Sous Chef Job

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

18 days ago



PURPOSE OF THE POSITION:

To plan, co-ordinate, facilitate and supervise the food preparation, menu planning, maintaining food quality and freshness, monitoring ordering and stocking and support the smooth running of the kitchen department, where all aspects of culinary experience are delivered to the highest food quality standard.


QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE :

  • Minimum of a National Trade Certificate in Culinary Arts/Cookery.
  • Minimum 5 years experience as a Sous Chef in a 4* or 5* hotel operations.
  • Computer literate.
  • Excellent knowledge of culinary arts and a passion for creating new and innovative dishes
  • Knowledge of Micros, MC, EMC, and Jarrison will be added advantage.
  • HACCP trained.

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES :

  • Supervise Kitchen Operations and Inspects preparation of food to ensure high quality and compliance to all standards and procedures.
  • Assign and delegate tasks to Chefs and Cook in Kitchen Production line.
  • Assist with creating seasonal a la carte menu (Lunch/Dinner/ Snacks) for the Restaurant and to cater for all special dietary requirements.
  • Check that all mise-end-place is prepared for food service and assists in the cooking and final preparation of dishes.
  • Maintain and uplift the quality, presentation, and food on offer through effective supervision and on the job training of staff, as well as effective organization and planning.
  • Assists in the daily routine checks on the physical state of repair and cleanliness of the equipment being used in the kitchen.
  • Assists in the control of production costs and ensures food cost % is maintained.
  • Control the quality of the food and beverage prepared and ensure they served as per the receipts and plate guideline.
  • Assist and develop with the Head chef popular menus offering guests value for money in accordance with O&L and outlet guidelines.
  • Assists in monitoring food and labour costs to maximize profitability without compromising quality.
  • Controls food costs by minimizing waste and efficient use of resources.
  • Manage stock levels and order kitchen supplies, ingredients, and equipment's from the stores.
  • Assist in the induction and training of Kitchen Staff and maintain regular on-the-job training, with particular emphasis on personal hygiene and appearance, productivity, product knowledge, workflow, service and selling skills, appearance, attitude, and general compliance to the standard procedures.
  • Adhere to HACCP regulations concerning health, safety, or other compliance requirements, as well as brand standards and H ACCP policies and procedures.

COMPETENCIES REQUIRED

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

CLOSING DATE: 21 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: 3989

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