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Vacancies in a Fast Food Outlet in Nairobi, Kenya

Our client, an established Group in the food and hospitality industry, have exciting growth plans which will see them diversify into a fast-foods chain to leverage on their brand known for a wide variety of barbecued meat, and are famous for their game meat. 

They will soon be opening their first fast food outlet in The Hub in Karen with plans to roll out to more locations.

We invite applications from ambitious individuals keen to work with a solid company in the following positions:
 
1. Assembly Person – The Druid
 

Scope: The Druid is responsible to the Kitchen Supervisor for preparation and assembly of all menu items for Roast. 

They ensure that the menu assembly function is operated in conformity with the highest possible professional, strict adherence to Health and safety standards and to the satisfaction of the Roast patrons.
 
Duties / Responsibilities:
 
Opening Duties
  • Take morning stock
  • Place order with the kitchen supervisor
  • Clean and sanitize the station
  • Ensure operating equipment are in working condition
  • Switch on operating equipment at the station
  • Receive product items and mise en place for start of service
On-going Tasks
  • Assemble products to prescribed specifications
  • Monitor proper stock levels and ensure correct levels are maintained
  • Maintain the correct food and product presentation code
  • Maintain high degree of cleanliness at the station and of equipment at all times
  • All kitchen equipment is well maintained and rationally utilized
  • Ensure all work surfaces and stations are kept clean and tidy at all times
Closing Duties
  • Secure left over items that is not to be destroyed in secure place
  • Record all left over items
  • Handover all disposable items to kitchen supervisor
  • Clean up the station and close it off as per prescribed specifications
  • Take responsibility for all operating equipment
Knowledge, experience and competencies:
  • 2 years experience in the Hospitality industry.
  • Up to date with food and beverages trends and practices
  • Knowledge of service in a fine dining and Quick service environment
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Excellent sales and customer service skills
  • Passionate about food, beverage and customer service
  • An eye for detail and ability to spot and resolve problems effectively
Qualifications:
  • Diploma from an accredited college or university in Hospitality Management
2. Griller – Firemaster
 
Scope: The Firemaster is responsible to the Kitchen Supervisor for preparation and cooking of all meat items for Roast. 

They ensure that the menu preparation function is operated in conformity with the highest possible professional standards and to the satisfaction of the Roast patrons.
 
Duties and Responsibilities:
 
Opening
  • Take morning stock
  • Place order with the kitchen supervisor
  • Clean and sanitize the station
  • Ensure operating equipment are in working condition
  • Switch on operating equipment at the station
  • Receive product items and mise en place for start of service
On-going tasks
  • Meat preparation
  • Skewering meat
  • Warm the meat
  • Basting meats
  • Ensuring meat is grilled to the required specifications
  • Cook and finish meat products as to Roast specification
  • Maintain gold standard cleanliness in the station and station equipment including the grills
  • Prepare and cook chips
  • Prepare and store food according to ROAST by Carnivore procedures
  • Demonstrate “TEAMWORK” by helping others
  • Demonstrate sense of urgency to ensure customer satisfaction
  • Marinate and baste all meats according to procedure
  • Prepare food standards according to strict and exact recipe guidelines
  • Know about new products and promos
  • Open, operate and close the restaurant using procedures as per the checklist.
  • Follow production and food safety procedures all the time
  • Clean equipment as per maintenance and preventative plan
  • Ensure FIFO is adhered to and strictly follow holding times on packaged products
Closing duties
  • Switch off and clean the oven to prescribed standard
  • Ensure gas is Switched off to standard
  • Switch off all the operating equipment at the station
  • Record all remaining items and communicate to the kitchen supervisor
  • Clean the station to the required standard
  • Handover all the leftover items to the kitchen supervisor
  • Take responsibility for all operating equipment
Knowledge, experience and competencies:
  • Knowledge on grilling procedures
  • Up to date with food and beverages trends and practices
  • Knowledge of service in a fine dining environment
  • 1 year experience in the Hospitality industry.
  • Grilling experience required
  • Excellent communication and leadership skills.
  • Excellent sales and customer service skills
  • Passionate about food, beverage and customer service
  • An eye for detail
  • Ability to spot and resolve problems effectively
Qualifications:
  • Certificate/Diploma from an accredited college or university in Hospitality Management.
7. Barman – Hot Shot
 
Scope: The Hot Shot is responsible to the Restaurant Manager for preparation and presentation of all beverage items for Roast. 

They ensure that the beverage preparation function is operated in conformity with the highest possible professional standards and to the satisfaction of the Roast patrons.
 
Duties and Responsibilities:
 
Opening Duties
  • Take full bar stock with the F&B Controller
  • Place order for all required items with the Restaurant Manager (have 3 days stock on hand)
  • Check all operating equipment is clean and in working condition
  • Prepare bar MEP (lemons/ cocktail garnishes etc)
  • Prepare Coffee station MEP
  • Check all glassware and coffee-ware in place and adequate amount
  • Clean and sanitize the bar and coffee station
  • Brief all team on any specials or promos for the day at team briefings
Ongoing Responsibilities
  • Smile and greet all guests and offer appropriate greeting
  • Ensure the highest standard of bar service is given to guests all the time.
  • The beverage station is kept clean and tidy at all times
  • Ensure that the guests are billed and settlement obtained for all services rendered as per the revenue control policy
  • The bar equipment, cutlery, crockery and glassware are well looked after.
  • The cocktails are prepared according to the recipes and are appropriately served to the guests
  • Regularly train in order to improve their knowledge on: preparation of cocktails, service of wine and other beverages
  • Creates new cocktails in conjunction with the restaurant management team.
  • Producing all beverages to prescribed specifications
  • Maintain ongoing stock levels to ensure product availability at all times
  • Carry out preventative maintenance duties of coffee machine and ice machine as per schedule
  • Dispensing to FOH service team and takeaways
  • Maintain cleanliness at the station at all times
  • Handles guests complaints directed to him and takes the necessary corrective measures and report to Restaurant Manager
Closing Duties
  • Generate Z-Report at the end of shift
  • Ensure all bills are closed before the Hot Shot leaves the till
  • Ensure the all sales proceeds are handed over to the manager in the prescribed procedure with appropriate, duly-filled documentation.
  • Ensure all the cash drawers are left open overnight
  • Clean Ice machine/ coffee machine as per required schedule
  • Clear station MEP and send OpEq items to wash up
  • Switch off equipment as per procedure
  • Clean and sanitise station for overnight
Knowledge, experience and competencies:
  • 3 years experience in the Hospitality industry.
  • Experience in Fine dining and quick service restaurant will be an added advantage.
  • Computer knowledge (Word, excel, Materials Control)
  • Up to date with Wines, coffee, tea trends and dispensing
  • Barista experience
  • Knowledge of handling customer complaints
  • Excellent communicate skills.
  • Excellent sales and customer service skills
  • Passionate about food, beverage and customer service
  • Strong mathematics and statistical skills
  • Good communication skills
  • A trend watcher
  • Strong customer focus orientation
  • A eye for detail
  • Ability to spot and resolve problems effectively
Qualifications:
  • Diploma/Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in Hospitality Management.
  • Barrister training
To apply, email your cover letter and a copy of your updated resume to hoteljobs@peopleinsightslimited.com indicating the position you are applying for in the subject area and your current salary and benefits package by 15th January 2015

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

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