Assistant Senior Chef | Kruger Park Area | Luxury Lodge Group Job at HotelJobs.co.za – in Sabi Sand Game Reserve, Mpumalanga

Job Description

The ASSISTANT SENIOR CHEF is responsible for directing food preparation in the kitchen. This will involve a large degree of managing and supervising other kitchen staff. You will be required to act in the Senior Chef’s absence and to ensure that the kitchen runs in the same professional manner when the Senior Chef is not on duty

Key Focus Areas

assist in the delegation of daily responsibilities and duties

assist in monitoring that all junior chefs are completing all the allocated duties within the designated working hours

to understand the financial status of the department on a weekly basis ensuring that products are used in the most economical and cost effective way which will ensure that the kitchen team operates in line with budgeted expenditure

Final plated dishes are done according to agreed presentation methods and served at the correct temperature to ensure maximum guest satisfaction

menu adaptation, taste checks and rotational issuing of ingredients to ensure maximum freshness

responsible for the checking of all stock items deliveries against delivery invoices

responsible for the staff food rotational menu and both staff canteens, ensuring that meals are prepared according to the allocated recipes and standards of serving

Team Support and Product Knowledge

sound knowledge of food preparation and kitchen hygiene

sound knowledge and understanding of all dietary and religious requirements

Good knowledge and understanding of stock procedures and controls

good knowledge of product and supply

sound knowledge of planning, budgeting and departmental administration

good knowledge of creating, implementing and maintaining written control documents and training manuals

excellent attention to detail, excellent hygiene principles

guest focused philosophy

excellent communication skill practicing honest communication

team player with positive attitude, enthusiasm and emotional control

excellent time management and self-discipline, interpersonal and problem solving skills

Proactive use initiative and create flare when required

committed and loyal, adaptable and flexible

must work accurately under pressure

people skills – tolerance, patience and care

leadership skills with passion for development and skills transfer

Requirements, Qualifications and Skills

Grade 12 / NQF Level 4 (essential)

formal qualification from a reputable culinary institution

excellent grasp of the English language and communication skills – essential

5 years of hospitality experience and 1 year of assistant senior chef or senior assistant sous chef experience

A quick innovative thinker with great people skills, diplomacy and able to remain focused but professional

Start date: April 2021

Salary package:
Basic salary will be discussed during interviews


All meals included

To apply for Assistant Senior Chef | Kruger Park Area | Luxury Lodge Group, please send your CV in WORD document with your recent photo, food portfolio and contactable references.


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About Company

Company: HotelJobs.co.za –

Company Location:  Sabi Sand Game Reserve, Mpumalanga

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