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Hiring Kenya » Chef


Nairobi, Kenya
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Industry: Civil Engineering
Description: Istikbal is dedicated to innovative products, a leading home furniture brand in Turkey and Europe now open in Nairobi Kenya
Job Description

About the Client:

Our client is a 24hours Hotel located along Kisumu-Busia Road offering conferencing, accommodation and other hotel services and is looking for a highly skilled, passionate, creative and experienced in diverse cuisine individual to join his team as a Chef.

Summary of Duties and Responsibilities


  • Ensure preparation of food products are done effectively and correctly as per the laid down procedures
  • Consult and check on daily requirements, functions and last minute events
  • Prepare the daily mis-en-place and food production in different sections of the main kitchen
  • Set up workstations with all needed ingredients and cooking equipment
  • Keep a sanitized and orderly environment in the kitchen
  • Ensure all foods and produce received are well labelled, Date stamped and stored correctly
  • Follow the instructions and recommendations from the immediate superiors to complete the daily tasks
  • Ensure the standard recipes for all dishes are followed correctly and maintain uniformity of taste, Quality and portion control
  • Ensure food preparation procedures are followed with critical check on costs and wastage
  • Ensure the highest standards and consistent quality in the daily preparation and keep up to date with the new products, recipes and preparation techniques
  • Ensure all relevant documentations are maintained and report the same to immediate supervisor
  • Ensure all stock levels are maintained and correctly documented
  • Ensure to attend to any other duties that may be assigned by the immediate supervisor
  • Instruct and lead subordinates through their daily requirements in food preparation and actively take part in set up and supervising of buffets and special functions
  • Coordinate and participate with other sections of requirements, cleanliness, wastage and cost control
  • Guide and train the subordinates on a daily basis to ensure high motivation and economical working environment
  • Any other duties as may be assigned from time to time

Key Qualifications

  • Diploma or higher national diploma in food production
  • A minimum of 2 years’ relevant work experience
  • Certificate in Food production
  • Knowledge in HACCP

Skills and Competencies

  • Excellent record in kitchen operations and procedures
  • Exceptional cooking skills
  • Computer skills is an added advantage
  • Work planning and organization skills
  • Knowledge in Safety and hygiene awareness
  • Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent customer relations and people management skills
  • Ability to work under pressure and under minimum supervision

Interested applicants should send their detailed CVs and cover letters quoting the job title (CHEF) as subject to reach us not later than 25th August 2023 to Only the shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Interviews will be conducted on a rolling basis

Education: Degree, Diploma
Employment Type: Full Time
Contact Information
Name: Hiring Kenya

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