Head Chef | Hluhluwe | Luxury Lodge

Posted 3 weeks ago
Hluhluwe | Market Related
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Head Chef | Hluhluwe | Luxury Lodge

We are seeking a passionate and experienced HEAD CHEF to join the culinary team of this luxurious forest lodge. Nestled within a private game reserve, the lodge offers breathtaking views and unparalleled access to the wonders of this unique ecosystem.

As ideal candidate you will have:
  • Certificate/diploma in culinary arts
  • At least 3+Years Chef experience required in 5-star hotels or lodges
  • Valid unendorsed SA driver’s license essential
  • Passion for creating fabulous food and new ideas
Key Outputs:
  • Kitchen Hygiene standards set
  • Responsible for training chefs & implementing kitchen standards.
  • Abide by the menu set according to Food Styling Guide
  • Presentation as discussed and according to Styling Guide
  • Creative Bush Banqueting according to Food Styling Guide
  • Proactive Maintenance
  • Good communications with:
  • Good stock controls and stock rotation
  • Responsible for all food orders, storerooms and fridge and deep freezes in absence of the executive chef
  • All food going out to guests at any time to be checked in absence of the executive chef
  • Chef to check buffets/dinner/breakfasts
  • Quality and quantity of snacks to game drives and Adventures to be checked
  • Good interaction with Guests:  Invite feedback
  • Good interaction/ communication with Food Fundis: invite feedback; exchange ideas; be suggestion-friendly; share experience
  • Good discipline and fair treatment:  Be a Role Model
  • Good Teamwork to be promoted
  • Have Fun and be Flexible
Skills Required:
  • Communication skills – with guests and fellow staff members
  • 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
Knowledge Required
  • Hospitality
  • Environment
  • The surrounding communities
  • The country
  • Panstrat
Salary package
  • Basic salary will be discussed with shortlisted candidates and depends on experience and skills
  • This is a permanent live-in position, based at the lodge
  • Additional benefits will be discussed with shortlisted candidates
Start date: ASAP

To apply for Head Chef | Hluhluwe | Luxury Lodge, please send your up to date CV in WORD document, with recent photo, food portfolio, relevant qualifications, training certificates and contactable references.


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