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Massive Recruitment in Ocean Basket, Nairobi (Over 50 Positions)

Ocean Basket is based at The Oval Westlands in Nairobi. We focus on bringing a new dimension to the Kenyan dining scene, since at our restaurant you'll find friendly people, a home-from-home feeling and great value for your hard-earned money.

The following position is open for Application with a reasonable starting salary and a safe working environment.
 

Position: Store Keeper
 
General overview of Duties and Responsibilities
 
We are seeking qualified applicants to join our professional restaurant team. 


The successful candidate should have a strong ethic, be responsible for restaurant operations per their designation and ensuring our high standards level are met.
 
Duties and Responsibilities
  • Processing of all supplier invoices, dispatch notes and delivery notes for onward transmission to accounts office
  • Manufacture of all productions of the day in the system as per the day’s respective production records received from butchery and sauce departments. 
  • Generating cost of CPU produced products   
  • Generation and verification of stock reports as assigned
  • Enforcing security measures to all stores to prevent any potential theft
  • Receiving and quality control of goods against respective invoices received
  • Checking, controlling and verifying stock movement in and out of CPU to ensure that it is all well documented
  • Keeping track of all stock records by monitoring both physical and system Bin Cards usage
  • Monitoring re-order levels and liaising with stores manager on the same for replenishment.
  • Team member in the periodical stock take exercise
  • Any other duties as assigned
Qualifications and Requirements
  • A Minimum of two years working experience in a high ranking restaurant or hotel
  • 20-25 years of Age
  • A minimum grade of C in K.C.S.E
  • Exceptional communication skills and great customer service skills
  • Excellent culinary expertise
  • Superior food and beverage knowledge
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Team Player
  • Exceptional ability to multi task.
  • Immaculate personal grooming and presentation
  • A positive attitude, enthusiastic personality

Position: Restaurant Supervisor
 
General overview of Duties and Responsibilities
 
We are seeking qualified applicants to join our professional restaurant team. 


The successful candidate should have a strong ethic, be responsible for restaurant operations per their designation and ensuring our high standards level are met.

Duties and Responsibilities
  • Check the store for anything broken or that needs maintenance e.g blown light bulbs
  • Managing FOH staff and having sectional meetings with staff
  • Ensure Bar, Deli and Sushi controls and handle their issues and quality
  • Handle Stock from freezer and completion of stock sheets
  • Monitor cutlery & crockery
  • Assisting on the floor when BOH duties are completed
  • Ensure pest control and canopy cleaning
  • Make orders and check stock on delivery
  • Perform daily banking functions
  • Oversee preparation of deli and guests sitting area
  • Manage restaurant floor
  • Handle disciplinary issues at the floor level
Qualifications and Requirements
  • A Minimum of two years working experience in a high ranking restaurant or hotel
  • 20-25 years of Age
  • A minimum grade of C in K.C.S.E
  • Exceptional communication skills and great customer service skills
  • Excellent culinary expertise
  • Superior food and beverage knowledge
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Exceptional ability to multi task.
  • Immaculate personal grooming and presentation
  • A positive attitude, enthusiastic personality.
  • Can handle pressure
  • Able to work under minimum supervision
  • Leadership skills
  • Able to work with a team
  • Able to handle staff from different ethnic backgrounds

Position: Security Guard
 
General overview of Duties and Responsibilities
 
We are seeking qualified applicants to join our professional restaurant team. 


The successful candidate should have a strong ethic, be responsible for restaurant operations per their designation and ensuring our high standards level are met.

Duties and Responsibilities
  • Ensure that the building/premise assigned to him is safe and secured from any sort of contingencies and acts of violence
  • Keenly observe each and every person entering the premise and to keep an eye on intruders
  • Ensure safety of the premise as well of the people
  • Prevent the entry of unauthorized people and prohibited articles into restricted areas.
  • To conduct routine checks inside the building each day
  • To report all the suspicious acts happening in the premises to the relevant authority.
  • Check each and every office and make sure that all the possible entrances and exits are closed, and all the lights/electric equipment are switched off.
  • Answer the emergency alarms with immediate effect, and to inform the respective department (such as fire department in case of fire) right away
  • Make detailed notes of damages to the premise or assets or of unusual occurrences.
  • Enforce and adhere to all the rules and regulations, and to warn the violators regarding possible consequences.
  • Constantly inspect and monitor all the security devices and equipment and to ensure that they are not tampered with.
Qualifications and Requirements
  • A Minimum of two years working experience in a high ranking restaurant or hotel
  • 20-25 years of Age
  • A minimum grade of C in K.C.S.E
  • Exceptional communication skills and great customer service skills
  • Able to handle irate and tough customers
  • Able to work under minimum supervision.
  • Excellent culinary expertise
  • Superior food and beverage knowledge
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Exceptional ability to multi task.
  • Immaculate personal grooming and presentation
  • A positive attitude, enthusiastic personality and a winning smile

Position: Steward
 
General overview of Duties and Responsibilities
 
We are seeking qualified applicants to join our professional restaurant team. 


The successful candidate should have a strong ethic, be responsible for restaurant operations per their designation and ensuring our high standards level are met.
 
Duties and Responsibilities
  • Keep working area clean throughout the day
  • Ensure that the prescribed uniform is worn and is neat and clean
  • Clean dry goods store, cold room, freezer room and shelves
  • Ensure sink is always clean with clean dish rack
  • Clean bathrooms, ensure that enough soap and toilet paper is available
  • Remove all rubbish and dispose and clean dump hatch
  • Wipe all tiles and walls
  • Clean and shine all glasses
  • Clean all utensils as per procedure
Qualifications and Requirements
  • A Minimum of two years working experience in a high ranking restaurant or hotel
  • 20-25 years of Age
  • A minimum grade of C in K.C.S.E
  • Exceptional communication skills and great customer service skills
  • Excellent culinary expertise
  • Superior food and beverage knowledge
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Exceptional ability to multi task.
  • Immaculate personal grooming and presentation
  • A positive attitude, enthusiastic personality
  • A team player
Position: Runner
 
General overview of Duties and Responsibilities
 
We are seeking qualified applicants to join our professional restaurant team. 

The successful candidate should have a strong ethic, be responsible for restaurant operations per their designation and ensuring our high standards level are met.
 
Duties and Responsibilities
  • Ensure that all the cutlery and crockery are clean
  • Ensure all the cutlery are in their respective stations to enhance efficiency in the restaurants
  • Wipe the restaurant areas
  • Light candles for guests tables
  • Prepare an inventory of all the cutlery and crockery
Qualifications and Requirements
  • A Minimum of two years working experience in a high ranking restaurant or hotel
  • 20-25 years of Age
  • A minimum grade of C in K.C.S.E
  • Exceptional communication skills and great customer service skills
  • Excellent culinary expertise
  • Superior food and beverage knowledge
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Exceptional ability to multi task.
  • Immaculate personal grooming and presentation
  • A positive attitude, enthusiastic personality and a winning smile
  • Ability to work under pressure
Position: Hostess
 
General overview of Duties and Responsibilities
 
We are seeking qualified applicants to join our professional restaurant team. 

The successful candidate should have a strong ethic, be responsible for restaurant operations per their designation and ensuring our high standards level are met.

Duties and Responsibilities
  • Warmly and graciously greets all guests upon arrival
  • When immediate seating is limited, records guest names and number of people in party.
  • Call out names and number of party’s when tables are available.
  • Provide guests with estimated waiting time, always maintaining a professional, courteous attitude when confronted with hostile, impatient or irate guests.
  • Accommodate special seating requests for guests whenever possible.
  • Seat guests based on guest preferences and balancing of customer flow in service stations.
  • Upon seating, offer guests a menu and inform them of their server’s name. Inspect table for proper presentation and completeness.
  • Maintain supplies of mints and toothpicks at the host’s stand.
  • Clean off food and stains from the menus.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the manager on duty.
  • Appreciate guests on exit from the restaurant and invite them to return. Relay guest comments or suggestions to the manager on duty.
Qualifications and Requirements
  • A Minimum of two years working experience in a high ranking restaurant or hotel
  • 20-25 years of Age
  • A minimum grade of C in K.C.S.E
  • Exceptional communication skills and great customer service skills
  • Excellent culinary expertise
  • Superior food and beverage knowledge
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Exceptional ability to multi task.
  • Immaculate personal grooming and presentation
  • A positive attitude, enthusiastic personality and a winning smile
  • Able to handle customers
  • Able to work under pressure
  • Has impeccable etiquette
Position: Waiting Staff
 
General overview of Duties and Responsibilities
 
We are seeking qualified applicants to join our professional restaurant team. 

The successful candidate should have a strong ethic, be responsible for restaurant operations per their designation and ensuring our high standards level are met.
 
Duties and Responsibilities
  • Prepare the restaurant for service.
  • Greets guests at assigned tables and ensures that each guest has been explained to the available menu
  • Takes order from the guest and puts through orders to Bar/Kitchen for preparation
  • Collects orders when prepared and serves to guest
  • Collects all dirty cutlery and crockery from the table once guests have completed their meal
  • Offers desserts and coffee to guests
  • Maintains a high standard of personal hygiene and appearance
  • Ensure that all items received by the guest are charged for
Qualifications and Requirements
  • A Minimum of two years working experience in a high ranking restaurant or hotel
  • 20-25 years of Age
  • A minimum grade of C in K.C.S.E
  • Exceptional communication skills and great customer service skills
  • Excellent culinary expertise
  • Superior food and beverage knowledge
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Exceptional ability to multi task.
  • Immaculate personal grooming and presentation
  • A positive attitude, enthusiastic personality and a winning smile
  • A team player

Position: Head Chef
 
General overview of Duties and Responsibilities
 
We are seeking qualified applicants to join our professional restaurant team. 


The successful candidate should have a strong ethic, be responsible for restaurant operations per their designation and ensuring our high standards level are met.

Duties and Responsibilities
  • Ensure planning of menus in time
  • Ensure food is of the right quality and price and is produced on time
  • Manage stocks of food
  • Make food orders from suppliers
  • Ensure budget control and accurate records are in place
  • Ensure health and hygiene procedures in the kitchen area are adhered to always
  • Organize the staff duty roster
  • Organize and oversee the work of the kitchen staff
  • Involvement in preparation and cooking of food
Qualifications and Requirements
  • A Minimum of two years working experience in a high ranking restaurant or hotel
  • 20-25 years of Age
  • A minimum grade of C in K.C.S.E
  • Exceptional communication skills and great customer service skills
  • Excellent culinary expertise
  • Superior food and beverage knowledge
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Exceptional ability to multi task.
  • Immaculate personal grooming and presentation
  • A positive attitude, enthusiastic personality and a winning smile
  • Should have good leadership skills
  • Should be able to handle pressure
  • Should be able to work with a team

Position: Prep Chef
 
General overview of Duties and Responsibilities
 
We are seeking qualified applicants to join our professional restaurant team. 


The successful candidate should have a strong ethic, be responsible for restaurant operations per their designation and ensuring our high standards level are met.

Duties and Responsibilities
  • Assist cooks in preparation and service of various foods in assigned work situations including pantry items salads, soups, sauces, and with pre-preparation of ingredients for entrees.
  • Assist cooks in the preparation of basic dessert items
  • Stock and refill salad bar, and maintain cleanliness of the salad bar.
  • Stock the hot buffet unit for meal service
  • Remove all food from the serving lines at the end of a meal period
  • Store and properly handle raw or prepared foods and non-food supplies.
  • Operate dish washing equipment.
  • Distribute and store clean pots, dishes and utensils.
  • Clean and sanitize production equipment, work surfaces and kitchen according to cleaning schedules and procedures.
  • Maintain assigned work station in a safe and sanitary condition.
Qualifications and Requirements
  • A Minimum of two years working experience in a high ranking restaurant or hotel
  • 20-25 years of Age
  • A minimum grade of C in K.C.S.E
  • Exceptional communication skills and great customer service skills
  • Excellent culinary expertise
  • Superior food and beverage knowledge
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Exceptional ability to multi task.
  • Immaculate personal grooming and presentation
  • Able to work in a team.
  • Can withstand pressure
  • A positive attitude, enthusiastic personality and a winning smile
Position: Grill Chef
 
General overview of Duties and Responsibilities
 
We are seeking qualified applicants to join our professional restaurant team. 

The successful candidate should have a strong ethic, be responsible for restaurant operations per their designation and ensuring our high standards level are met.

Duties and Responsibilities
  • Prepares all food items to order, following standard recipes and procedures within specified time limits
  • Preps assigned items
  • Grills raw and prepped foods to order and to requested temperature.
  • Cuts or portions meat, fish and poultry
  • Communicates with Team Members, FOH Team Members and Management throughout the shift regarding status of orders and availability of product.
  • Labels all food items for food safety and shelf-life standards.
  • Rotates product according to “First In, First Out” to maintain shelf-life standards.
  • Keeps the Grill Area neat, clean and sanitary.
  • Stocks/restocks items on line according to specifications.
  • Understands and complies with food safety and temperature standards.
  • All other duties as assigned.
Qualifications and Requirements
  • A Minimum of two years working experience in a high ranking restaurant or hotel
  • 20-25 years of Age
  • A minimum grade of C in K.C.S.E
  • Exceptional communication skills and great customer service skills
  • Excellent culinary expertise
  • Superior food and beverage knowledge
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Exceptional ability to multi task.
  • Should be a team player
  • Should be able to handle pressure
  • Should be able to work with minimum or no supervision
  • Immaculate personal grooming and presentation
  • A positive attitude, enthusiastic personality
Position: Fryer Chef
 
General overview of Duties and Responsibilities
 
We are seeking qualified applicants to join our professional restaurant team. 

The successful candidate should have a strong ethic, be responsible for restaurant operations per their designation and ensuring our high standards level are met.
 
Duties and Responsibilities
  • Checking food quality and consistency always
  • Ensure that enough batter mix, spices and dry mixes is prepared daily
  • Ensure that oil is filtered and tested, ready for use
  • Clean fryer daily according to instructions
  • Ensure that back up oil is available to top up when needed
  • Ensure that the working area is clean, that you have all the utensils needed and that your uniform is clean and neat
  • Ensure that all oil management procedures are followed.
Qualifications and Requirements
  • A Minimum of two years working experience in a high ranking restaurant or hotel
  • 20-25 years of Age
  • A minimum grade of C in K.C.S.E
  • Exceptional communication skills and great customer service skills
  • Excellent culinary expertise
  • Superior food and beverage knowledge
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Exceptional ability to multi task.
  • Immaculate personal grooming and presentation
  • A positive attitude, enthusiastic personality and a winning smile
  • Should be a team player
  • Should be able to withstand pressure
  • Should be able to work under minimum supervision
Position: Sushi Chef
 
General overview of Duties and Responsibilities
 
We are seeking qualified applicants to join our professional restaurant team. 

The successful candidate should have a strong ethic, be responsible for restaurant operations per their designation and ensuring our high standards level are met.

Duties and Responsibilities
  • Ensure that all items are dated on arrival
  • Ensure that all perishables are stored according to OB standards
  • Clean and filleting of Salmon and other fish for sushi purposes
  • The preparation of prawns for sushi purposes
  • The cutting and portioning of all garnish and ensuring sufficient garnish and seafood is prepared for the day/shift
  • The counting and recording of stock pertaining to the sushi section
  • Ensure that all containers are clean and sterilized
  • Ensure that there is clean water and a clean, sterilized cloth at all times
  • Ensure that the roller mat is in good condition and is covered with clean cling film daily
  • Ensure that your knife is sharpened regularly and stored safely
  • Ensure that your sushi display looks appetizing and clean
  • Ensure that you are wearing the correct uniform and that it is clean and neat
  • Check that there are sufficient side plates, bowls, soy sauce bottles and chopsticks
  • Ensure that there is enough take away containers for the day
  • Follow all correct HACCP procedures.
  • Clean and sterilize all knives and cutting boards
Qualifications and Requirements
  • A Minimum of two years working experience in a high ranking restaurant or hotel
  • 20-25 years of Age
  • A minimum grade of C in K.C.S.E
  • Exceptional communication skills and great customer service skills
  • Excellent culinary expertise
  • Superior food and beverage knowledge
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Exceptional ability to multi task.
  • Immaculate personal grooming and presentation
  • A positive attitude, enthusiastic personality
  • A team player
Position: Saucier Chef
 
General overview of Duties and Responsibilities
 
We are seeking qualified applicants to join our professional restaurant team. 

The successful candidate should have a strong ethic, be responsible for restaurant operations per their designation and ensuring our high standards level are met.

Duties and Responsibilities
  • Ensure spices and marinades are made for the shift Rice, Lemon butter, Lemons, Mussel Sauce.
  • Keep the fridge clean and stocked according to daily levels
  • Cutting of lemons
  • Ensure that all items in the fridge are covered.
  • Assist where needed with the plating of dishes and the actual preparation of dishes.
  • Check all products before sending it out
  • Preparing correct portions using the right
  • Confirm stock levels from Filleting and store rooms.
  • Check food quality and product consistency
  • Follow weekly and master cleaning schedules for grill line Follow all correct HACCP procedure
Qualifications and Requirements
  • A Minimum of two years working experience in a high ranking restaurant or hotel
  • 20-25 years of Age
  • A minimum grade of C in K.C.S.E
  • Exceptional communication skills and great customer service skills
  • Excellent culinary expertise
  • Superior food and beverage knowledge
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Exceptional ability to multi task.
  • Can work under pressure
  • A team player
  • Immaculate personal grooming and presentation
  • A positive attitude, enthusiastic personality and a winning smile

Position: Bar Manager
 
General overview of Duties and Responsibilities
 
We are seeking qualified applicants to join our professional restaurant team. 


The successful candidate should have a strong ethic, be responsible for restaurant operations per their designation and ensuring our high standards level are met.

Duties and Responsibilities
  • Managing Bar stock and overseeing accurate cash-up procedures, ensuring necessary paperwork is complete and monitoring  prices and sales 
  • Organizing staff rotas to ensure that there is enough manpower to run the shift effectively
  • Oversee all operational Management duties of the bar and restaurant to meet the laid standards and objectives
  • Train, motivate and delegate duties and tasks to staff to meet objectives and maximize resources
  • Organize and adjust staff rotas and schedules in accordance with available  resources and labor regulations
  • Stay current with relevant legislation regarding service of alcohol, sale of tobacco and licensing
  • Promote and practice compliance with fire, health, safety and hygiene standards and regulations
  • Oversee the preparation and presentation of beverages to meet set standards
  • Resolve customer complaints promptly
  • Uphold all company standards and procedures, delivering the best service while creating an exciting exclusive atmosphere.
Qualifications and Requirements
  • A Minimum of two years working experience in the management of a bar or beverage service operation.
  • 25-30 years  of Age
  • A minimum grade of  C+ in K.C.S.E
  • Exceptional communication skills and great customer service skills
  • Superior food and beverage knowledge
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Exceptional ability to multi task
  • Knowledge of basic accounting procedures and cost control procedures
  • Complete working knowledge of alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages
  • Immaculate personal grooming and presentation
  • A positive attitude, enthusiastic personality and a winning smile
  • Should be able to work under minimum supervision.

Position: Bartender
 
General overview of Duties and Responsibilities
 
We are seeking qualified applicants to join our professional restaurant team. 


The successful candidate should have a strong ethic, be responsible for restaurant operations per their designation and ensuring our high standards level are met.
 
Duties and Responsibilities
  • Prepare standard mixed drinks for cocktails and other drinks.
  • Ensure all the glassware and utensils are cleaned after every use.
  • Serve wine and beer.
  • Collect payment from customers and operate a cash register.
  • Serve food to customers seated at the bar.
  • Check identification of customers to make sure they meet age requirements for purchase of alcohol and tobacco products.
  • Determine when a customer has had too much alcohol.
  • Clean up after customers and clean work area.
  • Order and maintain liquor and bar supplies
  • Keep bar stocked with necessary beverages, food items, paper supplies, utensils, ice, and other supplies at all times
  • Arrange bottles and glasses to make attractive displays.
  • Mix and pour drinks according to prescribed recipes or portions, referring to recipe cards as needed.
Qualifications and Requirements
  • A Minimum of two years working experience in a high ranking restaurant or hotel
  • 20-25 years of Age
  • A minimum grade of C in K.C.S.E
  • Exceptional communication skills and great customer service skills
  • Excellent culinary expertise
  • Superior food and beverage knowledge
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Exceptional ability to multi task.
  • Immaculate personal grooming and presentation
  • A positive attitude, enthusiastic personality and a winning smile
  • Should be able to work under minimum supervision.
  • Should be a team player
  • Should be able to work under pressure

Position: Cashier
 
General overview of Duties and Responsibilities
 
We are seeking qualified applicants to join our professional restaurant team. 


The successful candidate should have a strong ethic, be responsible for restaurant operations per their designation and ensuring our high standards level are met.

Duties and Responsibilities
  • Take payment in exchange of items sold
  • Ensure take away foods are wrapped well for customers
  • All transactions entered in the cash register and customers given the bill
  • Issue receipts and change to customers.
  • Process credit card and cheque payments
  • Maintain a neat, tidy and orderly work station
  • Keep track of money in the cashbox at the end and beginning of each shift
  • Respond to customers’ complaints and escalate to the supervisor if necessary
  • Any other tasks as assigned by the restaurant manager
Qualifications and Requirements
  • A Minimum of two years working experience in a high ranking restaurant or hotel
  • 20-25 years of Age
  • A minimum grade of C in K.C.S.E
  • Exceptional communication skills and great customer service skills
  • Excellent culinary expertise
  • Superior food and beverage knowledge
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Exceptional ability to multi task.
  • Immaculate personal grooming and presentation
  • A positive attitude, enthusiastic personality and a winning smile
  • Should be able to withstand pressure
  • Should be able to handle customer complaints
  • Should be  able to work under minimum supervision
Kindly send your CV together with a cover letter and a passport size photo. All candidates must state in the heading the job title being applied for.

Interested candidates should forward their CVs to (jobs@oceanbasket.co.ke) stating their current and expected gross remuneration, day time telephone contact and addresses of 3 referees. 


Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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