Chef – Ital Global – Nairobi

About the Client:
Our client is a 24hours Hotel located along Kisumu-Busia Road offering conferencing, accommodation and other hotel services and is looking for a highly skilled, passionate, creative and experienced in diverse cuisine individual to join his team as a Chef.

Summary of Duties and Responsibilities
Ensure preparation of food products are done effectively and correctly as per the laid down procedures
Consult and check on daily requirements, functions and last minute events
Prepare the daily mis-en-place and food production in different sections of the main kitchen
Set up workstations with all needed ingredients and cooking equipment
Keep a sanitized and orderly environment in the kitchen
Ensure all foods and produce received are well labelled, Date stamped and stored correctly
Follow the instructions and recommendations from the immediate superiors to complete the daily tasks
Ensure the standard recipes for all dishes are followed correctly and maintain uniformity of taste, Quality and portion control
Ensure food preparation procedures are followed with critical check on costs and wastage
Ensure the highest standards and consistent quality in the daily preparation and keep up to date with the new products, recipes and preparation techniques
Ensure all relevant documentations are maintained and report the same to immediate supervisor
Ensure all stock levels are maintained and correctly documented
Ensure to attend to any other duties that may be assigned by the immediate supervisor
Instruct and lead subordinates through their daily requirements in food preparation and actively take part in set up and supervising of buffets and special functions
Coordinate and participate with other sections of requirements, cleanliness, wastage and cost control
Guide and train the subordinates on a daily basis to ensure high motivation and economical working environment
Any other duties as may be assigned from time to time

Key Qualifications
Diploma or higher national diploma in food production
A minimum of 2 years’ relevant work experience
Certificate in Food production
Knowledge in HACCP
Skills and Competencies
Excellent record in kitchen operations and procedures
Exceptional cooking skills
Computer skills is an added advantage
Work planning and organization skills
Knowledge in Safety and hygiene awareness
Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills
Excellent customer relations and people management skills
Ability to work under pressure and under minimum supervision
Interested applicants should send their detailed CVs and cover letters quoting the job title (CHEF) as subject to reach us not later than 25th August 2023 to Only the shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Interviews will be conducted on a rolling basis.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should forward their CV to: using the position as subject of email.