Head Chef

at Wine Estate
Location Stellenbosch, South Africa
Date Posted
Category Admin & Office
Job Type FULL_TIME
Work Hours Day
Salary Units MONTH
Currency ZAR
Street Address Stellenbosch

Description

 

Description

Stellenbosch wine estate is looking for a

dynamic and passionate Head Chef who will be

responsible for managing all aspects of the kitchen. Duties including menu

design, food preparation, cost control, health and safety, quality control and

team management. Prior experience in an upmarket environment and proven

experience as a Head Chef are essential.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Requirements

 

 

 

3 + Years previous

Senior Sous/Head chef experience in an upmarket environment

 

 

 

High degree of

self-motivation and ambition

 

 

 

Ability to work both

independently and as part of a team

 

 

 

Good understanding of

food and wine trends

 

 

 

knowledgeable in

creating, implementing, and maintaining written control documents

 

 

 

Good understanding of

stock procedures and control

 

 

 

Good knowledge of

planning, budgeting, and departmental administration

 

 

 

Experienced in

functions and events

 

 

 

Valid Driver’s License

 

 

 

Knowledgeable of all

dietary and religious requirements

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Description

 

 

 

Ability and

willingness to train, mentor, manage and continually improve the kitchen

team

 

 

 

Interpersonal and

communication skills are essential

 

 

 

Leading and training

of the kitchen staff in line with the property food directive, ensuring food

preparation to the highest standard.

 

 

 

Menu compilation and

implementation

 

 

 

Effective Kitchen

Administration to minimize shortages and wastage and effective stock control,

assuming full responsibility of any shortages, wastage, and variances.

 

 

 

To manage and monitor

all costs and implement measures to control them.

 

 

 

Attention

to detail, analytical thinking, problem solving, decision making and time

management are essential

Supervision

of kitchen staff

 

Interested candidates can send their CV