Sous Chef - Zeerust
We are looking for an experienced SOUS CHEF to join the team of a well known, luxury lodge located in the North West Province bordering Botswana..
Key Focus Areas
Assist with menu planning and ensure that all necessary stocks are on hand at the right quality and quantity
Ensure that each cook under his/her direction receives the correct order for the appropriate tables and that all chef de parties/commis chefs are familiar with the days requirements.
Ensure that each dish leaving the kitchen is checked for quality, presentation and correct temperature.
Ensure that wait staff is “standing by” when delicate dishes are ready for service.
Food Costs, Budgets and Ad
To be in control and aware at all times of food costs percentages.
To assist with the preparation of budgets and aim to achieve the budgeted gross profit, and not exceed budgeted monthly food cost.
Ensure that all timetables, leave rosters and attendance registers are accurate and up to date.
Ensure that all stock control functions are carried out according to standard operating procedures.
Ensure all month end administration is completed accurately and timeously.
Health and Safety
Checks the cleanliness and operation of all kitchen equipment as well as all work areas before production runs, to ensure compliance with OHSA (Occupational Health and Safety Act) regulations as well as HACCP (Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Point) protocols.
Enforces hygiene regulations with all kitchen and service staff.
Ensure that you are familiar and compliant with safety regulations and know the emergency and contingency plans for flood, lodge fire, bush fire evacuations
Qualifications and Skills Required
Matric/NQF Level 4
Relevant Diploma preferred
Good communication skills
At least 1 year experience in similar role
5* Lodge experience preferable
Computer literate : MS Office
Strong Customer service orientation
Health & Safety working knowledge
Planning & organising skills
Market related, based on experience
Live in position
Meals on duty
Rotation 4 weeks on and 2 weeks off
Starting date: ASAP
To apply for the Sous Chef | Madikwe Game Reserve | 5 Star Lodge, kindly send your CV with recent photograph, food portfolio, written references and certificates/diplomas
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