Executive/Head Chef

  • Permanent
  • Ref #412442CW
  • Posted 6 days ago
  • Limpopo, South Africa, Africa
  • Chefs, Food & Beverage, General Management, Hospitality
Employer Description

5-Star Lodge, accommodating up to 24 guests, nestled on the banks of the Olifants River, Limpopo.

Job Description

Our client is in search of an accomplished Executive/Head Chef to join their team. Situated amidst the captivating natural beauty of the Olifants River, the newly constructed 5-star Luxurious Lodge offers a splendid retreat. The selected candidate will play a pivotal role in delivering outstanding culinary experiences to guests and ensuring the seamless functioning of the department.


  • Extensive experience in culinary management, preferably in a high-end lodge or hospitality setting.
  • Formal culinary education or relevant certifications.
  • Proven track record in menu planning and execution.
  • Knowledge of food safety and hygiene standards.
  • Familiarity with inventory management and procurement processes.
  • Strong leadership and team management skills.
  • Training and recruitment experience in a kitchen environment.
  • Understanding of dietary requirements and food preferences.


  • Comprehensive oversight of lodge food operations.
  • Strong commitment to hygiene and cleanliness standards.
  • Menu creation and collaboration with management.
  • Procurement and supply management for the kitchen.
  • Catering to diverse dietary preferences.
  • Delegation and scheduling of kitchen team tasks.
  • Efficient stock ordering and management.
  • Training and recruitment of kitchen staff.
  • Precise issuance of ingredients based on menu.
  • Proper waste separation and disposal procedures.
  • High personal hygiene standards.
  • Stock security and management.

Salary / Package

R30,000 Neg


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