Kendrick Recruitment is currently recruiting for a Senior Sous Chef to be based at an award-winning luxury lodge based in the Sabi Sands. The core function of the Snr Sous chef is the management of the lodge kitchen in the absence of the Head Chef.


  • A minimum of 5 years management experience in a medium sized kitchen
  • International experience in a similar 5 star establishment
  • Experience in fine dining and a la carte service
  • Ability to produce innovative and modern dishes to the highest of standards
  • Ability to be flexible and adaptable
  • Excellent understanding of kitchen procedure and timing requirements
  • Excellent planning and organisational skills
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills (verbal and written)
  • Working knowledge of Health, Safety and hygiene practices

Personal Attributes:

  • A natural relationship builder
  • A mature approach to life in general
  • Passionate about the business and detail
  • Highly self-motivated and self-directed
  • Comfortable assuming ownership for their role in the business
  • Passionate about sustainability and “giving back”
  • Works comfortably under pressure

Work style and approach:

  • Curious and passionate about our industry
  • A collaborative working style
  • Have a flexible approach
  • Has a sophisticated approach to communicating via the various channels
  • A quick learner

This position is offering a highly negotiable salary to the right candidate with great company benefits. To apply please send your CV, references and culinary portfolio today… Good Luck!

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