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Commis Chef 1

Cape Town, South Africa
Food and Beverage & Culinary

Job Description

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Posting Date Aug 13, 2018
Job Number 180029AA
Job Category Food and Beverage & Culinary
Location AC Hotel Cape Town Waterfront, Cape Town, South Africa VIEW ON MAP
Brand AC Hotels
Schedule Full-time
Position Type Non-Management/Hourly

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At AC Hotels, we believe attention to detail is the greatest form of generosity we can offer. Whether it’s the artful pour of a drink or the elegant line of a chaise, AC Hotels believes that if we have time to make it, we have time to make it beautiful. Our guests recognize and appreciate the edited beauty of AC Hotels. They feel connected to us through a shared concern for details. They enjoy feeling a part of our small, discrete, global tribe. In fact, the feeling of being among like-minded people is a significant part of the AC appeal.

We’re looking for cultural innovators to join our team. If you are someone who has an inner creativity and love for art, design and culture, then we invite you to explore a career with AC Hotels.



To assist in the greater kitchen as required and to provide and maintain the quality and standards of the Westin Cape Town within a pressurized environment in accordance with Marriott International Policies and Procedures.



Experience and Qualifications


  • Recognised appropriate qualification advantageous
  • 1-2 years  experience in an upmarket kitchen in a similar position within a 4 star environment
  • Competency of all relevant cookery skills
  • Able to work flexible hours and shifts


 Key Responsibilities

  • Prepare fresh ingredients for cooking according to recipes/menu
  • Cook food and prepare top-quality menu items in a timely manner
  • Test foods to ensure proper preparation and temperature
  • Operate kitchen equipment safely and responsibly
  • Ensure the proper sanitation and cleanliness of surfaces and storage containers
  • Reports directly to the Chef De Partie

  •  Preparation and service of hot and cold dishes and responsible for your area of work

  • Ability to work within a pressurized environment

  •  Proactive, self-motivated Individual with good professional work ethic

  • Ability to work with limited supervision

  • Team orientation

  • Ability to manage and work with high volume workload

  • Sound understanding of all health & safety regulations

  • Ensure the highest standards of hygiene and quality are maintained throughout the kitchen

  • Assist where necessary within the kitchen departments



Marriott International is an equal opportunity employer committed to hiring a diverse workforce and sustaining an inclusive culture. Marriott International does not discriminate on the basis of disability, veteran status or any other basis protected under federal, state or local laws.

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