Kendrick Recruitment is now seeking a Zimbabwean national for a beautiful lodge in the Grumeti Game Reserve. We are looking for a strong passionate chef who is looking to further their career within a luxury established 5* lodge.


  • Minimum of 3-5 years management experience in a medium sized kitchen.
  • Understanding of kitchen procedure and timing requirements, able to plan accordingly.
  • Ability to train and manage staff, with sound knowledge of labour legislation.
  • The ability to implement and maintain health and hygiene procedures.
  • Following and implementing new food concepts.
  • Wide food knowledge, ability to design menus.
  • Passionate about cheffing/kitchen related duties and a keen interest in self-development in this area. Appropriate culinary qualifications.
  • Functional computer skills in MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook).
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.

Key Responsibilities

  • Management and training of kitchen staff.
  • Assume responsibility of the kitchen in the absence of the Head Chef.
  • Preparation of food in to the highests of standards.
  • Effective guest interaction to enhance guest experiences.
  • Effective management of the staff canteens.
  • Administration of orders to minimise shortages and wastage.
  • Ensure effective stock control.
  • Ensure that the cleanliness and hygiene of the kitchen is of the highest standard
  • Maintain communication with the kitchen and FOH teams, where required.
  • Contribute towards the sustainability operations of the lodge, operating within lodge environmental parameters and constantly looking for ways to further ‘green’ lodge operations.

Package includes accommodation, meals, uniform, medical cover and a salary of USD$1850 per month. To apply please send your CV, references and culinary portfolio through today… Good Luck!

*This role is only open to Zimbabwean nationals and residents as we are currently unable to obtain employment permits for non-residents.*

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