Sous Chef

A vacancy exists at Indaba Hotel, Spa & Conference Centre for a Sous Chef
A vacancy exists at Indaba Hotel, Spa & Conference Centre for a Sous Chef

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Constantly analyzing cost and quality of food production within the Hotel Restaurant Sector - Managing within the set budget
  • Maintaining all standard operational procedures (SOP) as set by the head chef
  • Assuring safe, quality food products and complete guest satisfaction
  • Establishing the manner and means to train personnel in their area of responsibility according to training matrix
  • Working within the food cost budget, always checking/adjusting food requisitions and controls waste
  • Being instrumental in assuring the highest health, sanitation and safety standards necessary in food handling and overall cleanliness
  • Guarantying that menus, recipes, methods, pictures and specifications are adhered to
  • Checking all assigned food outlets (restaurants, buffets, action stations, and food displays) for creativity, quality, cleanliness and food safety

Reporting Structure

  • Will report directly to the Head Chef - Main Hotel

Education / Training / Experience

  • National Senior Certificate (Matric) and NQF level 6 (Diploma in Professional cookery) or equivalent
  • Must have at least 3 - 5 years’ experience within same position in 4 or 5* hotels

Further Requirements

The successful incumbent:
  • will deal with clientele and Guests and must be well groomed
  • will be required to be a self starter, show initiative and integrity
  • must have the ability to listen, report and communicate effectively
  • demonstrate controls and a logical approach to problem solving
  • demonstrate accuracy and numeracy
  • must have the ability to handle conflict situations and manage under pressure
  • be able to identify problems, resolve and implement solutions effectively
  • must adhere to Indaba policies, procedures, rules and regulations at all times
  • demonstrate a positive attitude towards work and colleagues
  • Must have own transport, must be willing to work as the business requires – shift work
  • Live out position
  • Be a South African citizen

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Just north of the fast paced business world of Sandton, Johannesburg lies the Indaba Hotel, Spa & Conference Centre nestled beneath the vista of the magnificent Magaliesberg Mountains.
It is a compelling blend of business-like convenience and efficiency, along with a relaxed and warm country hospitality atmosphere.

Phone: +27 (0) 11 840 6600

William Nicol Drive & Pieter Wenning Road Fourways

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