Kobus van Staden Butcher

Breaking of carcass (beefcuringlamb and pork)making sausagepickled and smoking of meat.

I have spend the past 20 years with in the food and beverage industry gaining experience from the local and international market. My career has flourished from working as a cook and porter, events and hotel assistant, moving into management roles where I focus on customer service as well as managing staff. My passion has lead me to further studies within the industry where I now holds a butcher qualification and manages the butchery department at one of the largest retail super stores in South Africa. My expertise lei in leading and managing a team, building and maintaining relationships with customers,  to be very hands on in the butchery where I got expertise in breaking of carcasses of beef, lamb,pork,cutting into prime retail cuts for the counter and pickling, smoking and curing of meat.

Key skills

  • Butcher
  • Client liaison
  • Documentation
  • Breaking of carcasses
  • Cutting of meat
  • Curing of meat

Key knowledge

  • Customer service
  • Restaurant management
  • Report writing
  • Statistics
  • Training
  • Accounting

Key personal attributes

  • Target driven
  • Disciplined
  • Self-motivated
  • Professional
  • Task orientated
  • Articulate
  • Problem solver
  • Innovative /creative
  • Excellent listener
  • Team player



2010 Certificate at SA Butcher school
1999 Food & beverage control at INTEC


2010 to date Butcher manager at Spar
2004 to 2009 Restuarant manager at Spur