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WANTED! Senior Cook/Supervisor – Jo’burg

We are looking for a dynamic and experienced Senior Cook/Supervisor to run our busy but small central dark (virtual) kitchen that is based in a corporate business park.

The dark kitchen supports a virtual restaurant brand that sells ready-to-eat meals via on-demand delivery platforms such as UberEats and MrD and serves as a collection point for online orders and services our other satellite locations for delivery orders.

Job description:


➢ Creating cooking plans for the week based on forecasted sales
➢ Planning weekly stock replenishment plans to support the cooking plan
➢ Preparing delicious food, and serving this in an attractive manner
➢ Preparing quantities of food required with minimum waste
➢ Managing and organising kitchen staff
➢ Preparing and serving of food within scheduled time frame
➢ Maintaining strict hygiene standards
➢ Organising and prioritising work assignments
➢ Maintaining good working relationships with other staff
➢ Communication and coordination planning and execution with the Operations Manager for the business
➢ Staff training and coaching
➢ Maintaining good working relationships with other staff

Requirements:

➢ 2-3 years previous experience as a chef / senior cook in the catering industry/or fast paced restaurant
➢ Passion for traditional food
➢ Able to lead and direct kitchen staff and use own initiative
➢ Great organisational and planning skills
➢ Able to work under pressure in a fast-paced environment
➢ Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
➢ Strong inventory control and planning skills
➢ Must be able to work weekends and night shifts (9pm close)
➢ Must be comfortable with using technology – this is an online business (non-customer facing) business that is driven purely through technology

Location: Hyde Park, Johannesburg

Salary: Market related commensurate with experience

Start date: Immediate

Applications:

Please DO NOT APPLY unless you meet the above requirements.

Please send your CV with a covering letter to: hellen@leles.co.za & tina@leles.co.za.

We thank all applicants for their interest but only those selected for the interview will be contacted.

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