Job Summary

Planning and directing food preparation and culinary activities. Modifying menus or create new ones that meet quality standards.

  • Minimum Qualification: Diploma
  • Experience Level: Mid level
  • Experience Length: 3 years

Job Description

We are currently looking for a chef whose key responsibilities will be the following:

  • Plan menus; 
  • Direct and coordinate food or beverage preparation;
  • Prepare and cook foods/meals of all types, either on a regular basis or for special guests or functions;
  • Determine how food should be presented and ensure quality of meals;
  • Determine food or beverage costs and estimate amounts and costs of required supplies, such as food and ingredients;
  • Order and maintain inventory of food and supplies needed to ensure efficient operations;
  • Collaborate with other personnel to plan and develop recipes and menus, taking into account such factors as seasonal availability of ingredients;
  • Demonstrate new cooking techniques to staff  and be aware of changing culinary trends;
  • Inspect supplies, equipment, and work areas to ensure conformance to established standards;
  • Other related duties as may be assigned from time to time.

The key skills required are:

  • High level of personal cleanliness;
  • Must be thoroughly familiar with safety requirements, safe work practices and health regulations pertaining to food preparation and service;
  • Enjoy cooking;
  • Able to organise efficient work schedules;
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills, oral and written;
  • Able to work as a leader and as part of a team;
  • Punctuality and Excellent Time Management;
  • Able to work under pressure and stay calm in difficult situations.

The qualifications required are:

  • Diploma or Equivalent from a recognized culinary institute with at least three (3) years’ experience preferably Safari Camp.

Expected Gross salary 30,000.00

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