Nkuna - Senior Food Services Management - Cape Town, WC, South Africa

Khensani Nkuna

Cape Town, WC, South Africa

Services

Senior Food Services Management

Summary:

food production
mass catering
preparation of special diets
Food marketing & promotions
Product & recipe development
Food & beverage sales promotion
Sensory evaluation
Food & nutrition training & education
Food editing
Food styling & presentation
Food preparation & catering
Planning & coordination of functions
Quality control
Food buying & retailing
Consumer liaison

Work History

Senior Food Service Manager

Polokwane Mankweng Hospital Complex

From February 2007

Period: 1st February 2007 to date
Duties
• Development of the strategic plan for the business unit
• Monitoring and evaluation of all food service plans
• Menu planning and ensuring the preparation of high quality meals for both normal and special diets.
• Supervision of daily food production and staff
• Procurement of food items and equipments, stock control and inventory control
• Standardization of recipes.
• Ensuring good hygiene and safety practices
• Implementation of HACCP standards(Hazards, analysis, critical control points)
• Monitoring of OHS and Infection control
• Management of the Food Service budget, compiling procurement plans and monitoring.
• Food costing, analysis of expenditure and commitment register keeping
• Compiling monthly, quarterly, annual reports and presentations
• Compiling skills development plan
• Facilitation of the training programme and conducting on the job training or experiential training of Food service Management students from different tertiary institutions.
• Development of food service policies and procedures and ensuring that policies are known and implemented.
• Liaising with dieticians regarding provision of therapeutic and special diets to provide nutritional support to patients.
• Facilitation and monitoring of the quality improvement programme (cohsasa)
• Management of the quality improvement projects in the Food Service section
• Development of job descriptions for Food Services personnel
• Conducting in-house training on Food Management procedures.
(Develop and implement in-service training programme)
• Responsible for assessment of staff (PMS / Performance Management System)
• Ensuring that there is a plan to respond to likely community emergencies, epidemics and disasters.
• Develop and monitor service standards.
• Management of Food services contracts and reporting on challenges and performance of contracts on a monthly basis.

Reference: Mrs Linah Ramoba
Contact numbers: 015 286 1000/1361

Principal Food Service Supervisor

Maphutha L. Malatji Hospital

February 2006 - January 2007

Period: February 2006 to January 2007.
Duties
• Menu planning, duty roster and staff control.
• Supervision(ensure implementation of planned menu/high quality nutritious meals)
• Implementation of HACCP standards
• Performance Management System (PMS)
• Compiling diet slips $ preparation of special diets
• Meal's statistics (normal diets, special diets, transfer diets, functions)
• Food ordering, buying and food issuing
• Stock control and analysis on expenditure
• Compiling monthly reports and presentations
Reference:: Mrs Gloria Lidovho-Munyai
Contact numbers: 015 769 1520

Food & Beverage Instructor

Bosasa Youth Centres

January 2004 - February 2006

Duties
• Facilitation of the catering education
• Facilitation of personal development lessons
• Facilitation of bosberaad and career guidance
• Assessment of learners
• Room inspection
• In charge of inventory and stock control
• Administration
• Designing the afternoon programme
• Assist with sport programme and cultural activities
• Provide the care function to the youth in • conflict with the law(work as a care worker)
Reference: Mr Oscar Mafokoane
Contact numbers: 015 293 1728

Catering Manager

Forks & Fingers Executive Caterers

January 2003 - January 2004

Duties
• Compiling menus
• Food buying & retailing
• Stock control
• Kitchen supervision
• Management of staff
• Catering for special functions
Reference: Mrs Sharon Metcalf
Contact numbers: 011 571 1191

Head Chef

Pietersburg Place of Safety

January 2001 - December 2002

Duties
• Food preparation
• Designing or compiling of menus
• Food ordering & purchasing
• Stock control
• Kitchen supervision
Reference:: Ms R. Khosa(Catering Manager)
Contact numbers: 015 293 1181

Trainee Food Consultant

Van Velden Memorial Hospital

June 2000 - October 2000

Duties -Food preparation
• Preparation of special diets
• Nutrition education & training
• Meal's statistics (normal diets, special diets,
Transfer diets, functions)
• Planning & coordination of meals for functions and meetings
• Sensory evaluation
• Stock control
• Kitchen supervision
• Analysis of expenditure
Reference:: Mrs M. Mbhalati(Dietician)
Contact numbers: 015 307 4475

Projects

quality improvement programme

our unit has been running a quality improvement project in the past 2 years where upgrading the food service unit was one of the major projects,the project was being monitored and its in a process of being sustained.our budget for the project was 2.5 million and we have managed to impliment change with the mentioned budget and its completed within the time frame.

quality improvement programme

our unit has been running a quality improvement project in the past 2 years where upgrading the food service unit was one of the major projects,the project was being monitored and its in a process of being sustained.our budget for the project was 2.5 million and we have managed to impliment change with the mentioned budget and its completed within the time frame.

Qualifications & Certifications

technikon natal

Food & Nutrition

Risinga High School

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