Head Chef - Country Café, Elgin

Friday, 19 November, 2021
Zelda Oelofse-Cornthwaite     0823996381

Pick Me Recruitment is looking for an enthusiastic Head Chef to run the small kitchen operations of a newly set-up Country Café, offering a fresh farm-to-table style menu that will change seasonally. The Country Café serves up to 40 guests and serves Breakfast and Lunch. The team will be able to forage fresh herbs daily from the gardens and the greenhouse.
The Country Café is newly set up on a family owned apple and pear farm, located in the heart of Grabouw and the Elgin Valley also offering quaint, cosy and comfortable Self-Catering Accommodation Cottages.

We are looking for an individual with a hands-on approach to kitchen operations and food production and cooking, able to effectively lead and mange a small dynamic team and passionate about cooking. Excellent baking skills will be advantageous. (Start Date: 25 November 2011 for opening 1 December 2021.)

A pre-requisite is that the candidates resides in the local vicinity area. Own vehicle and driver's licence.

Minimum Requirements:

• Formal Chef / Hospitality Qualifications will be advantageous
• National Senior Certificate
• Fully bilingual
• Basic computer skills
• Strong operational and leadership skills
• Excellent communication skills
• Focussed, creative and passionate about the hospitality industry
• Customer orientated
• Able to work under pressure
• Self motivated

Key Responsibilities:

• Daily food preparation and cooking
• Maintain control of stock
• Ensure compliance with health codes and regulations
• Maintaining cleaning schedules
• Maintain standards for food storage, rotation, quality and appearance
• Extreme attention to detai
Start Date: 20 November (Opening: 1 December 2021)
Remuneration: R10 000 Plus Gratuity Share

Email your CV and Profile photo to Zelda at info@pmrecruitment.co.za or find the online link : https://pmrecruitment.co.za/.../head-chef-small-country.../
Due to the high volume of CV’s received, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Pick Me Recruitment · 082 399 6381
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