Head Chef Job in Nairobi, Kenya

Our client, specializing in high end outside and co-operate catering, is seeking to recruit a Head Chef

Location: Nairobi

Industry: Hospitality

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Be conversant in working with both the hot and cold kitchen
  • Ensures all food is prepared fresh and of highest quality
  • Strictly adheres to all procedures, Company recipes specifications and methods
  • Reports to work on-time and in a clean uniform, attends daily team meetings
  • Responsible for procurement, mise-en-place, and food preparation
  • Maintains an organized and efficient flow of production with regards to changes in forecast and menus
  • Ensures product knowledge is maintained and communicated to all relevant personnel, in particular the Service team
  • Maintains a high standard presentation of dishes at all times
  • Reports waste to supervisors on a daily basis, and is anxious to minimize spoilage
  • Checks station prior to leaving to ensure cleanliness, proper disposal/removal of food, and proper storing and labeling
  • Responsible for food storerooms, including fridge and freezer
  • Takes part in food storage (quality and quantity controls) on a regular basis
  • Maintains hygiene and safety standards for section at all times
  • Trains his/her personnel on a continuous basis
  • Responsible for the proper cleaning and sanitary matters of his/her section.
  • He/She ensures that all the Hot & Cold Kitchen staff members fulfill these requirements and follows up on their performance
  • Handles all working material and equipment with the necessary care and keeps it well cleaned
  • Reports all necessary repairs to Manager and follows up on repairs

Qualifications and Experience

  • Diploma Certification in a Culinary discipline required
  • At least 4 years’ experience in a 5 Star hotel
  • Ability to follow standard recipes and convert quantities mathematically
  • Experience in Pastry will be an added advantage
  • Demonstrate a sense of urgency

To apply, send your CV and cover letter only to recruit@flexi-personnel.com before 31st March, 2017.

Clearly indicate the position applied for and expected remuneration on the subject line.

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Hospitality and Food Industry
Updated: March 23, 2017 — 7:07 pm