Assistant – Kitchen

Job Summary

The Assistant is responsible of assisting the chef in food preparation and presentation. He/She can perform all duties in the absence of the chef. He/she is also responsible for plating dishes, storing food, testing recipes, maintaining supplies and keeping the cooking area clean and organized.

  • Minimum Qualification: Certificate
  • Experience Level: Mid level
  • Experience Length: 2 years

Job Description/Requirements

Job Title        : Assistant – Kitchen
Location        : Westlands, Nairobi.
Term of Service    : 3-months’ probation period, renewable to 1-year contract upon satisfactory performance).

Who are We

Our restaurant is reimagining the concept of casual dining, our restaurant is located in the heart of Westlands. Our cuisine offers a fresh and colorful culinary experience reminiscient of the actual Spring season by our use of fresh ingredients, bold plating and a burst of flavours. At the heart our restaurant is a modern open concept kitchen because we believe the kitchen is the core of our cooking and that magic happens when dining at our restaurant.
We invite you to be a part of this team by submitting your application for the following roles



Main Purpose & Scope of the Job
The Assistant is responsible of assisting the chef in food preparation and presentation. He/She can perform all duties in the absence of the chef. He/she is also responsible for plating dishes, storing food, testing recipes, maintaining supplies and keeping the cooking area clean and organized.

Duties and Responsibilities;
•    Daily meals preparation and cooking.
•    Plating the meals in a creative and appealing manner.
•    Maintaining hygiene in the kitchen.
•    Implementing and leading the food safety program.
•    Monitoring workplace health and safety inspections.
•    Monitoring utilities and maintenance needs.
•    Approving food and non-food store requisitions.
•    Collecting meal data for and reporting to the Chef.
•    Assist in monitoring stocks levels.
•    Assists in training of lower cadre staff in the kitchen.
•    Any other duty that will be assigned by the Head Chef.
•    Work with the chef to coordinate and carryout the preparation of meals.
•    Plating the meals in a creative and appealing manner.
•    Maintain quality control and satisfaction records.
•    Follow food handling procedures and guiding principles.
•    Whenever necessary assist the cleaners with the general clean-up in the kitchen after meals.
•    Any other duties that may be assigned.

Qualifications.
•    Certificate in Food Production.
•    Proven experience in the same role in busy restaurant.
•    An up-to-date Medical Food Handlers Certificate
•    Flexible and able to work for long hours.
•    Knowledge of food safety and hygiene.
•    Works well under pressure.
•    Excellent communication skills
•    Good attention to detail.
•    Great Team player.

How to apply
Interested applicants to send their CVS with the title “ASSISTANT - KITCHEN”. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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