Senior Chefs (High-end Eloquent Dining)

  • Permanent
  • Ref #12823AH
  • Posted 1 week ago
  • Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa, Africa
  • Chefs, Hospitality
Employer Description

A high end group of restaurants located in Greater Johannesburg North as well as Catering for Golf Estate (with finer dining 40 Seater Patio Restaurant), standard Terrace light meal Restaurants and catering for functions.

Job Description

We are seeking Talented Senior Chefs who are hands-on and great with perfecting presentation and garnishing and creating high-end quality meals (Breakfast/Lunch and Dinner for Functions and Restaurant Service – Mostly plated). Seeking Chefs that is happy to be operationally involved in cooking and training of staff. The chefs will primarily run the catering at a Golf Estate, catering for any functions held at the estate, will assist in the launching of a 40 Seater Fine Dining small Patio Restaurant and Terrace menus (Offering standard but more eloquent meals such as designer Sandwiches, Baguettes, Salads, Light lunches, etc. as well as Breakfasts. We are not looking for chef to completely re-invent the wheel but will be encouraged to add a few of their own dishes and refine those award winning dishes already in place. The Chef will move between the Country Club and the Group of Restaurants that the same Owner also owns. This group of restaurants serves high-quality meals, tasty and fresh shellfish, and fish offerings, meat and chicken. Seeking a driven, hardworking (not a clock watcher) chef who loves his trade. Versatile and adaptable skills set. Will report directly to Owner and Operator/Shareholder. Venues located between the West Rand and Johannesburg. Seeking a chef who is able to work independently, lead a team, follow instructions from the owner whilst imparting own creativity, and suggesting slight modifications. This will be a 3-month contract initially with view to go perm should all go well.

Qualifications

Formal Culinary Qualification Essential.

Skills

Hands On. Must Love Cooking and Creating. Able to take instruction from Owners, Willing and open to working long hours as business demands. Flexible and Versatile. Good Operationally in the Kitchen, but also able to assist with Stock control, some menu additions/planning but not to reinvent the wheel. Own Transport.

Salary / Package

R15000-R35000 Highly dependent on Chef and Capabilities

Benefits

Negotiable


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