• Contract
  • Mozambique
  • 53650 - R55500 (Monthly) USD / Year
  • Salary: R53650 - R55500 (Monthly)

  • Town/City: Benguerra Island
  • State/Province: Mozambique

Website Hospitality Jobs Africa

Hospitality recruitment agency

Chef Trainer – Luxury Island Resort – Mozambique

Location: Benguerra Island. Join an exceptional team dedicated to creating memorable guest experiences and promoting sustainability. Our client is seeking a passionate and skilled Chef Trainer to lead the kitchen team, maintain high culinary standards, and contribute to the success of the property on Benguerra Island.


As a Chef Trainer, you will be responsible for setting and maintaining kitchen hygiene standards, training chefs, and implementing kitchen protocols. You will ensure the availability of correct chemicals and cleaning materials, and stay updated with the latest food trends. Your role includes overseeing creative beach banqueting, proactive kitchen maintenance, effective communication with staff, and meticulous stock control.

You will manage all food orders, storerooms, fridges, and freezers, ensuring minimal wastage and proper handling of leftovers. Your duties extend to maintaining spotless food transportation vehicles, preparing meals and platters at the last minute for maximum freshness, and organizing the canteen.

Your interaction with guests, food experts, and other chefs will be key to fostering a positive environment. You will promote teamwork, discipline, and fair treatment, and be a role model for your team. Flexibility, approachability, and fun are essential aspects of this role. You will also handle special dietary needs, emergency food supplies, and ensure the accurate presentation of dishes to managers and butlers.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Maintain kitchen hygiene and standards.
  • Train chefs and implement kitchen protocols.
  • Ensure the availability of cleaning materials and chemicals.
  • Stay updated with food trends and standards.
  • Manage creative beach banqueting and kitchen maintenance.
  • Communicate effectively with chefs, HODs, lodge managers, and suppliers.
  • Control stock and ensure proper rotation.
  • Manage food orders, storerooms, and fridges.
  • Oversee food transportation and presentation.
  • Organize and maintain the canteen.
  • Engage with guests, food experts, and other chefs.
  • Promote teamwork, discipline, and fair treatment.
  • Handle special dietary needs and emergency food supplies.
  • Ensure accurate presentation and explanation of dishes.




  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Outlook and Excel.
  • Exceptional organizational ability.
  • Lateral thinking and initiative.
  • Adherence to world-class hospitality and service standards.
  • Integrity, proactivity, and career ambition.


  • Hospitality industry and food trends.
  • Environmental sustainability.
  • Surrounding communities and country.
  • Valid unendorsed SA driver’s license.


  • At least 3+ years in the service industry, dealing with guests and staff.
  • Proven experience and passion for creating fabulous food.
  • Personal Characteristics:
  • Strong interpersonal skills and teamwork ability.
  • Attention to detail and initiative.
  • Self-motivation and diligence.
  • Willingness to share information and inspire others.
  • Strong leadership and ability to lead by example.

Other Information:

  • This is a permanent live-in position based on Benguerra Island.
  • Transport to/from leave cycles is the successful candidate’s own responsibility.

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