Deli Head Chef

Thursday, 27 June, 2019
Zelda Oelofse-Cornthwaite     0823996381
Western Cape  

Job brief

Our client, a leading and well respected producer and much admired brand, redefines the industry and changes the way consumers feel, taste, see, smell and experience Hospitality and Wine produced. We are seeking to employ a Head Chef to run and manage the Farm Deli

Role Objective

Ensure the Farm Deli operates efficiently and profitably.  

Representation of the Brand at all times


Overseeing and managing the Deli food operations

To ensure all costings are in line with company policy, which includes the sourcing of contractors and suppliers   

Ensure consistent top quality preparation of food and continued quality control

Menu planning and utilisation of food surplus

Orders and management of food wastage 

Recruiting, training, supervising, developing, disciplining and counselling kitchen staff

Coordinate and participate in the activities of chefs and other kitchen personnel 

Engage in preparing and cooking foods to ensure efficient and profitable food service

Responsible for the overall management of deli kitchen inventory including food stock and operational equipment

Ensure compliance with all licensing, hygiene and health and safety regulations.

Demonstrates commitment to the brand requirements and pillars.


Job Skills & Requirements

Formal Training in Culinary Arts

Leadership Skills: Managing the kitchen and assigning tasks, motivate colleagues in a high stress environment, good leader

Time Management Skills: Must be time and task driven

Hands-Eye Co-ordinations: Great knife and prep skills 

Grasp of profit margins

Good communication skills, on all levels

A cool head and focussed

Creativity: Knowledge of ingredients and how to use them in a creative way

Organisational flair

Minimum 2+ years’ experience in a senior management position

Working knowledge of various computer software programs including, but not limited to Word-processing, spreadsheets and email (MS Office)

Focused, Driven

Able to work flexible hours, weekends and holidays


Language Skills

Ability to read, analyse and interpret general business publications, manuals or procedures. Able to communicate on all levels in an efficient manner.


To Apply

Email :

Attention: Zelda


Updated CV with contactable references to include the following:

Recent presentable photo, Written References , Copies of Tertiary qualifications