Head Chef

  • Permanent
  • Ref #300474AH
  • Posted 2 weeks ago
  • Port Elizabeth, Eastern Cape, South Africa, Africa
  • Chefs, Hospitality
Employer Description

The stunning four-star hotel offers homely comfort in its 58 spacious, en-suite bedrooms, some with stunning sea-views and others opening onto the tranquil courtyard. The Hotel has 3 Restaurants on Site and caters for Functions.

Job Description

Job brief

We are looking for a creative and proficient Head Chef with strict controls and must be able to manage buffets and a la carte. The unit has three function rooms, breakfast room and an a la carte restaurant.


  • Plan and direct food preparation and culinary activities
  • Modify menus or create new ones that meet quality standards
  • Estimate food requirements and food/labor costs ( as the business requires in conjunction with GM )
  • Supervise kitchen staff’s activities and manage kitchen staff
  • Arrange for equipment repairs with General manager
  • Rectify arising problems or complaints
  • Perform administrative duties with regards to purchases etc.
  • Comply with hygiene regulations and safety standards
  • Maintain a positive and professional approach with coworkers and customers



Degree in Culinary  / or diploma or related certificate


Proven working experience as a Head Chef. Excellent record of kitchen management. Ability to spot and resolve problems efficiently. Capable of delegating multiple tasks. Communication and leadership skills. Keep up with cooking trends and best practices. Working knowledge of various computer software programs.

Salary / Package

R22,000 CTC per month


Live Out Position. CTC is slightly negotiable dependent on experience.

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