Head Chef

  • Full Time
  • Lusaka, Zambia
  • Applications have closed
  • Salary: TBA

Website Cosmic Executive Lodge

Job Title: Head Chef

QUALIFICATIONS

CERTIFICATE OR DIPLOMA IN HOSPITALITY OF FOOD PRODUCTION WITH A MINIMUM OF 5 YEARS WORK EXPERIENCE

Scope and General Purpose:

To provide an efficient and cost effective food service.

Responsible for: All kitchen staff

Responsible to: Food and Beverage Manager

Liaises with: All other heads of department

Hours of Work: Flexible

Limits of Authority: To be agreed.

Main Duties:

  • To ensure that all menus are constantly updated, paying special attention to seasonal availability.
  • To ensure that all menus are correctly calculated to ensure maximum gross profit.
  • To ensure that all staff are constantly trained to effect good portion control and pleasing presentation of dishes.
  • To ensure that sufficient stocks of all materials are being kept and stored under the correct conditions.
  • To liaise with management daily regarding special requirements, VIP’s functions, etc.
  • To ensure that all statutory hygiene requirements are diligently followed.
  • To ensure that maintenance problems are promptly reported.
  • To ensure that attendance registers are kept daily and that any absenteeism is reported to management without delay.
  • To ensure that all documents are passed to management immediately for processing.
  • To ensure that all staff are dressed correctly to satisfy statutory requirements as well as enhancing the image of the establishment.
  • To constantly update your knowledge and skills for the good of the establishment.
  • To assist with regular stocktakes as and when required.

Main Duties:

  • To ensure that all menus are constantly updated, paying special attention to seasonal availability.
  • To ensure that all menus are correctly calculated to ensure maximum gross profit.
  • To ensure that sufficient stocks of all materials are being kept and stored under the correct conditions.
  • To ensure that all statutory hygiene requirements are diligently followed.
  • To ensure that maintenance problems are promptly reported.
  • To ensure that all documents are passed to management immediately for processing.
  • To constantly update your knowledge and skills for the good of the establishment.
  • To assist with regular stocktakes as and when
  • To deputise for management in their absence.