Head Chef

Premier Hotels & Resorts Date Job Posted: 05-Sep-2018

Location: East London

We are seeking a Head Chef to run a upmarket grill house , successful applicate would have held a similar position within an upmarket grill/steakhouse with at least 5 years’ experience main duties will include but not be limited to criteria set below

  • To ensure that all menus are updated regularly paying specific attention to costs and seasonal availability
  • To ensure that all menus are calculated correctly to obtain maximum gross profit
  • To ensure that all staff are constantly trained to effect good portion control and pleasing presentation of all dishes
  • To ensure that all areas under his/her control comply to the most stringent hygiene requirements and staff who are ill or injured receive the correct treatment or are not permitted to work
  • To ensure that all staff are correctly dressed to satisfy statutory requirements as well as enhancing the image of the establishment
  • To ensure that all stocks are ordered to the correct quantities, quality and price
  • To ensure that all stocks are being kept securely and under the correct conditions applicable to each type of commodity stored
  • To regularly meet with the food and beverage controller to ensure that the correct stocks are kept
  • To regularly hold maintenance checks with the maintenance manager to ensure that no equipment breaks down
  • To ensure that all statutory notices are posted at all relevant points and that such notices are conspicuously placed
  • To ensure that attendance registers are kept daily and that any absenteeism is brought to the attention of the personnel department
  • To ensure that all staff is fully informed in respect of disciplinary procedures, handling of grievances, etc.
  • To ensure that all documents are sent to the appropriate departments immediately for processing
  • To constantly upgrade my knowledge and skills for the good of the establishment and the profession
  • To conduct regular stock checks/stock takes
  • To ensure that expenses are within budgeted limits
  • To ensure that all information which is required to compile meaningful budgets is available at all times

Please be advised that applicants will undergo a board interview and possible cook off.

Salary and benefits will be discussed at interview, and based on current package and experience

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Head Chef
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East London
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