Kitchen post

ECD Centre Kitchen Manager
Little Learners

Table View, Western Cape

Job details
Job Type
Education:High School (matric) (Required)
Location:Table View, Western Cape (Preferred)
Licence:driving (Required)

Full Job Description
We’re looking for a skilled kitchen manager to join our team. The purpose of the position will not only be to prepare meals. You will be in charge of the management of the kitchen, meal planning, grocery shopping, and cooking. The position is central to the well-being of the children and plays a vital role in the day-to-day running of our school.
When you join our team as the Kitchen Manager you will be responsible for:
– Menu Development within a limited budget but with high nutritious standards
– Preparation of nutritious meals for young children
– Provision of substitute meals for children with special dietary requirements
– Serving meals in the dining area on time
– Purchase of grocery items needed per week.
– Provide catering refreshments for special events
– Compliance with health/hygiene regulations and safe food handling.
– Co-ordinate and maintain cleanliness in the kitchen, food storage cupboards, and dining area
– Co-ordinate and ensure regularly scheduled times for cleaning of fridge, stove and cooking utensils
– Record keeping including, but not limited to food and quantities prepared and served, food costs, food service supplies, time, and temperature records.
Compulsory requirements:
– At least five years of experience in professional cooking, kitchen management, and meal preparation
– National Diploma from a culinary school would be advantageous
– Matric certificate
– Own transport
– Reside locally
– A passion for the professional management of a kitchen environment
– Experience of cooking for children
– Ability to speak, read, and write English
– Excellent physical condition and stamina- A police clearance certificate
– Food Handlers and First Aid certificates would be advantageous
– A love for children, patience, and kindness are vital attributes to working at our school
What you bring:
– Knowledge of food preparation for young children
– Understanding of food allergies
– Knowledge of safety and health regulations
– Love to work and communicate with young children
– Ability to work well with other staff
– Good time management skills
– Self-motivated and able to work independently
Should you not hear from us by the end of July 2020, consider your application unsuccessful.
Job Types: Full-time, Permanent
High School (matric) (Required)
Table View, Western Cape (Preferred)
driving (Required)
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