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Pastry Sous/CDP - Luxury Lodge (newly opening)

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Kendrick Recruitment

Job Type

Full Time


South Africa

Description :

Kendrick Recruitment is now seeking a creative, outgoing Pastry Chef De Partie for a new lodge opening early 2021and is located in Northern KZN. The position requires a passionate and committed Pastry Chef who understands the demands of Safari lodges and is committed to working with community cooks and developing an excellent standard of pastry at the lodges.


Must have at least 2 years in the industry at the required level of skill/ expertiseMust be able to perform in a ‘Safari Pastry Kitchen’ that is typically more limited than hotel pastry kitchens – and with a remote location supply chain that encourages more creativity and an ability to adapt.

Knowledge of current leading pastry trends and plating styles

Experience of training cooks and imparting solid industry skills and standards

Fluent in English with an ability to converse in Zulu desirable

Excellent knowledge of food safety, storage, health standards and nutrition


Managing all aspects of the pastry kitchen from recipe development to preparation and cost management Training & upskilling community members through an in-house development program

Committing to sustainable environmental practices like lowering plastic, food miles and sourcing local and sustainable produce.

Ability to manage the various pastry needs of larger events/weddings/conferences at the lodge.

Personal Attributes:

A positive and passionate person who loves great food, excellent hospitality and above all making guests happy!

Confidence and ability to converse and engage with guests everyday

Must have some personal passion and commitment to the environment and sustainable practices

A Team player is essential – someone who enjoys supporting the broader lodge staff and can step in where needed!

Someone who understands the importance of effective planning and attention to detail.

Ability to perform under pressure- but also organised enough to ensure the pressure is averted and/or managed entirely!

This position is a live-in role offering meals, uniform, accommodation and additional benefits which can be discussed on application. Salary is negotiable based on experience and within the region of R13,000. To apply please send your CV, references and profile photo today… Good Luck!

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