Executive Chef – Award Winning Luxury Lodge – Botswana

Location: Botswana

Based in northern Botswana, Kendrick Recruitment has an exciting opportunity for an Executive Chef for an award-winning luxury lodge.


Responsibilities include:

  • Management and participation of daily kitchen operations and food production in camp
  • Menu planning in line with seasonal availability and trends
  • Menu planning in line with dietary restrictions
  • Costing, ordering and stock control and any administrative duties
  • Training and developing the kitchen team
  • Managing, motivating and mentoring staff members


Requirements include:

  • Tertiary qualifications
  • Minimum 3-5 years’ experience in a similar position, preferably in a remote environment
  • Experience in menu planning, stock taking and ordering for 5 star establishment – preferably remote environment lodge type establishment
  • Experience in successful staff training and mentoring
  • Experience in kitchen team management
  • Fully computer literate in Windows suite
  • Excellent self-motivation and initiative
  • Ability to work harmoniously with management and staff of all levels
  • Ability to be resourceful, creative and work well under pressure and unsupervised
  • Minimum 3 contactable references


The package on offer is competitive and includes benefits such as accommodation, meals, medical aid contributions and bednights.


To apply please forward your CV, a recent head and shoulders photo as well as your food portfolio.