Chef Job in Kenya

Job Title: Chef

Hiring Organization: Meridah Chicken and Pizza Inn
Location – Locality: Nairobi
Location – Region: Kenya
Industry: Hospitality
Job Type: Full Time
Salary: KES
Date Posted: 05/30/2024

Salary: 20-30K

Meridah Chicken and Pizza inn is fast-food restaurant in Nairobi. They seek to hire a chef who will be in charge of the kitchen section with the key role of supervising all kitchen staff to ensure order, compliance to set standards discipline, and speedy, the dispensation of food orders.

Key Responsibilities

Champions menu costing in liaison with cost controller

Monitors food cost and accounts for a rise or dip in the same

Assists in the development of the Kitchen budget

Participates in monthly profit and loss report reviews

Ensures that food ingredients are received are properly stored.

Inspects to ensure that what is delivered is actually what was ordered and corresponds to the invoice and delivery note.

In charge of food supplies quality assurance

Creates exciting menus

Ensures that basic preparations; Deboning, Portioning, Peeling, Cutting, etc. are properly done avoiding unnecessary wastage.

Checks to ensure that the right color, taste and texture of food is consistently maintained.

Ensures that food is properly served and presented, within specified time frames.

Ensures that hygiene standards are observed and maintained at all times.

Prepares a Duty Roster and leave chart for the Kitchen Brigade.

Takes care of all the operating equipment by ensuring they are regularly serviced and facilitates the purchase of new ones where necessary.

Ensures that the kitchen, stores and fridges are clean and properly arranged at all times.

Demonstrates service attributes in accordance with industry expectations and company standards including:

Staying abreast of new trends in the culinary world in order to stay ahead of the competition

Ensures proper cleaning of the kitchen department before, during, after service.

Should be familiar with the Health and Safety measures in the hospitality industry as a whole including first aid, fire and emergency procedures

Should take responsibility to rectify hazardous situations by reporting major areas of concern

Qualifications and Requirements

Diploma/Degree in Food Production or Culinary Arts or related field

Experience in fast foods such as pizza, fries is a MUST

A food handler’s license.

Proven commercial kitchen experience.

Sound knowledge of food health and safety regulations.

The ability to stand for extended periods.

Excellent organizational skills.

Ability to multitask and work efficiently under pressure

Great time management skills

Great communication and interpersonal skills

Knowledge of best and latest cooking practices

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 (Chef) to before 15th Jun 2024