Thursday, 23 April, 2020

We are currently looking for a CDP to work at a prestigious Restaurant and Tasting Room in Paarl

The ideal candidates should: have relevant experience or qualifications


This position will be a support to the head chef and will be responsible for delivering consistently high-quality food, best standards and practices in the quality of daily food preparation.  Keep up to date with new products, recipes and preparation techniques.  Handle purchase orders and ensure goods received are all in order and fresh.




  • Preparing, cooking and presenting dishes from your station
  • Assist Head Chef during service
  • Ensuring high standards at all times
  • Monitoring portion and waste control to maintain profit margins
  • Wash pots, pans and trays by hand
  • Manage and maintain all machine operated cleaning equipment
  • Pack and stack all clean equipment in the correct        areas
  • Assist with packing away of goods received



  • Minimum 3 years’ experience in a similar position
  • Great cooking skills

  • Cool head and able to handle pressure, stay calm with loads of stamina
  • Must be confident and have and ability to delegate appropriately and give clear instruction
  • Must be highly organized
  • A grasp of profit margins
  • Must be able to communicate clearly and effectively in English

  • Knowledge of health and safety standards and the ability to handle cleaning chemicals safely

  • Must have exceptional hygiene and grooming habits
  • Good time management and the ability to multitask


  • Speak English and Afrikaans
  • Be available week and weekends and throughout busy/peak seasons
  • Grade 12/Matric

Should you be interested in this position, please forward your CV to