Head Chef Wanted – Apply Now: Salary R20 000 a month.
We are looking for a Head Chef to join our family. Our 5 star Lodge is one of the busiest lodges in Zululand running at an average of 75%, we are also a multiple award-winning lodges – we have received the Lizella Award for Game Lodge for Service Excellence, numerous Diners Wine Awards, Certificate of Excellence from Trip Adviser – we have been the #1 accommodation in our area for the last 7 years.
In short, we need a vibrant, energetic, motivated team player that is keen to get involved and is able to lead a team that is striving for perfection. Prime Objective of Job: Ensuring excellent customer service at all times. Overall management of the lodge’s kitchen and meals.
Core Competencies of the Job: Day to Day Operation of the Kitchen. Dealing with suppliers and any individual that needs assistance from management. Ensuring guest satisfaction at all times. Manage the Kitchen Brigade. Training Staff and improving their skills. Encouraging Chefs to give their input for new ideas and improving the kitchen
The discipline of staff. Resolving staff issues. Conducting weekly staff meetings. Ensure Kitchen is aware of upcoming dietary requirements or any additional events in advance
Dealing with guest complaints and putting corrective training in place. Completing orders for the kitchen and ensuring correct par stock level is maintained. Weekly Menu Planning. Developing new menus and training. Menu costing. Planning Menus for any guests with special dietary requirements (Vegans, Gluten Free etc.). Assisting with Hosting during meals( ensuring guest satisfaction at all times). Standards – ensuring the set standards of the lodge are met at all times. Guest happiness is key. Ensuring any maintenance issues are dealt with. This should in no way affect a guest. Monthly Report given to Lodge Manager. Operational Requirements. Training requirements for the upcoming month.
Stock: Stock levels are to be kept at an adequate level, in order to maximize profit and minimize wastage. In your absence (Days off or leave) you will be required to ensure that adequate stock levels are available to your department staff.
1) Ability/willingness to Learn
2) Team Leader
3) Team Player
4) Ability to work under pressure and be list/task orientated.
5) Min of 1 years’ experience at a similar establishment and position is preferred.
Salary: R15’000.00 – R20’000.00
Package – Live in: inclusive of Accommodation, Meals, Lights & Water, DSTV, Maid Service and Laundry Service, Uniforms annually, Cycle – 3 weeks on and 1 week off/month.
If you wish to apply for this position, please send an MS Word format CV to apply below .za