Chef

at Oxford Fresh Market
Location Hillcrest, Hillcrest, South Africa
Date Posted
Category General
Job Type FULL_TIME
Work Hours Day
Salary Units MONTH
Currency ZAR

Description

 

Description

JOB DESCRIPTION

 

We are looking for a Chef to join our team and prepare delicious meals for our customers. Chef responsibilities include studying recipes, setting up menus and preparing high-quality dishes and ensure meals are prepared in a timely manner. You should be familiar with sanitation regulations. If you have experience with advanced cooking techniques and non-traditional ingredients, we’d like to meet you. Ultimately, you’ll prepare and deliver a complete menu that delights our guests.

 

Responsibilities

 

Set up the kitchen with cooking utensils and equipment, like knives, pans and kitchen scales

Study each recipe and gather all necessary ingredients

Cook food in a timely manner

Delegate tasks to kitchen staff

Inform wait staff about daily specials

Ensure appealing plate presentation

Supervise Cooks and assist as needed

Slightly modify recipes to meet customers’ needs and requests (e.g. reduce salt, remove dairy)

Monitor food stock and place orders

Check freshness of food and discard out-of-date items

Experiment with recipes and suggest new ingredients

Ensure compliance with all health and safety regulations within the kitchen area

Skills

 

Proven work experience as a Chef or Cook

Hands-on experience with various kitchen equipment (e.g. grillers and pasta makers)

Advanced knowledge of culinary, baking and pastry techniques

Leadership skills

Ability to remain calm and undertake various tasks

Excellent time management abilities

Up-to-date knowledge of cooking techniques and recipes

Familiarity with sanitation regulations

 

REQUIREMENTS

- Minimum of 3 years experience as a chef

-Must be able to work within a retail environment

- Must be able to provide a variety of dishes

 

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