13 Nov 2015

Full-Time Sous Chef – 5* lodge Madikwe


Job Description

Sous Chef – 5* lodge Madikwe

The package offered will be 9-12k per month, depending on experience.
36 days on, 12 days off with an additional 16 days to take during the year.
Single accommodation
Medical aid Contribution
All meals

The person will be expected to:
Support Executive Team in all kitchen management duties
Run the pastry department in its entirety
Train Junior pastry chefs to the same level
In absence of Executive Team, assume responsibilities
Ensure food cost is adhered to
Ensure all menus are followed and food standard is excellent at all times
Ensure all dietary requirements are catered for on a daily basis, to the best of lodge ability
Ensure all Food styling as per the Food Fundi Guidelines
Ensure picnic breakfast/lunches and packed meals are as per the lodge standard
Ensure breakfast shifts are checked and food is according to lodge standards
Be present for dinner service to run the service and assist dinner chef on duty where necessary
Train each chef on recipes and the proper use of the ingredients
Check and control all preparation of dishes
Make personal contact with guests every day lunch and dinner has been served
Continuous encouragement and training of staff to provide the best food experience to guests
Print recipes for guests upon request and present as per the lodge standard
Be flexible when receiving unexpected request from guests and ensure you are able to accommodate unusual dietary requirements
Help to create new dishes and inspire the executive team – help create new dishes as part of the executive team.
Help the executive team to control stock movements
Manage Kitchen Hygiene
Oversee and ensure good communication with all kitchen staff and Executive Team.
Continuous training and motivation of all kitchen staff – including on the job training, food workshops, training on kitchen equipment and hygiene
Ensure food standards are kept in team work with Executive Chef team.
Train new dishes and skills to all junior kitchen staff
Work with Staff chef to ensure the staff food is delicious and nutritious

Kitchen management skills
Good knowledge of food preparation – knowledge of techniques, equipment needed, storage/handling techniques
hygiene and health standards
Knowledge of quality control, costs and other techniques for maximizing the product
Knowledge of dietaries, food requirements to meet standards of service and evaluation our guests’ needs
Good knowledge of English in the spoken as well as the written form

Formal Chef Qualification
At least 5+ years Chef Experience required in upmarket lodge
Creative cooking
People and communication skills
Motivation and inspiration of kitchen staff
Basic computer skills (Word, Excel, PanHospitality will be a bonus)

Attention to detail
Passion for training staff, creating fabulous food, and new ideas
Good interpersonal skills
Sense of urgency
Passionate about guest delight
Diligence and self-motivation to meet deadlines and keep on top of your job
Willingness/ability to share information and teach and inspire others
Please forward your CV along with a clear face photograph and details of three contactable references as well as 3 food pictures (smaller than 2MB) to steve@facebush.co.za

Job Categories: Chefs and Sous Chef. Job Types: Full-Time. Salary: 10,000 - 20,000. Job expires in Endless.

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