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A 5* Game Lodge situated close to Hoedspruit on a Big 5 Game Reserve.
Preparation of Desserts, Pastries and Bread for the Lodge for Breakfast, Snacks, Morning and afternoon Teas, Game Drivers, Lunch and Dinner Service. Previous experience or at least formal training and strong interest/talent in Pastry essential.
Accommodation, Provident Fund, Meals on Duty, Uniform.
Candidate must have a formal culinary qualification and ideally additional pastry chef training or at least a very strong talent/interest in pastry.
Formal Culinary/Pastry Qualifications are preferred.
· Reference: LS-75677-2803 · Salary: R6 500 - R8 500 Negotiable · Country: South Africa · Province: Mpumalanga · Date Posted: 28 Mar 2017 · Employer type: Game Farm & Lodge
Assistant to the Head Chef, manage the pass and all departments during service, supervise the food preparation leading up to service, responsible and accountable for quality control, stock issues, minimise wastage and assist with stock takes and stock control. Hands-on supervisory position.
Management of fellow employees
Experience needed in the hot kitchen
Understand and speak English
· Reference: LS-75620-1607 · Salary: R4 000 - R7 000 dep on exp · Country: South Africa · Province: Mpumalanga · Date Posted: 16 Mar 2017 · Employer type: Restaurant / Coffee Shop
Various properties in Mpumalanga ranging from Hotels to Boutique Hotels to Lodges.
All levels of chefs required for various properties in Mpumalanga ranging from Hotels to Boutique Hotels to Lodges.
Ensure that kitchen hygiene standards are set
Responsible for training chefs & implementing kitchen standards
Correct chemicals and sufficient cleaning materials to be in stock at all times
Ensure that food presentation as discussed and according to Styling Guide
Up to date with What's Hot & What's Not for &Beyond Food
Through the Tummy of the Guest Bops
Creative Bush Banqueting according to Food Styling Guide
Good communications with: All chefs; All camp managers; HOD's, Lodge Manager and suppliers
Good stock controls and stock rotation
Good interaction/communication with other &Beyond chefs
Strict food costs and continued cost cutting initiatives with local suppliers
Responsible for all food orders, storerooms and fridge and deepfreezes
Left-over management: left-overs to be discussed and processed every day
All food going out to guests at any time to be checked by chef
All fridges and refrigerators and storerooms to be kept locked or keys to be left with an accountable Chef
Quality and quantity of snacks for game drives to be checked
Bush banqueting, drink stops picnics etc. to have checklists, host, etc.
Rain- (and weather) management plan in place
Good interaction with Guests, Food Fundis and other Chefs: Invite feedback, exchange ideas; be suggestion-friendly; share experience
Good discipline and fair treatment: Chef to be a Role Model
Good Teamwork to be promoted
Have Fun and be Flexible
Always be approachable, innovative and able to work unsupervised
Be aware of & make your chefs aware of special dietary needs Guests
When special dietary Guests arrive at the lodge ensure that either yourself or another chef meets the Guest before their first meal to establish their requirements
Ensure you have “911” Emergency food stored in your freezer to be used in a crisis
Accommodation Meal on duty. Other benefits to be discussed - depending on the property
Communication skills - with guests and fellow staff members Standard of your work must exceed the standard of the lodge Good organisational ability Lateral thinking ability Initiative Must adhere to World Class Hospitality and Service Standards Honest, have good integrity, proactive and driven person who has career ambitions
Matric, Formal Chef qualifications Experience in the service industry At least 3+ years relevant experience Passion for creating fabulous food
· Reference: LS-75604-1011 · Salary: Market related salaries · Country: South Africa · Province: Mpumalanga · Date Posted: 10 Mar 2017 · Employer type: Hotel
A 5* Bush Lodge situated 15 minutes from Nelspruit. The Estate is home to 3 Cottages accommodating 14 Guests, a 5* Boutique Villa accommodating 12 Guests (6 Rooms) and the Homestead which accommodates 6 Guests (3 Rooms). The Owner of the lodge has major plans for the business and to expand and build a Yoga Retreat, an organic kitchen as well as additional Eco Tented Camp.
The Lodge Manager will oversee all Operations of this beautiful 4/5* Lodge situated just 15 minutes outside of Nelspruit in Mpumalanga. The Lodge Manager must understand basic Bookkeeping and must have a good financial acumen together with 4/5 * Operations Management experience. This is ideally a long term role for a person who wants to grow with and develop and expand the business. As such this person must have tight controls in relation to stock and cost management. Person must also be able to interact well with Guests and Manage Staff effectively. Working operational knowledge of all departments of a lodge is required.
The Chef will head up the Fine Dining Cooking and kitchen management at the property. The Owner has the view to build a Farm Shop and Organic Garden where organic produce can be sold to Guests. The chef must be passionate about fine quality cuisine using fresh organic produce where possible.
Live In. 2 Bedroomed House on the premises. Salary for Lodge Manager is from R10 000 - R18 000 negotiable. Salary for Head Chef is R7000-R12000.
Vibrant, Proactive, Stable and driven individuals required. 5* Service Orientated. Strong Business Acumen. Creative yet practical and analytical. Lodge Manager must have basic Bookkeeping skills in order to do basic accounts and hand on to Outsourced Accountant.
Lodge Manager: Hospitality Management Qualifications are a strong advantage. Head Chef: Professional Cookery Diploma preferred.
· Reference: LS-75582-0801 · Salary: R17 000 - R30 000 as a couple · Country: South Africa · Province: Mpumalanga · Date Posted: 08 Mar 2017 · Employer type: Game Farm & Lodge
Mpumalanga – 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.
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-75580-0811 · Salary: R15 000 Live in · Country: South Africa · Province: Mpumalanga · Date Posted: 08 Mar 2017 · Employer type: Hotel
Mpumalanga – 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.
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-75579-0811 · Salary: R12 000 Live out · Country: South Africa · Province: Mpumalanga · Date Posted: 08 Mar 2017 · Employer type: Hotel
Mpumalanga – Upmarket Hotel situated on scenic Tourist Route seeks suitably qualified and experienced Chef de partie to join the Kitchen Brigade and provide operational support to Head Chef in Kitchen. Duties include daily meal preparation and set up for very popular Buffet Restaurant situated within the Hotel Complex. He/ She will be required to manage all mise en place, portion control and enhance the current culinary offerings on site. He/ She will be required to lead junior team and will report to the Head Chef. Kitchen hygiene and cleanliness, stock control and related administration applies.
What you need to apply for this position:
Grade 12, Tertiary qualification at a Reputable Culinary Academy. Minimum of 2 years previous working experience in the capacity of Chef De Partie essential. Must have previous Buffet service experience with exposure to preparation of meals for functions and events for high volumes of people. Must be computer literate on MS Office suite.
· Reference: LS-75577-0811 · Salary: R10 000 · Country: South Africa · Province: Mpumalanga · Date Posted: 08 Mar 2017 · Employer type: Hotel
Luxury 5* hotel offering FINE DINING CUISINE seeks creative chef to manage all culinary requirements for their A la carte Restaurant on site.
Duties include (but are not limited to) Kitchen management, stock management and related administration including costings, menu compilation and adherence to department budget. Staff management, development and training and related administration form part of daily duties.
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 Fine Dining A la carte as Head Chef/ Senior Sous Chef (Fine Dining, with emphasis on culinary creativity, plating & Presentation). Must be computer literate on MS Office suite
Unendorsed driver's license ESSENTIAL. Please send food portfolio with application.
· Reference: LS-75572-0811 · Salary: R12 000 Live in Negotiable · Country: South Africa · Province: Mpumalanga · Date Posted: 08 Mar 2017 · Employer type: Hotel
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