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Head Chef - Mpumalanga
Description:
Click for a profile of Hotel Staff Nelspruit Exclusive Boutique Hotel seeks a suitably qualified and experienced Chef to manage all culinary requirements for this property. Duties include menu planning, costings and management of GP %. He/ She will be required to manage all purchasing, quality management, receiving and issuing as well as storage and stock rotation. Regular stock takes and related administration applies. He/ She will be responsible for all meal preparation, plating and presentation of all meals, as well as culinary requirements for weddings and conferences on site. Roster compilation, staff management and training will apply. Kitchen hygiene and cleanliness is part of your daily duties, as you are responsible to ensure highest levels of hygiene at all times. A fantastic opportunity for a chef who is creative, innovative and is abreast with culinary trends.

Skills/Requirements:
What you need to apply for this position:

Grade 12, Formal Culinary Qualification from a reputable Tertiary Institution. Minimum of 5 years previous working experience in upmarket 4-5* kitchens with experience in both A la carte and Buffet Service. - will be given preference. Previous experience in banqueting, weddings and events HIGHLY BENEFICIAL. Must be computer literate on MS Office suite. Must have an unendorsed drivers licence and own transport.

· Reference: LS-75387-1501
· Salary: R12 000 Live out
· Country: South Africa
· Province: Mpumalanga
· Date Posted: 15 Feb 2017
· Employer type: Hotel

Head Chef - Mpumalanga
Description:
Click for a profile of Hotel Staff Nelspruit Upmarket lodge situated within pristine reserve seeks suitably qualified and experienced Head chef to manage the kitchen brigade. Duties include menu compilation, Costings, meal preparation for Buffet, A la carte and Functions, plating and presentation. Staff management, development and training as well as related administration. Stock management (purchasing, receiving and issuing as well as stock takes and related administration). Ongoing kitchen hygiene and cleanliness applies. The successful incumbent will be responsible to manage the department, including all budgetary requirements, ensuring International trends are represented, whilst providing a culinary adventure for all international guests.

Skills/Requirements:
What you need to apply for this position:

Grade 12, Formal Culinary qualification from a reputable Culinary Training Academy. Minimum of 4-6 years previous working experience in high profile, 4-5* Fine Dining, with experience on A la carte and Buffet service, in the capacity of Head Chef/ Executive Chef within the luxury lodge sector. Must be computer literate on MS Office as well as a Reputable POS Stock system. Must have an unendorsed driver's license and own vehicle.

· Reference: LS-75384-1512
· Salary: R10 000 Live in Negotiable
· Country: South Africa
· Province: Mpumalanga
· Date Posted: 15 Feb 2017
· Employer type: Game Farm & Lodge

Sous / Pastry Chef - Mpumalanga
Description:
Click for a profile of Hotel Staff Nelspruit Prestigious luxury lodge situated within Private Big 5 Reserve seeks a suitably qualified, creative Sous/Pastry Chef to join their kitchen brigade. Duties include supporting the Head chef in providing guests with the best culinary experienced possible. The successful incumbent will ensure that the preparation of meals and pastries is of optimal levels at all times. He/ She will maintain standards whilst controlling costs. Kitchen hygiene and cleanliness applies at all times. Based predominantly in the pastry section, your culinary flair is required - only apply for this position if you are passionate about international culinary trends and are looking for an opportunity to translate your ideas into a reality!!.

Skills/Requirements:
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 in 5* Fine Dining kitchens with emphasis on culinary creativity, plating & Presentation). Previous experience in the capacity of Pastry Chef ESSENTIAL. Preference will be given to candidates who have previous 5* luxury game lodge kitchen experience. Must be computer literate on MS Office suite. First Aid certifications and Fire Training preferred.

· Reference: LS-75381-1512
· Salary: RSalary Negotiable, Live in + Benefits
· Country: South Africa
· Province: Mpumalanga
· Date Posted: 15 Feb 2017
· Employer type: Game Farm & Lodge

Senior Sous Chef - Kruger National Park - Sabi Sands
Description:
Click for a profile of PCSA A 5* Game Lodge situated in the Sabi Sands.

Job Description

To assist the executive chef in the profitable running of the kitchen adhering to the Company's policies and procedures. To ensure that a courteous and efficient service is provided to the guest. To assume full responsibility of the kitchen, during the executive chef ‘s absence. Responsible to: Executive Chef.

DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES:

  • To ensure that a good image is projected by all employees, this being, helpfulness, appearance and cleanliness.
  • To ensure the required level of discipline and deportment are maintained at all times by all employees.
  • To ensure that guest queries and complaints are being dealt with in an efficient, prompt and courteous manner achieving maximum guest satisfaction.
KITCHEN

  • To assist in planning menus according to the budgeted food cost and to liaise with the Lodge Manager/General Manager.
  • To ensure that all dishes are being prepared to the correct recipe in the correct quantities.
  • To ensure that each dish leaving the kitchen is checked for quality, quantity, presentation and correct temperature.
  • To assist in maintaining a high standard of cleanliness at all times.
  • To keep all stocks securely and under the correct conditions applicable to each type of commodity stored.
  • To assist in constantly training all staff to effect good portion control and pleasing presentation of all dishes.
  • To ensure that all areas under your control satisfy the most stringent hygiene requirements and that staff who are ill or injured receive the correct treatment or are not allowed to work
ADMINISTRATION AND CONTROL

  • To forward all relevant food returns to the Accounts department as and when required.
  • To comply with internal audit procedures.
  • To assist in drawing up timetables for kitchen employees according to the demand of business.
PERSONNEL

  • To comply with employment procedures.
  • To assist in the training and/or train kitchen employees to the Company standard.
  • To attend such training courses as may be arranged from time to time.
  • To be conversant with the Labour Relations Act, the applicable wage regulating agreement, this being the Basic Conditions of Employment Act and to be fully conversant with the Company's internal trade union agreements.
  • To adhere to the Company's disciplinary and grievance procedure and to attend and/or chair such procedures as and when required.
  • To endeavour at all times to promote and maintain sound industrial relations.
GENERAL

  • To carry out any other duty as may be imposed by Management.
HOUR OF WORK - As required by the demand of business.

Benefits

Single Accommodation, Meals on Duty

Skills/Requirements:
Previous 5* Game Lodge/Lodge/Boutique Hotel Experience at Senior Chef de partie or Sous Chef level required.

Qualifications

  • Professional Cookery Diploma.


· Reference: LS-75389-1510
· Salary: R10 000 - R12 000
· Country: South Africa
· Province: Mpumalanga
· Date Posted: 15 Feb 2017
· Employer type: Game Farm & Lodge

Sous Chef (Strong On Hot Kitchen & Pastry) - 5* - Sabi Sands
Description:
Click for a profile of Safari JOBS **Couples where the partner is a minimum level 2 Full Trails Guide may also apply.

The role of the Sous/Pastry Chef is to support the Head Chefs in providing guests with the best culinary experience possible, ensuring that the preparation of meals and pastries is of the highest level.

You will support the Head Chefs in maintaining the standards as well as controlling costs effectively in line with the agreed budget. This role is primarily a Sous Chef role but must have Pastry ability, as the candidate will be overseeing the Pastry Department.

REQUIREMENTS / QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

  • Experience in the kitchens of 5 Star Lodges preferably
  • Chef School (or similar qualifications)
  • Previous experience in the Pastries department would be beneficial
  • Basic computer skills
  • First Aid and Fire Training preferable but not essential
  • English speaking
  • Driver's License
KEY FOCUS AREAS / RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Prepare meals for 3 five star lodges on a rotation basis.
  • Maintain a distinctive, high quality Pan-African style of cuisine with seasonal,
  • local ingredients when assisting the Chefs with food preparation.
  • Work some nights a week to provide Exec/Head Chefs with a night off.
  • Liaise with wait staff and communicate effectively during service.
  • Assist and collect orders from the main store on a daily basis.
  • Pay attention to Special Requests for guests.
  • Help plan and prepare the menu's for service.
  • Monitor and authorize overtime for Pastry Chef Assistants.
  • Play your part in ensuring guests get the full experience at its best.
  • Maintain a high level of hygiene in line with statutory requirements.
REMUNERATION & BENEFITS:

  • (DEPENDENT ON EXPERIENCE, SKILLS, QUALIFICATIONS AND SUITABILITY)
  • Permanent Employment
  • Basic Salary dependent on level of qualification - approximately R12 000-00
  • Live-in basic furnished accommodation (possible sharing)
  • R800. 00 food allowance over and above salary
  • Gratuities left by guests
  • 50% Company Contribution on Medical Aid
  • 50% Company Contribution on Pension Fund
  • Company benefits Membership
  • 20 Bed nights for family and friends annually at very special reduced rate
WORK CYCLE:

  • 6 weeks on, 2 weeks off - TBC
TO APPLY, PLEASE FORWARD ALL THE BELOW INFORMATION:

  • CV in a WORD document format
  • (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)
JOB ID CODE

  • A recent head and shoulders photograph/s to accompany your application/s
  • Any written references from current / previous employers (per applicant) - preference for 2
  • Summary Food Portfolio - Minimum 3 starters, 3 mains and 3 desserts - Fine dining
  • A personalised motivation (in respect of the position you are applying for) as to why you feel you are the ideal candidate for the position
  • Notice period / Availability to take up new positions / Availability for interviews
  • Negotiable salary expectations


Skills/Requirements:
SKILLS / BEHAVIOURS:

  • Passion for food and cooking
  • Experience of stock control and food portioning
  • Experience in stock taking
  • Hands on approach
  • Sensitive to cultural issues/patient with team members
  • Ability to share ideas/new recipes with colleagues and train them
  • Good social and interpersonal skills
  • Effective menu planning
  • Confidence in explaining dinner menu in front of guests
  • 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
  • Able to interact with guests and behave appropriately
  • Ability to plan and organize
  • Knowledge of good kitchen hygiene practice
  • Well groomed and a good sense of personal hygiene
  • Realistic expectations of bush life


· Reference: LS-75313-0808
· Salary: Approximately R12, 800.00 full live in
· Country: South Africa
· Province: Mpumalanga
· Date Posted: 08 Feb 2017
· Employer type: Game Farm & Lodge

Head Chef & Head Guide - Couple - Kruger National Park
Description:
Click for a profile of Safari JOBS Safari JOBS is now searching for a Head Chef & Head Guide Couple for a beautiful, private luxury safari lodge situated in the Kruger National Park.

Skills/Requirements:
MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

HEAD CHEF:

  • Grade 12/ Matric
  • Formal culinary qualification
  • 2-5 years' Head Chef experience
  • Valid drivers' licence and own transport
  • Previous experience in a 4 / 5* hospitality environment
  • Up to date with current food trends
HEAD GUIDE:

  • FGASA Level 1 (Advantage - Level 2)
  • Full Trails
  • First Aid
  • DEAT registered
  • ARH
  • PDP
  • Minimum of 4 - 6 years' experience in 5* safari lodges
  • All qualifications must be valid and relevant memberships paid up

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

HEAD CHEF:

  • The successful Head Chef will have previous experience in preparing meals for a 5* al a carte menu and will be in charge of the Sous Chef, plus 4 Commis / Chef de partie.
HEAD GUIDE:

  • The successful candidate will be expected to run a department of 6 other guides plus trackers.
  • You will be expected to conduct games drives and walks daily - this is a busy lodge and you can possibly drive every day of a 6 week cycle.
  • This is also a child friendly lodge and you may also be required to conduct kiddies' activities.
  • Ensure Guides paper work is up is always up to date
  • Required to do monthly reports for the GM.

REMUNERATION & BENEFITS:

(DEPENDANT ON EXPERIENCE, SKILLS, QUALIFICATIONS AND SUITABILITY)

HEAD CHEF:

  • R15 000 - R18 000 neg.
  • (Please advise your min - max negotiable salary expectation)
HEAD GUIDE:

  • Starting salary for negotiations - R7 500
  • (Please advise your min - max negotiable salary expectation)
ADDITIONAL BENEFITS:

  • Accommodation - Own
  • Meals included
  • Uniform and laundry thereof daily
  • Gratuities from Guests
  • There is a pool in the staff quarters for the staff
  • Rooms are serviced weekly
WORK CYCLE:

  • 6 weeks on / 2 weeks off

START DATE:

  • As soon as possible


· Reference: LS-75281-0605
· Salary: HEAD CHEF: R15 000 – R18,000 neg // HEAD GUIDE: Starting salary for negotiations – R7 500
· Country: South Africa
· Province: Mpumalanga
· Date Posted: 06 Feb 2017
· Employer type: Game Farm & Lodge

Head Chef & Relief Spa Therapist / FOH - Couple - Kruger National Park
Description:
Click for a profile of Safari JOBS Safari JOBS is now searching for a Head Chef & Relief Spa Therapist-FOH Couple for a beautiful, private luxury safari lodge situated in the Kruger National Park.

Skills/Requirements:
MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

HEAD CHEF:

  • Grade 12/ Matric
  • Formal culinary qualification
  • 2-5 years' Head Chef experience
  • Valid drivers' licence and own transport
  • Previous experience in a 4 / 5* hospitality environment
  • Up to date with current food trends
RELIEF SPA THERAPIST-FOH:

  • Relevant Spa Therapist qualifications
  • Practical working experience as a Spa Therapist
  • Some Front of house experience
  • Word and excel knowledge
  • Res request booking system - advantage but not essential
  • Good command of the English language - verbally and in writing
KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

HEAD CHEF:

  • The successful Head Chef will have previous experience in preparing meals for a 5* al a carte menu and will be in charge of the Sous Chef, plus 4 Commis / Chef de partie.
RELIEF SPA THERAPIST-FOH:

  • The primary position held will be that of Front of House Manager and when the spa is busy or the main therapist is on their days off, the successful candidate will need to step in to assist in the Spa.
  • When on Spa duty the candidate needs to be self-motivated to sell their treatments and keep the spa busy.
  • Massages are the most popular treatments so you must have a good stamina in this area.
  • Check in / out of Guests
  • Room checks
  • Hosting duties
  • Management of the housekeeping department
  • Ability to allocate tasks to others
  • General admin duties
  • Curio shop sales and stocking thereof
  • Candidate must have an eye for detail
  • Must be happy to work with children as this is a child friendly lodge
REMUNERATION & BENEFITS:

(DEPENDANT ON EXPERIENCE, SKILLS, QUALIFICATIONS AND SUITABILITY)

HEAD CHEF:

  • R15 000 - R18 000 neg.
RELIEF SPA THERAPIST-FOH:

  • R5 000 - R5 500 possibly negotiable for the right person
  • Please advise your minimum to maximum salary expectation
ADDITIONAL BENEFITS:

  • Accommodation - Own
  • Meals included
  • Uniform and laundry thereof daily
  • Gratuities from Guests
  • There is a pool in the staff quarters for the staff
  • Rooms are serviced weekly
WORK CYCLE:

  • 6 weeks on / 2 weeks off
START DATE:

  • As soon as possible


· Reference: LS-75280-0605
· Salary: Chef R15 000 – R18 000 neg // Therapist/FOH R5 000 – R5 500 possibly negotiable
· Country: South Africa
· Province: Mpumalanga
· Date Posted: 06 Feb 2017
· Employer type: Game Farm & Lodge

Head Chef - near Kruger Park
Description:
Click for a profile of Safari JOBS Safari JOBS is now searching for a Head Chef for a beautiful, luxury safari lodge situated in the Kruger National Park.

The successful Head Chef will have previous experience in preparing meals for a 5* al a carte menu and will be in charge of the Sous Chef, plus 4 Commis / Chef de partie.

Skills/Requirements:
REQUIREMENTS / QUALIFICATIONS / SKILLS REQUIRED:

  • Grade 12/ Matric
  • Formal culinary qualification
  • 2-5 years' Head Chef experience
  • Valid drivers' licence and own transport
  • Previous experience in a 4 / 5* hospitality environment
  • Up to date with current food trends
SKILLS / BEHAVIOURS:

  • Motivated, creative and enthusiastic about their job.
  • An outgoing personality with excellent guest contact skills.
  • Able to adapt to dietary needs and requirements.
  • Non / occasional drinker.
  • Preferably non-smoker.
  • Good team leader.
  • A talented individual with a high level of integrity, an effective leader and communicator at all levels with strong leadership skills.
  • Computer knowledge.
  • The ability to work under pressure and to be flexible at all times, considering the location and environment he/she is working in.
  • Must be a Team Player and willing to coach and motivate less experienced / junior Chefs.

REMUNERATION & BENEFITS:

  • (DEPENDENT ON EXPERIENCE, SKILLS, QUALIFICATIONS AND SUITABILITY)
  • R15, 000. 00 - R18, 000. 00 neg.
  • All meals included
  • Uniform and laundry thereof
  • Rooms serviced weekly
  • Gratuities
ACCOMMODATION:

  • Single room with en-suite bathroom.
WORK CYCLE:

  • 6 weeks on / 2 weeks off


· Reference: LS-75267-0604
· Salary: R15 000 – R18 000 neg.
· Country: South Africa
· Province: Mpumalanga
· Date Posted: 06 Feb 2017
· Employer type: Game Farm & Lodge

Sous Chef - Mpumalanga
Description:
Click for a profile of Safari JOBS Safari JOBS is searching for a Sous Chef for a beautiful, world renowned 5* safari lodge situated in Mpumalanga.

The Sous Chef is responsible for planning and directing food preparation in the kitchen. This will involve supervising kitchen staff, as well as keeping an eye out for issues that might arise in the kitchen and taking control of the situation.

Skills/Requirements:
KEY FOCUS AREAS / RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Be fully responsible for the smooth operation of all administrative duties in the
  • Kitchen department whilst the Executive chef is away;
  • This includes ordering of stock, menus, emails, invoicing as well as staff
  • Management in line with the code of conduct and disciplinary code;
  • Preparation and portioning food, monitoring quality of dishes at all stages of
  • Preparation and presentation;
  • Check the cleanliness and operation of all kitchen equipment as well as all areas
  • before production runs.
  • Need to comply with OHSA regulations;
  • Employee Management: ensure that staffing levels are correct in conjunction with
  • the General Manager and to agreed standards;
  • Review work procedures and operational problems.
SKILLS / BEHAVIOURS:

  • Ensuring special dietaries are cared for and noted;
  • Able to perform under pressure with a high sense of responsibility;
  • Working long hours;
  • Passionate about guest satisfaction;
  • Constant endeavour to improve qualifications and skills through mentor-ship and
  • training;
  • A thirst to be better than yesterday.
REQUIREMENTS / QUALIFICATIONS / SKILLS REQUIRED:

  • Grade 12 a
  • Formal Chef Qualification
  • At least three years' experience as a Sous Chef
  • Need to be able to take charge of the kitchen as per job description
  • Need to be fluent in English
  • Need to be presentable and well spoken
REMUNERATION & BENEFITS:

  • (DEPENDANT ON EXPERIENCE, SKILLS, QUALIFICATIONS AND SUITABILITY)
  • Please advise your min negotiable salary expectation
  • Accommodation
  • Meals
  • Provident fund contribution after 3 months of employment
  • Medical Aid contribution after 3 months of employment - TBC at interview
  • 21 days annual leave over and above the work cycles - TBC at interview
  • EXCELLENT COMPANY TO WORK FOR!

WORK CYCLE:

  • 6 weeks on, 2 weeks off / 3 weeks on, 1 week off - TBC
START DATE:

  • As soon as possible


· Reference: LS-75262-0604
· Salary: (DEPENDANT ON EXPERIENCE, SKILLS, QUALIFICATIONS AND SUITABILITY) Please advise your min negotiable salary expectation
· Country: South Africa
· Province: Mpumalanga
· Date Posted: 06 Feb 2017
· Employer type: Game Farm & Lodge

Sous Chef - Mpumalanga
Description:
Click for a profile of Hotel Staff Nelspruit Upmarket hotel with busy restaurants, events and banqueting venues seeks suitably qualified and experienced Sous Chef to join their team. Duties include: daily mise en place, meal preparation, plating and presentation for A la Carte AS WELL as preparation of all culinary requirements for Buffet service, busy conferencing and events and wedding venues. The successful incumbent will be second in command in the kitchen, and will be required to deputise for the Executive Chef in his absence. Staff management and training of junior chefs applies. He/ She will assist with menu compilation, costings, purchasing, stock control and all related administration. Roster compilation and management of leave cycles for chefs in the department will form an additional duty.

Skills/Requirements:
What you need to apply for this position: Grade 12, Formal Culinary Qualification from a reputable Tertiary Institution. Minimum of 5 years previous working experience in high volume kitchens with exposure to both A la carte and Buffet Service. Candidates with extensive banqueting experience will be given preference. Must be computer literate on MS Office suite

· Reference: LS-75237-0302
· Salary: R14 000 Live in
· Country: South Africa
· Province: Mpumalanga
· Date Posted: 03 Feb 2017
· Employer type: Hotel


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