastic, hard working with a PASSION for creating exciting food. The position will involve the overall day to day running of the kitchen. The successful candidate must be prepared to work shifts. At the lodge we don't believe in the ordinary, we don't produce but rather create and achieve our goals working together as a team. Candidate must have a passion food with staying power and must be dependable. Roles and Responsibilities: Assist with the management of kitchen and related culinary requirements. - Accurate food, menu development and menu costing and portion control of all meals served to ensure that food cost remain at an acceptable level. Assist head chef with cost and stock control including receiving, checking, quality control and correct storage of stock as required. Ensuring that all tasks are carried out within the schedules prescribed. Accurate and efficient co-ordination and execution of food orders, as placed by clients. The compilation and co-ordination of staff rosters, and training and monitoring of new kitchen and serving staff. Assist with training of kitchen staff. The maintenance of neat, clean and hygienic conditions, in and around the general workspace and all facilities. Knowledge of and compliance with all HACCP regulations and recommendations.
Live In. If the chef has a partner who is a 5* Lodge/Guest House Manager, a Couple will be considered.
Working experience in a similar or same position. Strong knowledge of service industry. Excellent communication and management skills essential, HACCP a pre-requisite. Thorough understanding of clean kitchen and work area. Excellent knowledge of planning menus, establishing size of food portions, estimating food requirements, wastage, stock rotation and costs. Valid driver's license required. Computer literate. Team player and leadership qualities. Good pastry skills.
Formal culinary qualification required (ICA or Prue Leith Quals preferred) - Fine Dining.
· Reference: LS-75470-2310 · Salary: R8 000 - R12 000 · Country: South Africa · Province: Western Cape · Date Posted: 23 Feb 2017 · Employer type: Game Farm & Lodge
Must be a head chef at present or have experience as a head chef (at least 3 to 4 years) in a 5 star hotel
Elegant dining experience is essential for this small boutique hotel
Functions/ weddings/ special events experience
Self-motivated and discipline is essential and we are wanting the candidate to "own it"
Solid management skills with experience in stock control, staff training, menu planning and kitchen policy and procedures
Health and safety training/ qualification / experience an asset
Team development and training of his/her team
Ensuring that the operating standards of the lodge are adhered to
Menu preparation which includes seasonal rotation
Qualification from a reputable Cookery school/ academy
Would prefer a male candidate due to kitchen dynamics but not essential
· Reference: LS-75444-1701 · Salary: Single Live in position – salary R18 000 - R22 000 per month depending on experience (further areas - be discussed with the candidates) However as this is Plett, live out accommodation is an option · Country: South Africa · Province: Western Cape · Date Posted: 17 Feb 2017 · Employer type: Hotel
Safari JOBS is searching for a Commis Chef for an up market Hotel and Spa based in the Western Cape to join its dynamic kitchen brigade. Our client is looking for someone with drive and passion for the industry, with the ability to keep up with the high pace, and a sincere commitment to exceed expectations. This Hotel offers 4 Restaurants including a lounge and bar. This Hotel offers superior dining experience and an Award winning wine list.
Safari JOBS is searching for a Junior Sous Chef for an up market Hotel and Spa based in the Western Cape to join its dynamic kitchen brigade. The ideal candidate will have good interpersonal skills, have a friendly attitude towards people, can comfortably and engagingly communicate with colleagues, superiors and guests, and relish the opportunity to wow his clients.
This Hotel offers 4 Restaurants including a lounge and bar. This Hotel offers a superior dining experience and an Award winning wine list.
A lovely 5* Estate Boutique Style lodge situated near Plettenberg Bay.
This person must be able to manage a small team well. It is a busy kitchen only catering for 25-35 pax maximum. Busy Breakfast and Dinner Service, occasional lunch and Luxury Turndown Treats. The style of food is sassy, sexy, bordering on deconstructed but still wholesome lovely food. The Lodge currently has a small a la carte menu which is very popular. Seeking a Chef to run with this concept, with the freedom to change or maintain what is in place currently. The chef must be very strong with Costings and Stock Management and must have the ability to manage local staff that has been there for many years. (Earn Respect). Good Guest Relations skills is required as Chef will need to come out and greet the guests at mealtimes. There is a great team in place.
Strong Management Skills. Ability to lead a good team of chefs who have been there for many years. Ability to handle pressure and create marvellous food to excite the guests.
Professional Cookery Diploma in Culinary Arts Essential. (Ideally Prue Leith, ICA graduates or must be passionate about delicate, elegant dining)
Accommodation on the Estate. Meals On Duty, Tips.
· Reference: LS-75089-1911 · Salary: R20 000 Negotiable · Country: South Africa · Province: Western Cape · Date Posted: 19 Jan 2017 · Employer type: Game Farm & Lodge
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