Job - HEAD CHEF
HEAD CHEF
Upmarket Restaurant , Lusaka, Zambia

A vibrant, popular restaurant in Lusaka seeking an experienced and qualified Head Chef. Must be knowledgeable and able to cook and master international cuisines and flavour- I.e. East Asian, Southeast Asian, Mediterranean, South American, Middle Eastern, Italian, etc. Being able to manage and lead the entire cycle of the kitchen is important. Proven experience as Head Chef

Position Published
30 Jan 2019
Position Updated
30 Jan 2019
Applications Invited
16 Applications
Talent Search
In Progress
Shortlist Pending
1 Shortlisted
Interviews Pending
0 Interviewed
Job Offer Pending
35% Complete
35%
30 Jan
22758
Applications Invited
Search In Progress
Shortlist Pending
Interviews Pending
Job Offer Pending
16 Applications
1 Candidates Shortlisted
0 Candidates Interviewed
35% Complete
Job Specification
Reporting Structure
Reporting To
General Manager
Supervision Of
Kitchen Staff
Interacts With
Clients, Customers, Management, Employees
Job Description
Coordinate and direct all food preparation, from prep through service
Monitor the quality of all food and beverages
Track, record, and maintain inventory stock including foods, beverages, and kitchen supplies
Delegate daily tasks to sous chef and other kitchen staff; manage their progress throughout the day
Oversee entire kitchen staff activity and ensure efficient work
Order and arrange pickup or delivery of foods for the week
Oversee repairs of kitchen appliances
Direct and design and plating/presentation techniques for all dishes
Create new recipes and design overall menu, including specials each week
Help determine pricing for menu items
Hire and train new kitchen staff
Work efficiently to resolve any problems that arise in the kitchen
Research and implement new culinary trends
Maintain a clean kitchen and abide by all state food safety and sanitation laws
Candidate Specification
Experience
5 years
Education Level
Degree
Qualifications
Degree in Culinary science or related certificate is an advantage
Software
Good understanding of useful computer programs (MS Office, restaurant management software, POS)
Equipment
Up-to-date with culinary trends and optimized kitchen processes
Knowledge Of
Exceptional proven ability of kitchen management; Exceptional food preparation
Skills To
Outstanding communication and leadership skills
Ability To
Ability in dividing responsibilities, training and monitoring progress
Personality
Able to work under great pressure; Team player with high levels of initiative
Other
Multi-cuisines knowledge
Organisation
Industry
Upmarket Restaurant
Culture
Fast paced, service orientated
Gender Profile
Mixed
Age Profile
Between 30 and 50 years of age
Terms And Conditions
Employment
Permanent
Location
Lusaka, Zambia
Remuneration
Negotiable
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