Our Village Foods Zambia
Posted Job
21 days ago

Head Chef

Job Purpose:

Oversees the restaurant’s kitchen by managing other members of the food preparation team, deciding what dishes to serve and adjusting orders to meet guests’ requests. Chooses ingredients and designs a menu based on the seasonal availability of food items. Creates unique dishes that inspire guests to come back again and again to see what is new in the restaurant.

Job Duties:

  • Coordinate and direct all food preparation, from prep through service
  • Monitor the quality of all food and beverages
  • Track, record, and maintain inventory stock including foods, beverages, and kitchen supplies
  • Direct and design and plating/presentation techniques for all dishes
  • Create new recipes and design overall menu, including specials
  • Work efficiently to resolve any problems that arise in the kitchen
  • Research and implement new culinary trends
  • Employs food safety best practices and makes sure that all kitchen staff members do the same
  • Experiments to come up with new specialties that will draw more clients into the restaurant
  • Coaches chefs and other members of the kitchen staff, so they perform at their best
  • Determines how much food to order and maintains an appropriate supply at the restaurant
  • Keeps up with trends in cooking and the restaurant business to ensure that guests have a positive experience
  • Works quickly and accurately during busy periods
  • Takes direction and works with the restaurant’s administrative team

Skills and Qualifications:

  • 5 Years’ Experience
  • Diploma/Degree in Culinary science /Hospitality or related filed
  • Great Communication Skills
  • Works Quickly, Physical Stamina, Creative Flair, Flexible Schedule, Strong Communication, Organizational Skills, Team Mentality and Leadership Skills

Method of Application

Our Village Foods Zambia is an Equal Opportunity Employer and if you meet the requirements of the position, please address your application letter to:

The Human Resource Officer,

Our Village Foods Zambia,

Plot 12 Lunzua Road, Rhodespark,

P/B E851,

Lusaka, Zambia and e-mail your application letter with your CV to:

Email applications to
recruitment@rsmzm.co.zm

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