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Executive Sous Chef - Pezula Hotel - Knysna

Job Description: 

Executive Chef

Pezula Hotel is Looking for a highly qualified Executive Sous Chef. 

CANDIDATE MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS                                 


·      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 fulfil 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

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 picture of yourself to consultant2@careercustodians.com

 **Please note that only successful candidates will be contacted. Should you not hear from us within 5 days – please consider your application unsuccessful**

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Knysna, South Africa,


Career Custodians


No education

Job Category: 

Food and Beverage,Hospitality,Tourism

Working Experience: 

5 to 10 years

Contract Type: 

Full Time



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