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Thursday, January 26, 2017
Head Cook Job in Kitengela, Kenya
Our Client, in the hospitality industry is seeking to recruit a Head Cookfor a Guest House located in Kitengela town.
This opportunity requires a self-motivated, enthusiastic and responsible individual.
Position Title: Head Cook
Position Role: The Head Cook will oversee the operations of the kitchen as well as direct and be involved in the preparations of all meals.
He/she will be required to be creative and detail oriented in demonstrating the latest food preparation techniques
Develop and plan menus and recipes taking into consideration seasonal availability of farm products
Analyze recipes and assign prices to menu items, based on food, labour and overhead costs
Request for kitchen equipment, supplies and materials as and when required
Assist in the recruitment of kitchen and service staff
Check quantity and quality of procured (raw products) as well as prepared meals
Investigate customer complaints on meals
Supervise and coordinate activities of cooks and workers engaged in food production
Regularly inspect facilities and equipment to ensure compliance
Ensure proper sanitation/hygiene practices are followed by kitchen staff
Prepare the kitchen staff rota
Team up and coordinate with relevant departments to achieve the best guest experience
Excellent writing and verbal skills with good command of both English and Kiswahili
Mature individual with good work ethics
Organized and self-motivated and respectful individual
Good interpersonal skills
Educational Level / Professional Qualifications
Diploma in food production from a recognized institution
Analytical individual with the ability to carry out costing/pricing competently
Computer skills (proficiency in MS-Office)
At least 3 – 4 years of continuous work experience in a busy restaurant or hotel setting
The applicant must possess a valid food handlers certificate
If you are interested and confident that you meet the outlined Qualifications and Skills, send your CV with 3 referees and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org by Friday, 17th February, 2017
Clearly indicate the position title on the subject line.