1 Aug 2018

Full-Time Head Chef

orion group – Posted by Orion HotelsTzaneen, Limpopo, South Africa

Job Description

Head Chef

An experienced Head Chef  is needed for a Certified Top Employer (2016) for a hotel located in the Lowveld region’s Capital City, Nelspruit. This historic hotel is one of the town’s landmarks, with its stately clock tower bearing silent witness over the Promenade Shopping Arcade.

Ensue that the operation of the kitchen is carried out smoothly, achieving maximum standard of food quality and guest satisfaction.

Take full responsibility for the running of the kitchen.

Day-to-day running of the kitchen, adhering to the company’s policies and procedures at all times.

Ensure that a good image is projected by all colleagues, this being efficiency, courtesy, helpfulness, appearance and cleanliness.

Ensure that the required level of discipline and deportment is being maintained at all times by all colleagues,

Ensure that guest queries and complaints are being dealt with in an efficient, prompt and courteous manner, achieving maximum guest satisfaction.

Ensure stock availability (daily and seasonally) at all times

Timeous production of quality food at optimal cost under hygienic conditions.

Menu planning and food cost

To do a quarterly assessment of all menus in place. Assess purchase prices continuously and negotiate with suppliers continuously.

To ensure that attendance registers are kept daily and that any absenteeism is immediately recorded in the attendance register. Put in shift loan system must be executed.

Ensure that the monthly kitchen report, including all supporting documents must be submitted monthly to group executive chef.

Organize an efficient flow of production and, at the same time, maintain minimum but adequate staffing

To ensure that all kitchen colleagues are being trained to company standards bring course material back to the unit and implement what has been learned

To constantly update your knowledge and skills for the good of the establishment and the profession

Conduct regular audits to ensure complete and utter hygiene standards in the kitchen, please record these findings

Educational Requirements:

Culinary Certificate from Reputable Institution

Fine Dining & Wine Courses will be an advantage.

Major Skills Required:

Deluxe Hotel Experience , Production and High Volume

years’ experience running a kitchen

Training Experience Essential

Salary and Benefits

Salary R18,000.00 – R25,000.00

Free Funeral Cover

Production Bonus

Free Business & Life Coaching

Staff lunches

Career Growth Prospects

Continuous training and development

Job Categories: Food & Beverage and Kitchen. Job Types: Full-Time. Salary: 15000-25000. Job expires in Endless.

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