We are looking for an experienced and qualified Head Chef to organize the kitchen’s activities. You will be the first in command in the facilities and will create and inspect dishes before they arrive at the customers ensuring high quality and contentment.
You will train staff to use new recipes, cooking techniques and equipment, and oversee cooks performing food preparation.
Control and direct the food preparation process and any other relative activities
Construct menus with new or existing culinary creations ensuring the variety and quality of the servings
Cost out menu
Approve and polish dishes before they reach the customer
Plan orders of equipment or ingredients according to identified shortages
Arrange for repairs when necessary
Remedy any problems or defects
Be fully in charge of hiring, managing and training kitchen staff
Oversee the work of subordinates
Estimate the staff’s workload and compensations
Maintain records of payroll and attendance
Performing administrative tasks, taking stock of food and equipment supplies, and doing purchase orders.
Comply with nutrition and sanitation regulations and safety standards
Implementing hygiene policies and examining equipment for cleanliness.
Foster a climate of cooperation and respect between co-workers
Must be Kenyan Citizen
Proven experience as head chef
The exceptional proven ability of kitchen management
Ability in dividing responsibilities and monitoring progress
Outstanding communication and leadership skills
Up-to-date with culinary trends and optimized kitchen processes
Good understanding of useful computer programs (MS Office, restaurant management software, POS)
Credentials in health and safety training
Degree in Culinary science or related certificate
Ability to meet deadlines.
Available to work on call, shifts, after hours, over weekends and on public holidays