Sous Chef Job

o&l leisure (pty) ltd - namibia

23 days ago


To assist with the management of food production and coordinate food services function, to ensure profitability and a satisfying culinary experience for guests.


  • Diploma in Culinary Arts
  • Minimum 5 years experience in a 5* hotel operation or Michelin Star restaurant.


  • Experience in F&B operations and training.
  • International experience in Michelin Star Restaurant.
  • HACCP trained or the equivalent.
  • Excellent knowledge of culinary arts and a passion for creating new and innovative dishes


  • Supervise Kitchen Operations and Inspects preparation of food for seasoning and cooking time and tastes completed dishes to ensure high quality and compliance to all standards and procedures.
  • Ensures that necessary raw food stuff, materials, tools and operating supplies are on hand or requisitioned from Stores to prepare meals according to the established menu.
  • Assists in the daily routine checks on the physical state of repair and cleanliness of the equipment being used in the kitchen.
  • Manage stock levels and order kitchen supplies, ingredients, and equipment's from the stores.
  • Checks the quality and quantity of food in preparation
  • Keep abreast with culinary trends, techniques, and industry developments to bring fresh ideas to the kitchen.
  • Develop recipes and maintains updated and accurate costing of all dishes prepared and sold in the Food and Beverage operation.
  • Check that all mise-end-place is prepared for food service and assists in the cooking and final preparation of dishes.
  • Monitor and check all food orders to ensure accuracy and consistency to maintain established quality and standards.
  • Control the quality of the food and beverage prepared and ensure they served as per the receipts and plate guideline.
  • Adhere to HACCP regulations concerning health, safety, or other compliance requirements, as well as brand standards and HACCP policies and procedures.
  • Demonstrate a sound awareness of policies and procedures, ensuring the dissemination of information to all team members.
  • Champion the identification and reporting of hazards, evaluation or risks, and design and implementation of hazard and control measures.
  • Facilitate the reporting and investigation of injuries and illnesses arising from workplace activities, recommending corrective actions to prevent or minimise the chance of recurrence.
  • Live the breakthrough behaviours, values, and culture
  • Conduct daily hygiene walkabouts, complete the required checklists, enforce the correct cleaning standards, Health & Safety standards, and operating equipment.
  • Report and where possible handle cases of accident, fire, theft, loss, damage, or contravention of regulations.
  • Attend meetings and training courses, workshops or seminars as required.
  • Relief and assist in all areas during periods of absence or crisis.
  • Maintain Company standards and ensure that policies and procedures are adhered to.
  • Willing to work shifts, weekends and Public Holidays as dictated by business volumes..


  • Be Authentic
  • Live the Values
  • Cause Alignment
  • Take Bold Stands
  • Lead Growth
  • Deliver Extraordinary Results
  • Inspire Innovation

CLOSING DATE: 17 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: 3974

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