Temporary chef position at leading Paarl wine estate

Tuesday, 6 July, 2021

Distell Ltd is a leading producer of top-quality wines, spirits, and RTD’s. Distell is in the process of recruiting for a candidate to be appointed as Head Chef on a fixed term contract at Nederburg Wines based in Paarl.

The successful candidate will report to the Restaurant General Manager.

Purpose of the Job:
Produce high-quality dishes that meet the company standards, as well as clients’ expectations
Key Performance Areas would include, but are not limited to:
Produce menus in accordance with the restaurant’s policy and vision
Assist with the working schedule and organize the work in the kitchen so that everything works like a “well-oiled machine”
Produce high-quality dishes that meet the company standards, as well as clients’ expectations
Train kitchen staff in order to provide best results in minimum time and using maximum available resources in compliancewith the company standards
Maintain order and discipline in the kitchen at all times
Assist with cost controls, stock takes, month ends, and profi tability
Responsible for stock control & management, wastage control
Liaise with suppliers and ordering of negotiated prices
Responsible for the Cleanliness control & set up of cleaning rosters & cycles
Ensuring a high standard of food hygiene and follow the rules of health and safety

The successful candidate must have the following attributes/ experience/skills:
Grade 12/Matric
3+ years of experience as a Chef
Good communication skills, professional, punctual and great stamina
Understanding various cooking methods, ingredients, equipment, and procedures
Excellent teamwork and staff management
Thorough and highly organized and a Problem solver
Accuracy and speed in handling emergency situations and providing solutions
Team player as well as individual focus & self-discipline when needed
Good interpersonal and communication skills and ability to interact at all levels.
Time management and ability to prioritise
Able to work under pressure
Own reliable transport

Application Process:
If interested and meet all requirements, please register and apply via the Distell career portal by logging onto www.distell.co.za/careers
Reference Number: 18192 Closing Date: 08 July 2021