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Luxury 5* lodge situated within renowned Big 5 Reserve seeks suitably qualified and experienced Head Chef to lead their Kitchen brigade. Duties include: Menu compilation, costings, standardization of recipes. Supervision of kitchen operations, mise en place, meal preparation, plating and presentation for all culinary requirements on site including additional catering for conferences, weddings or other functions. He/ She will manage all staff, with emphasis on training and skills development. Stock management duties include purchasing, receiving, issuing, storage and stock rotation. Extensive administration applies in regards to stock take, working an adherence to budget and related reporting functions.
What you need to apply for this position:
Grade 12, Formal Culinary Qualification from a reputable Tertiary Institution. Minimum of 3-5 years previous working experience as Head Chef/ Senior Sous Chef within the Luxury lodge sector (Fine Dining A la carte/ Set meu service) Must be computer literate on MS Office suite
· Reference: LS-76790-3110 · Salary: R20 000 - R25 000 Live in · Country: South Africa · Province: North West Province · Date Posted: 31 Jul 2017 · Employer type: Game Farm & Lodge
Safari JOBS is searching for an outstanding Executive Chef that has an absolute passion for cooking, is organised in their cooking, preparation & administration thereof, is outstandingly creative, a TEAM leader and can work well with a large yet passionate and committed team.
The kitchen at this beautiful 5* Safari lodge plays a very important / vital role in the overall safari experience offered to its Guests. Main duties include but are not limited to:
Staff management, training and development of this safari lodge kitchen team.
Development, implementation and quality control of different menus for four outlets in three different properties - defining different food experiences and reflecting the defined style for each outlet.
Full responsibility for stock control, Kitchen financials and budgeting.
Maintaining excellent guest relations.
Maintaining a hygienic environment; implementing, training and monitoring of hygiene systems and required standards.
KEY FOCUS AREAS / RESPONSIBILITIES:
Ensure food preparation to the highest standards in four outlets
To ensure that training is implemented and maintained
Creation and implementation of departmental training manuals per outlet
Multi-site management and quality control
Menu development, defining different food experiences per outlet
Full responsibility for stock control, Kitchen financial reports and budgeting
To be involved with the kitchen staff recruitment process
SKILLS / BEHAVIOURS:
Passionate about training and development
Sound financial acumen
Excellent guest relations
Excellent communication skills
Must be of sober habits
REMUNERATION & BENEFITS:
(DEPENDENT ON EXPERIENCE, SKILLS, QUALIFICATIONS AND SUITABILITY)
R25, 000. 00
Meals on duty
Additional benefits such as Provident Fund and Medical Aid - To be discussed at interview level.
21 days annual leave over and above the work cycles - Number of days TBC at interview level.
EXCELLENT COMPANY TO WORK FOR!
6 weeks on, 2 weeks off - TBC
As soon as possible
TO APPLY, PLEASE FORWARD ALL THE BELOW INFORMATION:
CV - WORD document format ONLY
(Must be NEAT AND PRESENTABLE please - All places of employ, dates of employ and reasons for leaving must be stipulated in the CV/CV's
A recent head and shoulders photo
Minimum of 3 contactable references + any written references will be highly beneficial
Notice period / Availability to take up new positions / Availability for interviews
**If you are applying for a CHEF VACANCY, please ensure that a summary food portfolio of a minimum of 3 starters, 3 mains and 3 desserts accompanies your application**
Grade 12/ Matric
Formal Chef qualification (advantageous)
South African Citizen
Valid South African drivers licence
Previous lodge experience - advantage
Minimum 10 years Kitchen management experience
Strong background of 5* luxury dining
Sound experience in multi-site management
· Reference: LS-76746-2503 · Salary: R25, 000.00 neg + live in + benefits · Country: South Africa · Province: North West Province · Date Posted: 25 Jul 2017 · Employer type: Game Farm & Lodge
Description: Staff management, training and development of the Lodge Kitchen team. Development, implementation and quality control of different menus for four outlets in three different properties, defining different food experiences and reflecting the defined style for each outlet. Full responsibility for stock control, Kitchen financials and budgeting. Maintaining excellent guest relations. Maintaining a hygienic environment; implementing, training and monitoring of hygiene systems and required standards
Key Focus Areas:
Ensure food preparation to the highest standards in four outlets;
To ensure that training is implemented and maintained;
Creation and implementation of departmental training manuals per outlet;
Multi-site management and quality control;
Menu development, defining different food experiences per outlet;
Full responsibility for stock control, Kitchen financial reports and budgeting;
To be involved with the kitchen staff recruitment process.
Skills/Requirements: Requirements - Qualifications and Skills:
Grade 12 (essential);
Formal Chef qualification (advantageous);
Minimum 10 years Kitchen management experience;
Strong background of 5* luxury dining;
Sound experience in multi-site management;
Passionate about training and development;
Sound financial acumen;
Excellent guest relations.
Executive Chef: 10 years
Management: 10 years
· Reference: LS-76634-1301 · Salary: R25 000 Live in · Country: South Africa · Province: North West Province · Date Posted: 13 Jul 2017 · Employer type: Game Farm & Lodge
Kendrick Recruitment is now looking for an Executive Chef for a Private Lodge based in the Madikwe Game Reserve. The Executive Chef role is essential to this luxury lodge and requires a unique person to ensure the success of the culinary operation and provide the guests with that special and memorable dining experience to remain with them long after they have left the reserve. The kitchens at the lodge play a key part in both the guest experience and the Food and Beverage department.
We are looking for someone who matches the following criteria:
A talented individual with a high level of integrity, an effective leader and communicator at all levels with strong man-management skills.
An outgoing personality with excellent guest contact skills.
Thorough knowledge of current leading culinary trends in food and beverage.
To create, design and implement menus that meet the demands and exceed the expectations of our guests as agreed with Senior Management.
To take complete responsibility for the procurement of all goods - food related and materials necessary for the food production, on a daily basis for the three lodges, pastry kitchen and staff canteens.
To maintain all food cost of all lodges and areas as per agreed budgets.
To be able to build, train and maintain a strong, content, challenged and consistent kitchen brigade.
Skills/Requirements: For this specific and challenging role we are ideally looking for someone who is flexible able to lead and work within a team as and when required. To be professional and well presented and to have excellent problem solving skills. You will need to be detail orientated and have a passion for cooking! Ideally we would like someone who is looking for long term employment within one company.
You will generally be required to work a cycle of 42 days on and 14 days off, however this should be flexible due to lodge requirements. The package on offer is R25, 000 - R30, 000 PM Live in, benefits include 50% contribution to Medical aid and 6% contribution to provident fund. To apply please send your CV, food pictures and references through to us today. Good Luck!
· Reference: LS-76469-3012 · Salary: R25 000 - R30 000 · Country: South Africa · Province: North West Province · Date Posted: 30 Jun 2017 · Employer type: Game Farm & Lodge
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