Franschhoek Area – Western Cape: Our client is looking for a General Manager and Executive Chef to join the team.

Only candidates with the relevant experience will be considered.


  • Hospitality Management, Hotel School Diploma, or equivalent qualification
  • Degree in Culinary Science or related certificate
  • Minimum of 5 years proven experience as General Manager in Hospitality industry or relevant role
  • Minimum of 3 years proven experience as Executive Chef/ Head Chef
  • Fluency in English and Afrikaans (Verbal and written)
  • Excellent knowledge of MS Office and Innkeeper POS system
  • Previous experience with demonstration cooking, menu development & pricing development


  • All aspects of the lodge operations including but not limited to guest satisfaction, revenue management, employee staffing & development, sales & marketing, front desk, housekeeping, maintenance & other administration needs
  • Must be able to coordinate & manage complete kitchen operation
  • Manage & monitor expenses & inventory
  • Plan & implement marketing campaigns with marketing teams
  • Build relationships with local & surrounding vendors
  • Draft & implement new operational policies & procedures
  • Hire & onboard new hotel staff
  • Prepare & manage schedules & shifts
  • Ensure safety & adherence to rules & regulations
  • Develop standard recipes and techniques for food preparation & presentation in order to assure consistently high quality and minimizing of food costs
  • Exercising portion control for all items served & assist in establishing menu selling prices
  • Budgeting & Financial planning: project annual food. Labour & other costs & monitor actual financial results
  • Take corrective action as necessary to help assure that financial goals are met
  • Attend to food and beverage staff & management meetings
  • Cook or directly supervise the cooking of items that require skillful preparation

ONLY short-listed candidates will be contacted

To apply CLICK THIS LINK and upload your CV