Pastry Chef – Kenya Red Cross Society

Responsible for working on a variety of stations in a high volume kitchen environment. Responsible for creating an exceptional culinary experience for the guests through preparation of all food items and equipment, cooking and food presentation.

Teach at a diploma level in areas allocated by the Head of Academic Affairs
Contribute to the development, planning and implementation of a high quality curriculum
To assist in the development of learning materials, preparing schemes of work and maintaining records to monitor students’ records, achievements and attendance.
Produce quality product in a timely and efficient manner for the students, guests or staff.
Maintain cleanliness, sanitation at the assigned work area.
Prepare ingredients for cooking, including portioning, chopping, and storing food.
Cook food according to recipes, quality standards, presentation standards and food preparation checklist.
Prepare, seasons and cook a wide variety of meats, vegetables, soups, breakfast dishes and other food items.
Check supplies and prep lists and ensures all items are prepped in a timely fashion.
Replenish service lines as needed, restock and prepare the workstation for the next shift.
Maintain correct portion size and quality of the food to the College’s standards.
Any other duties as may be assigned by management.

Key Skills and Competences
Strong knowledge of subject areas combined with a broad subject background
Excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication skills
Proven record of ability to manage time and work to strict deadlines
Ability to work collaboratively
Commitment to continuous professional development
Excellent leadership and management skills
Good organization and planning skills
Able to work in a fast-paced environment with speed and quality.
Able to operate kitchen equipment like braising pan, baking ovens, stoves, grills, microwaves and fryers.

Education and Experience:
University Degree in Hospitality management from a recognized institution/related field of study
3-5 years proven experience teaching as a Chef/Cook/Lecturer
Proficiency in Microsoft office suites especially PowerPoint
A deep understanding of commitment to and involvement in hospitality Industry
Experience in a 4/5 star hotel will be necessary.
Must be Computer literate

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