Executive Chef
Posted date [2019-Jan-07] (ID: 70905)

Looking for an Executive Chef for a lodge in Hluhluwe

Knowledge and experience:


Valid unendorsed SA driver’s license essential

Experience in the service industry especially in dealing with guests and staff

At least 3+ years’ relevant experience

Passion for creating fabulous food


Kitchen Hygiene standards set

Responsible for training chefs and implementing kitchen standards

Correct chemicals and sufficient cleaning materials to be in stock at all times

7 day Menu set according to Food Styling Guide and approved by Food Fundi

Training chef to be called on to do training if necessary

Presentation as discussed and according to Styling Guide

Up to date with What’s Hot & What’s Not for Food

Through the Tummy of the Guest Bops

Creative Bush Banqueting according to Food Styling Guide

Proactive Maintenance

Good communications with: All chefs; All camp managers; HOD’s, Lodge Manager and suppliers

Good stock controls and stock rotation

Good administration and personnel files to be kept according to Lodge Manager’s requirements.

Responsible for all food orders, storerooms and fridge and deepfreezes

Left-over management: left-overs to be discussed and processed every day

Vehicles and containers transporting food to camps to be spotless

Checklists of all items going to camps in place

All food going out to guests at any time to be checked by chef

Chef to check buffets/dinner/breakfasts etc. at each camp at least 3 times per week

Minimal traffic through kitchen: kitchen staff, Exec chef and Lodge manager to enter through kitchen

All fridges and refrigerators and storerooms to be kept locked or keys to be left with an accountable Chef

All meals and platters to be put out at last minute – fresh, fresh, fresh!

Quality and quantity of snacks to game drives to be checked

Bush banqueting, drink stops, picnics etc. to have checklists

Canteens organised

Good interaction with Guests, Food Fundis and other Chefs: Invite feedback, exchange ideas; be suggestion-friendly; share experience

Good discipline and fair treatment: Exec Chef to be a Role Model

Be aware of & make your chefs aware of special dietary needs Guests




Job Title Executive Chef
Post Details
Posted By Executive Placings
Job Function
Start Date
Location Hluhluwe
Phone No
Email info(at)executiveplacings.com
Region Location -> Kwazulu Natal
Job Type Job Type -> Full-time Jobs
Classification Job Classification -> Hotel / Catering / Hospitality

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