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

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Executive Chef - Johannesburg
October 12, 2017, 1:17 pm

Position: EXECUTIVE CHEF

Duties and Responsibilities
To work a minimum of 48 Hours per week and no less than 6 days per week.

To manage 3 Kitchens whilst adhering to the Company’s policies and policies

Responsible for training, and supervision of the work of staff in the food production area.

Plan menu's with the Food & Beverage Managers for the various lodges considering: guests needs, current trends, popularity of various dishes, location of lodges, holidays, availability of food items, cost and establishing menu selling prices.

Scheduling the work of Kitchen Junior Management, Brigade and other kitchen employees to assure that the food preparation is economically correct.

Ensure that duty rosters of all are well planned, ahead and adhered to daily, and that overtime is strictly controlled, authorized prior to any such overtime taking place and kept to the minimum.

All overtime worked must be signed off by the Head of Department daily

Establish controls to minimize costs, theft and wastage.

Ensure that all areas under direct control comply with the most stringent hygiene requirements and that ill or injured employees receive the correct treatment.

Safeguard all food preparation employees by implementing training to increase their knowledge about safety, sanitation, accident prevention principles.

Develop recipes as well as techniques for food preparation plus presentation which help to insure consistent high quality to minimize food costs, exercise portion control over all items served.

Prepare all necessary information for budgets; project annual food and labour costs, monitor actual financial results; take corrective action where necessary to help assure that financial goals are met.

Consult with Management about food production for special events happening.

Evaluate food products to assure that quality standards are consistently attained.

Manage the complex employee meal program; maintaining the purchase order system.

Working together with the Cost Controller to obtain the best value of food items at the lowest price consistent with established quality standards delivery schedules.

Meet with various Vendors to keep abreast of the what is available

Keep informed about current laws (border closures etc) rules and regulations affecting purchasing.

Handle communications concerning shortages and price changes

Determine necessary stock levels to provide adequate food as well as supplies to minimize stock holding.

Conduct regular Health and Safety inspections to ensure that the Company and statutory hygiene standards and requirements are maintained, and to report any defect to the General Managers.

May be called upon to perform other duties within the hotel or group comparable with above as they only describe the typical primary features of the job

Continuously arrange on the job training to enable delegation of duties to staff

Ensure that all departments are staffed with the required calibre and number of personnel: that they are trained, motivated and developed to meet their current accountability and for future promotion possibilities.

Timeously respond and follow up grievances of subordinates
Monitor the work- performance and behaviour of subordinates and initiate the necessary action to maintain acceptable work performance

Ensure that Staff adheres to the prescribed dress code to comply with the statutory requirements as well as enhancing the image of the lodge.

Ensure that staff, including yourself is fully aware of the Company’s Policies and Procedures and how they are used.

Ensure that Company’s Conditions and Standards are made known to the employees under your control by ensuring that up-to-date copies are available to them.

Promote team spirit and lead by example.

To hold regular staff meetings, with the purpose of encouraging 2 way communication

As per job spec

Contract includes:
A). You will be reporting to the F&B Manager;
B). Salary R30,000 – R 35,000

Please send all CV to CVs, execchef@toadbury.co.za and closing date is the 20th of October.

Tukish Chefs/ Sous Chefs - Durban
October 12, 2017, 12:53 pm

A position in Durban, Permanent

Following skills are required:

Prepare and cut shawarma meats based on Turkish style preparation, prepare and cut Turkish adana kebabs, Turkish gozleme (a specific type of flat bread), lahmacun (Turkish pizza), Turkish breads like pogca and limit, Turkish desserts like sekerpare.

Hours of work are 45 hours per week, remuneration is R10,000 per month.

Please contact editor@ezempilohealthmatters.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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Restaurant Manager - George Garden route
August 28, 2017, 12:29 pm

Job Type: Permanent
Reporting To (Job Title): GM
Number of Positions: 02
Location - Country: South Africa
Location - Province: George Western Cape
Location - Town / City: George Garden Route

Job Description
Manage and Lead a team of front of house personnel for a new high end Grill house and Pastry emporium in The Garden Route

Minimum Requirements
- Matric
- At least 3 to 5 years restaurant management experience
- Experienced in Microsoft office
- Attention to detail and accuracy
- Ability to manage a group of people
- Excellent communication skills
- Excellent knowledge of restaurant operations
- Preferred: Applicants who have more than 3 years restaurant management experience
- Preferred: Applicants who are in possession of a valid driver’s license and their own vehicle.

Duties & Responsibilities

Financial Management

To ensure correct and effective financial administration according to policies & procedures on a daily basis.

To assist in controlling expenditure and in achieving expected gross profit margins (stock control, waste management, pilferage, etc)

To assist in taking corrective actions necessary to improve business performance indicators (Sales: Year on Year & Actual vs. Budget; Gross Profit; Ticket Average; Customer Count; Menu mix; Day parts; Complaints; Labour Turnover; Payroll vs. Turnover) on a daily basis.

To monitor performance against set daily targets (Turnover, Ticket Average; Customer Count).


Operational Management

To ensure efficient stock control management for the restaurant on a daily basis.

To perform daily compliance checks with regards to Health & Safety, Repairs & Maintenance, Cleaning & Hygiene, and escalate any problems to the GM Restaurant Manager.

To assist in developing the corrective action plan and facilitating actions necessary to improve internal and external audit results.

To communicate and ensure compliance to operational standards and operating requirements.


People Management

To assist in developing and monitoring rostering on a weekly basis to ensure sufficient people capacity to meet the business requirements.

To ensure adherence to opening and closing procedures.

To assist with recruitment, induction and training of all new staff according to policies and procedures to proactively meet the needs of the business.

To complete and check the attendance register.

To assist the GM/Restaurant Manager in ensuring adherence to the disciplinary code.

To escalate poor performance where necessary and provide continuous feedback to staff and Restaurant Manager.

To assist in ensuring that all staff are signed-off on the relevant training material and procedures on an on-going basis.


Marketing Management

To assist with communication and execution of all national, regional and local marketing campaigns and initiatives.

To respond to customer complaints in accordance with policies and procedures.

To assist in developing the corrective action plan and facilitating actions necessary to improve results of the mystery shopper report.

To assist with the execution of the local marketing plan to promote sales and increase customer base.

To fulfill the responsibilities of the Restaurant Manager in his/her absence.


Send a CV through To bgatesster@gmail.com or call 0824520763 for further information. Please note you must reside in George or 30km radius and Salary will only be discussed at interview or after CV submission.


Restaurant Manager - George Garden Route
August 28, 2017, 12:21 pm


Job Type: Permanent
Reporting To (Job Title): GM
Number of Positions: 02
Location - Country: South Africa
Location - Province: George Western Cape
Location - Town / City: George Garden Route

Job Description
Manage and Lead a team of front of house personnel for a new high end Grill house and Pastry emporium in The Garden Route

Minimum Requirements
- Matric
- At least 3 to 5 years restaurant management experience
- Experienced in Microsoft office
- Attention to detail and accuracy
- Ability to manage a group of people
- Excellent communication skills
- Excellent knowledge of restaurant operations
- Preferred: Applicants who have more than 3 years restaurant management experience
- Preferred: Applicants who are in possession of a valid driver’s license and their own vehicle.


Duties & Responsibilities

Financial Management

To ensure correct and effective financial administration according to policies & procedures on a daily basis.

To assist in controlling expenditure and in achieving expected gross profit margins (stock control, waste management, pilferage, etc)

To assist in taking corrective actions necessary to improve business performance indicators (Sales: Year on Year & Actual vs. Budget; Gross Profit; Ticket Average; Customer Count; Menu mix; Day parts; Complaints; Labour Turnover; Payroll vs. Turnover) on a daily basis.

To monitor performance against set daily targets (Turnover, Ticket Average; Customer Count).


Operational Management

To ensure efficient stock control management for the restaurant on a daily basis.

To perform daily compliance checks with regards to Health & Safety, Repairs & Maintenance, Cleaning & Hygiene, and escalate any problems to the GM Restaurant Manager.

To assist in developing the corrective action plan and facilitating actions necessary to improve internal and external audit results.

To communicate and ensure compliance to operational standards and operating requirements.


People Management

To assist in developing and monitoring rostering on a weekly basis to ensure sufficient people capacity to meet the business requirements.

To ensure adherence to opening and closing procedures.

To assist with recruitment, induction and training of all new staff according to policies and procedures to proactively meet the needs of the business.

To complete and check the attendance register.

To assist the GM/Restaurant Manager in ensuring adherence to the disciplinary code.

To escalate poor performance where necessary and provide continuous feedback to staff and Restaurant Manager.

To assist in ensuring that all staff are signed-off on the relevant training material and procedures on an on-going basis.


Marketing Management

To assist with communication and execution of all national, regional and local marketing campaigns and initiatives.

To respond to customer complaints in accordance with policies and procedures.

To assist in developing the corrective action plan and facilitating actions necessary to improve results of the mystery shopper report.

To assist with the execution of the local marketing plan to promote sales and increase customer base.

To fulfil the responsibilities of the Restaurant Manager in his/her absence.

Send a CV through To bgatesster@gmail.com or call 0824520763 for further information.

Please note you must reside in George or 30km radius and Salary will only be discussed at interview or after CV submission.


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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