Head Chef Vacancy

  • Full Time
  • Nairobi

Kamel Park

Job Description
Kamel Park Hotel is a tranquil retreat for travelers on business or leisure, offering the ideal place to break the journey for those passing through Kisii.

Overall Purpose

We are looking for an experienced and qualified Head Chef to organize the kitchen’s activities. You will be the first in command in the facilities and will create and inspect dishes before they arrive at the customers ensuring high quality and contentment

Roles and Responsibilities: (Key duties)

Control and direct the food preparation process and any other relative activities
Construct menus with new or existing culinary creations ensuring the variety and quality of the servings
Approve and “polish” dishes before they reach the customer
Plan orders of equipment or ingredients according to identified shortages
Arrange for repairs when necessary
Remedy any problems or defects
Be fully in charge of hiring, managing and training kitchen staff
Oversee the work of subordinates
Estimate staff’s workload and compensations
Maintain records of payroll and attendance
Comply with nutrition and sanitation regulations and safety standard
Foster a climate of cooperation and respect between co-workers
Any other duty as may be assigned from time to time.

Education, Experience and Knowledge: (Hospitality Industry)

Academic Qualification

BS/MS degree in Culinary science related field
Training in HACCP is required

Experience

Proven Food and Beverage production experience with 7 years’ experience, 4 years to be in leadership position
Exceptional proven ability of kitchen management
Ability in dividing responsibilities and monitoring progress
Outstanding communication and leadership skills
Up-to-date with culinary trends and optimized kitchen processes
Good understanding of useful computer programs (MS Office, restaurant management software, POS)
Credentials in health and safety training

Personal Attributes

Ability to spot and resolve problems efficiently
Mastery in delegating multiple tasks
Communication and leadership skills
Guest-oriented and service-minded

Disclaimer: The job description is not the exhaustive list of skills, efforts, duties and responsibilities associated with the position.

How to Apply

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