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Head Chef

Remuneration:R22000 - R28000 per month Cost to company 
Location:Knysna
Job level:Mid/Senior
Type:Permanent
Company:Career Custodians


Job description

CANDIDATE MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS



 A luxury hotel Knysna is looking for a passionate, talented chef to head up the kitchen brigade. If fresh ingredients and creative freedom excites you, this might just be your dream job.



Education:



·      Grade 12 or equivalent



·      Professional Cookery Certificate/ Culinary Diploma is essential



Work experience:



·      Previous experience in the same or similar position in a 4/5 star hotel



·      Familiar with all duties and procedures in the Kitchen



Other:



·      Reliable, responsible and dependable to fulfil obligations



·      Attention to detail



·      Willingness to lead, take charge and offer direction



·      Ability to multitask



·      Show initiative by taking control of task 



·      Excellent communication skills



·      Friendly and service orientated



Tasks (include but not limited to):



·       Keep control of the ordering from delivery to issuing to different departments



·      Always be available to help with stock taking measures and assist with the capturing of it



·      Keeping cleaning rosters, time sheets, order sheets and maintenance rosters up to date and implemented



·      Have detailed documents on opening and closing procedures of the kitchens



·      To contribute and be involved in meetings and daily handovers



·      Carry out instructions given by management and the head office



·      Maintain food quality and presentation standards set by the COO and Chairman   



·      To ensure food is prepared in a timely manor



·      Communicate a detailed handover to the COO and Chairman on a daily basis



·      Report necessary problems and shortages to the COO and Chairman  



·      Liaise with group food custodian on all new ideas and suggestions



·      Ensure that all HACCP standards are maintained



·      Ensure that the kitchen equipment is clean and in working order at all times



·      Maintain the tidiness of all store rooms, fridges and freezers



·      Make sure that at all times the kitchen is in a hygienic, clean and orderly fashion



·      Ensure that the facilities file is up to date and being correctly implemented



·      To ensure a minimum wastage of raw and cooked materials



·      Keep up to date with current promotions and new products



·      Keep staff personal information up to date in their files



·      Make sure all Village N Life rules and regulations are implemented at all times throughout the kitchen



·      To ensure that all staffing issues are dealt with in the correct manner in coherence with the COO and Chairman



·      Maintain correct staffing levels



·      Correct disciplinary procedures and actions to be enforced at all times



·      Assist the COO and Chairman with administrative work relating to disciplinary problems as needed



·      To maintain the status quo in the kitchen environment thus assisting to eliminate uncalled for disciplinary problems



·      Supervise the quality of food, work and produce in the kitchen



 



To apply for the position, please forward a motivational letter, an updated CV with a picture of yourself to consultant@careercustodians.com



**Please note that only successful candidates will be contacted. Should you not hear from us within 5 days – please consider your application unsuccessful**



To browse all our vacancies, please log on to our website – www.careercustodians.com

Requirements

    • Coaching

    • Creativity 

    • Design

    • Hospitality

    • Management

    • Mentoring

    • Teamwork

    • Time Management


Posted on 08 Nov 19:16



See also: Chef

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