Fresh foods Specialist


Job Title
Fresh foods Specialist

Job Type Classification

Division / Region
Fresh Food

Store Operations

Location – Town / City
Sandton On-Nicol

Location – Province

Location – Country
South Africa

Job Advert Summary
This exciting opportunity exist at our On Nicol store in Gauteng. We are looking for a Fresh Foods Specialist whose main responsibility will be to manage the Front of House and Service Standards of all Fresh departments; to ensure excellent service, quality presentations, promotions and drive the consistent delivery of standards in all Fresh departments

Minimum Requirements
Diploma in hotel Management/ Hospitality or Restaurant management
At least 6 years’ experience in a management position managing more than one department.
Must have experience as a Food and Beverage Manager or Banqueting
Cheffing background would be advantageous
Knowledge of Fresh Food standards and Food Safety Standards

Duties & Responsibilities
Manage the performance of all specialists as well as restaurant management to ensure budgets, turnover, wastage, expenses are well controlled to optimize the profitability of the department
Monitor results and ensure proactive action is taken
Ensure all employees have the required competencies, identify skills gaps and arrange training to address skills gaps
Collaborate closely with the Executive Chef & Restaurant Manager to ensure customer service and product excellence in all Fresh departments through ongoing communication
Consolidate and respond to customer feedback to ensure customers are satisfied and operating standards are met.
Ensure Food Safety & Hygiene standards are met, and that staff members wear the correct uniform
Ensure presentations within the Fresh Food departments consistently meet the quality and food safety standards. Ongoing quality check conducted. Regular tastings done with Chefs. All tasting recorded
Ensure correct packaging used and available at all times
Monitor the stock takes schedules

Customer centric
Leadership ability
Financial acumen and organizational agility
Driving Results
Attention to detail
Judgment and decision making

Additional Information
Competency based interview to assess above requirements
Short-listed applicants may be subjected to relevant assessments

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