Chef Job at a Modern Family Hotel in Nairobi

Our client, a modern family hotel is seeking to recruit a Chef.

Location: Nairobi

Industry: Hospitality

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Determine how food should be presented and create decorative food displays.
  • Determine production schedules and staff requirements necessary to ensure timely delivery of services
  • Estimate amounts and costs of required supplies, such as food and ingredients.
  • Inspect raw and cooked food products or supplies, equipment, and work areas to ensure conformance to established standards, and, arrange for equipment purchases and repairs.
  • Instruct cooks and other workers in the preparation, cooking, garnishing, and presentation of food as well as demonstrate new cooking techniques and equipments to staff.
  • Monitor sanitation practices to ensure that employees follow standards and regulation- Health certificates for kitchen staff.
  • Aid in the recruitment of staff, i.e., cooks and other kitchen workers.
  • Plan, direct and analyze recipes to assign prices to menu items including coming up with new menus, based on food, labor, and overhead costs.
  • Meet with customers to discuss menus for special occasions such as weddings, parties and banquets.
  • Meet with sales representatives in order to negotiate prices and order supplies.
  • Prepare and cook foods of all types, either on a regular basis or for special guests or functions.
  • Collaborate with other personnel to plan and develop recipes and menus, taking into account such factors as seasonal availability of ingredients and the likely number of customers.
  • Record production and operational data on specified forms and books.

Qualifications and Experience

  • Diploma or Higher in Food Production-Learning on the job is also acceptable
  • Worked at the same post for 4 years and more.
  • Demonstrate a sense of urgency
  • Good in time management and presentation

How to Apply

CLICK HERE to apply online on or before 23rd August 2018.

NB: Flexi Personnel Ltd does not charge candidates for job placement


Hospitality and Food Industry
Updated: July 27, 2018 — 4:55 pm