Professional Chefs

Head Chef – Somerset West

Job Category: Professional Chefs
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Somerset West
Employer Type: Boutique Property
Salary Type: Monthly
Province: Western Cape


Pick Me Recruitment has an exciting opportunity for an experienced and talented HEAD CHEF to take charge of a restaurant based in Somerset West. The restaurant offers a relaxed casual, gastro style menu – modern and delicious.  Operating Hours: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.

The perfect individual has a strong operational skill and is able to work at a high pace with attention to detail, passionate and strong leadership skills.

Appointment Requirements

  • A qualification in professional cookery
  • All Vaccinations must be up to date 
  • Previous experience as Head Chef in a sophisticated but relaxed environment
  • Able to produce relaxed casual food, modern and delicious
  • Excellent operational and leadership skills essential 
  • Menu design, costing and strong financial acumen 
  • Great communication skills on all levels 
  • Creative approach to food and innovative cooking style 
  • Strong inventory control  
  • Adaptable to change 
  • Computer literate


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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
  • A recent presentable profile photo’s
  • Vaccination Certificate
  • 4-6 Food profile photos produced by yourself or in conjunction with the team

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