Executive Chef | Mozambique | Luxury Island Lodge

Posted 2 months ago
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Executive Chef | Mozambique | Luxury Island Lodge

We have an exciting opportunity for an EXECUTIVE CHEF with a well-renowned luxury lodge located in a beach holiday destination off the coast of Mozambique. This could offer you a unique and enriching experience. The position will play a vital role in assisting in managing the kitchen and ensuring the delivery of exceptional culinary experiences to guests

As ideal candidate you will have:
  • Certificate/diploma in culinary arts
  • At least 3+ years previous experience in similar role/environment
  • Passion for kitchen management – including all kitchen administration, general hygiene and people management
  • Passion for creating fabulous food and new ideas
  • Valid unendorsed SA driver’s license essential
Key Outputs:
  • Kitchen Hygiene standards
  • Responsible for training chefs & implementing kitchen standards
  • Presentation as discussed and according to Styling Guide
  • Creative Beach Banqueting according to Food Styling Guide
  • Good communications with: All chefs; HOD’s, Lodge Manager and suppliers
  • Accurate stock controls and stock rotation
  • Good administration and personnel files of staff to be kept according to GM’s requirements.
  • Responsible for all food orders, storerooms and fridges and deep freezes
  • Left-over management: leftovers to be discussed and processed every day
  • Vehicles and containers transporting food to beach to be spotless
  • Checklists of all items going to camps in place
  • All food going out to guests at any time to be checked by chef
  • Island banqueting, drink stops, picnics etc. to have checklists and be checked
  • Good interaction with Guests, Food Fundis and other Chefs: Invite feedback
  • Good discipline and fair treatment
  • Good Teamwork to be promoted
  • Have Fun and be Flexible
  • When special dietary Guests arrive at the lodge ensure that either yourself or another chef meets the Guest before their first meal to establish their requirements.
  • Ensure you have “911” Emergency food stored in your freezer to be used in a crisis.
  • The Chef is responsible to explain to the mangers & Butlers what the different dishes are & what their ingredients are for breakfast, lunch & dinner
Skills Required
  • Communication skills – with guests and fellow staff members
  • Computer literate and well versed in Microsoft outlook and excel Standard of your work must exceed the standard of the lodge
  • Good organizational ability
  • Lateral thinking ability Initiative
  • Must adhere to World Class Hospitality and Service Standards
  • Honest, have good integrity, proactive and driven person who has career ambitions
Salary package
  • Negotiable depending on experience and skills
  • Permanent live in position
  • Transport to/from leave cycles is the successful candidate’s Own responsibility

Start date: ASAP

To apply for Executive Chef | Mozambique | Luxury Island Lodge, please send your CV in WORD document WITH UP-TO-DATE EMPLOYMENT HISTORY AND A FULL LENGTH PHOTO INSERTED ON THE CV.

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