Sous Chef Vacancy

  • Full Time
  • Nairobi

Fairmont Hotel

Summary of Responsibilities:

Reporting to the Executive Sous Chef, responsibilities and essential job functions include but are not limited to the following:

· Consistently offer professional, friendly and proactive guest service while supporting fellow Colleagues

· Ensure the consistency in the preparation of all food items for a la carte andor buffet menus according to hotel recipes and standards

· Conduct daily shift briefings to kitchen Colleagues in absence of the Sous Chef

· Ensure all kitchen Colleagues are aware of standards and expectations

· Liaise with the Outlet Chef to keep open lines of communication regarding guest feedback

· Maintain proper rotation of product in all chillers to minimize wastage/spoilage

· Have full knowledge of all menu items, daily features and promotions

· Ensure the cleanliness and maintenance of all work areas, utensils, and equipment

· Follow kitchen policies, procedures and service standards

· Follow all safety and sanitation policies when handling food and beverage

· Other duties as assigned


· Previous experience in the Culinary field required

· Journeyman’s papers or international equivalent required

· Diploma Certification in a Culinary discipline an asset

· Computer literate in Microsoft Window applications an asset

· Strong interpersonal and problem solving abilities

· Highly responsible & reliable

· Ability to work well under pressure in a fast paced environment

· Ability to work cohesively as part of a team

· Ability to focus attention on guest needs, remaining calm and courteous at all times

Physical Aspects of Position (include but are not limited to):

· Constant standing and walking throughout shift

· Frequent lifting and carrying up to 30 lbs

· Occasional kneeling, pushing, pulling, lifting

· Occasional ascending or descending ladders, stairs and ramps


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