Head Chef | Kruger Park Area | Luxury Lodge Group Job at HotelJobs.co.za – in Sabi Sand Game Reserve, Mpumalanga
Recruit for Africa currently has HEAD CHEF JOB available at a well-known, luxury group of lodges located in Sabi Sands game reserve, bordering with Kruger Park.
As a Head Chef, you will required to facilitate the effective and smooth operation of all kitchens, including planning and organizing the preparation, cooking and presentation of food as well as staff supervision and shift rostering, while promoting the company goals of excellent guest service and satisfaction, team work and sound financial performance for each individual department.
Key Focus Areas for Head Chef Job:
design and implement menus for the lodges that meet the demands and exceed the expectations of Guests
comprehensive knowledge of current leading culinary trends in food and beverage
provide effective leadership through professional management and encouragement of all subordinates
implement effective operational standards for the Lodges’ kitchens
implement and maintain efficient financial budgetary and procurement controls
prepare budgets and aim to achieve budgeted gross profit, and not exceed budgeted monthly Food Costs
ensure all month end administration is completed accurately and on time
coordinate an effective and efficient payroll management / resource allocation through establishing a flexible work force throughout the department
to manage and monitor all costs and implement measures to control them
assume full responsibility for costs, stores, losses, discrepancies and expired stock items
targeting costs to deliver a consistently excellent product.
Team Support and Product Knowledge:
In depth knowledge of food preparation and Food Hygiene
experience with and understanding of all dietary and religious requirements
knowledge of menu compilation and international, up to date market trends
knowledge and understanding of stock procedures and control
knowledge of product and supply
knowledge of planning, budgeting and departmental administration
knowledge of creating, implementing and maintaining written control documents and training manuals
knowledge of accounting principles, such as assessing P&L statements and forecasts
excellent attention to detail
excellent communication skills (written and verbal), practicing honest communication
excellent time management and self-discipline, interpersonal and problem solving skills
proactive, use initiative and creative flair when required
leadership skills with passion for development and skills transfer
Requirements for Head Chef:
5 years of hospitality experience and 3 years in Head Chef capacity
formal qualification from a reputable culinary institution
a quick innovative thinker with great people skills, diplomacy and able to remain focused but professional
valid driver’s license
Start date: April 2021
basic salary will be discussed during interviews
All meals included
To apply for Head Chef Job | 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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Company: HotelJobs.co.za –
Company Location: Sabi Sand Game Reserve, Mpumalanga