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Sous Chef

Package

Salary negotiable, depending on experience
Accommodation – incl. Water & Electricity
All meals while on duty
Laundry
3 Weeks on, 1 week off – Work cycle
15 Days Annual leave

We are looking for a creative, positive Sous Chef, who has a passion for Food & Beverage, a keen eye for detail and a stickler for Food Safety.

Minimum requirements

  • Grade 12
  • Culinary School Graduate
  • Work Shifts
  • Drivers License
  • Good written & communication skills
  • Problem solving & organizational skills
  • Strong leader & self-motivated
  • Computer literate – Ms Word, Ms Excel, Outlook, Lotus Notes
  • Solid knowledge of Food Safety
  • First rate culinary skills
  • 3yrs Experience in a similar position – Lodge / Hotel

Job requirements

  • An ability to stay calm and work under pressure. An ability to take direction
  • Commitment to quality service
  • Work in a TEAM environment
  • Managing the day-to-day kitchen operation, coordinate food production and ensure the highest level of food quality, taste and presentation
  • Food preparation to the highest level of food quality, taste and presentation
  • Ensuring your brigade has high culinary standards through coaching & discipline
  • Ensure all kitchen staff adhere to the company’s uniform, grooming & appearance standards
  • Control of food cost through training of kitchen staff on the proper methods of food preparation and handling
  • Kitchen purchasing
  • Receiving and inspection of all deliveries to ensure only the highest quality ingredients are accepted
  • Overseeing storage and ensuring FIFO procedures are practised
  • Maintaining a safe and hygienic kitchen environment, including all store rooms
  • Managing the kitchen HACCP plans
  • Helping create new recipes and write menus
  • Daily checks for maintenance issues, reporting & follow-up
  • Manage the kitchen when the Executive Chef is away

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Field Guides

Kapama Game Reserve is looking for qualified Field Guides. The position of Field Guide requires good verbal and written communication and a passion for the natural environment. The primary role of a Field Guide is to host guided tours either on foot or in vehicles for the guests of Kapama Private Game Reserve. Field Guides need to be professional and neat in personal appearance and image. Well developed people and communication skills are essential.

The required qualifications for this position are:

Junior Field Guide

  1. P.D.P. (Professional Driver Permit)
  2. First aid level 1
  3. F.G.A.S.A. level 1
  4. T.H.E.T.A. qualification
  5. D.E.A.T. registration
  6. S.A.S.S.E.T.A. certification
  7. Six months guiding experience in a big 5 game reserve

Field Guide

  1. P.D.P. (Professional Drivers Permit)
  2. First aid level 1/2
  3. F.G.A.S.A. level 2
  4. T.H.E.T.A. qualification
  5. D.E.A.T. registration
  6. S.A.S.S.E.T.A. certification
  7. One and a half years guiding experience in a big 5 game reserve
  8. Trail guide (theory and back up trails qualification)
  9. Advanced weapons-handling qualification

Senior Field Guide

  1. P.D.P. (Professional Drivers Permit)
  2. First aid level 1/2/3
  3. F.G.A.S.A. level 2/3
  4. T.H.E.T.A. qualification
  5. D.E.A.T. registration
  6. S.A.S.S.E.T.A. certification
  7. Two and a half years guiding experience in a big 5 game reserve
  8. Full trail guide qualification
  9. Advanced weapons-handling qualification

To apply for this position, please send your CV and a covering letter to jobs@kapama.co.za or complete the form below. Certificates must be presented at the interview.

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