Restaurant Unit Manager (Food and Beverage) Job in Kenya

Exciting Career Opportunity at a Leading Restaurant

Our client, a prestigious chain of African restaurants that is recognized both locally and internationally seeks to recruit a talented, creative and result-oriented professional to fill the following position:

Unit Manager – Food and Beverage Department

Key responsibilities and duties are:

  • Test cooked food by tasting and smelling it in order to ensure palatability and flavor conformity.
  • Investigate and resolve complaints regarding food quality and service.
  • Monitor food preparation methods, portion sizes, and garnishing and presentation of food in order to ensure that food is prepared and presented in an acceptable manner.
  • Schedule staff hours and assign duties.
  • Monitor compliance with health and fire regulations regarding food preparation and serving.
  • Establish standards for personnel performance and customer service.
  • Works to ensure proper co – ordination to ensure proper service delivery.
  • Maintain food and equipment inventories, and keep inventory records.
  • Order and purchase equipment and supplies.
  • Staffing and tasking of the restaurant and kitchen staff.
  • Arrange for restaurant and kitchen equipment maintenance and repairs.
  • Take dining reservations.
  • Schedule use of facilities or catering services for events such as banquets or receptions, and negotiate details of arrangements with clients.

Scope of Duties

  • Co – ordinate all the departments within the food and beverage to ensure proper service delivery
  • Staff evaluation, promotion and training
  • Coordinate all kitchen and service staff to ensure proper service delivery
  • Ensure quality control in the food and beverage service
  • Plans all functions and events within the hotel
  • Settle out guest complaints
  • Ensure all costs within the department are kept low and ensures no waste in the kitchen and service department
  • Schedule work amongst all direct reports

Qualifications, Experience and Competencies

  • Degree/Diploma in Hotel and Restaurant Management / Hospitality Management
  • Or an Advanced certificate in food and beverage service and sales and a Three year working experience in the food and beverage department in a three or four star hotel
  • Perfect knowledge of food and beverage products and their production and services
  • Perfect computer knowledge and skills and able to operate various hotel software
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Result driven and team player
  • Good coordination skills
  • Passion for customer service and staff motivation
  • Time conscious and able to meet set deadlines
  • High level of integrity and honesty
  • Good conflict resolution and analytical skills

How to Apply

If you are interested in these opportunities, please submit your application with a detailed CV, copies of relevant certificates, reference letters and details of referees stating your current position, remuneration level, e-mail and telephone contacts quoting the job title/reference in the field of interest directly to

Business Administration, Hospitality and Food Industry
Updated: May 18, 2017 — 8:52 pm