Chef (Sous Chef)

Job Summary

The Chef oversees food preparation and cooking in the restaurant. He/she is responsible for preparing high quality meals, creative plating, ensuring hygiene and safety standards are met, timely meals preparation and delegate some operations to kitchen staff.

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

Job Description/Requirements

Job Title        : Chef (Sous Chef)
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 Chef oversees food preparation and cooking in the restaurant. He/she is responsible for preparing high quality meals, creative plating, ensuring hygiene and safety standards are met, timely meals preparation and delegate some operations to kitchen staff.

Duties and Responsibilities;
•    Ensure that all dishes are cooked well and presented in an aesthetically pleasing way
•    Oversee food preparation, checking that all kitchen staff are performing their duties
•    Monitor equipment quality and liaise with the head chef to order new equipment as needed
•    Supervise cooks and delegate to kitchen staff.
•    Assist in training new kitchen staff
•    Preparing meals and food to meet the specifications of guests in a timely manner
•    Properly measuring kitchen ingredients and food portions
•    Ensuring kitchen staff adhere to set standards, procedures, department rules and sanitation requirements
•    Using kitchen knives and equipment such as grills, ovens, steamers and warmers in food preparation
•    Managing the kitchen inventory and ensuring supplies are fresh and of high quality
•    Ensuring proper food temperatures when cooking and proper storage afterward
•    Ensure compliance with all health and safety regulations within the kitchen area
•    Taking charge of kitchen opening, closing and other side duties as directed by the Head Chef

Qualifications.
•    Diploma in Food production
•    2 years proven work experience as a chef
•    An up-to-date Medical Food Handlers Certificate
•    Hands-on experience with various kitchen equipment
•    Basic training in firefighting and first-aid skills.
•    Great Customer service
•    Flexible and able to work for long hours.
•    Up-to date knowledge of cooking techniques and recipes.
•    Great planning and Organizational skills
•    Time management skills and attention to detail
•    Ability to work under extreme pressure
•    Ability to communicate in a fast-moving environment
•    Ability to make good food consistently, even in a busy kitchen

How to apply

Interested applicants to send their CVS with the title “CHEF”. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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