Head Chef: Ocean Cellar Job

o&l leisure (pty) ltd - swakopmund, namibia

a month ago



LOCATION: STRAND HOTEL SWAKOPMUND

GRADE: C5

POSITIONS AVAILABLE: 1


PURPOSE OF THE POSITION:

The incumbent in this position is responsible for the food production and efficient management of the kitchen and ultimately the total guest culinary experience. This position is responsible for controlling and directing the food preparation process, HACCP processes as well as menu creation and costing.


QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE :

  • Diploma in Culinary Arts/Cookery
  • 5 years experience as a Head Chef or Senior Sous Chef in either 4* or 5* hotel operations or upscale la carte premium restaurant.
  • Proficiency in both Asian and Mediterranean cuisines.
  • Experience in all seafood dishes.
  • Knowledge of seafood and wine pairing, as well as a strong understanding of gastronomy encompassing dish preparation, cooking techniques, and presentation, are necessary.
  • Strong understanding of food cost control and budget management.
  • Computer literate
  • Certification in Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Points (HACCP)
  • Knowledge of Micros, MC, EMC and Jarrison will be added advantage

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES :

  • Day to day management of the kitchen operation
  • Menu creation and costings
  • Management of prime cost
  • Guest culinary experience.
  • Driving food and beverage efficiencies
  • Training and development of the kitchen team
  • Contributes to Revenue Control by sharing responsibility for the restaurants financial performance and long-term sustainability.
  • Ensure brand and quality standards are always maintained.
  • Leading the team to drive strategic goals.
  • Driving HACCP standards in the department.

COMPETENCIES REQUIRED

  • Lives the O&L Values
  • Leads Growth
  • Takes Bold Stands
  • Causes Alignment
  • Being Authentic
  • Inspires Innovation
  • Deliver Extraordinary results.

CLOSING DATE: 10 MAY 2024



O&L - a Great Place to Work.

Applicants meeting our requirements are invited to apply. O&L Group of Companies is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

"This position is subject to a pre-employment screening and vetting process, and by applying for this position, applicants acknowledge that they are aware that the Company reserves the right to carry out screening and pre-employment vetting for all shortlisted applicants. Certificate of Conduct issued by the Namibian Police (not older than 6 months) may be required from all shortlisted applicants."

Requisition ID: 3963

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