Senior Sous Chef at Faircape Group

  • Hospitalilty Jobs In South Africa
  • Full time
  • 5 months ago
  • South Africa
  • Salary Rand 30,000 / Monthly
  • Shift Full Time
  • Job Qualifications Diploma
  • Number of vacancies 4 openings
  • Job experience 3 years
  • Job level Officer

Job Description

Faircape Group suitably invites qualified and experienced candidates for the position of Senior Sous Chef to join our dynamic team.

Duties & Responsibilities

The successful applicant will be responsible for but not limited to the following job functions:

What you’ll do

Meal Preparation and Presentation

  • Control cooking of all food from preparation to presentation
  • Safety and Hygiene procedures
  • Equipment usage
  • Following meal specifications
  • Streamline production plans with Chefs

Staff management and training 

  • Control all subordinate staff
  • Ensure staff follows procedures correctly
  • Ensure that all staff is trained on the required policies and procedures
  • Ensure that all staff is trained on all cooking methods needed to perform their job
  • Ensure that all staff are trained on how to use the equipment correctly and safely
  • Identify training needs within the company and train teams accordingly

Stock control 

  • Printing specs
  • Manage stock rotation system in Kitchens
  • Support in managing stock variances
  • Following specs
  • FIFO
  • Wastage control
  • Assisting in stock takes
  • Labelling of all items as per procedure

Health and safety

  • High standards of food hygiene
  • Ensure GMP and documentation is up to date
  • Ensure the entire kitchen is clean and hygienic
  • Ensure daily and weekly cleaning schedules are adhered to
  • Attend monthly health and safety meeting

Administrational duties and reporting 

  • Daily paperwork
  • Check sheets
  • Weekly chefs report

Coffee Shop & Café fridge



  • Quality of café product
  • Baking of café goods
  • Monitoring and management of the café fridge

 Required Knowledge and Experience

We pride ourselves with having the best people, which are our most important assets. Our company has been recognized for having the highest ethics and strives for excellence through distinctly higher standards than the norm.

We therefore urge only candidates with these unique requirements and experience to apply for this stimulating position.


  • Chef’s diploma / qualification from a registered tertiary education provider

Requirements and Experience: 

  • Proven experience in hospitality and catering of at least 3 years
  • Proven experience in management of kitchen staff 3-5 years
  • Experiences with catering & management at multiple sites advantageous
  • Experience in food quality management and standardisation
  • Experience in writing & managing SOPs
  • Quality orientated
  • Ability to follow all sanitation procedures
  • Excellent physical condition and stamina
  • Ability to travel and relieve when needed

Specific Requirements:

  • Clear health record
  • Clear criminal record
  • Clear credit record
  • Contactable references
  • Valid driver’s licence
  • Vaccinated against covid-19 or prepared to be vaccinated prior to commencing job



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