Senior Sous Chef – Luxury Game Lodge – Greater Kruger

Kendrick Recruitment is seeking a Senior Sous Chef for a luxury game lodge in the Greater Kruger. This is a live-in position, salary on offer for this position is market related and will depend on experience.

 

KEY FOCUS AREAS:

  • To demonstrate and help maintain high levels of service that consistently exceeds the expectations of our guests.
  • To control the resources, manage the processes and cultivate the understanding of good food throughout the department by providing training and development for department staff.
  • Full responsibility for stock control, kitchen financials food cost and budgeting.
  • Maintaining excellent guest relations.
  • Maintaining a hygienic environment; implementing and providing training on and monitoring of hygiene systems and required statutory regulations and standards.
  • To liaise with the Executive Chef to implement new menus and to ensure the kitchen is run in the same professional manner when the Executive Chef is not on duty.
  • To assist with the management of the department staff, staff roster, and kitchen cleaning schedule.
  • To ensure effective daily communication with Lodge Manager and relevant departments. To be flexible and willing to help other departments at busy times if required.
  • To comply with all kitchen policies and procedures to ensure that all statutory regulations are observed and that the department complies with these requirements. To provide and record a program of basic training for all new members of staff and to communicate performance and development issues on a regular basis.
  • QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Must be a senior sous chef at present or have experience as a senior chef (at least 5 years) in a 5 
star lodge.
  • Solid management skills and experience in stock control, staff training, menu planning and kitchen policy and procedures to assist in the absence of the Executive Chef.
  • Formal Qualification from a reputable cookery school/academy.
  • Contactable references.

Should you meet the above-mentioned requirements then send us your CV today! Good Luck!

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