Head Chef
Blue Room
Mombasa, Mombasa, Kenya
3d ago

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.

Responsibilities

  • 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
  • Requirements

  • 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
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