Saturday, 23 January 2016

Deli Hand Chef

Ocean Basket is based at The Oval Westlands in Nairobi. We focus on bringing a new dimension to the Kenyan dining scene, since at our restaurant you'll find friendly people, a home-from-home feeling and great value for your hard-earned money.

The following position is open for Application with a reasonable starting salary and a safe working environment.
Position: Deli Hand Chef
General overview of Duties and Responsibilities: We are seeking qualified applicants to join our professional restaurant team.

The successful candidate should have a strong ethic, be responsible for restaurant operations per their designation and ensuring our high standards level are met.
Duties and Responsibilities
  • Ensure that all items are dated on arrival
  • Ensure clean serving spoons into the salads, sauces, feta and olives
  • Check that there are sufficient side plates, bowls and cutlery
  • Prepare all salads, deli starters and sauces
  • Ensure that there is enough take away containers for the day
  • Clean and sterilize all knives and cutting boards
  • Follow weekly and master cleaning schedules for deli section
  • Take salads out of cold room, remove plastic and check for freshness and quality.
  • Ensure that your deli display looks appetizing and clean
  • Ensure that you are wearing the correct uniform and that it is clean and neat
  • Place salads in Deli fridge with a serving spoon
  • Ensure enough cut feta according to specifications
  • Check sauces: Tartar, Garlic, and Chili. Remove from containers, wash and dry and refill sauces.
  • Check that there are no watermarks on side plates, bowls and cutlery and that there are sufficient.
  • Tartar sauce – prep as needed.
  • Check that there is enough take away containers for salads and sauces
  • Ensure that Calamari salads are prepped for the day.
Qualifications and Requirements
  • A Minimum of two years working experience in a high ranking restaurant or hotel
  • 20-25 years of Age
  • A minimum grade of C in K.C.S.E
  • Exceptional communication skills and great customer service skills
  • Excellent culinary expertise
  • Superior food and beverage knowledge
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Exceptional ability to multi task.
  • Immaculate personal grooming and presentation
  • A positive attitude, enthusiastic personality and a winning smile
  • Ability to work under pressure
Kindly send your CV together with a cover letter and a passport size photo. 

All candidates must state in the heading the job title being applied for.

Interested candidates should forward their CVs to (  stating their current and expected gross remuneration, day time telephone contact and addresses of 3 referees. 

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.



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