Professional Chefs

Experienced Sous Chef (Upmarket Estate near Franschhoek) – Priority

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


Strong Sous Chef required to form part of a dynamic team of a vibrant Bistro on an Upmarket Estate near Franschhoek. The perfect individual is someone with a strong culinary skills, experienced in hot section, with a love for food, experience in running and managing a busy Restaurant, experienced in Banqueting operations, quality driven, a leader, stable and able to perform under pressure.

Own transport essential and willing to work flexible hours. To be well spoken, fluent in English and to have a sound knowledge of best cooking and kitchen practices.

Position Requirements and Key Responsibilities

  • A formal Culinary Education 
  • Minimum of 3 years‘ experience as Sous Chef level with strong culinary and banqueting background
  • Assist with menu planning and costing recipes, food consumption, strict stock controls, stock management, stock movement, rotation and ordering and supplier liaison
  • Excellent control of food cost, wastage and kitchen preparation
  • Ongoing staff training and development 
  • Ensuring the team has high standards of food hygiene and follow the rules of health and safety
  • Valid driver’s licence and own reliable transport a pre-requisite
  • Computer literate


  • R22 000 – R26 000

Start Date

Priority Position


Candidates, who are already residing in the Winelands area 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
  • A recent presentable profile photo’s
  • Chefs: 6-8 Food profile photos produced by yourself or in conjunction with the team

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