Cook – Somerset West needed at Helderberg Personnel

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Job title : Cook – Somerset West

Job Location : Western Cape, Cape Town

Deadline : July 13, 2024

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Requirements include:

  • Kitchen Leadership
  • Assist in the creation of menus
  • Supervise and coordinate the activities of kitchen staff
  • Provide guidance, training, and mentorship to cooks
  • Ensure the highest standards of food quality, taste, and presentation are consistently met
  • Conduct regular tastings and inspections to maintain quality control
  • Conduct training sessions for kitchen staff on cooking techniques, safety procedures, and sanitation standards
  • Stay updated on and ensure compliance with health and safety regulations, food handling guidelines, and sanitation standards
  • Work with management to address any compliance issues promptly
  • Recipe Standardisation and Documentation
  • Establish and maintain standardised recipes for all menu items
  • Regularly review and update recipes to improve efficiency and quality
  • Collaborate with the procurement team to ensure best quality of ingredients, most cost-effective ingredients and efficient use of ingredients
  • Provide input on budgeting and cost-control measures

Food Preparation

  • Oversee and participate in the preparation, cooking and presentation of food
  • Ensure that high-quality culinary standards are maintained
  • Prepare meals according to recipes, methods and yields
  • Assisting with new Recipes and Product Development

Inventory Management

  • Manage inventory levels and keep track of stock rotation to minimize stock wastage
  • Daily and Weekly orders
  • Order Receiving and Quality Control
  • Weekly Stock Take

Quality Control

  • Maintain and enforce hygiene, safety and sanitation standards in the kitchen
  • Monitor food quality and consistency to meet established standards. Tasting all dishes, including meat texture
  • Checking overall presentation
  • Oversee the maintenance and proper functioning of kitchen equipment
  • Schedule routine inspections and report on any repairs or replacements required


  • Assisting with any other reasonable kitchen related tasks, including cleaning and maintaining the kitchen under general good manufacturing practices.
  • Report directly to the company Executive Chef

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