Head Chef Job in Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania

Our client, owners of a Fine Dining Restaurant, is looking for an experienced Head Chef with fine dining experience. 
The successful candidate will be responsible for creating quality buffet menus and be able to professionally manage outdoor catering events. 
He/she MUST be stress resilient with international experience and have a very flexible approach. 
He/she will be involved in the training of a local team to a high standard and will create innovative and creative menus.
Experience in a fine dining / contemporary environment is a MUST, as well as international experience.


Key Responsibilities;
  • Develop and apply standard operating procedures.
  • Ensure that food cost levels are maintained as specified in the budget.
  • Develop and create new a la carte and buffet menus.
  • Prepare proper recipe costing for all menu items.
  • Follow new trends and ensure consistency in food production.
  • Be responsible for all production of food items for guests and staff.
  • Responsible to keep all equipment in good working order.
  • Ensure that cleanliness and hygiene in the workplace and the staff are always of the highest standards.
  • Recruiting and regular training of the kitchen staff.
  • Attend management meetings.
  • Hold regular staff meetings with the kitchen staff.
  • Meet guests dining in the restaurant during meal times.
  • Write weekly and monthly reports as requested.
  • Degree from a reputable institution or in a relevant discipline.
  • Minimum of 8 years of chef experience working in an upmarket restaurant.
  • A passion for good food
  • Proficiency in high volume retails, with P&L accountability.
  • Ability to work flexible hours.
  • Have excellent English communication skills, both written and spoken.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Computer literate.
  • Strong organizational and planning skills.
Monthly gross salary: Competitive depending on experience

Deadline: 4th May 2016  

To apply, please follow the link:  
Summit Recruitment & Training, 
Blixen Court, Karen Road,

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