Pastry Chef – Hospitality – Kwazulu Natal

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Pastry Chef – Hospitality – Kwazulu Natal


Pastry Chef – 5 Star Lodge – Kwazulu Natal

Salary: Market related, live in position

Do you want to work with 5 Star Chef’s, learning from the best and expanding your knowledge in the hospitality industry? We are looking for a “out of the box” thinking pastry chef with 5 star working experience, this is a single live in position at the award-winning lodge, based in the Kwazulu Natal bush area. Your own transport is essential for the off-day’s week cycle leave.

Please Forward: Microsoft Word CV; Head & Shoulders photograph & Recent Payslip – – REF: PCBHD

Please Note: Companies may expire jobs at their own discretion. Should you not hear from us within 2 weeks, consider your application unsuccessful

Minimum Requirements:


  • At least 1+ years relevant experience
  • Passion for creating fabulous food
  • Kitchen Hygiene standards
  • Correct chemicals and sufficient cleaning materials to be in stock at all times
  • Presentation as discussed and according to Styling Guide
  • Up to date with What’s Hot & What’s Not for Food
  • Creative Bush Banqueting according to Food Styling Guide
  • Proactive Maintenance
  • Good communications with: All chefs; All camp managers; HOD’s, Lodge Manager and suppliers
  • Good interaction/communication with other chefs: invite feedback
  • Left-over management: left-overs to be discussed and processed every day
  • All food going out to guests at any time to be checked by chef
  • All fridges and refrigerators and storerooms to be kept locked or keys to be left with an accountable Chef.
  • Quality and quantity of snacks for game drives to be checked
  • Good interaction with Guests, Food Fundi’s and other Chefs: Invite feedback, exchange ideas; be suggestion-friendly; share experience
  • Good Teamwork to be promoted
  • Have Fun and be Flexible


  • Communication skills – with guests and fellow staff members
  • Standard of your work must exceed the standard of the lodge
  • Good organisational ability
  • Lateral thinking ability
  • Initiative
  • Must adhere to World Class Hospitality and Service Standards
  • Professional, courteous, hospitable to guests
  • Must be able to cope under pressure to meet guests needs
  • Must be able to lead people and correct things when needed


  • Hospitality, Environment
  • The surrounding communities, The country


  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Diligence and self-motivation to meet deadlines and keep on top of your job
  • Willingness/ability to share information and teach and inspire others
  • Strong leader and must be able to lead by example

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