PRODUCTION CHEF

at Tsebo
Location Durban, South Africa
Date Posted Sep 17, 2019
Category Hospitality Jobs
Job Type Full-time

Description

• Analyse recipes to assign prices to menu items, based on food and overhead costs.
• Check the quality of raw and cooked food products to ensure that standards are met.
• Check the quantity and quality of received products.
• 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.
• Demonstrate new cooking techniques and equipment to staff.
• Determine how food should be presented, and create decorative food displays.
• Determine production schedules and staff requirements necessary to ensure timely delivery of services.
• Plan, direct, and supervise the food preparation and cooking activities of multiple units
• Monitor sanitation practices to ensure that employees follow standards and regulations.
• May be required to assist with any other duties that may be outside scope of responsibility
• Hands on involvement with the focus of improving the cooking and overall standards of meals served
• Ability to carry out on the job training with chefs and cooks for the unit
• Introduction of new trends in the industry that will uplift the standards and reduce cost of sales without affecting quality
Skills and Competencies • Must be able to communicate clearly with managers, kitchen and dining room personnel and guests.
• Strong judgement and problem solving skills
• Excellent people skills
• Strong interpersonal and communicative skills (verbal and written)
• Flexibility with regards to working hours
• Attention to detail
• Client service orientated
• Business management principles
• Fully computer literate
• Excellent food/Chef skills and background
Qualifications • Relevant tertiary qualification and Associate Culinary Degree / or recognized in service training.
• A minimum of 2 years of experience in kitchen preparation and cooking.
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