HEAD CHEF

Company Flexi Personnel Limited
Reference # HCN
Published 01/11/2017
Contract Type Permanent
Salary Market Related
Location Nairobi, Nairobi, Kenya
Introduction

Our client, a full-service, quick-casual, coffee-themed restaurant chain is seeking to recruit a Head Chef.
Job Functions Hospitality
Industries Food & Beverages,Hospitality,Hotel / Catering / Hospitality / Leisure
Specification

•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.

•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.

•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.
Requirements

•Degree /Diploma in Food and Beverage production from a reputable
institution.

•At least 5 years’ experience in a busy 4/5-star kitchen/high end catering
facility.
•Ability to follow standard recipes and convert quantities mathematically.

•Demonstrate a sense of urgency.
Job Closing Date 30/11/2017
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