JUNIOR SOUS CHEF - Stellenbosch



We are looking for a driven and focussed Junior Sous Chef to join our dynamic team in Stellenbosch.

• Deputise in the Sous Chef's absence
• Assist in selecting, training, supervising, developing, disciplining and counselling kitchen staff
• Coordinate and participate in the activities of chefs and other kitchen personnel engaged in preparing and cooking foods to ensure efficient and profitable food service
• Participate in planning menus and utilisation of food surplus
• Assist in maintaining inventory, estimate food consumption, and purchase food and non-food items necessary for the kitchen operation
• Direct and correct the presentation of optioning of food according to company standards
• Assist in overseeing food operations
• Perform other duties as assigned
• Responsible for inventory
• Good Health and Safety practice

• Creativity: Knowledge of ingredients and how to use them in a creative way
• Leadership Skills: Assist in managing the kitchen and assigning tasks, motivate colleagues in a high stress environment, good leader
• Hands-Eye Co-ordinations: Great knife and prep skills
• Developed sense of Taste and Smell
• Time Management Skills: Must be time and task driven
• Good communication skills, on all levels
• A cool head and focussed
• Organisational flair
• a Grasp of profit margins
• Minimum 5+ years’ experience
• Formal Training in Culinary Arts
• Food and Wine Knowledge
• Working knowledge of various computer software programs including, but not limited to Word-processing, spreadsheets and email.
• Leadership / supervisory experience required
• Focused, Driven, Deadline driven, Serious about growth, professional
• Able to work flexible hours, weekends and holidays


Ability to read, analyse and interpret general business publications, manuals or procedures. Able to communicate on all levels in an efficient manner.

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