Kendrick Recruitment is now looking for a experienced Head Chef for a  Luxury 5* property based in the beautiful region of the Waterberg, Limpopo. The perfect candidate for this position must produces Pan African and everyday dishes that are tasty, healthy, perfectly prepared and well presented.

Qualifications / Experience:

  • Experience in the 5* hospitality field
  • Chef School (or similar qualifications)
  • Qualification or experience in training
  • Basic Computer skills
  • Experienced in kitchen service and staff management
  • English speaking
  • Driver’s License essential


Behaviours / Skills

  • Passion for food and cooking
  • An eye for detail and presentation
  • An understanding of 5 Star cuisine
  • Great planning and organizational skills
  • Experience of stock control and food portioning
  • Understanding of cost controls and budget lines
  • Hands on approach
  • Sensitive to cultural issues/ patient with team members
  • Ability to provide strong and supportive leadership to kitchen & scullery team
  • Excellent social and interpersonal skills
  • Ensure effective menu planning
  • Confidence in explaining dinner menu in front of guests
  • Sense of ownership and pride for the guest experience
  • Flexible attitude and willing to take on tasks as necessary

Here’s what you’d do:

  • Management of the kitchen and scullery departments
  • Maintain a distinctive, high quality Pan-African style of cuisine with seasonal, local ingredients
  • Monitor standards and carry out training as required
  • Financial, statistical and monthly reporting
  • Monitor staff overtime and casual costs
  • Work with the team and coach, train and support performance
  • Maintain a high level of hygiene in line with statutory requirements

Here’s the deal

  • Permanent Employment
  • Market related basic monthly salary to be discussed on interview
  • Live-in basic furnished accommodation and meals
  • Gratuities left by guests
  • Uniform provided

To apply for this position, please send your CV and references to apply below and we will get back to you should your application be successful… Good Luck!

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