Head Chef – Restaurant (50-60K)

Date Posted: May 24, 2021, 6:47 a.m.

Job Description

Title: Head Chef – Restaurant,

Industry: Hospitality,

Location: Thika,

Gross Salary: 50-60k,

Our client is a fast casual dining restaurant located in Thika. They are looking to hire an experienced Executive Chef, who will be tasked with managing the kitchen team and ensuring quality food is served to all customers.

Key Responsibilities

Oversee all the food production, assist in daily food requirement orders, and maintenance of the highest professional food quality and sanitation standards

Ensure meals are produced on time, and sufficient quantities are available

Evaluate food products to ensure that quality standards are consistently attained

Maintain stock levels of all kitchen supplies

Ensure end of the month inventory is accurate

Plan orders of equipment or ingredients according to identified shortages

Approve the requisition of products and other necessary food supplies.

Delegate duties to kitchen staff as per the menu requirements

Ensure wastage is minimized by careful supervision of food preparation methods

Ensure proper hygienic storage methods are utilized to prevent food loss

Develop menus with new or existing culinary creations ensuring the variety and quality of the servings

Ensure food portions are maintained and food presentation is correct

Provide training and professional development opportunities for all kitchen staff.

Ensure proper staffing for maximum productivity and high standards of quality, stock closing and organize the issuing and receiving of kitchen supplies

Schedule and establish a regular cleaning and maintenance schedule for all kitchen areas and equipment.

 

Qualifications

Degree in Hospitality Management (Food Production Option)

3 years experience leading kitchen operations

Proven track record of cost control including food, equipment, labor and waste to meet the food quality goals and the hotel’s financial goals.

Demonstrate real passion for menu planning and leadership

Good knowledge of hygiene and sanitization regulations

Need to be able to manage staff, multitask when the kitchen gets busy, problem solving skills, and be keen to small details

Exceptional proven ability of kitchen management

Ability in dividing responsibilities and monitoring progress

Up-to-date with culinary trends and optimized kitchen processes

Charismatic individual

Well groomed and presentable individual with outstanding communication skills

 

How To Apply

If you are up to the challenge, possess the necessary qualification and experience; kindly send your CV only quoting the job title on the email subject to [email protected] or [email protected]

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