Executive Sous Chef

  • Permanent
  • Ref #9919BUJ
  • Posted 5 days ago
  • Kwazulu Natal, South Africa, Africa
  • Chefs, Hospitality
Employer Description

Resort in Drakensberg area

Job Description

  • Support senior leadership by developing and assuming management responsibilities
  • Assume the role of liaison between all departments within the culinary division and all other hotel departments
  • Supervise the preparation and cooking of various food items
  • Develop and implement creative menu items that adhere to set standards
  • Plan, coordinate & implement special events and holiday functions
  • Manage kitchen employees through scheduling, payroll, training, coaching, evaluating and hiring
  • May manage other key culinary leadership rolls including supervisor and other less senior Sous Chefs
  • Lead and coach the team towards achieving exceptional guest service and employee satisfaction results
  • Monitor food production, ordering, cost, and quality and consistency on a daily basis
  • Ensure proper safety and sanitation of all kitchen facilities and equipment
  • In-depth skills and knowledge of all kitchen operations
  • Possess strong leadership, communication, organization and relationship skills
  • Experience with training, basic financial management and customer service
  • Proficient in general computer knowledge
  • A true desire to exceed guest expectations in a fast-paced customer service environment
  • Capable of producing a consistent product in a timely manner
  • Strong training and communication skills


  • Culinary Qualification


  • 5 to 6 years Executive Sous Chef exprience
  • Strong computer knowledge (Excel and Pluspoint specifically)
  • Good Banqueting knowledge
  • Strong training and staff management skills
  • Strong staff disciplinary skills
  • Strong Buffet knowledge and planning skills
  • Good food knowledge
  • Need to be capable of walking distances between outlets

Salary / Package

R12 000


  • Live In
  • Profit Share
  • Incentive Bonus for maintaining Cost of Sales
  • 13th Cheque

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