Job Description 

Reporting to: Catering Manager

The Main Purpose of the job:

To develop and plan menus, establish recipes and food purchase specifications, coordinate, execute, supervise, and evaluate all the food production activities of a fast-paced operation. The Head Chef will assist in the management of strategic and day-to-day operations.

Education and Experience required:

  • Relevant tertiary qualification in food and beverage services or culinary arts is compulsory
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience of progressive culinary/kitchen management is compulsory
  • Experience working within budget guidelines to deliver results is compulsory

Knowledge, Skills, and Competencies:

  • Knowledge of the catering environment ranging from fine dining to restaurant dining
  • Knowledge of South African and industry-specific law
  • Strong financial acumen, proven budgetary and food control practices

Key areas of responsibility:

  • To develop and plan menus
  • Establish recipes and food purchase specifications
  • Coordinate, execute, supervise, and evaluate all food production activities of a fast-paced operation
  • Assist in the management of the strategic and day to day operations of the operation

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