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

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Executive Chef - OR Tambo Lounges
December 8, 2017, 4:02 pm

INTERNAL/EXTERNAL VACANCY

JOB TITLE: EXECUTIVE CHEF
NUMBER OF POSITIONS: 1
LOCATION: OR TAMBO LOUNGES
REPORTING TO: GENERAL MANAGER
NATURE OF THE POSITION: PERMANENT
CLOSING DATE: 18 DECEMBER 2017
AVAILABILITY: IMMEDIATELY
REFERENCE NUMBER EXC/LOUNGES/12/17

MAIN FUNCTIONS OF THE INCUMBENT
Manage and Co-ordinate the food production process by monitoring raw material requirements and the production of meals to ensure adherence to client specification and food Safety and cost management Parameters. Manage front of house staff ensuring that customer service levels are maintained.

  • Business Ethics
  • Represent Production in a positive, pleasant and fair manner by providing excellent customer service to clients at all times
  • Serve as a role model and adhere to Production guidelines at all times
  • Handle requests and concerns in a friendly, fair and impartial manner at all times.
  • Supports the Company vision, mission and values
  • New Menu development
  • Lead team meeting, review performance and determine actions
  • Review performance, identify problem areas and determine decisions and actions required
  • Set and ensure progress and achievement of performance target
  • Production Planning and control - Product output and control using daily flight Schedule, production plan and figures obtain from systems and planning
  • Participate in the process of formulation of recipes and menus to ensure adherence to client specification and production requirements
  • Analyse new menu by considering availability of raw materials, production capacity, equipment availability and staff skills levels to determine menu feasibility according to budget
  • Implement and enforce process and systems controls to ensure an effective and efficient operation
  • Ensure and place stock orders on stipulated time gates according to figures provided by systems and planning. Work closely with R&D and procurement for product development new recipe and new product development to ensure conversion and feasibility of mass production and conduct research on latest trends of cooking methodologies and equipment
  • Validate material requirements and Interpretation of recipes in order to meet catering and daily forecasting.
  • Communicate with stores and QC to ensure that all times that are due to expire are used effectively.
  • Ensure deviations are procedurally and to all stakeholders
  • Create Job cards for plating, cooking, pre-preparation and butchery.
  • Issue, validate and handover CCP documents to QA at end of each shift.
  • Ensure that daily meal tasting and specification compliance ( portion control, e.tc ) table is conducted daily with Junior Chefs
  • Ensure that extras are prepared, signed and handed over to the uplift team
  • Participate in food safety audits and provide feedback when non-conformances are noted.
  • Weekend standby and able to work shift and irregular hours
  • Able to work independently
  • Participate in food safety audits and provide feedback when non-conformances are noted
  • Monitor SHEQ management systems
  • Adhere to and ensure sub-ordinates adherence to all guidelines related to Security, SHE and operational policies and procedures.
  • Interpret new/existing client specification to ensure that meals are produced according to specification and needs of the client
  • Issue, control and ensure use of protective/ hygiene clothing
  • Ensure reporting, investigation, documentation and action of safety incidents
  • Comply and monitor with all required SAP functions., stock reservation, confirmation of production orders and stock take
  • Ensure that stock rotation is carried out on daily basis (FEFO and FIFO)
  • Participate in month end stock take and ensure proper stock rotation and management.
  • Compliance with deviation procedure
  • Conduct on job training of staff
  • Provide report on customer complaints
  • Comply with all company policies and legal requirements.
  • Compulsory daily, weekly and month reports (wastage, deviations, absenteeism, Job cards, etc)
  • Implement and action reasonable additional instructions from time to time
  • Recipe finalization including data management, unit of measure accuracy and standard methodology / procedures
  • Maintain SOP, recipe and Yield files up to date with accurate information
  • Project design, implementation and assessment



Job Requirements
  • Education Level: (minimum)
  • Diploma or degree in Food Science or Nutrition
  • Training and Experience:
  • 7 years’ experience in food production environment.
  • HACCP internal training.
  • Intermediate Microsoft Office training.
  • Relevant SAP training.



Please note the following:
  • Employment equity principles will apply
  • No late applications will be considered
  • Applications are to be addressed to the HRBP via email to michaelvandyk@airchefs.co.za
  • Please put the reference number on your application
  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted
  • Should you not hear from us within 30 days you should know that your application was unsuccessful.

Head CHef / Catering Manager
October 23, 2017, 3:10 pm

Looking for a head chef/Catering manager for a large kitchen in Mpumalanga.

Approximately 1000 meals a day. Needs to control quality and stock usage. Market related salary plus accommodation plus bonus.

Send email with detailed CV and contactable references to Cateringpeople1@gmail.com

Starting date 1 November 2017

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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Training Officer - Palabora Foundation
November 23, 2017, 5:52 pm

Palabora Foundation is a world class foundation involved in the provision of services in Socio Economic Development, Economic Development and Supplier Development within the Ba-Phalaborwa municipality in Limpopo Province.

Reporting to the Superintendent Skills Development, the incumbent's responsibilities include the following:
  • Teaches and assesses professional food preparation programme levels 1-4
  • Ensures learning is an interesting, exciting and enjoyable experience and creates a positive learning environment
  • Implements teaching and assessment programmes consistent with City & Guilds standards
  • Ensures regular assessment of students’ progress and preparation of appropriate progress reports
  • Provides accurate and timely data and information including register of withdrawals, transfers, assessments, exam results, progress reports and registration with awarding organizations
  • Monitors class attendance in line with City & Guilds guidelines and standards.
  • Provides specific guidance and learning support to students including implementing reasonable adjustments for students with disabilities.
  • Ensures that learning support records are kept in order that students are fully supported to achieve their learning goals
  • Undertakes risks assessments in the kitchen, integrating health and safety issues into lessons as appropriate and reporting faults, accidents, incidents and breaches of health and safety so that a safe environment is maintained for learners, staff and visitors
  • Be able to do outside catering as part students practical for different paying companies including Palabora Foundation functions and visits.
  • Costs the ingredients for the students practical and be accountable for the stock register
  • Be able to demonstrate discipline in the kitchen


Intrinsic qualities:
  • Demonstrates commitment to safe work practices
  • Good Organizing skills
  • Knowledge of MS Office
  • Good verbal communication skills
  • Passion for cooking and sharing knowledge


Qualifications and experience:
  • Grade 12
  • City & Guilds Diploma in Food Preparation and Beverage
  • 3-5 years relevant practical experience working in culinary industry as a Chef
  • Computer literacy skills including MS Office


Internal applications must be made on internal application forms (CV and certificates attached) and hand delivered to the Human Resources Superintendent. External applicants must forward CV’s and copies of qualifications to: The HR Superintendent, Fax 0865743673 or e-mail: recruitment@pafound.co.za.


Sales Consultant B2B
November 9, 2017, 5:36 pm

Do you want to work for the largest hospitality school in SA? We are recruiting.

The International Hotel School Training Division (IHST) is looking for passionate sales people in Gauteng, Dbn, CT, PE and Bfn. Your role is to secure and retain business for the division through professional, consultative and proactive sales activities focused on key decision makers at hospitality properties in order to achieve sales targets.

Requirements: Gr 12 with a post matric qualification; Excellent communication and presentation skills; Drivers license with own car; Ability to build long term customer relationships; Computer literacy; Minimum of 3-5 years track record of working with sales targets (hospitality background essential); Willing to go the extra mile; Self motivator that works well in a fast pace environment.

If you have what it takes send your CV to stuartb@hotelschool.co.za


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