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Junior Chef (2 positions): University of the Free State



Junior Chef (2 positions): University of the Free State

apply for University of the Free State Junior Chef (post level 13) (2 positions) (contract appointment: 3 years): Job ID 5070 – (785)

DEADLINE: 28/2/2023

Duties and responsibilities for University of the Free State:

  • Ensure a high standard of food preparation in the dining halls for clients.
  • Provide assistance as required by the business.
  • Cooking equipment, such as stoves, cookers, ovens, and fryers, should be operated with the assistance of an operator.
  • The storage and use of food supplies must be done in a resourceful manner.
  • Food items should be rotated properly in refrigerators and any near-expiring ones should be dealt with accordingly.
  • By providing input and managing work, assist chefs in their cooking activities.
  • Follow the orders of the chefs when setting up food stations.
  • In the preparation and cooking of food, ensure that recipes are followed properly.
  • Establish and maintain standards for portion control and presentation.
  • The serving plates should be arranged aesthetically.  University of the Free State
  • Ensure that the kitchen is always clean and organized.
  • Keep kitchen hygiene protocols in line with best practices.
  • Keep high culinary standards in mind when guiding kitchen staff.
  • Food leftovers should be properly stored.
  • Ensure both the quantity and quality of food deliveries are met.
  • Make sure food inventory is kept under control by contributing to stock rotation activities.
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Inherent Job Requirements:

  • It is equivalent to a National Vocational Certificate at level 4 on the NQF in food preparation and cooking.
  • Chef experience of at least one (1) year in the hospitality industry (including experience as a chef).
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  • HACCP standards should be well-understood.
  • It is highly recommended that you have some experience in occupational health and safety.
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