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Job Summary

Our client based in Westlands, is seeking a creative and motivated Sous Chef to join their talented kitchen team in creating high end international dishes.

  • Minimum Qualification: Bachelor
  • Experience Level: Mid level
  • Experience Length: 3 years

Job Description

The successful candidate will be responsible for planning and directing food preparation in the kitchen, supervising other kitchen staff, as well as keeping an eye out for problems that arise in the kitchen and seizing control of any situation. The desired candidate Must have at least 3 years’ experience as a Chef.

Key Responsibilities:
•    Develop new menu options based on seasonal changes and customer demand.
•    Assist with the preparation and planning of meal designs.
•    Ensure that kitchen activities operate in a timely manner.
•    Resolve customer problems and concerns personally.
•    Monitor and record inventory, and if necessary, order new supplies.
•    Provide support to junior kitchen employees with various tasks including line cooking, food preparation, and dish plating.
•    Maintain a lean and orderly cooking station and adhere to health & safety standards.

Qualifications:
•    Bachelor’s degree in Culinary Science or relevant field.
•    A minimum of 3 years’ experience in a similar role.
•    Experience creating international dishes.
•    Strong knowledge of cooking methods, kitchen equipment, and best practices.
•    Good understanding of MS Office and restaurant software programs.
•    Teamwork-oriented with outstanding leadership abilities.
•    Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
•    In depth knowledge of sanitation principles, food preparation and nutrition.
•    Ability to work well under pressure in a fast-paced environment.
•    Ability to work cohesively as part of a team.
•    Ability to focus attention on guest needs, remaining calm and courteous at all times.

Monthly Gross Salary: Ksh. 25,000 – 35,000 /= (Approx. 250 - 350 USD) Depending on skills and experience).
Career Level:  Junior Level.
Education: Diploma Certificate.
Location: Nairobi, Kenya.
Deadline: 15th October 2020.

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.

*** Summit Recruitment & Search, as a policy, does not charge any fee as a pre-employment or post-employment requirement***

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