Catering & Events Head Chef - Paarl

Friday, 16 April, 2021
Zelda Oelofse-Cornthwaite     0823996381

Pick Me Recruitment is looking for an experienced Catering Head Chef to join a well-established catering company in Paarl. 

Their key duty is to lead and manage the preparation and execution of high quality menus for all catering events. The perfect candidate is someone with excellent knowledge of catering operations, up to date with state of the art cooking techniques, is forward thinking, resourceful able to manage a team effectively, great communication skills on all levels and able to produce excellent high-quality food.

Previous experience in the catering industry is a pre-requisite and candidates must reside in the local vicinity.

Key Responsibilities

  • Excellent culinary skill
  • Able to plan, direct food preparation and culinary activities
  • Determining food inventory needs, stocking and ordering
  • Approving and polishing dishes before they reach the guests
  • Exceptional leadership skills to manage and lead a team effectively
  • Hands-on approach to all catering activities and events
  • Responsible for ensuring the kitchen meets all regulations including sanitary and food safety guidelines
  • Responsible for maintaining all catering equipment
  • Maintain a positive and professional approach with co-workers and guests
  • Manage inventory and supplies

Minimum Requirements

  • A diploma in professional cookery 
  • Valid driver’s licence and own reliable vehicle
  • Proven working experience in the catering industry 
  • Excellent record of kitchen management
  • Excellent time management skills
  • High level of attention to detail
  • Ability to spot and resolve problems efficiently
  • Capable of delegating multiple tasks and provide excellent support
  • Excellent communication and leadership skills
  • Able to work under pressure
  • Computer literate 
  • Enthusiasm to develop your own skills & knowledge plus those around you

Remuneration: R25 000

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Pick Me Recruitment • 082 399 638

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