Exec Chef Mpumalanga

Mpumalanga, South Africa

Job Description

Executive Chef required for an upmarket game lodge in Mpumalanga
KEY OUTPUTS: Service and Kitchen Management  Run and supervise the entire kitchen operation for the Lodge  Work with the Executive chef to ensure standards and goals are met  Ensure all menus are followed and food standard is excellent at all times  Support the chefs in daily supplies ordering from central store  Support and train new chefs on certain recipes if necessary  Work with Executive Chef to ensure effective implementation of Chef Academy training program  Continuous monitoring and control of dishes going out  Make personal contact with guests at each meal  Continuous encouragement and training of staff to provide the best food experience to guests  Be flexible when receiving unexpected request from guests and ensure you are able to accommodate unusual dietary requirements  Work within operational budgets  Stock control measures – including stock rotations and monthly stock take procedures as prescribed by the lodge financial co-ordinator  Implement and maintain stringent cleaning measures. This includes daily weekly and monthly cleaning as well as stock receiving. Ensure that all cleaning is COVID compliant  Attend weekly kitchen meeting with FOH and management team to ensure all items relating to the food experience and communicated and tended to
People 
Continuous training and motivation of all kitchen staff – including on the job training  Ensure all staff understand their responsibilities  Work closely with Executive Chef and General Manager to implement standards, and staff policies 2
QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:  Formal Chef Qualification  At least 5+ years Chef Experience required in 5 star hotels or lodges  International exposure is a plus
SKILLS REQUIRED:  Spoken and written English  Computer literate  Passion for food and the food experience  Ability to lead a team of people effectively  Strong management skills, day-to-day, and long term  The ability to motivate staff to consistently deliver  Ability to think and act creatively within a team  Good knowledge of hospitality operations including butler service  Ability to work flexibly
PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES:  Patience  Attention to detail  Passion for training staff, creating fabulous food, and new ideas  Good interpersonal skills  Sense of urgency  Passionate about guest delight  Diligence and self-motivation to meet deadlines and keep on top of your job  Willingness/ability to share information and teach and inspire others  Ability to adapt and have a sensitivity to the culture of the staff

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