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Temporary Chefs (2Xpositions) needed at South African National Biodiversity Institute

Job title : Temporary Chefs (2Xpositions)

Job Location : Gauteng, Pretoria

Deadline : 18-May-24

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The South African National Biodiversity Institute (SANBI) is looking for self-motivated individual to prepare food for restaurants and other outlets of the National Zoological Gardens by maintaining highest professional food quality and sanitation standards, support the conferencing and banqueting division, and lead a team of cooks.

This position requires a grade 12 or equivalent qualification with NQF 4 with 5 years of work experience in the relevant field, or national diploma in Cooking (as Chef) or equivalent qualification with NQF 6 with 3 years of work experience in the relevant field. Advance diploma, or equivalent qualification at NQF 7 will be an added advantage.


The following competencies are required for the candidates to be successful in this position: hands-on experience with various kitchen equipment, for example, grillers and pasta makers; proven ability to work with diverse team and under pressure whilst being quality, cost, and safety conscious; advanced knowledge of culinary, baking, and pastry techniques; leadership skills; ability to remain calm and undertake various tasks; excellent time management abilities; up-to-date knowledge of cooking techniques, recipes and Food Safety Management System. The possession of a valid driver’s licence with at least one-year practical driving experience and a willingness to travel is essential. 

Key Performance Responsibilities include:

  • Perform menu design and ensure appealing plate presentation.
  • Attend to menu costing and regular monitoring of food stock and placing of orders in consultation supervisors.
  • Ensure compliance with all health and safety regulations within the kitchen area; and
  • Perform supervision of food preparation.

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