Sous Chef - Pezula Hotel - Knysna (Must have own accommodation in the area)

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  • Category: Jobs - General Employment
  • Payment: R 18 000.00
  • Region: Western Cape - Garden Route
  • Published: 18/10/2019
  • Ad Type: Jobmail Affiliate

A luxury hotel Knysna is looking for a passionate, talented chef to head up the kitchen brigade. If fresh ingredients and creative freedom excites you, this might just be your dream job..

Grade 12 or equivalent
Professional Cookery Certificate / Culinary Diploma is essential

Work experience:

Previous experience in the same or similar position in a 4/5 star hotel
Familiar with all duties and procedures in the Kitchen


Reliable, responsible and dependable to fulfill obligations
Attention to detail
Ability to multitask
Show initiative by taking control of task
Excellent communication skills
Friendly and service orientated
Good Managerial and Leadership Skills
Able to start at 06:00 am and work late shift till 23:00

Tasks (include but not limited to):

Check the quality of raw and cooked food products to ensure that standards are met
Monitor sanitation practices to ensure that employees follow standards and regulations
Check the quantity and quality of received products
Order or requisition food and other supplies needed to ensure efficient operation
Supervise and coordinate activities of cooks and workers engaged in food preparation
Inspect supplies, equipment, and work areas to ensure conformance to established standards
Determine how food should be presented and create decorative food displays
Instruct cooks and other workers in the preparation, cooking, garnishing, and presentation of food
Estimate amounts and costs of required supplies, such as food and ingredients
Collaborate with other personnel to plan and develop recipes and menus, taking into account such factors as seasonal availability of ingredients and the likely number of customers
Maintain uniform standards
Roster Employees
Manage HR related issues within Kitchen
Manage the hygiene of kitchen staff

To apply for the position, please forward a motivational letter, an updated CV with a food portfolio to
**Please note that only successful candidates will be contacted. Should you not hear from us within 14 days – please consider your application unsuccessful**
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