Thursday, 25 February 2016

Executive Chef (150,000 per month)

An International Hotel Chain in Westlands is seeking a creative Executive Chef

He/ she will be responsible for leading the kitchen department, delivering the company standards, quality dishes to the guest satisfaction, while controlling food cost through minimizing expenses and wastage.

The successful candidate MUST have a minimum of 4 years experience as a head chef in a restaurant/hotel. International experience is a plus.

Key Responsibilities;
  • Interacting with the hotel guests promoting the facilities and services it has to offer and getting feedback.
  • Create menus to the specifications of the management and by the concept of each outlet.
  • Change the menu periodically to keep it fresh and interesting by feedback from the guests and the F&B management.
  • Participate in department and general meetings, delivering issues and receiving information.
  • Managing the kitchen team, testing and evaluating, for efficient performance, keeping consistency and quality.
  • Training and motivating kitchen staff to improve and learn.
  • Follow up on orders and inventory.
  • Controlling portioning, presentation, and quality of dishes coming out from the kitchen.
  • Ensure fresh and quality products are received from suppliers.
  • Conducting constant research and/or finding new suppliers to keep expenses as low as possible while maintaining quality.
  • Controlling food cost, maintaining it at 30% or less, and cost control, evaluating menu prices, ingredients and portioning.
  • At least 4 years’ experience as a head chef, hotel chef experience recommended.
  • A diploma from a known institute specializing in culinary arts, Utalli or hotel level recommended.
  • Positive attitude, energetic and hardworking.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Good people management skills.
  • Excellent written and spoken English.
  • Positive attitude towards challenges.
Monthly gross salary: Ksh. 100,000 - 150,000/= (Approx. 1,000 - 1,500 USD) depending on experience

Deadline: 10th March 2016    

To apply, please follow the link:
Summit Recruitment & Training, 
Blixen Court, Karen Road, 

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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