Friday , February 23 2024

Woolworths Vacancies – Development Chef

Website Woolworths

Job Description:

Running and owning the preparation and presentation of focused and innovative products and ranges. Including BIIC, Food services, Projects, catering and Work shops

Job Responsibilities:

  • Showcase and educate the foods group regarding both existing and new cooking methods, working closely with the trends and projects team
  • Showcase and educate the foods group regarding the use and application of new ingredients and raw materials into practical meals or dishes.
  • Manage and continually update the running of the green kitchen
  • Manage all catering functions, meeting the briefs and cost budget.
  • Manage Projects, BIIC, Re-setting the standards and workshops
  • Provide culinary inspiration for the foods group, through demo’s workshops and presentations.
  • Manage the training and development of hospitality staff to implement food services table menus and recipe implementation
  • Managing all outside hiring of props, equipment, supplies etc for functions
  • Manage Students and Jnr Innovation chefs
  • Setting of eating quality standards within the foods group and where possible supply base

Job Requirements:

  • Coaching and facilitation skills
  • Computer literacy.
  • Experience having worked in a team
  • 1-2 yr relevant diploma or degree with food service / hospitality emphasis
  • Chef experience is essential
  • A deep understanding of the food service / hospitality industry, both local and internationally.
  • Creative/Innovative – is good at bringing the creative ideas of others to market; has good judgement about which creative ideas and suggestions will work; has a sense about managing the creative process of others; can facilitate effective brainstorming; can project how potential ideas may play out in the marketplace; engages in innovative thinking in unusual situations
  • Product Development Skills – commercial aptitude – ability to understand and use financial indicators
  • Sensory Evaluation Skills/Taste – the ability to distinguish and articulate ingredients, product quality, flavour profiles, and product attributes
  • Minimum 3-5 years’ experience in food service / hospitality industry.

Job Details:

Company: Woolworths

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Cape Town, Western Cape, SA

Application Deadline: N/A

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