Head Chef Job in Kenya

 Job Title: Head Chef

Hiring Organization: Anonymous
Location – Locality:
Location – Region: Kenya
Industry: Hospitality
Job Type: Full Time
Salary: KES
Date Posted: 10/26/2023

Location: Kitui,
Gross Salary: Kshs 50-60K,
Report to: General Manager,

Our client is an established hotel in Kitui, they are seeking to hire a Head Chef who will be responsible for ensuring that the standard and quality of the food production and the hygiene within the department is maintained at the highest level at all times. This role is very much hands-on, requiring attention to detail and a positive work attitude

Key Responsibilities

Supervise the preparation of all food

Ensure all food is prepared as per food preparation requirements and hygiene policies

Ensure meals are produced on time, and sufficient quantities are available for the various areas

Maintain stock levels of all kitchen supplies

Prepare daily pastry and bakery requirements as per the menu

Be available for functions as they arise to ensure that the food is prepared and served as required

Oversee and supervise all kitchen staff

Ensure all staff are aware of their duties and what is expected of them

Teach new staff skills they require to perform their roles to the required standard

Delegate duties to kitchen staff as per the menu requirements

Oversee and monitor the work of kitchen staff to ensure all tasks are done as required

Give staff feedback on their performance to enable staff development

Ensure any staffing issues are resolved fairly and quickly

Manage kitchen stocks

Ensure wastage is minimized by careful supervision of food preparation methods

Ensure proper hygienic storage methods are utilized to prevent food loss

Ensure the security of kitchen stocks and assets

Oversee the ordering and control of stock levels

Pay careful attention to the operating budgets of the department to ensure that costs are controlled to maintain the correct levels of spending

Ensure kitchen staff is working safely at all times

Ensure staff are aware of and follow safe work practices at all times

Assist other staff in the cleaning of the kitchen at the end of the shift

Ensure his/her own work station is kept clean and hygienic at all times

Assist the Food and beverage Manager as required

Manage the Food and beverage Department in the F& B Manager’s absence

Assist the day-to-day running of the department

Carry out other tasks as required by the Manager

Skills and Abilities Required

Experience and success in equivalent job roles

Punctual, organized and trustworthy

Professional appearance

Ability to manage other people

Ability to motivate staff

Excellent communication skills

Attention to detail

Ability to resolve conflict in a constructive manner

Ability to solve problems and think-on-your-feet

Willingness to take initiative and make decisions.

Ability to delegate tasks effectively

Pastry knowledge will be an added advantage.

How to Apply

If you are up to the challenge and possess the necessary qualification and experience; please send your CV only quoting the job title on the email subject (Head Chef-Kitui) to jobs@corporatestaffing.co.ke on or before 4th Nov 2023.