29 Aug 2018

Full-Time Head Chef

Orion Mont Aux Sources – Posted by montauxsourcesBergville, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

Job Description

Educational Requirements:

Culinary Certificate from Reputable Institution

Fine Dining & Wine Courses will be an advantage.

Major Skills Required:

Deluxe Hotel Experience

5 years’ experience running a 5 star kitchen

Fine Dining Experience including Silver Service Essential

Training Experience Essential

Reporting to:

General Manager of hotel


Ensure 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.

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.

Salary and Benefits

Salary – Market Related

Live in

Free Funeral Cover

Free Business & Life Coaching

Staff lunches

Career Growth Prospects

Continuous training and development


Please note: Should you not hear from us within 2 weeks, please consider your application as unsuccessful


How to Apply

Please forward your CV to: jodia@oriongroup.co.za

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

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