Restaurant Cook Job in Nairobi, Kenya

A contemporary restaurant specializing in premium authentic, nutritious and hearty Kenyan cuisine is recruiting for a Cook.

Start date:Immediate

Main Responsibilities
  • Set up stations and collect all necessary supplies to prepare menu for service
  • Prepare a variety of foods; meat, seafood, poultry, vegetable, and cold food items
  • Arrange sauces and supplementary garnishes for allocated station
  • Cover, date and correctly store all bits and pieces and food prep items
  • Notify Chef in advance of likely shortages
  • Serve menu items compliant with established standards
  • Use food preparation tools in accordance with manufactures instructions
  • Close the kitchen correctly and follow the closing checklist for kitchen stations
  • Maintain a prepared and sanitary work area at all times
  • Keep the work area fresh all through the shift
  • Make sure all storage areas are tidy and all products are stored appropriately
  • Constantly use safe and hygienic food handling practices
  • Returns dirty food preparation utensils to the appropriate areas
  • Assist with all duties as assigned by Supervisor
Scope of Duties
  • The position requires a friendly outgoing person who is willing to go an extra mile to provide quality food to guests at all times.
  • He/she should always be perfectly groomed at all times and practice personal hygiene especially while handling food
  • He/she should have proper knowledge of food preparation and service of all International and local foods
  • He/ she should be time conscious and always execute his duties accurately and on time, with minimal supervision
  • He/she should be friendly and always willing to assist his guest with a natural smile.
Qualifications Experiences and Competencies
  • Certificate in food production from a recognized institution or
  • Minimum of two year works experience
  • Basic computer and numerical skills
  • High degree of integrity and honesty
  • Positive attitude and willing to work as a team
  • Able to work under high pressure and minimal supervision
  • Good presentation skills.
Interested candidates who meet the above criteria should submit their online application on or before 27th March 2015 at

CVs WITHOUT salary requirements will NOT be considered