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Description: 5* Boutique Hotel Nestled in the heart of the KwaZulu-Natal Drakensberg is seeking a Duty Manager / Front Of House Manager, must have at least 2 - 3 years experience (ideal for a junior) in a 4-5* Hotel. Must be familiar with the Semper Office System. Must be able to assist with Guest Relations, serving drinks, meals and checking guests into their rooms.
· Salary: R5 000 + MEALS AND ACCOMMODATION · Location: South Africa · Date Posted: 27 Mar 2017 · Employer type: Hotel
Compile, co-ordinate and implement the hotel's marketing plan.
Ensure that all actions included in the marketing plan have taken place on a daily, weekly and/or monthly basis.
Create brand communication and development including awareness advertising, publicity and promotions to stimulate brand identity via social media and digital platforms.
Co-ordinate the compilation and ongoing maintenance of the hotel's guest history databases across all market segments in order for monthly marketing actions to be implemented.
Designing marketing material across multiple marketing channels (web/digital and print), event co-ordination, website updates, sending newsletters, social media, ordering promotional items.
Web development and maintenance.
Photo shoots; compiling a shoot plan (location, props, model, outfit and concept of the shoot)
Develop creative content from scratch to produce new ideas, concepts and developing interactive design for marketing campaigns.
Ensure Strengthening of the brand and profile, increasing its online-presence, driving marketing communications campaigns to increase revenue, building and managing relationships, as well as seek and create opportunities.
Evaluate opportunities for partnerships, sponsorships and advertising on an on-going basis
Matric (Grade 12)
Diploma in Graphic Design / Web Design degree/diploma/certificate from accredited educational facility
1-2 years of experience in a marketing company or previous hotel experience an advantage
OPERA & Apex knowledge would be a distinctive advantage
Excellent communication skills, verbal & written
Excellent guest relations skills
Drivers License (Code 08)
Computer Literacy essential (Microsoft Office, Web Design/Basic HTML and CSS, Logo and branding design)
Can-do / Positive attitude
Self disciplined and motivated
Attention to detail and Work / perform well under pressure
Must have a Design Portfolio
· Salary: R15 000.00 CTC · Location: South Africa · Date Posted: 13 Mar 2017 · Employer type: Hotel
1) A'la Carte 2) Pastry 3) Buffet Restaurant 4) Production 5) Breakfast & 6) Cold Kitchen.
Ensures the smooth running of the section as per the General Managers instructions and in accordance to the hotel's standards.
Must be able to work independently as well as in a larger TEAM.
Must be able to prepare baked goods, desserts, and pastries.
Must continue to learn new recipes and test them in the kitchen to keep the menu up to date and interesting to draw customers.
Must be able to create a dessert menu, items in particular must be visually appealing and tempting in order to encourage customers to purchase.
Checks daily activities as per function sheets and receives notification of the other activities from the General Manager.
Responsible for all hygiene requirements and to report any problems in this area to the General Manager.
Must check their department on a daily basis for any maintenance that may be needed e. g. faulty equipment, cracked tiles, water and plumbing, electrical faults, etc. and report these to the General Manager.
Must ensure that they are in correct uniform and that they comply with hotel standards.
May be asked to perform duties, other than those that fall within their section.
May also be needed to work over their allotted hours.
The following are the requirements
A minimum of Grade 12 is essential and a Chef's tertiary qualification is desirable. The successful applicant will have at least 3 years Hotel kitchen experience as a Chef (working through the levels of the kitchen brigade) and 1 year Food & Beverage experience.
Apex and Pluspoint knowledge will be highly advantageous
Must be computer literate (Word, Excel)
Good planning, organizational and time management skills
Professional telephone etiquette
Ability to work accurately under pressure
Must be GUEST service driven
Excellent communication skills - verbal, written and telephonic (Grade 12 / equivalent & higher)
Must be able to use initiative & work unsupervised
Self-disciplined & motivated
Great attention to detail
High value placed on integrity, reliability & consistency
· Salary: R20 000 CTC · Location: South Africa · Date Posted: 13 Mar 2017 · Employer type: Hotel
4* Lodge in the Drakensberg is seeking a vibrant Senior Food and Beverage Assistant Manager - AA POSITION
Skills/Requirements: Budgeting & Reporting-
Operating expense budget for the department is compiled annually and presented for approval on or before stipulated deadlines if the F&B Manager is not available
Operational Planning & Organising - Staffing levels are planned in accordance with anticipated occupancies / past trends - to be checked by the F&B Manager.
Sufficient operational resources (beverages, glassware, linen, crockery & cutlery) are available to ensure uninterrupted daily operation.
Management of Food & Beverage Service areas - Service is friendly, prompt and efficient meeting professional waiting & bartending standards and client expectations.
Stock Control - Stock takes are arranged and prepared on or before the stipulated stock take dates - to assist F&B Manager
Administration & Control - Accuracy of point of sales interactions are verified.
Floats are being spot checked on a regular basis and shortages are acted upon without undue delay.
Guest Relations Management- Proactive contact with guests is established and maintained throughout their stay. Guest enquiries and queries are dealt with promptly and efficiently.
Management of Human Resources - New appointments are appropriately inducted into their position and are guided during their probation period with the F&B Manager. Discipline is maintained, Effective communication is practiced.
Self-Management - Activities are planned quarterly, reviewed monthly and feedback is provided to Superior.
Security, Hygiene & Safety - Hygiene, food safety and quality standards are met in accordance with organisational standards.
· Salary: R8 000 · Location: South Africa · Date Posted: 07 Mar 2017 · Employer type: Hotel
Seeking a Qualified and Experienced F&B Service Trainer (Waitrons, Bartenders, Busboys, ETC)
The successful applicant needs to be a well experienced waiter that has experience in a 4 - 5 * Hotel environment. Looking for applicants that is outgoing with exceptional interpersonal skills and down to earth.
The successful candidate will be travelling with the Group Training Chef and will be responsible for all levels of waiter training such as serving techniques, table settings, guest relations and service excellence
Requirements: Valid Drivers License. At least 5 years' experience as a Senior Waiter. Must be prepare to travel extensively.
· Salary: R8 000.00 · Location: South Africa · Date Posted: 07 Mar 2017 · Employer type: Leisure Company
We are seeking qualified Waitrons to join our team of staff.
The successful candidates must have a strong work ethic, exceptional communication skills and great customer service skills, a positive, punctual, and professional approach, superior food and beverage knowledge, excellent attention to detail, immaculate personal grooming and presentation, A positive attitude, enthusiastic personality, and a winning smile.
Candidates should be from Tongaat, Verulam or Stanger areas.
Salaries are negotiable based on qualifications and experience.
· Salary: Neg based on Experience and Qualifications · Location: South Africa · Date Posted: 02 Mar 2017 · Employer type: Restaurant / Coffee Shop
Newly opened restaurant seeking a qualified and experienced HEAD CHEF TO START IMMEDIATEly.
PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS IS A NON AA POSITION TO BALANCE THE RESTAURANTS BEE
Professional cookery Diploma. Minimum of 5 years' experience with proven management of staff. You should be able to do costings, strong on controls. You must be hands on and cook regularly. Will be required to interact with guests.
Duties include: -
Daily mise en place, meal preparation, plating and presentation per 5* standards; Running of the pass; Menu development and related costings. Additional duties include stock counts (as needed). Training and transferral of skill to junior chef's form part of the daily duty. Kitchen hygiene and cleanliness is an ongoing required practice.
· Salary: R10 000 - R12 000 DEP ON EXP · Location: South Africa · Date Posted: 21 Feb 2017 · Employer type: Restaurant / Coffee Shop
Safari Lodge is looking for a dynamic and energetic Lead Trails Guide for a Award Winning luxury 4-Star Safari Lodge. Looking for someone to join our young team who has staying power, only serious candidates are requested to apply.
Grade 12, FGASA 1, PDrp, THETA assessed. DEAT registered, First Aid Level 1 certified. Additional qualifications in Track & Sign/ Astronomy, Snake Identification & Birding Minimum of 3 - 4 years guiding experience within Big 5 reserves essential. Must be computer literate on MS Office Suite.
· Salary: R7 000 - R12 000 DEP ON EXP + Benefits · Location: South Africa · Date Posted: 06 Feb 2017 · Employer type: Game Farm & Lodge
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