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Hotel Jobs in Kenya - Giraffe Ark Lodge Kenya

Giraffe Ark Lodge is a serene sanctuary that graces the famous plains of Kieni in Nyeri County and is strategically placed between the majestic Aberdare Ranges to the south and the imposing snowcapped Mt.Kenya to the North.

The Lodge is a travelers’ haven located just three hours’ drive or a 15 minute flight from Nairobi. Giraffe ark is a rich fusion of Pan African, Western, Oriental, and Arabian themes with a homely atmosphere.

The lodge seeks qualified, self-driven, innovative, energetic and go getter individuals for various positions existing within its ranks.

They include:

Number required: 1

Job Overview:
 To oversee the daily operation of the kitchen of a restaurant and must be highly skilled, creative and able to work efficiently under a great deal of pressure. 

You will also responsible for designing menus, developing original recipes and keeping the kitchen stocked with ingredients.
General Responsibilities
  • Direct the preparation, seasoning and cooking of salads, soups, fish, meats, vegetables, Desserts or any other food
  • Plan and price menu items, coming up with food recipes and orders supplies and keep records and accounts.
  • Supervise and participate in cooking and the preparation of foods.
Qualifications / Skills / Experience
  • Minimum of a diploma in cookery, catering or any other related field.
  • A minimum of two years’ experience in a busy restaurant or institution.
  • Ability to do costing for food items.
  • Knowledgeable in the various types of cuisines.
  • Ability to creatively present /serve food
  • Practical knowledge of proper food handling and storage procedures.
  • Excellent customer service skills.
  • Excellent in proper management of kitchen equipment
  • Ability to multi-task and handle a variety of cooking assignments.
Number Required: 2
Job Overview: To serve customers by taking orders, serving food and preparing tables. An important part of the work is to make customers feel welcome and comfortable during their meal
General Responsibilities
  • Providing excellent customer service
  • Greeting patrons once they are seated
  • Presenting menus to customers
  • Explaining menu items to customers
  • Answering questions from patrons about food and beverages
  • Sharing information with customers about the status of their orders
  • Refilling customer drink orders throughout the meal
  • Finding out if customers need addition
  • Processing payment
  • Making sure tables are clean and tidy
Qualifications  /Skills / Experience
  • Certificate or Diploma in food service/waitress/waiter or air hostess
  • 2 years’ experience in a busy hospitality establishment
  • Good knowledge of food and drinks required.
  • Must be able speak and write either English or French, German, Italian , Chinese, Spanish, Japanese and Swahili fluently
  • Must have a pleasant, charismatic personality with good people communication skills
  • Must have a thirst to sell and meet targets
How to Apply
If you meet the said requirements and are passionate enough to build a career in the hospitality industry, please send your application in confidence by email attaching your detailed latest CV to:
The Recruiter,    

NB: Clearly state your current and expected salary in your application. 

Closing date for applications is Tuesday, 30th June 2015. 

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interview.

Anchor group of companies is an equal opportunity employer

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