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Executive Chef

Company OKAVANGO WILDERNESS SAFARIS
Reference # OWSBOT054
Published 11/01/2019
Contract Type Permanent
Location Maun, Botswana
Introduction
Wilderness Safaris is a responsible luxury ecotourism company that exists to protect pristine wilderness areas and the flora and fauna that they support. We believe that in protecting these areas, and including the local communities in this process, we will make a difference to Africa and ultimately the world.

Wilderness Safaris Botswana is looking for a dynamic and energy packed suitable individual who is a self- motivated team player and is dedicated and committed to providing excellent service within a high pressure environment. The individual should have the ability to interact well with guests from all parts of the world as well as the ability to form good relationships with camp management and staff. We wish to invite suitably qualified candidates to apply for the below positions.
Job Functions Hospitality
Industries Hospitality,Hotel / Catering / Hospitality / Leisure
Specification
PURPOSE OF THE JOB
An Executive Chef is responsible to plan and create the best possible dishes for our camp guests with the application of high food hygiene and safety in the kitchen.

BRIEF DESCRIPTION OF POSITION
•Supervise kitchen staff’s activities
•Maintaining the company’s minimum standards for meals and enhancing the guest experience.
•Training of all kitchen staff and monitoring their development.
•Maintaining of assets and ensuring that staff are accountable for damages.
•Carrying out all kitchen administrative work.
•Monitoring all stores, fridges and supplies.
•Interacting with every guest and collecting guest feedback for the improvement of service where needed.
•Practicing hygiene & safety standards as per the set company protocol.
•Hosting of guests.
•Keeping up with cooking trends and best practices.
•Any other duties assigned by the General Manager.
Requirements
QUALIFICATIONS
•An internationally recognized Degree or Diploma in culinary skills.
•5 years of Premier/5 star Executive Chef Experience.
•5 years of International food preparation experience.
•A history of superior food preparation in the form of references and or a portfolio.
•Advanced Supervisory experience and skills.
•Mentoring/training skills and experience.

COMPETENCIES
•Passionate about food.
•Reliable.
•Multitasking Skills.
•Understanding Ingredients, Produce and Spices.
•Health and Safety in Food Hygiene.
•Creativity in Menus & Menu Planning.
•Ability to spot and resolve problems efficiently.
•Ability to work flexible hours
•Food Sanitation.
•Advanced attention to detail.
•Excellent Communication skills.
•Advanced Organization in the workplace
Job Closing Date 31/01/2019
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