Sous Chef – Nairobi, Kenya


Our client, a private luxury hotel in Nairobi is looking for a qualified Sous Chef to be based in Nairobi who will employ culinary and managerial skills in order to play a critical role in maintaining and enhancing customers’ satisfaction. The successful candidate Must have experience following the Executive Chef’s specifications, guidelines and Must have prior experience working in private luxurious hotels as a Sous Chef.

Key responsibilities:
• Help in the preparation and design of all food and drinks menus
• Produce high-quality plates both design and taste wise
• Ensure that the kitchen operates in a timely way that meets our quality standards
• Fill in for the Executive Chef in planning and directing food preparation when necessary
• Resourcefully solve any issues that arise and seize control of any problematic situation
• Manage and train kitchen staff, establish a working schedule and assess staff’s performance
• Order supplies to stock inventory appropriately
• Comply with and enforce sanitation regulations and safety standards
• Maintain a positive and professional approach with coworkers and customers
• Ensuring high standards of hygiene and cleanliness in the kitchen
• Controlling food cost

• Relevant Diploma
• Must have a minimum experience of 3 years as a Sous Chef
• Must have a great understanding of various cooking methods, ingredients, equipment and procedures
• Must have excellent record of kitchen and staff management
• Accuracy and speed in handling emergency situations and providing solutions
• Familiar with industry’s best practices
• Working knowledge of various computer software programs (MS Office, restaurant management software, POS)
• Strong organizational and planning skills
• Have excellent English communication skills
• Ability to work flexible hours
• Computer literate

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  • Education:Diploma 
  • Job Type:Permanent
  • Location:Nairobi, Kenya
  • Career Level: Junior Level
  • Salary:Monthly gross salary: Ksh 35,000/= (350 USD) depending on individual skills and experience.
  • Deadline:15th December 2018