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Senior Sous Chef

Remuneration:R15000 - R20000 per month Cost to company 
Education level:Degree
Job level:Mid/Senior
Own transport required:Yes
Company:Career Custodians

Job description

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..


    • 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


    • Reliable, responsible and dependable to fulfill obligations

    • Attention to detail

    • Ability to multitask

    • Show initiative by taking control of task

    • Excellent communication skills

    • Friendly and service orientated

    • Good Managerial and Leadership Skills

    • Able to start at 06:00 am and work late shift till 23:00

Tasks (include but not limited to):

    • Check the quality of raw and cooked food products to ensure that standards are met

    • Monitor sanitation practices to ensure that employees follow standards and regulations

    • Check the quantity and quality of received products

    • Order or requisition food and other supplies needed to ensure efficient operation

    • Supervise and coordinate activities of cooks and workers engaged in food preparation

    • Inspect supplies, equipment, and work areas to ensure conformance to established standards

    • Determine how food should be presented and create decorative food displays

    • Instruct cooks and other workers in the preparation, cooking, garnishing, and presentation of food

    • Estimate amounts and costs of required supplies, such as food and ingredients

    • Collaborate with other personnel to plan and develop recipes and menus, taking into account such factors as seasonal availability of ingredients and the likely number of customers

    • Maintain uniform standards

    • Roster Employees

    • Manage HR related issues within Kitchen

    • Manage the hygiene of kitchen staff

To apply for the position, please forward a motivational letter, an updated CV with a picture of yourself to

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

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    • Identifying Problems

    • Managing Conflict

    • Time Management

Posted on 08 Nov 19:18

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Career Custodians is a recruitment and talent management agency, specializing in the wellness, hospitality and tourism industry.

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