Head Chef - The Stellenbosch Collection

Wednesday, 15 November, 2023
Jandre Breytenbach    
Western Cape  

The Stellenbosch Collection is currently seeking to recruit an experienced Head Chef to join our dynamic team. Nestled within the picturesque Stellenbosch wine region, we are deeply committed to culinary excellence and delivering unparalleled guest experiences. We are on the lookout for a skilled and imaginative Head Chef who shares our passion for the culinary industry and possesses a meticulous attention to detail. If you thrive in a high-energy, upscale environment, we invite you to explore this thrilling opportunity.

We are looking for an experienced and innovative Head Chef to lead a culinary team at the Stellenbosch Collection. The chosen candidate will be responsible with the task of crafting and executing a diverse menu, with an unwavering dedication to achieving the highest standards in quality, presentation, and flavour for our valued patrons. Furthermore, they will assume responsibility for overseeing kitchen staff, supervising food preparation, and collaborating closely with the management team to elevate our culinary offerings, thereby maintaining our well-deserved reputation for delivering extraordinary dining experiences.

Key areas of responsibility include, but are not limited to:

Manage full kitchen operations and planning
Stock control and Costings
Adhering to Hygiene regulations
Implement dynamic operational working procedures, to ensure the delivery of service excellence
Creativity and ability to create and execute a new menu 4 times a year.
Ability and confidence to communicate with customers & staff alike
Training chefs and kitchen staff

Skills and competencies 
Strong attention to detail
Analytical and problem-solving abilities
Ability to work under pressure
Able to function within a team
Strategic Planning and organising

Knowledge and Experience

2 years in a similar position or a Senior Sous Chef ready for the next step
Experience working with food and wine pairings
Advanced culinary skills including food preparation and other cooking best practices
Experience in the food and wine arena/industry

If you meet the above requirements, please submit your application with CV and references to The Stellenbosch Collection: jandre@thestellenboschcollection.com