Consultant Executive Chef - Professional Career Services, Zambia

  • Zambia
  • Salary: Market Related
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Sectors: Hospitality
  • Posted by Professional Career Services on Friday, February 7, 2020
  • Reference: SMI 11867
  • Apply before Tuesday, April 7, 2020 - 6 Days left

Vacancy Details

Employer: Professional Career Services

Ref: SMI 11867 - Consultant Executive Chef

Employer Description

one of Zambia’s leading safari operations. It has a well-deserved reputation for excellence in the photo safari industry and in conservation circles. Currently operates 3 outstanding safari camps, 1 is currently closed for renovations however this too would fall under the Candidate’s responsibility in due course.

Job Description


An exciting opportunity has arisen for an exceptional Executive Chef to consult on the leadership of the kitchens in our safari camps that cater to a well-traveled, affluent and diverse clientele. We are looking for an enthusiastic, motivated leader who we anticipate will have worked at a similar level within the hospitality industry. The consultancy would be for a minimum of 3 months and a maximum of 9 months per annum. You will be a team player, have excellent communication skills and attention to detail. You will be able to develop, implement  and maintain systems, adapt local menus, tastes and ingredients to create a delicious culinary adventure for our guests. You desire a professional working environment that delivers outstanding quality and that puts the guest first. We are ready to push boundaries in our culinary offering, and celebrate everything food, preparing and presenting in new ways. Food should delight and surprise; and our staff under your stewardship must do just that. You will be required to be culturally sensitive and to provide ongoing training and development to a team with potential, but looking for that magic touch. This is a great opportunity to also implement your personal teaching and training techniques to a team that wants to learn, but requires an experienced, guiding hand for development. You will be inspired to be the best of the best, with support from Management. At end of assignment the candidate would be expected to provide a handover document containing all recipes, training notes, hygiene practices, order sheets, stock sheets, stock controls and photos of presentation.

Candidate Requirements


Internationally recognized qualifications.


The successful candidate will have internationally recognized qualifications with relevant experience and references showing a track record of excellence. The candidate will be a leader of chefs and those aspiring to become chefs; must be motivated and can drive others to excel; a natural mentor who delights in training with a passion to drive and shape their team; an unbridled love of food; a culinary master willing and able to successfully cater to all culinary tastes, cultures, sensitivities and requirements; is driven by attaining balance - personal satisfaction - business reputation - company profits through development and implementation of systems and controls, records and reporting; delights in feedback; enjoys face to face and fast pace environments; is committed to the detail regardless of workload and pressure; high level of work ethic; excellent command of English; must have workplace confidence & professionalism; must be inclusive and of balanced temperament; calm and commanding under pressure; experience working in a remote environment highly advantageous. Candidate must be a team player, to be in good health and fitness, of sober habits, non-smoker, to be dedicated and reliable in character.

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For these last 32 years, for the most part, we have recruited our recruiters from the industries that they will be recruiting for and this has proven to be a successful formula for us, our clients (employers) and our candidates (career seekers).  Over and above this, we have - through a well-run organisation, good support staff, an excellent specialised database and proper financial management - been able to facilitate the vital services we provide to our clients & candidates alike, despite the various ups & downs of the economy over these last 32 years.

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