• Full Time
  • Umhlanga
  • 15 000 CTC USD / Year
  • Salary: R15 000 CTC

  • Street Address: Main
  • Town/City: Durban
  • State/Province: KwaZulu-Natal
  • Postal Code: 0311

Website Hospitality Jobs Africa

Hospitality recruitment agency

Sous Chef – Luxury All-Suite 4* Hotel – Umhlanga

We are currently seeking a talented and creative individual to join our client’s team as a Sous Chef for a prestigious luxury all-suite hotel in Umhlanga, South Africa. This is an exceptional opportunity to be part of a pre-opening team and contribute to the culinary excellence of our clients hotel.

As a Sous Chef, you will work closely with the Executive Chef to oversee the kitchen operations, ensuring the delivery of exceptional culinary experiences for our guests. Your culinary expertise, leadership skills, and attention to detail will play a crucial role in establishing the hotel as a premier dining destination in Umhlanga.


Assist the Executive Chef in planning and executing menus, ensuring exceptional quality and presentation
Supervise and train kitchen staff, ensuring a productive and motivated team
Oversee food preparation and production, maintaining high standards of taste, appearance, and portion control
Collaborate with the Executive Chef to develop and implement innovative culinary concepts and offerings
Monitor and control food costs and inventory, minimizing waste and maximizing profitability
Maintain a clean and organized kitchen environment, adhering to health and safety regulations
Assist in menu development, taking into consideration guest preferences and dietary requirements
Ensure efficient communication and coordination with other departments


Previous experience as a Sous Chef or in a similar role within a luxury hotel, fine dining restaurant, or resort
Strong culinary skills and creativity, with a passion for delivering exceptional cuisine
Proven leadership and managerial abilities, with the ability to inspire and motivate a team
Experience working with Micros is beneficial
Excellent organizational and multitasking skills, with the ability to work under pressure
Strong knowledge of food safety and sanitation practices
Ability to adapt and thrive in a fast-paced and dynamic environment
Relevant culinary certifications or degree is advantageous
Join our clients luxury all-suite hotel in Umhlanga as part of the pre-opening team and contribute to creating outstanding culinary experiences for their guests. If you have a passion for culinary excellence, possess strong leadership abilities, and thrive in a dynamic environment, we would love to hear from you.

To apply, please submit your resume and a cover letter outlining your relevant experience and qualifications. We are looking to fill this position as soon as possible.

Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews. We thank all applicants for their interest in this position.

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