Catering Manager - Hotel and Catering Personnel, Cape Town

  • Cape Town
  • Salary: Market Related
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Posted by Hotel and Catering Personnel on Monday, February 10, 2020
  • Reference: CPT10022020
  • Apply before Friday, April 10, 2020 - 4 Days left

Vacancy Details

Employer: Hotel and Catering Personnel

We currently have a permanent position for an energetic, go-getter Catering Manager who will be based in Goodwood.


Responsibilities but not limited to


  • Cooking and preparation of meals;
  • Discuss catering arrangements;
  • Plan menu and communicate with staff;
  • Daily costing sheets to be completed;
  • Supervise the purchase, storage and issuing of stock;
  • Supervise provision of all crockery, cutlery, detergents, kitchenware, etc.;
  • Adequate stock control and security;
  • Record keeping of payments, expenses, temperature logs, safety & hygiene documentation;
  • Plan, coordinate and supervise activities of staff in dining room, kitchen and other areas;
  • Manage staff, training and time schedules;
  • Make sure that the dining room, kitchen, storage facilities and other work areas are kept clean;
  • Attend to complaints concerning food and service.

Candidate Requirements

  • Matric certificate or relevant experience - focus on intermediate literacy and numerical abilities;
  • Diploma in Culinary Arts, Food & Beverage management or similar qualification;
  • Chef and Catering Management experience;
  • Good people management skills;
  • Good knowledge of food safety & hygiene practices;
  • Good knowledge of stock and cost control;
  • Good knowledge of menu planning;
  • Good knowledge of roles and responsibilities within the unit.


Personal Attributes:

  • High level of personal cleanliness;
  • Sober habits;
  • Able to manage time and work under pressure;
  • Able to remain calm and in control in difficult situations;
  • Proactive;
  • Neat and presentable;
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills;
  • Ability to make good decisions;
  • Strong personality and has the ability to enforce working standards and procedures;
  • A high degree of personal motivation with the ability to influence and motivate others;
  • Positive attitude to change and innovation;
  • Energetic;
  • Solutions orientated;
  • Flexible with a can-do attitude;
  • Own transport advantageous.


Should you meet the attached requirements, please forward a copy of your updated CV, when applying.

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About Hotel and Catering Personnel

Since its founding in 1994, Hotel and Catering Personnel have gone from strength to strength. A privately owned company, Hotel and Catering Personnel specialise in the search and recruitment of high caliber personnel for the hospitality industry.

Based in Cape Town, Hotel and Catering Personnel know the demands, the complexities and skills required for the successful, profitable operation and management of a hotel. We understand our client's need for highly accomplished professionals who have what it takes, to run a successful operation.

With a client list that includes some of the finest hotels and a team of dedicated, experienced professionals working in partnership, we aim to provide the best people, product and service in the industry. At Hotel and Catering personnel we're not just committed to solving immediate problems with superior, professional people, we're committed to building long term relationships with our clients.