Exec Chef/Field Guide couple required in Mpumalanga R27,000DOE

Cedar Wood Recruitment is currently looking for a couple for an upmarket game lodge in Mpumalanga. The couple needs to be an Executive Chef/Field Guide combination. Live in position apply today. R27,000DOE

 

Executive Chef:

 

OUTPUTS:

Kitchen Hygiene standards set

Responsible for training chefs & implementing kitchen standards.

Correct chemicals and sufficient cleaning materials to be in stock at all times

7 day Menu set according to Food Styling Guide and approved by company Food Fundi

Company Training chef to be called on to do training if necessary

Presentation as discussed and according to Styling Guide

Creative Bush Banqueting according to Food Styling Guide

Proactive Maintenance

Good communications with: All chefs; All camp managers; HOD’s, Lodge Manager and suppliers

Good stock controls and stock rotation

Good administration and personnel files to be kept according to Lodge Manager’s requirements.

Responsible for all food orders, storerooms and fridge and deepfreezes

Left-over management: left-overs to be discussed and processed every day

Vehicles and containers transporting food to camps to be spotless

Checklists of all items going to camps in place

All food going out to guests at any time to be checked by chef

Chef to check buffets/dinner/breakfasts etc at each camp at least 3 times per week

Minimal traffic through kitchen: kitchen staff, Exec chef and Lodge manager to enter through kitchen

All fridges and refrigerators and storerooms to be kept locked or keys to be left with an accountable Chef

All meals and platters to be put out at last minute – fresh, fresh, fresh!

Quality and quantity of snacks to game drives to be checked

Bush banqueting, drink stops, picnics etc to have checklists

Canteens organised

Good interaction with Guests

Good discipline and fair treatment: Exec Chef to be a Role Model

Be aware of & make your chefs aware of special dietary needs Guests

 

 

SKILLS REQUIRED:

Communication skills – with guests and fellow staff members

Standard of your work must exceed the standard of the lodge

 

 

 

Good organisational ability

Lateral thinking ability

Initiative

Must adhere to World Class Hospitality and Service Standards

Honest, have good integrity, proactive and driven person who has career ambitions

 

 

KNOWLEDGE REQUIRED:

Hospitality

Environment

The surrounding communities

The country

Valid unendorsed SA driver’s license essential.

 

PREVIOUS WORK EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:

Experience in the service industry especially in dealing with guests and staff

At least 3+ years relevant experience

Passion for creating fabulous food

 

 

Hi Cameron

 

We are slowly starting to look around for an exec chef/FOH couple.

Or an exec chef/Guide couple

We do SA cuisine with homeMade things being high on the list as. We are not into fine dining and french.

Salary around 18K per month for the Chef and around 8-9 K for the FOH or guide.

The above is for when we are back to normal bussiness.

If we find the right person/s before we back to normal we will have to offer a reduced package with the intention to move to above offers.

 

Guide:

 

SKILLS / BEHAVIOURS REQUIRED

Work experience as a Field guide, A FGASA level 1 or 2 qualification or higher with theory and practical completed

Registered with DEAT and THETA in terms of improving qualifications

Full Trails guide certificate preferable, Valid first aid certificate

Valid Advanced Rifle Handling certificate, A valid South African Code 8 Driver’s license and PDP

Excellent communication and people handling skills, Co-operative – and keen to work with the balance of the team in the interests of the lodge and the guests

Organized

Preferably bilingual – English Afrikaans.

Management Couple Mpumalanga Salary neg

Cedar Wood Recruitment is currently looking for a highly experienced management couple for a 5* game lodge in Mpumalanga. The ideal couple need to have a wealth of game lodge/hotel management behind them with a proven track record.

 

– Must have previous experience in the luxury lodge and high end hotel industry and is eager to further their career in a developing company

– Can work within the parameters of a budget

– Thorough and meticulous both in practical tasks and administratively

– Professional and strives for excellence in the workplace

– Passionate about ensuring the ultimate guest experience

– Attention to detail, efficient and organized

– Has patience when communicating with staff, enjoys teaching and finds the results of long term training rewarding as junior staff skills are developed

– Works well as part of a team, deals well with the local staff as well as senior management

– Diplomatic when handling all kinds of guest needs, issues or complaints

 

Responsibilities and overview of the positions:

– Oversee the operations of a luxury lodge in meeting with the standards outlined by the company

– Upkeep and maintenance

– Food & beverage and kitchen standards

– Housekeeping standards

– Conduct stock takes on a monthly basis and ensure that the issuing of stock is done in a controlled manner according to the systems outlined by the company

– Comply with requirements from the legal department in term of getting guest indemnities and release of liabilities completed on arrival

Assistant Lodge Manager Limpopo R12,000-R13,500

Assistant Lodge Manager required for a game lodge in the Limpopo province R12,000 to R13,500, plus accommodation, meals, medical aid and provident fund.

 

Our client in the Waterberg is looking for a professional Assistant Lodge Manager. The Assistant Lodge Manager, with previous experience in a high-end service delivery environment, will assist the Lodge Manager and General Manager in creating a high standard and welcoming environment for the property’s guest.

 

Key areas of focus will be:

 

  • Ensuring a high standard of service through all service areas (F&B, hosting, Housekeeping, etc)
  • Manage and oversee daily administrational matters (orders, Health and Safety, timesheets and rosters etc) and lodge staff. Basic knowledge of HR matters and procedures required.
  • Hosting guests and ensuring that their stay meets both the guests and company’s expectation.
  • Maintain the smooth operation of the Lodge, its facilities, infrastructure, services and functions
  • Daily and Monthly stocktake and inventory control.
  • Communicate and report to Lodge and General Manager and submit monthly reports.
  • Assist with gardens, landscaping, maintenance, general operations.
  • Manage relationships with suppliers and service providers.
  • Coordinate and manage large groups, logistics and activities.

 

The Assistant Lodge Manager should have a positive out-going personality and should be guest orientated and service minded, with a strong work ethic and ability to work under pressure.  The successful candidate should have a strong eye for detail and should be an all-rounder, capable of fitting in where necessary to ensure the operation runs smoothly and efficiently.

 

Minimum Requirements:

Hospitality / Tourism Diploma or similar (eg. Hotel / Lodge Management related qualification)

Fluency in English (with Afrikaans being beneficial)

Minimum of two to four years in similar position.

Must have Drivers Licence (beneficial having PDP)

Computer literate (Microsoft Office)

Please forward CV’s to cam@cedar-wood.co.za

0741028398

Maintenance Manager-Addo, Eastern Cape

Cedar Wood Recruitment is now recruiting for our client, a luxurious tented camp based in Addo, Eastern Cape for a Maintenance Manager

The candidate must have at least 3 years experience in a similar property/position

  • Mechanical background, especially in Toyota cruiser
  • Able to manage maintenance department in it’s entirety
  • Previous experience and/or knowledge of plumbing, metal work, wood work and solar
  • Contactable and reputable references
  • Computer literate with Microsoft office
  • Valid Drivers license
  • Work well within the team environment
  • Ensure that the camp has a preventative as well as an ongoing maintenance programme
  • Upskill team members within the maintenance team
  • This is a single, live-in position

Please apply with your CV in a word format, and attach your 3 written references from your previous employers.

Email hannet@cedar-wood.co.za

Deputy General Manager-Addo, Eastern Cape

Cedar Wood Recruitment is now recruiting for our client, a luxurious tented camp based in Addo, Eastern Cape for a Deputy General Manager

 

The candidate must have at least 3 years in a 5 star lodge experience in a similar property

  • Work well under pressure and be able to run the shift and lodge in the absence of the general manager
  • Contactable and reputable references
  • Strong work ethic and no party politics!!!!!
  • Able to add value to the team by ensuring that company policy and procedure is carried out and by bringing a very solid service ethic
  • Computer literate with Word, Easipos, Procure, Protel and Excel is a must
  • Drivers License
  • Strong hospitality background, preferably in F&B and bring a true sense of 5 star service.
  • Health and Safety Rep would be an advantage
  • Have a clear understanding of the workings of a lodge, strong communication skills and work well within and between the various departments
  • Excellent Guest liaison skills a must in dealing with our guests demands
  • This is a single, live-in position

Please apply with your CV in a word format, and attach your 3 written references from your previous employers.

Email hannet@cedar-wood.co.za

Lodge Management Couple – Luxury Game Lodge – Kruger National Park

Cedar Wood Recruitment has a wonderful new position available for a Lodge Management Couple.

We are looking for a Management couple: One to be the Resident Manager and the second to be in Administration and General Operations.

Minimum of 5 years’ experience with proven track record within a 5 star lodge environment.

 

Salary: Negotiable dependent on experience & qualifications

Package includes meals on duty, accommodation & uniform

Valid Driver’s Licence with PDP

Candidate must be available for interview either face-to-face in Bryanston or via Skype/Zoom

 

Applicant who meet the above criteria and wish to apply should email a CV in a word format and 3 written reference letters from your previous employers, and supporting certificates.

Please email me at stephanie@cedar-wood.co.za

 

Application must have the right to legally work in South Africa.

ONLY SHORTLISTED CANDIDATES WILL BE CONTACTED

Pastry Chef – Luxury Game Lodge – Live in

Cedar Wood Recruitment has a new opportunity available for a Pastry Chef at a 5-star luxury Game Lodge based in the Kruger National Park.

You will be responsible for facilitating the production of pastries, bread, desserts, and hot box snacks, while promoting the company goals of Guest service and satisfaction, teamwork and operations

Requirements & Qualifications and Skills:

NQF Level 4 with a relevant qualification
At least 2 Years’ experience in a similar role

Must have 5* Lodge experience

MS Office Suite

 

Applicants who meet the above criteria and wish to apply should email a CV in a word format and 3 written reference letters from your previous employers, and supporting certificates.

Email me at stephanie@cedar-wood.co.za

 

The application must have the right to legally work in South Africa.

ONLY SHORTLISTED CANDIDATES WILL BE CONTACTED

Management Couple Mpumalanga R40,000-R60,000 DOE

Management couple required for prestigious game lodge in Mpumalanga

 

Key qualities:

 

– Must have previous experience in the luxury lodge and high end hotel industry and is eager to further their career in a developing company

– Can work within the parameters of a budget

– Thorough and meticulous both in practical tasks and administratively

– Professional and strives for excellence in the workplace

– Passionate about ensuring the ultimate guest experience

– Attention to detail, efficient and organized

– Has patience when communicating with staff, enjoys teaching and finds the results of long term training rewarding as junior staff skills are developed

– Works well as part of a team, deals well with the local staff as well as senior management

– Diplomatic when handling all kinds of guest needs, issues or complaints

 

Responsibilities and overview of the positions:

– Oversee the operations of a luxury lodge in meeting with the standards outlined by the company

– Upkeep and maintenance

– Food & beverage and kitchen standards

– Housekeeping standards

– Conduct stock takes on a monthly basis and ensure that the issuing of stock is done in a controlled manner according to the systems outlined by the company

– Comply with requirements from the legal department in term of getting guest indemnities and release of liabilities completed on arrival

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