Executive Chef - Cape Town

Executive Chef

Location: Green Point, Cape Town
Salary: R20k – R40k per month negotiable

About the Role:
We require an Executive Chef who can create an environment where staff are going the extra mile to deliver an amazing experience for our customers every day. You’d need combination of creativity, passion, willingness to learn/teach, dedication, as well as being responsible for the production of all food, quality, food costs, kitchen admin, maintenance of equipment, maintaining health and safety regulations and the management of all personnel in the kitchen.

Requirements:
Relevant Tertiary Qualification
4+ years’ experience as a Senior/Executive chef experience in a fine-dining restaurant
Experienced in coordinating and managing a busy kitchen
Knowledge of Food Safety systems (HACCP).
Strong planning skills and able to meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment.

Duties:
Assure smooth operation by co-ordinating with all departments;
Be actively involved in the day to day preparations in order to lead by example;
Control food costs by maintaining accurate records of all food ingredients and limiting wastage;
Create new menus and seeing to their proper implementation;
Deal with other chefs/cooks, on a one to one basis, instructing and guiding them in their jobs;
Direct supervising of day to day operation within the restaurant if needed;
Ensure preparation, quality control, plating and presentation standards are maintained;
Ensure proper quality control from when the suppliers deliver to when the food reaches the customer;
Orient employees and provide training on job responsibilities;
Prioritise and assign work, and conduct performance reviews;
Recommend and implement procedural or production changes;

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