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Executive Chef

Location : Lesotho
Job Type : Permanent


Job Type: Renewable Contract

Job Code: 6300

Cowan South Africa is recruiting an Executive Chef for this new hotel in Maseru. The incumbent will report to the General Manager and will manage the overall activities of the kitchen, including designing of menus and preparation. Reporting to the Executive Chef are the Sous Chef, Chef De Partie, Commis Chefs and Kitchen Stewards.

• To direct the preparation of all meals in the hotel
• Manage the kitchen employees and offer culinary instructions
• Supervising and coordinating culinary activities
• Making estimations of food consumptions in order to make informed decisions on food purchases and requisitions
• Developing and selecting the recipes to be used in the hotel
• Standardizing the production of recipes in order to ensure customer service quality at all times
• Establish techniques of food presentation and food quality standards
• Food cost control, management of market list, planning and pricing the menus
• Ensure that all kitchen equipment works and is maintained properly
• Ensure that the kitchen is always safe and sanitary
• Decide and control of food portions to be served
• Overseeing, training, supervision, work roaster and management of kitchen staff

• Ideally a South African or Lesotho citizen, but candidates from SADC countries will also be considered

• Culinary Diploma/ Degree from a reputable international cooking school
• Minimum of 5 years as Executive Chef/Executive Sous Chef
• International experience as Executive Chef in a 4 or 5 star business/boutique hotel
• Fine Dining, a la carte, buffet and conferencing experience
• Menu planning and food costing experience
• Knowledgeable with latest international cooking trends
• Excellent command of the English Language (reading, writing and spoken)
• Good Computer skills with sufficient knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point, email and internet
• Good trainer

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