Chef

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Job Description

Overview

One of our clients is looking for an experienced chef to join their team of fine chefs. The client is a beautiful well-established Lodge located in a game farm within Lusaka, Zambia. The lodge has a fine dining space with a well-stocked bar and luxury chalets stationed inside their game park allowing clients to see wildlife whether they are relaxing on their veranda or enjoying a delicious meal.

An ideal candidate would be someone that is energetic and is passionate about food with the ability to create delicious meals for consumers.

Responsibilities:

  • Ensure consistent and smooth running of food production
  • Ensure effective stock purchase, its receipt and storage
  • Ensure that working areas are always kept clean
  • Assist other kitchen staff as need arises
  • Perform other administrative tasks as will be communicated by superiors
  • Ensure that required standards are adhered to in the production and preparation of food – in quality, quantity, and safety
  • Work towards exceeding customer’s expectation by encouraging and promoting high level of service
  • Ensure all dishes are prepared according to specification and served at the correct quality, portion size, and temperature
  • Manage food logs
  • Monitor the quality and quantity of food prepared

Qualifications:

  • Must have formal culinary training
  • Must have at least 1 – 2 years experience working in a professional kitchen or similar position
  • Passion for food: someone who enjoys the process of food preparation and creating menus
  • Effective communication skills
  • Ability to work with figures and manage budget
  • Ability to cope under stressful conditions
  • Ability to pay attention to details: adherence to specific ingredients and measurement needed for various menus
  • Ability to make quick decisions
  • Ability to maintain a high level of hygiene and cleanliness in the restaurant area
  • Ability to work effectively as part of a team
  • Ability to multitask
  • Ability to be creative; always willing to try something new
  • Ability to handle criticisms from customers

Method of Application

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Precision Recruitment International (PRI) is a privately owned recruitment company with offices in Zambia, Zimbabwe (HQ) and Mozambique. It has positioned itself to provide high quality recruitment services by acquiring the best possible prospects and placements. It does this by pro-actively building relationships with people in developing industries in the various regional countries. PRI uses a wide range of techniques that include specified 'search and selection' methods and contingent-based recruitment techniques.