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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
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
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