EXECUTIVE CHEF JOB: Luxury Wine Estate, Stellenbosch

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  • Post Date: 28th Apr 2020
Job Description


The Executive Head Chef will be primarily responsible for creating innovative cuisine and providing a satisfying culinary experience for 5***** guests.

Salary: Up to R75k CTC (negotiable).

The Head Chef will have the flexibility to set up the team to assist them to operate optimally.

Responsibilities: • Overseeing daily operations of the staff (approx. 30) and kitchen; • Ongoing creation of innovative new menu items; • Motivating, training and educating all kitchen staff; • Considering the needs of the guests in all decisions; • Ordering and purchasing ingredients and maintaining necessary inventory; • Abide by all safety regulations to ensure employee safety and restaurant cleanliness; • Ensuring guest satisfaction and seek feedback on menu items; • Maintaining quality continually of the culinary product; • Administrative duties related to staff and other management matters.


  • Grade 12 and a Chef qualification (preferred);
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience working in 5star establishments;
  • Experience of running a team of 30+ chefs and 150 seater restaurant
    Proven culinary creativity and innovation;
  • Strong decision making, organisation & leadership skills;
  • Proven background in staff management and ability to recruit, train and motivate staff to ensure a satisfactory experience for all guests;
  • Ability to consider the business aspects and cost control when creating new dishes;
  • Precision and cleanliness;
  • Willing to work long and irregular hours, including weekends and public holidays.