Kendrick Recruitment is now seeking a Head Chef for a very successful Lodge based in the North West. We are in need of a Head Chef that will be able to grab the bull by the horns. We are looking for a responsible candidate that is motivated, hardworking and ready to grow into a new environment.
The Head Chef will be required to facilitate the effective and smooth operation of the lodge kitchens including planning and organising the preparation, cooking and presentation of food as well as staff supervision and shift rostering. They will need to enhance the company goals of guest service and satisfaction, teamwork, and financial performance for individual lodges.
KEY FOCUS AREAS
Implement menus for the lodges that exceed the expectations of our guests.
Knowledge of current leading culinary trends in food and beverage.
Provide effective leadership through professional management and encouragement of all subordinates.
Implement effective operational standards for the lodge kitchens.
Implement and maintain efficient financial budgetary controls and procurement controls.
Prepare budgets and aim to achieve budgeted gross profit, and not exceed budgeted monthly food costs.
Ensure all month-end administration is completed accurately and timelessly.
REQUIREMENTS – QUALIFICATIONS AND SKILLS
Formal Chef qualification (advantageous)
5 years experience in a 5* lodge/hotel
Strong admin skills/food costing, ordering, stock takes, monthly budgets
Live in role on offer with salary between R18,000 – R20,000 per month. Please send your CV with references and a food portfolio to apply below… Good Luck!