Service Chef

  • Full Time
  • Lusaka, Zambia
  • Applications have closed

Cantina Restaurant Group

A Mexican-Inspired Snack Bar

Job Brief

We are looking for a Service Chef to join our team and prepare delicious meals for our customers.

Our Service Chef responsibilities include preparing recipes, setting up stations and delivering high-quality dishes in a fast-paced environment. You should be familiar with sanitation regulations. If you have experience with advanced cooking techniques and non-traditional ingredients, we’d like to meet you.

Ultimately, you’ll prepare and deliver a complete menu that delights our guests.


Set up the kitchen with cooking utensils and equipment, like knives, pans and kitchen scales
Study each recipe and gather all necessary ingredients
Cook food in a timely manner
Ensure appealing plate presentation
Slightly modify recipes to meet customers’ needs and requests (e.g. reduce salt, remove dairy)
Monitor food stock
Check freshness of food and discard out-of-date items
Ensure compliance with all health and safety regulations within the kitchen area

Requirements and skills

Proven work experience of at least 1 year as a Chef or Cook in an established restaurant.
Hands-on experience with various kitchen equipment (e.g. grillers and fryers)
Advanced knowledge of culinary techniques
Leadership skills
Ability to remain calm and undertake various tasks
Excellent time management abilities
Up-to-date knowledge of cooking techniques and recipes
Familiarity with sanitation regulations
Culinary school diploma preferred

ONLY EMAIL APPLICATIONS COMPLETE WITH CV AND 3 REFERENCES sent to [email protected] prior to the closing date (16/03/2024) WILL BE CONSIDERED.

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