We are looking for a creative, talented and experienced Chef to join our client’s firm as the office chef. He/she will be tasked to oversee the daily food preparation. The Chef will be responsible for ensuring that all kitchen/cooking responsibilities are executed and ensure the smooth supplies and management of inventory. The desired candidate must have at least a Diploma in Hotel Management or related field. He/she Must have experience with both local as well as international cuisine.
Direct and coordinate food or beverage preparation
Prepare and cook meals of all types, either on a regular basis or for special guests/functions
Determine how food should be presented and ensure quality of meals
Determine food or beverage costs and estimate amounts and costs of required supplies
Order and maintain inventory of food and supplies needed to ensure efficient operations
Collaborate with other personnel to plan and develop recipes and menus
Demonstrate new cooking techniques to staff and be aware of changing culinary trends
Inspect supplies, equipment, and work areas to ensure conformance to established standards
Other related duties as may be assigned from time to time.
At least a Diploma in Hotel Management or related field
At least 3 years’ experience as a chef
High level of personal cleanliness
Must be thoroughly familiar with safety requirements, safe work practices and health regulations
Able to organize efficient work schedules
Good interpersonal and communication skills, oral and written
Able to work as a leader and as part of a team
Punctuality and Excellent Time Management
Able to work under pressure and stay calm in difficult situations
Monthly gross salary: Ksh.35,000 (Approx. USD 350).
Position Level: Junior Level
We endeavour to make contact with all of our applicants, but unfortunately high volumes of applications make this unrealistic. If you do not hear from us within two weeks your application has not been successful on this occasion. This does not mean you will not be considered for future roles so please keep an eye on our job board and apply for positions that match your skills and experience.
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