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Chefs
The below listing features a variety of experienced and graduate chefs.

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Head Chef - North West
July 11, 2017, 6:46 pm

Job description:
A 5* lodge in North west province seeks a head chef to co-ordinate and manage all culinary requirements. If you are passionate about food, love the bush and enjoy taking guests on an unforgettable taste sensation this may be the opportunity for you.


In order to qualify you need:
• Three years’ experience as a senior chef / kitchen management in a boutique hotel/5*properties (a la carte/ table d'Haute)
• Work will involve the supervision of all meals and preparation for Multiple Venues (i. e. boma, dining room, bush breakfast etc. ) - in accordance with recipes and menus
• Training employees on the food preparation and presentation as well as stock control and inventory control. Activities and decisions will be varied, requiring the solving of both common and unusual problems. Direction is received from the directors
• Operations on matters pertaining to special menus and operating policies


Skills required:
• Develop recipes and menus for all food operations
• Supervise food production
• Maintain food cost standards and cost
• Promote safety and proper sanitation
• Taking inventory and purchasing supplies
• Introduce new products
• Acts as an active worker on the team
• Handle customers' / client concerns and suggestions
• Handle employees' concerns and issues
• Control food waste by using in proper areas to be distributed daily
• May have full or final responsibility for job actions (e. g., new hires, promotions, demotions, transfers, discipline, terminations)
• Schedules/assigns work
• Set production goals or job expectations
• Train, coach or counsel, direct reports
• Asses performance and complete a formal performance evaluation
• Participates in determination of salary and salary changes for juniors.
• Other duties as necessary


EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
• Degree or Diploma in Catering and Food Service management
• Minimum 3 years’ experience as a Senior Chef


KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
• Must have a thorough knowledge of the materials, methods, and equipment used in preparing food in a 5 star environment
• Knowledge of food preparation and food service management, methods, and techniques.
• Must be able to work long hours. ( on Rotation Cycle)
• Must have considerable knowledge of food values, nutrition, and menu planning, and uses for leftover food.
• Must be able to plan and modify menus to also meet the staff requirements
• Must have considerable knowledge of health hazards in food preparation and service, and of necessary precautionary measures.
• Must be able to initiate and supervise stock take on a daily or weekly basis to order accordingly on a weekly basis and keep records of foodstuffs used by processing issues and transfers on PANSTRAT.
• Must be able to supervise the work of others.
• Must be able to prepare working schedules for employees and to instruct subordinates in food service procedures.
• Must be able to maintain a variety of records and to prepare reports, computer literacy is essential.


Please attach the following with your application:
• Detailed CV
• 3 pics of signature dishes
• Head and shoulders photo
• Scanned copies of Qualifications and trade certification.


Pastry chef / experienced baker
June 23, 2017, 2:53 pm

Job Description:
A busy Event Company catering for events from Corporate, to Sporting and Leisure Events and Concerts is looking for an experienced baker or Pastry Chef. The ideal candidate for this position has previous pastry kitchen experience, with a strong understanding of buffet desserts, cakes, cookies, and other pastries.

Applicants must enjoys working in a busy environment and should be capable of taking direction well and multi-tasking effectively . Head Office situated in the south of Johannesburg (Turfontein), near Turfontein race-course.

Skills required:
High school diploma
3+ years’ culinary experience
Able to read and follow standardized recipes
Strong knowledge of proper food handling procedures
Able to work as part of a team in a busy kitchen atmosphere
Certification preferred

Please send a picture and written references with your application, should you have a portfolio please send it with.

Please send your CV to Stephen Ferreira at stephen@marketcaterers.co.za

Hotels
Hotel managers, chefs and more

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Duty supervisor & function coordinator
January 8, 2015, 10:18 am

Hotel / restaurant duty supervisor and function co-ordinator

Salary: Negotiable on Experience

We require an experienced hotel and restaurant duty supervisor and function co-ordinator candidate for our boutique hotel.

Some duties would involve: guest liaison and function/conference co-ordinator, staff supervision and administration, maintaining standards and quality of our hotel. This role would be for our restaurant and accommodation. It is a hands-on position. We are looking for someone who is loyal, hard-working and proficient and who has an eye for detail, can multi-task and adapt into all areas.

I need 2 day and evening candidates.

Front Office/Night audit

Salary: Negotiable on Experience

We require an experienced candidate. Min 4 years experience.

Provides customer service in a front-desk general services environment. Handles guest account transactions, provides customer assistance, and performs general administrative duties under the direction of the Manager. We are a small and committed team and require a multi-tasker and team player.

For any further assistance please email do not hesitate to email dani@thesyrene.co.za or call 011 231 3900 and ask to speak to Dani.
Chef seeking employment
August 31, 2013, 12:30 am

I recently finished my studies in hospitality and I am looking for employment as chef/cook , I can be contacted on 0840352398.I reside in Soweto.
Restaurants
The listing below features job opportunities and offers in within restaurants.

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Procurement Store man
March 29, 2016, 1:39 pm

Candidates must have at least 1 - 2 years experience as a store man / dispatcher

OVERALL RESPONSIBILITY OF THE POSITION Maintaining stock levels and housekeeping of the stores.
KEY ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE POSITION Stores: Complete and get authorisation for buying request for raw materials remaining within the minimum stock levels at all times. Stock-take monthly and weekly. Supervise utilization of stock. Receiving delivered goods, stock and ensure proper recording and merchandising (oldest items to be used first)
Buying: Engage/source potential suppliers Liaise with finance regarding new accounts Sourcing for new and alternate suppliers
BEHAVIOURAL COMPETENCIES • High level of accuracy• Ability to work under pressure • Efficient • Good customer service• Proactive and forward-looking • Ability to deal with conflict • Solutions driven
KNOWLEDGE & EXPERIENCE• Experience in stores and a minimum Diploma qualification • Drivers Licence • Advanced Computer skills and preference to basic Baan administration skills. Please send C.V to accounts@saffronkitchen.co.za
Manager


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Project Manager - Famous Brands
July 26, 2017, 4:59 pm

Purpose of Job

To effectively manage all elements of the product mix within the Brand to ensure the Brand continues to deliver against consumer expectations and remains a world class competitor in the quick service restaurant category.


Key tasks and responsibilities

• Develop the menu to ensure brand remains the restaurant brand with the most exciting, innovative menu offerings. Taking our positioning into consideration.
• Implement and manage the entire new product development (NDP) process – obtain products, product testing, price negotiations, stock level projections etc.
• Understand Marketing strategy and align NDP.
• Maintain supplier relations - where applicable.
• Handle all product related queries from franchisees and ensure clear communication to the franchise network on any products/recipes or product/recipe changes.
• Accountability for menu.
• Take full accountability for packaging – relevance, competitive, environmentally friendly.
• Development of pricing strategies and accountability for the recipe integrity.
• Interface with Marketing, Training and Operations.
• Stay abreast of national and international competitor product/innovation trends. Conduct regular competitor visits and report back to marketing team.


Key Performance Measures

• Satisfied Franchisees / Licensees.
• New product development/procurement.
• Sales volume growth (Like on Like).
• Market share growth.
• As per individual score card.


Qualifications and Experience

• Minimum Matric with a relevant tertiary qualification.
• Minimum of 5 years’ experience in the FMCG industry or the fast food industry.
• Preferably previous franchising experience.
• Strong track record of successfully building brands.


Skills and Attributes

• Excellent interpersonal & negotiation skills
• Fluent in English
• Enumerate & computer literate
• Ability to work under pressure
• Ability to meet strict deadlines
• Attention to detail.


Organisational Position

Reports to: Marketing Executive


If you are interested and you meet the minimum job requirements, please email your CV and a copy of you ID to colleen.roos@famousbrands.co.za


Product Development Manager
November 29, 2016, 12:34 pm

Product Development Manager - Signature Brands

PURPOSE OF JOB
To effectively manage all elements of the product mix within the Brand to ensure the Brand continues to deliver against consumer expectations and remains a world class competitor

KEY TASKS AND RESPONSIBILITIES
• Develop menus for the portfolio of Evening Trade Brands to ensure relevant innovation alignment with the trends
• Implement and manage the entire New Product Development (NDP) process:
➢ obtain products
➢ product testing
➢ price negotiations
➢ stock level projections
• Understand Marketing Strategy and align NDP
• Stay abreast with the latest trends
• Manage risk stock
• Develop forecasts for new product
• Cost recipes with POS
• Maintain supplier relations - where applicable
• Handle all product related queries from Franchisees and ensure clear communication to the Franchise Network on any products and recipes or product and recipe changes
• Take accountability for the menu
• Take full accountability for packaging – relevance, competitive, environmentally friendly
• Development of pricing strategies and accountability for the recipe integrity
• Interface with Marketing, Training and Operations
• Stay abreast of national and international competitor product/innovation trends. Conduct regular competitor visits and report back to the Marketing Team


REQUIREMENTS, SKILLS AND EDUCATION
• Executive Chef Experience at 5yrs
• Fluent in English
• Enumerate & computer literate
• Ability to work under pressure
• Ability to meet strict deadlines
• Attention to detail

If you are interested and you meet the minimum job requirements, please email your CV and a copy of you ID to
Raynor.damons@famousbrands.co.za
Culinary Schools


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Senior Culinary Arts (Chef) Lecturer
May 30, 2017, 6:31 pm

The Capital Hotel School and Training Academy – Pretoria

Job description:

To join the team in the Professional Cookery Department in a senior capacity; to facilitate learning to full-time students and present part-time courses to employees in the industry; to plan and conduct assessments; to ensure that our curricula are industry relevant and include the latest food trends in the local and international market.

Requirements:
• Grade 12 and at least one relevant tertiary qualification essential.
• Minimum of 8 years experience in the culinary world/industry; training/lecturing experience will be an advantage.
• Proficient in food costing with experience in kitchen management.
• Excellent communication skills (written and verbal) – must be computer literate.
• Punctual, flexible and good team player.
• Ability to work independently.
• Pro-active and innovative; in touch with the latest food trends.
• International, fine dining and patisserie experience will be to the advantage of the successful candidate

Please send a comprehensive CV to ronel@capitalhotelschool.co.za. Five recent food portfolio photos and a head and shoulder photo must accompany your application.

Note that no telephone enquiries will be entertained.
Position available immediately. Interviews of successful candidates will take place at the CHS campus. Salary is market related based on required experience.

Innovative Academy
September 16, 2016, 2:01 pm

Chefs Training and Innovation Academy are looking for suitable candidates to fill the following positions at our Durban Branch:
• Lecturer with Diploma in Culinary Arts and Patisserie Qualification (Tertiary qualification equivalent to NQF 5 / Recognizable Diploma. Qualification with minimum 5 years solid industry experience)
• Student Administrator.
• Sales Consultant.
To receive the full job specification, please email Sharon@ctia.co.za. Please send a covering letter and full CV to cor@ctia.co.za to arrive no later than 30 October 2016.


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