Head Chef – Luxury 5* Lodge – Serengeti, Tanzania

Kendrick Recruitment is now seeking a Head Chef to join an award winning company with lodges across the Serengeti. The main purpose of the Head Chef is to manage the five-star kitchen and to create a profound food experience, in line with the service vision and creative concepts of the lodge.

Scope of work

Supervision of kitchen staff and food preparation.
Effective stock-controlling and administration of orders to minimize shortages and wastage.
Ensuring that the cleanliness and hygiene of the kitchen is of the highest standard.
Effective guest interaction to enhance guest satisfaction.


The applicant must be a holder of recognized Chef Diploma in Cooking and Baking.

A minimum of 5 year’s work experience – ideally 2 years as a trainee and 3 in a well-recognized five-star hotel or world class lodge, as a Senior Sous Chef. Must have five-star background ideally at an international level.

Exceptional Food and Beverage knowledge and a clear knowledge of detailed stocktaking

An ability to adapt swiftly to the different cuisine styles

Financial management ability

A hardworking, co-operative manner

High standards of service excellence and a passion for the industry

Attention to detail and quality control of all items produced in the kitchen

Excellent communication skills

Good computer literacy

Excellent management ability and communication skills

A developmental approach to staff

Assertiveness, patience and good organizational skills

An awareness of developments within the food and lodge industries, as well as international trends in hospitality

A valid driver’s license with at least 3 years driving experience.

This position is a 3 month on 1 month off cycle rotation –  A competitive salary, commensurate with qualifications and experience, will be offered to the successful candidate. To apply please send through your CV, references and culinary portfolio today… Good Luck!

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