Professional Chefs

Head Chef

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


We are searching for a Head Chef that has experience in running an extremely high pressure environment in Stellenbosch.

The restaurant operates from breakfast through dinner Monday to Saturday, and only breakfast and lunch on Sundays

Minimum Requirements & Key Duties

 *A diploma in professional cookery and a minimum of 3 years’ experience in a similar position * strong leadership ability * excellent organisational skills *

  • Excellent control of food cost, wastage, and kitchen preparation
  • A creative approach to food which fits in with our “simple food, done well” motto
  • Can work together with the GM and Owner regarding the menu
  • Can take charge of procurement and general negotiations with suppliers
  • Can take charge of disciplinary actions in the kitchen
  • Can guide and train personnel and get the best from employees
  • Will have a respectful demeanour (no divas)
  • Can work well as part of the larger management team
  • Can handle constructive criticism 
  • Maintains a structured, clean, and hygienic kitchen environment
  • Can handle extremely high turnover services and run the pass in a controlled fashion


R25 000 pm with incentives

Start Date

Availability of a starting date will be dependant on the interview process


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 profile photo’s
  • Your top 4 food photos
  • Copies of Menus worked on

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