Alternate Doors Head Chef Jobs in Kenya

Alternate Doors Head Chef Jobs in Kenya


  • Our Client a business class hotel is currently looking to hire a Head Chef.

    Role and Responsibilities

    Operational Management

  • Overall responsibility to oversee all of the kitchen operations.

  • Ensure the smooth running of operations and take corrective action to ensure compliance with recipes and food presentation standards as well as guest satisfaction.

  • Controlling food costs and overhead costs

  • Approximating kitchen costs and adhering to a budget for all purchases.

    Team Leadership

  • Providing feedback, advice and reports to the General Manager regarding changes within the restaurant, challenges, and trends as well as sharing with the kitchen team new communication.

  • Organizing duty and work schedules and optimization of the kitchen team.

  • Monitor adherence to general and deep cleaning schedules.

  • Routinely check that all the kitchen equipment and machines are in good working condition.

  • Responsible for hiring, managing, training and performance management of kitchen staff.

  • Disciplining staff in breach of hotel operating procedures and policies

    Quality Control

  • Actively checking and approving the quality of dishes prior to serving it to customers.

  • Confirming that all the food being sold is up to standard and fresh through monitoring order patterns and the daily stock levels.

  • Training the kitchen team about the interpretation of recipes, food production and presentation, correct portions and quality standards expected.

    Stock Management

  • Control and monitor stock levels and checking that FIFO policy is followed.

  • Confirm that all the menu items listed are available for sale.

  • Identify ingredients and other kitchen or store shortages and plan orders.

    Health, Hygiene and Safety

  • Ensure the highest level of hygiene is maintained in the kitchen in relation to food, the kitchen itself and personal hygiene.

  • Observe adherence to food safety guidelines and checks

  • Adopt and comply with health and safety
    procedures in the kitchen.

    Menu Development

  • Continuous interest in improving on existing menu items and creating new dishes with a focus on quality and variety.

  • Develop specials, promotions, buffet themes, cocktail menus, banquet menus and create standard recipe cards to ensure consistent quality

  • Keep abreast of market trends and products offered by competitors

    Relationship Management

  • Promote a culture of cooperation and mutual respect between co-workers.

  • Encourage a team-oriented working environment with open communication.

    Qualifications

  • At least 5 years of experience in kitchen management.

  • At least 3 years of experience as a Sous chef preferably in a top class hotel or restaurant Proven track record.

  • Exceptional leadership and communication skills. Computer literate

  • Be familiar with developing menus and have outstanding cooking skills, demonstrate passion for food

  • Ability to work under pressure and with minimal supervision.

  • Organized and keen on details and quality.

  • Supervisory skills and ability to delegate and follow up on tasks.

  • Team-oriented with the ability to train others.
    Health and safety training certifications.

  • Diploma/Certificate in Food production or equivalent qualification

    Preferred Skills

  • Flexible and able to adapt to changes.

  • Familiarity with cost management procedures.

  • Interest in continuous improvement and able to take initiative.

  • In touch with the latest trends in cooking and best processes in the kitchen.

    How to Apply

  • Please send your CV to

  • jobs@alternatedoors.co.ke


    Find jobs in Kenya. Jobs - Kenya jobs. Search our career portal & find the latest Kenyan job positions, career opportunities & jobs in Kenya.

    Jobs in Kenya - banking jobs, IT jobs, accounting jobs, NGO jobs, business administration, ICT, UN jobs, procurement jobs, education jobs, hospital jobs, human resources jobs, engineering, teaching jobs, and other careers in Kenya.

    Find your dream job from 1000s of vacancies in Kenya posted and updated daily - click here!

  • Click here to post comments

    Join in and write your own page! It's easy to do. How? Simply click here to return to Job Vacancies in Africa.

    Scholarship 2020/21

    Undergraduate Scholarships 2020/2021
    Masters Scholarships,
    PhD Scholarships,
    International Scholarships.