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Recruit for Africa is a recruitment agency based in South Africa specialising exclusively in hospitality, retail and teachers placements. Our client base covers most African countries as well as the Middle East.
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Commis Chef | Sabi Sands | 5 Star Lodge
Posted date [2019-Aug-01] (ID: 74063)

Commis Chef | Sabi Sands | 5 Star Lodge

We are currently looking for a COMMIS CHEF to join this luxury 5 star lodge located on the banks of the Sabi River and providing breathtaking views of the river and wildlife in their natural habitat. The lodge consists of 9 luxurious suites, each located in an utterly private spot overlooking the river. Here guest are treated to an ultimate African Luxury experience. The luxurious suites give guest an opportunity to escape from daily routine for a moment.

As ideal candidate you will have:

  • Certificate in culinary arts
  • Matric/NQF Level 4
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • At least 1-2 years ‘experience in similar role

Key Focus Areas:

Food Production

  • Plan, prepare and cook menu items as directed by the Sous Chef/Chef de Partie, ensuring that the highest quality is maintained and that agreed standards for food preparation and presentation are met at all times.
  • Ensure that mise-en-place is always freshly prepared and on time.
  • Ensure your station/section is kept clean and tidy at all times

Food Costs and Stock Control

  • To aid in achieving food cost, kitchen standard and overall objectives.
  • To have an understanding of menu planning, the implementation of stock controls, the importance of good stock management, and how this enables the kitchen to meet gross profit.
  • To assist with all stock control functions that is carried out, according to standard operating procedures.
  • To assist with the acceptance and storage of deliveries.

Health and Safety

  • Ensure the cleanliness and operation of all kitchen equipment as well as all work areas before production runs, to ensure compliance with OHSA (Occupational Health and Safety Act) regulations as well as HACCP (Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Point) protocols.
  • Enforce all hygiene, and health and safety regulations and ensure high standards of personal hygiene and clean uniform.
  • Reduce accidents and ensure that all safety hazards are addressed and potential problems communicated to the Management.
  • Ensure maximum safety and security in all areas under your control and that staff are fully aware of the importance of safety and security

Salary Package:

  • Market related
  • Live in
  • Duty meals

Closing date for applications: 8 August

To apply for the Commis Chef | Sabie Sands | 5 Star Lodge, kindly send your CV in word document, with written references and food portfolio


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Job Title Commis Chef | Sabi Sands | 5 Star Lodge
Post Details
Posted By Recruit for Africa
Job Function Commis Chef
Start Date ASAP
Salary Market related, live in + Package
Location Sabi Sands Game Reserve
Phone No 0414681935
Email jhana(at)
Deadline 2019-Aug-08
Region Location -> Eastern Cape
Job Type Job Type -> Full-time Jobs
Classification Job Classification -> Hotel / Catering / Hospitality

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