Kendrick Recruitment are now looking for a talented junior sous chef to join an elite establishment based in George, Western Cape.
The ideal candidate will have good interpersonal skills, have a friendly attitude towards people, can comfortably and engagingly communicate with colleagues, superiors and guests, and relish the opportunity to wow his clients. The position requires that the candidate have a minimum qualification of Grade 12 and 6 months formal chef’s training, coupled with at least 5 years experience as Chef De Partie in a 4*/5* environment. Your experience in fine dining, knowledge of food ordering and costing and computer literacy on MS Office is essential. A Chefs Diploma, HACCP and working knowledge on SAP will be an advantage. You must be able to work in a fast paced, highly pressurised environment, you must be physically and mentally fit and able to do the job, and you must be willing and able to assist with other duties / projects from time to time.
Duties include, but are not limited to:
• Food delivery – top quality food to guests; interact with guests when required; ensure outlet receive food as per requirements & plan, assist in menu planning
• Food costs – monitor & maintain expenses within budget; portion sizes • Management of staff – performance management, training, motivation, discipline, optimal staff compliment (rosters & recruitment)
• Stock control – par stock maintained; daily ordering; food and equipment counts
• Cross functional integration – interdepartmental communication to anticipate & ensure guest satisfaction e.g. attend function sheet meeting
To apply for this position please send your CV, food portfolio and written references …Good luck!