Head Chef - Camps Bay (luxury Hotel)


CANDIDATE MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS
The in-house restaurant at The Bay Hotel in Camps Bay, is seeking someone energetic and organised who thrives in a friendly atmosphere, with a well-established team and loyal customer base.  If fresh ingredients and creative freedom excite you, this might just be your dream job.
 
Education:
·      Grade 12 or equivalent
·      Professional Cookery Certificate/ Culinary Diploma is essential
 
Work experience:
·      Previous experience in the same or similar position in a 4/5 star hotel
·      Familiar with all duties and procedures in the Kitchen
 
Other:
·      Reliable, responsible and dependable to fulfil obligations
·      Attention to detail
·      Willingness to lead, take charge and offer direction
·      Ability to multitask
·      Show initiative by taking control of task 
·      Excellent communication skills
·      Friendly and service orientated
 
Tasks (include but not limited to):
·       Keep control of the ordering from delivery to issuing to different departments
·      Always be available to help with stock taking measures and assist with the capturing of it
·      Keeping cleaning rosters, time sheets, order sheets and maintenance rosters up to date and implemented
·      Have detailed documents on opening and closing procedures of the kitchens
·      To contribute and be involved in meetings and daily handovers
·      Carry out instructions given by management and the head office
·      Maintain food quality and presentation standards set by the COO and Chairman   
·      To ensure food is prepared in a timely manor
·      Communicate a detailed handover to the COO and Chairman on a daily basis
·      Report necessary problems and shortages to the COO and Chairman  
·      Liaise with group food custodian on all new ideas and suggestions
·      Ensure that all HACCP standards are maintained
·      Ensure that the kitchen equipment is clean and in working order at all times
·      Maintain the tidiness of all store rooms, fridges and freezers
·      Make sure that at all times the kitchen is in a hygienic, clean and orderly fashion
·      Ensure that the facilities file is up to date and being correctly implemented
·      To ensure a minimum wastage of raw and cooked materials
·      Keep up to date with current promotions and new products
·      Keep staff personal information up to date in their files
·      Make sure all Village N Life rules and regulations are implemented at all times throughout the kitchen
·      To ensure that all staffing issues are dealt with in the correct manner in coherence with the COO and Chairman
·      Maintain correct staffing levels
·      Correct disciplinary procedures and actions to be enforced at all times
·      Assist the COO and Chairman with administrative work relating to disciplinary problems as needed
·      To maintain the status quo in the kitchen environment thus assisting to eliminate uncalled for disciplinary problems
·      Supervise the quality of food, work and produce in the kitchen
 
To apply for the position, please forward a motivational letter, an updated CV with a picture of yourself to consultant4@careercustodians.com
 
**Please note that only successful candidates will be contacted. Should you not hear from us within 14 days – please consider your application unsuccessful**
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