Head Chef wanted – Apply Now: Salary R20 000 a month.
We are looking for a Head Chef to join our family. Our 5 star Lodge is one of the busiest lodges in Northern KZN running at an average of 75%, we are also a multiple award winning lodge.
Prime Objective of Job:
Ensuring excellent customer service at all times. Overall management of the lodge’s kitchen and meals.
Core Competencies of the Job:
Day to Day Operation of the Kitchen.
Dealing with suppliers and any individual that needs assistance from management.
Ensuring guest satisfaction at all times.
Manage the Kitchen Brigade
Training Staff and improving their skills
Encouraging Chefs to give their input for new ideas and improving the kitchen
Discipline of staff.
Resolving staff issues.
Conducting weekly staff meetings.
Ensure Kitchen is aware of upcoming dietary requirements or any additional events in advance
Dealing with guest complaints and putting corrective training in place
Completing orders for the kitchen and ensuring correct par stock level is maintained
Weekly menu Planning
Developing new menus and training
Planning Menus for any guests with special dietary requirements (Vegans, Gluten Free etc.).
Assisting with Hosting during meals( ensuring guest satisfaction at all times)
Standards – ensuring the set standards of the lodge are met at all times. Guest happiness is key
Ensuring any maintenance issues are dealt with. This should in no way effect a guest
Monthly Report given to Lodge Manager
Training requirements for upcoming month.
Stock: Stock levels are to be kept at an adequate level, in order to maximize profit and minimize wastage. In your absence (Days off or leave) you will be required to ensure that adequate stock levels are available to your department staff.
Cycle – 3 weeks on and 1 week off/month
Professional Cookery/Culinary Arts Diploma.
In short we need an vibrant, energetic, motivated team player that is keen to get involved and is able to lead a team that is striving for perfection. Essentials: Ability / willingness to Learn. Team Leader. Team Player. Ability to work under pressure and be list/task orientated. Min of 1 years’ experience at a similar establishment and position is preferred.
Live in: inclusive of Accommodation, Meals, Lights & Water, DSTV, Maid Service and Laundry Service, Uniforms annually.