Junior Chefs (2 Positions) – Westlands, Kenya

Our client based in Westlands is seeking a talented Chef with experience designing and preparing international cuisine. The successful candidate will be responsible for studying recipes, setting up menus and preparing high-quality dishes. Must be deft in moving around the kitchen and apt in multi-tasking. Experience in using various ingredients and cooking techniques is also important. The desired candidate Must have at least 3 years of experience as a Chef.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Set up workstations with all needed ingredients and cooking equipment.
  • Prepare ingredients to use in cooking (chopping and peeling vegetables, cutting meat etc.)
  • Cook food in various utensils or grillers.
  • Ensure great presentation by dressing dishes before they are served.
  • Keep a sanitized and orderly environment in the kitchen.
  • Ensure all food and other items are stored properly.
  • Check the quality of ingredients.
  • Monitor stock and place orders when there are shortages.
  • Maintain a lean and orderly cooking station and adhere to health & safety standards.

Qualifications:

  • Diploma in Culinary Science or relevant field.
  • A minimum of 3 years of experience in a similar role.
  • Experience creating international dishes.
  • Must be conversant with vegetarian dishes.
  • Strong knowledge of cooking methods, kitchen equipment, and best practices.
  • Teamwork-oriented with outstanding leadership abilities.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • In-depth knowledge of sanitation principles, food preparation and nutrition
  • Ability to work well under pressure in a fast-paced environment.
  • Ability to work cohesively as part of a team.
  • Ability to focus attention on guest needs, remaining calm and courteous at all times.

Please click on the tab below to apply:

  • Education:Diploma.
  • Job Type:Permanent.
  • Location:Nairobi, Kenya.
  • Career Level:Junior Level.
  • Salary:Monthly Gross Salary: Ksh. 35,000 – 45,000 /= (Approx. 350 - 450 USD Depending on skills and experience).
  • Deadline:14th May 2021.