Marriott International Pastry Sous Chef Jobs in South Africa

Marriott International Pastry Sous Chef Jobs in South Africa


Are you ready to grow your dream career!! Join our amazing team and help deliver unforgettable cuisines and create memorable experiences. We are recruiting for a fun, energetic, innovative and enthusiastic experience Chef with a positive attitude.

Reporting directly to Executive Sous Chef, the successful incumbent will be under the general guidance & supervision of the Executive Sous Chef and is expected to maintain the quality and standards of the Westin Cape Town within a pressurized environment. Primary areas of responsibility and would be to oversee all daily operations.

Required Experience & Qualifications

  • Previous experience in a similar position

  • Must have 5 years practical kitchen experience

  • Experience in hot and cold kitchen A la carte and functions

  • Proactive, self-motivated Individual with good professional work ethic

  • Candidate must be methodical and organized with competency in time management and operational planning to meet deadlines.

  • Good attention to detail

  • Good interpersonal skills and communication, guest relations

  • Flexible and reliable

  • Good supervisory, planning and staff delegation ensuring deadlines are met

  • Good administrative and computer skills – ordering, handovers, “check” system, MEP lists, SOP files

  • Employee Relations and skills development training

  • Menu engineering and implementation

  • Knowledge of the Occupational Health and Safety Act and HACCP

  • Good understanding of food trends locally & internationally

  • Experience with food/OE stock takes procedure an advantage.

  • Required to work rostered shifts and irregular hours as per operational requirements

  • Flexible working hours as well as available to work weekends , Public holidays, opening and closing shifts when rostered as per operational requirements

    Key Responsibilities

  • Maintain and uplift the quality, presentation
    and food on offer through effective supervision and on the job training of staff, as well as effective organization and planning

  • Assist with preparation and be responsible for the execution of all service periods and function from the ground floor kitchen.

  • Bi-monthly stock takes and O/E counts.

  • Manage and control department financial budgets – staff productivity, food cost and variable expenses.

  • Complete all daily duties as set out in departmental duties and requirements

  • Assist duty chef with monthly food stock counts, daily & functions ordering, function pack breakdown and updates.

  • Assist department heads with drawing up of new menu recipe cards in line with Marriott standard recipe card template and brand standard guidelines.

  • Full awareness of outlet menus in operation.

  • Effective Communication and relaying of relevant information with staff ,

  • Time management to ensure all operational duties and deadlines are completed.

  • Good daily planning and forecasting planning skills to meet deadlines with regards to functions, service, operations and administration.

  • Perform other duties as and when required

    How to Apply

    For more information and job application details, see; Marriott International Pastry Sous Chef Jobs in South Africa

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