Title: Kitchen Supervisor,
Salary: Ksh 30,000- ksh 36,000,
Our client is an African Style Gourmet Burger restaurant with a chain of outlets based in Nairobi. They are looking to hire an organized, results-oriented Kitchen Supervisor who will be responsible for studying recipes and preparing high-quality Mise En Place, delegating tasks to kitchen staff to ensure meals are prepared in a timely manner.
Set up the kitchen with cooking utensils and equipment, like knives, pans, and kitchen scales.
To replenish any equipment that needs replacing.
To regularly check kitchen equipment and to book maintenance/repair.
Ensure team cook and issue customer food in a timely manner.
Delegate tasks to kitchen staff and train new starters.
To manage team performance and development by conducting induction, disciplinaries, and appraisals.
To record absence and arrange replacements for team members who are not on duty.
To conduct daily staff briefings to inform Inform staff about company updates, daily specials, general menu training, offers, events, etc.
Ensure appealing plate presentation of all items issued to guests.
Ensure supervision and training of Line Cooks and assist as needed.
Ensure the light modification of recipes to meet customers’ needs and requests (e.g. reduce salt, remove dairy).
Assure team’s accurate recording/monitoring of food stock and place appropriate stock orders.
Do checks on the freshness of food and ensure adequate waste management of out-of-date items. Experiment with recipes and suggest new ingredients – develop monthly special ideal using under-utilized ingredients.
Ensure compliance with all health and safety regulations within the kitchen and receiving areas.
Accept orders from central stores and suppliers and reject/return any that are below standard.
To motivate, upskill and supervise the team and to spot talent.
To actively prepare food alongside line cooks during service to prepare customer orders if required.
To coordinate customer orders when required to do so.
Skills & Qualifications
Culinary school diploma/Degree in hospitality preferred
At least 2 years of proven work experience as a Chef or Cook.
At least 2 years experience managing kitchen operations in a similar setting (casual dining).
Hands-on experience with various kitchen equipment (e.g. grillers and fryers).
Advanced knowledge of culinary techniques.
Ability to remain calm and undertake various tasks.
Excellent time management awareness.
Up-to-date knowledge of cooking techniques and recipes.
In depth knowledge of HACCP regulations.
How to Apply
If you are up to the challenge, possess the necessary qualifications and experience; please send your CV only quoting the job title on the email subject (Kitchen Supervisor – Hospitality) to [email protected] before 1st April 2022.