We are looking for an experienced Executive Chef for a luxury restaurant in Green Point, Cape Town.
Salary R25k-R40k depending on experience.
- The candidate must have 4+ years senior/executive chef experience in a fine-dining restaurant environment.
- Must be able to coordinate and manage a busy kitchen operation.
- The candidate must have a matric qualification (or equivalent), as well as a post matric qualification relating to the field.
Assure smooth operation by co-ordinating with all departments;
Be actively involved in the day to day preparations in order to lead by example;
Control food costs by maintaining accurate records of all food ingredients and limiting wastage;
Create new menus and seeing to their proper implementation;
Deal with other chefs/cooks, on a one to one basis, instructing and guiding them in their jobs;
Direct supervising of day to day operation within the restaurant if needed;
Ensure preparation, quality control, plating and presentation standards are maintained;
Ensure proper quality control from when the suppliers deliver to when the food reaches the customer;
Knowledge of Food Safety systems (HACCP).
Orient employees and provide training on job responsibilities;
Prioritise and assign work, and conduct performance reviews;
Recommend and implement procedural or production changes;
Strong planning skills and able to meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment.