Professional Chefs

Commis Chefs – Franschhoek

Job Category: Professional Chefs
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Franschhoek
Employer Type: Restaurants
Salary Type: Monthly
Province: Western Cape


Pick Me Recruitment is looking for enthusiastic Commis Chefs to join an upmarket restaurant in Franschhoek. The successful candidates will join a small, highly motivated kitchen brigade and must be able to help maintain high-quality seasonal menus.

A pre-requisite is that the candidates resides in the Winelands area. 

This is an exciting career building opportunity for a young, energetic, self-motivated individual, who is detail orientated, calm and able to perform under pressure, to develop their skills in a well-controlled high-volume restaurant operation.

Minimum Requirements

  • Formal Chef / Hospitality Qualifications
  • National Senior Certificate 
  • Fully bilingual
  • Basic computer skills
  • Strong operational and leadership skills 
  • Excellent communication skills 
  • Focussed, creative and passionate about the hospitality industry
  • Customer orientated skills
  • Able to work under pressure
  • Self motivated

Key Responsibilities

  • Daily food preparation and cooking
  • Maintain control of stock 
  • Ensure compliance with health codes and regulations 
  • Maintaining cleaning schedules 
  • Maintain standards for food storage, rotation, quality and appearance 
  • Extreme attention to detail


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Candidates, who are already residing in the Western Cape will have preference. We can only consider South African Citizens or applicants who hold a valid South African Permanent Residence! No Work Permit applications will be accepted! Applicants, who live in other provinces of South Africa still need to attend personal interviews and if requested to do any cook-offs, will do so completely at their own expense. We handle high volumes of applications daily and will only be able to reply, via e-mail, to candidates who have met our clients’ requirements.

Due to the high volume of CV’s received, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

All applications submitted must contain:

  • Updated CV with contactable references
  • Tertiary Educational documents
  • Written Reference Letters – if possible
  • A recent presentable profile photo’s
  • 4-6 Food profile photos produced by yourself or in conjunction with the team
  • Vaccination Certificate

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