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Junior Chef wanted urgently: APPLY NOW

Junior Chef wanted urgently: APPLY NOW

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Employer: Faircape Group

The Faircape Group operates 6 high-end retirement/lifestyle villages in the Western Cape.

We are looking for a Junior Chef to assist the Chef at Tokai Estate.

If you are energetic with a creative flair and want to work for a well-established company, this is the ideal role for you!

Reporting to the Chef, the Junior Chef will assist in taking charge of a shift, taking control of the kitchen which will include but not limited to preparation, safety, hygiene, staff management, stock control, and waste management

The job duties include, but is not limited to the following

Meal Preparation and Presentation:

Control cooking of all food from preparation to presentation
Safety procedures
Equipment usage
Following meal specs

Health and Safety:

High Standards of Food hygiene
Ensure GMP and documention is up to date
Ensure entire kitchen is clean and hygienic
Ensure daily and weekly cleaning schedules are adhered to
Attend monthly health and safety meeting

Coffee Shop & Cafe Fridge:

Quality of café product
Baking of café goods
Monitoring and management of the café fridge

Staff management & Training:

Control all subordinate staff
Ensure staff follows procedures correctly
Ensure that all staff is trained on the required policies and procedures
Ensure that all staff is trained on all cooking methods needed to perform their job
Ensure that all staff is trained on how to use the equipment correctly and safely

Stock Control:

Printing Specs
Following Specs
Wastage control
Assisting in Stocktakes
Labelling of all items as per procedure

Administration & Reporting:

Daily paperwork
Check sheets
Weekly chefs report


Chef’s diploma / qualification from a registered tertiary education provider
At least 2 years work experience in similar environment
Strong knowledge of proper food handling procedures
Strong knowledge of GMP practices
Able to work as part of a team in a busy kitchen atmosphere
Knowledge of various cooking and baking techniques and methods
Quality orientated
Ability to follow all sanitation procedures
Excellent communication skills
Strong administration skills
Excellent physical condition and stamina

Working hours: You will be required to work 16.25 shifts per month, from 07h00 to 19h00, Normal working days are Monday to Sunday, according to the roster. Need to be flexible to accommodate the standby procedure of the company.

Specific Requirements:

No criminal record
Contactable references
Vaccinated against covid-19 or prepared to be vaccinated prior to commencing job

Salary on offer from R8,000 Cost To Company per month

Should you not receive a response within 2 weeks of applying, please consider your application unsuccessful. Apply Now


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