Current Vacancies

UNEMPLOYED LEARNERSHIP OPPORTUNITIES
PIETERMARITZBURG

REF: MHA1

Application closing date: 30 September 2021

Capitol Caterers is currently looking for youth between the ages of 18 – 34 years, to participate in a Generic Management Learnership Programme. Pietermaritzburg only!

Duration:  1 Year

Requirements

  • Grade 12
  • Maths and English with a minimum 50% pass
  • Good communication skills
  • Currently unemployed
  • Comes from disadvantage background

A stipend and workplace experience will be provided.

Please send your CV to admin@mhacademy.co.za.

Kindly note only successful candidates will be contacted.

CATERING MANAGER
DURBAN

REF: CMR01

Starting date: 1 September 2021
Application closing date: 20 August 2021

Post date: 10 August 2021

Key Requirements

  • Grade 12
  • At least 2 (two) year’s working experience in a similar environment
  • Must have catering experience
  • Must have management experience
  • Able to control and manage costs
  • Do daily accurate issues and costs
  • Excellent organisation skills
  • Exceptional time management
  • Works well with a team
  • Able to get on with and enjoy the company of elderly people
  • Attention to detail and food flair
  • A positive attitude
  • A valid driver’s license and own transport

Only successful candidates will be contacted.

SOUS CHEF
GRAHAMSTOWN

REF: GTC01

Starting date: ASAP
Post date: 22 July 2021

Key Requirements

  • Deputising in the Head Chef/F&B Manager’s absence to plan and direct food preparation and service; above all, setting an exceptional standard of service with your work ethic and desire.
  • Effectively supervising and managing other kitchen staff.
  • Responsibly seizing control of situations or problems that may arise at any moment and calmly applying the relevant action to address any issue.
  • Working closely with the Head Chef /F&B Manager to effectively control stock and food GP and identifying opportunities to maximise profitability.
  • Where necessary, managing underperforming staff members as well as providing incentives for staff members to go above and beyond the expectations of their chef roles.
  • Good knowledge of creating, implementing, and maintaining written control documents and training manuals.
  • Outside of the kitchen, taking responsibility for, or effectively delegating the kitchen due diligence procedures including HACCP; OHS; food wastage and CHESS logs.
  • Food Hygiene and professional cooking qualifications (beneficial).
  • Ability to multitask and work efficiently under pressure.
  • Ability to co-ordinate and train the kitchen team to produce menus and food items with attention to detail, and high standards of presentation.
  • Good understanding of food trends and able to design menus.
  • Knowledgeable of all dietary and religious requirements.
  • Good knowledge and understanding of stock procedures and control.
  • Good knowledge of planning, budgeting, and departmental administration to assist where necessary.

What we are looking for

  • Minimum 24 months experience as Sous Chef or Higher Rank on Chef Brigade within a volume
  • A passion for fresh food and pizza!
  • Good initiative to increase efficiency and remain busy during working hours, adding value all the time.
  • Proven management capabilities and effectively trained junior team members.
  • Impeccable food hygiene standards and fanatic attention to detail as well as due diligence when it comes to policies and procedures.
  • A committed and passionate attitude towards your team and work, always looking to improve with a desire to progress.
  • Consistent high standards including organisational skills, reliability, excellent communication skills, a team player and leader and able and willing to work long hours and weekend work.

Only successful candidates will be contacted.

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APPLICATIONS HAVE CLOSED

CATERING MANAGER
DRAKENSBERG

REF: CMD01

Starting date: 1 August 2021
Post date: 22 June 2021

Key Requirements

  • Recognised qualification in Catering or Food Industry (Minimum Gr12)
  • At least 10 years catering experience
  • Proven experience managing a small team.
  • Proven Function experience.
  • Enjoys working with children, busy school environment.
  • Knowledge of Special dietary /religious feeding requirements.
  • Happy to work long hours and weekends often under pressure.
  • Ability to manage a tight budget.
  • Effective at high level client liaising, including Marketing Department, Heads of Departments, Media personalities, Parental Boards.
  • Proven experience with stock control and relevant cost analysis processes.
  • Extensive knowledge of Food Hygiene and all necessary control protocols.
  • Reliable and committed, proven long term employment records.
  • Live-in position.

Only successful Candidates will be contacted.

 

GRILL COOK
GRAHAMSTOWN

REF: GC01

Starting date: Immediate
Post date: 10 March 2021

The responsibilities include, but are not limited to;

  • Setting up, cleaning, and organizing workstation
  • Preparing and portioning ingredients for the shift
  • Following instructions from Kitchen Managers
  • Cooking order according to food health and safety standards
  • Braising and grilling meat and vegetables
  • Handling multiple food orders at one time
  • Monitoring multiple food orders as new orders arrive
  • Ensuring each guest order has the correct food and sides
  • Preparing meals in accordance with customers' preferences
  • Delivering food order to Kitchen Manager on the pass in a timely manner
  • Storing all food properly
  • Sanitizing and cleaning workstations and utensils following food safety codes
  • Tracking inventory to ensure that you always have adequate stock
  • Assisting other cooks in preparing food or helping other team members when needed

Cook Requirements and Qualifications

  • Thorough knowledge of food safety guidelines and grilling techniques
  • Able to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Level-headed with outstanding interpersonal skills
  • Excellent organizational, time management, and multitasking skills
  • Capacity to stand for long hours
  • Self-motivated and self-directed
  • Works well as part of a team and on individual tasks
  • Able to quickly memorize complex or multiple orders
  • Prior experience as a Grill Hand or Grill Cook is required
  • Ability to work shifts, over weekends, and on holidays, as required
  • Physically able to stand and move during the length of shift; able to bend and kneel through shift; able to lift to 25 kg or more
  • Desire for continuous learning and professional development
  • Must pass a background check
  • Able to read and write

Only successful Candidates will be contacted.

 

CATERING MANAGER
DURBAN

REF: TAFCM01

Starting date: As soon as possible
Post date: 1 March 2021

Key Requirements

  • Grade 12
  • At least 2 (two) years’ experience working in a hospitality environment
  • Chef qualification will be preferable
  • Must have catering experience
  • Must have management experience
  • Able to control and manage costs
  • Do daily accurate issues and costings
  • Excellent organisation skills
  • Exceptional time management
  • Works well with a team
  • Attention to detail and food flair
  • A positive attitude
  • A valid driver’s license and own transport

Only successful Candidates will be contacted.

 

APPLICATIONS HAVE CLOSED
ASSISTANT CATERING MANAGER

RETIREMENT VILLAGE IN PMB/ MIDLANDS

REF: MACM01

Starting date: As soon as possible
Post date: 16 February 2021

Key Requirements

  • Grade 12
  • At least 2 (two) years’ experience working in a similar position or environment
  • Skilled and passionate about food, knowledge preferrable
  • Ability to delegate and lead a team efficiently
  • Excellent organisation skills
  • Exceptional time management
  • Attention to detail – especially when it comes to quality and presentation of meals
  • A positive attitude, energetic and bubbly
  • Able to work long hours, weekends and shift work
  • Own vehicle preferrable
  • Must be kind, caring and patient with senior citizens
  • Must be computer literate

 

APPLICATIONS HAVE CLOSED
HEAD CHEF
GRAHAMSTOWN

REF: GTH01

Starting date: As soon as possible
Post date: 16 February 2021

Key Requirements

  • Minimum Grade 12
  • Valid Chef Qualification/s (please attach certificates)
  • 3 Years’ experience as a Head Chef and being able to work under pressure (verifiable experience essential)
  • Must be able to adjust to working at a number of contracts successfully.
  • Must be able to liaise with clients and interact in an utmost professional manner.
  • A valid driver’s license and own vehicle, able to travel at any given time to attend to functions, unit support and last-minute requests etc.
  • Experience in most upmarket functions as well as fine dining, snack items and be able to cater from 10-1000 guests at a time within a said budget, as well as know how to work within budgets whilst delivering the best quality meals
  • A passion and love of good and well-presented meals and food/functions as well as good time management.
  • Works well with people and able to manage, train and upskill a large group of staff/or team
  • A positive attitude and must have the ability to motivate colleagues and team members
  • Able to work long hours and weekend work
  • Must have HSE knowledge
  • Must be able to draft daily menu’s for various and different contracts, function menu’s as well as special events menu’s, and must be able to execute menu’s and give training to relevant staff on said menu’s
  • Must be able to write/compile recipes and amend recipes as needed by various contracts within budgets etc.
  • Must be able to communicate well and must be able to lead a team
  • Must have nutritional knowledge as well as knowledge about a variety of special diets and allergies
  • Must have knowledge and experience with food costings and budgets
  • Strong passion for the art of food design and the hospitality industry
  • Up to date with all latest food trends
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills