Prep Chef – Bistro Sixteen 82

Office Administrator (Steenberg Vineyards)
March 26, 2024
Duty Manager – Hospitality
April 10, 2024
Posted 2 weeks ago

Bistro Sixteen 82 is a vibrant culinary destination located within the Steenberg Estate, offering a contemporary dining experience inspired by local flavors and global influences. Our commitment to excellence and innovation is reflected in every aspect of our operation, from our dynamic menu to our warm and inviting atmosphere. We are currently seeking a dedicated and enthusiastic Prep Chef to join our dynamic kitchen team.

Position Overview: As a Prep Chef at Bistro Sixteen 82, you will play a crucial role in ensuring the smooth and efficient operation of our kitchen. Working closely with our Head Chef and Sous Chefs, you will be responsible for preparing ingredients, assisting with mise en place, and maintaining cleanliness and organization in all areas of the kitchen. This is an exciting opportunity for a motivated individual with a passion for food to contribute to the success of our renowned culinary program.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Prepare and portion ingredients according to recipes and menu specifications.
  • Assist with mise en place for daily service, including chopping, slicing, and marinating.
  • Maintain cleanliness and organization in all areas of the kitchen, adhering to food safety and sanitation standards.
  • Assist in receiving and storing deliveries, rotating stock, and monitoring inventory levels.
  • Collaborate with colleagues to ensure smooth and efficient service during busy periods.
  • Embrace opportunities for learning and growth, seeking feedback from senior team members to enhance culinary skills.


  • Previous experience in a professional kitchen environment preferred, but not required.
  • Culinary degree or equivalent culinary training is an asset.
  • Strong passion for food and a desire to learn and develop as a chef.
  • Ability to work effectively as part of a team in a fast-paced environment.
  • Attention to detail and commitment to maintaining high standards of quality and presentation.
  • Flexible schedule, including evenings, weekends, and holidays, as required.

Join Our Team: At Bistro Sixteen 82, we are committed to creating memorable dining experiences that celebrate the vibrant flavors of the Cape Winelands. As a Prep Chef, you will have the opportunity to work alongside talented culinary professionals in a collaborative and supportive environment. Join us in showcasing the best of local and seasonal ingredients while furthering our reputation as a premier dining destination.

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