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Permanent Senior Sous Chef
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An opportunity exists for a Senior Sous Chef within the Hospitality/Lodge industry with our client in Grahamstown. Responsibilities:- Plan and direct food preparation and culinary activities- Modify menus or create new ones that meet quality standards- Estimate food requirements and food costs- Supervise kitchen staff’s activities- Arrange with your Executive Chef for equipment repairs/purchases- Manage your kitchen staff – including changing of rosters and corrective disciplinary actions- Rectify arising problems or complaints- Give prepared plates the “final touch”- Perform administrative duties- Comply with nutrition and sanitation regulations and safety standards- Maintain a positive and professional approach with co-workers and customers- Ensure all kitchen equipment, surfaces and utensils is washed, sanitised and packed neatly- Ensure scullery area is cleaned, Crockery cutlery and glassware is washed and packed away neatly Prerequisites: - Trains, develops and motivates supervisors and culinary staff to meet and exceed established food preparation standards on a consistent basis.- Teaches preparation according to well defined recipes and follows up and discusses ways of constantly improving the cuisine at the property.- Display exceptional leadership by providing a positive work environment, counselling employees as appropriate and demonstrating a dedicated and professional approach to management.- Should be able to provide direction for all day-to-day operations in the kitchen.- Understand employee positions well enough to perform duties in employees' absence or determine appropriate replacement to fill gaps.- Provides guidance and direction to subordinates, including setting performance standards and monitoring performance.- Utilizes interpersonal and communication skills to lead, influence, and kitchen staff.- He should advocate sound financial/business decision making, demonstrates honesty, integrity and also leads by example.- Provides and supports service behaviours that are above and beyond for customer satisfaction and retention.- Improves service by communicating and assisting individuals to understand guest needs, providing guidance, feedback, and individual coaching when needed.- Delegates as appropriate to develop supervisors and subordinates to accept responsibility and meet clearly defined goals and objectives.- Reviews staffing levels to ensure that guest service, operational needs and financial objectives are met.-Actively involved in menu development and maintaining updated and accurate costing of all dishes prepared and sold in the Food and Beverage operation.- Recognizes superior quality products, presentations and flavour.- Ensures compliance with food handling and sanitation standards.- Follows proper handling and right temperature of all food products.- Ensures all equipment in the kitchen is properly maintained and in working order in accordance with local Health department and hotel standard SECTOR: Hospitality / Hotel
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