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We are looking for a couple to co-manage an 8 bedroomed, upmarket lakeside lodge and yacht charter company on the shores of Lake Malawi. The couple must have the right qualifications and at least 8 years’ experience in their relevant fields. The suitable candidates must take ownership of their positions; this is not a post for juniors to gain experience. Role # 1: Catering / F & B Manager. We are looking for an experienced, qualified Chef, with leadership qualities, to head up the kitchen and bar. The Job description includes to task, plan, supervise and lead the kitchen by example. Hands on food preparation, menu planning, stock ordering and stock control. Maintain the computerized P.O.S system. Must be able to interact with guests. Take on the role of Maitre D. Bar duties. Bar sales and stock control. Role # 2. Handle reception duties, including meet and greet on guests arrival. Manage the online, computerized reservation and accounts system. Co-ordinate airport transfers. Basic accounts and general administrative functions. Quality control of accommodation units. Staff supervision. Both roles take on G M duties as assigned. Live in position. Comfortable, spacious accommodation. En-suite bedroom, TV lounge, kitchen, private garden. Available to start February 2015. 3 months’ probation followed by a 2 year contract. Regrettably children and pets cannot be accommodated.
One of the candidates must be a qualified chef, the other must have a tertiary education. Hotel training an advantage. Must have a passion for hospitality and an eye for detail. Must have excellent communication skills and must speak fluent English. A second European language an advantage. Must have good administrative ability, with experience working on computerized systems. Past experience in the hospitality industry essential. Must be clean living and professional, well groomed, in shape and in good health. Must be willing to relocate to a beautiful but very remote area.
· Reference: LS-63124-0111 · Salary: R25,000.00 p/m NETT. live in · Country: Malawi · Province: · Date Posted: 20 Dec 2014 · Employer type: Beach/Island Resort
Danforth Yachting situated on Lake Malawi, (eastern central Africa) is looking to fill the post of Head Chef / Food and Beverage Manager, to form part of the guest interaction team at a small, busy, lakeside lodge. The position is open to single applicants, male and female, or to a couple. Live in position.
Starting February 2015.
Task, plan, supervise and lead the kitchen team of 6 competent local staff
Menu planning for full board basis, including pastries, cakes and savories
Meal preparation and food presentation daily for 18 guests
Creative use of locally available, seasonal ingredients
A 5* lodge in North west province seeks a sous chef to assist the executive chef in managing all culinary requirements. If you are passionate about food, love the bush and enjoy taking guests on an unforgettable taste sensation this may be the opportunity for you.
In order to qualify you need: - at least one year experience as sous chef in a boutique hotel/5*properties (a la carte/ table d'Haute - The ability to do menu planning - Effective ordering on a weekly basis - A chef with management skills who can head a team in the absence of the executive chef. - Creativity and initiative as well as communication skills with guests - A drivers license will be an advantage - Computer literacy will be an advantage
· Reference: LS-69688-1908 · Salary: Negotiable · Country: South Africa · Province: North West Province · Date Posted: 19 Dec 2014 · Employer type: Game Farm & Lodge
To provide an efficient and cost effective food service to the establishment
Accurate control and management of stock
Ensure that all stocks are maintained to adequate levels according to Company standards, including food and operating equipment.
Accurate control and management of food cost
Accurate control and management of assets
Knowledge of operational standards and procedures of a kitchen including preparation.
Financial feasibility of menus
Manage customer/client relationships
Maintain a good working relationship with the
In consultation with Senior Chefs, ensure that all menus are updated, paying special attention to seasonal availability.
To ensure that all menus are calculated correctly to obtain maximum profit.
To ensure staff training on portion control
To ensure that hygiene standards are adhered to
To keep abreast of food/market trends
Ensure high service levels are maintained in your outlet.
Daily monitoring and submission of orders to ensure 0% out of stock on all items within operations – ensure PAR levels check lists in place and adhered to
Maintaining standards and monitoring at all times on displays and service.
Check that your venue has cleaning programme in place & being adhered to
Report all Maintenance and defects/malfunction of equipment to senior management
To carry out any reasonable request by management in the functioning/ smooth running of the operation
To be agile and assist at any adhoc/special functions, which may arise outside of normal working hours
Tertiary education in Hospitality
Hospitality experience (3 - 5 years)
High attention to detail
An excellent command of the English language
Computer literacy–MS Office Applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, knowledge of MC adv.)
Driver’s license essential
Fine dining experience
· Reference: LS-69676-1801 · Salary: Market Related · Country: South Africa · Province: Western Cape · Date Posted: 18 Dec 2014 · Employer type: Leisure Company
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