7 Jun 2016

Head Chef Job for a Luxury Boutique Hotel Group 2016

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Our client, a Luxury Boutique Hotel Group in Kenya, is looking to recruit a Head Chef to run its restaurant in Nairobi.
The successful candidate will have had experience with working in a fine dining environment, creating quality a’la carte and canapé menus and be able to professionally manage a small but a high end kitchen.

He/she MUST be a level-headed person with a flexible approach and will create innovative and creative menus.

Key Responsibilities
  • Be responsible for all production of food items for guests and staff.
  • Hold regular staff meetings to keep staff up to date on all aspects of the service operation.
  • Develop and create new a la carte & buffet menus as requested by the management.
  • Liaise with the management on new trends in food production.
  • Ensure that the standard of food production is consistent.
  • Develop and apply standard operating procedures.
  • Responsible to keep all equipment in good working order.
  • Ensure that cleanliness and hygiene in the workplace and the staff are of the highest standard.
  • Duties include evaluating, training and disciplining of staff.
  • Attend management meetings and convey all relevant information his/her team.
  • Meet guests dining in the restaurant during meal times.
  • Ensure that food cost levels are maintained as specified in the budget.
  • Liaise with the manager for preparing the proper recipe costing for all menu items.
  • Assist when necessary which may mean coming in when not on duty.
  • Do weekly and monthly reports as requested.
  • Degree/diploma from a reputable institution or a relevant discipline.
  • Minimum 5 years of chef experience working for 4 & 5 star restaurant/hotel(s).
  • International experience is an added advantage.
  • A passion for good food.
  • Previous experience in a boutique hotel setting is preferable.
  • Ability to work flexible hours.
  • Have excellent English communication skills, both written and spoken.
  • Posses professional disposition with excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Computer literate.
  • Strong organizational and planning skills.
Monthly gross salary: Ksh. 167,000/= plus medical (Approx. 1,670 USD)
Deadline: 20th June 2016

How to Apply

  • To apply, please follow the link:
  • http://bit.ly/214JUml
  • Summit Recruitment & Search,
  • Blixen Court, Karen Road,
  • Karen
  • We endeavour to make contact with all of our applicants, but unfortunately high volumes of applications make this unrealistic. If you do not hear from us within two weeks, your application has not been successful on this occasion. This does not mean you will not be considered for future roles, so please keep an eye on our job board and apply for positions that match your skills and experience.

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