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This job vacancy is by Fanisi HR Solutions on behalf of our client Nyeri Golf Club. The Nyeri Golf Club is looking for a Chef. The Chef will be responsible for leading and overseeing a team of kitchen staff in preparing and serving creative, exceptional and memorable cuisines whilst observing safety and efficiency. The successful candidate will also ensure there is a culture of excellent guest experience.

Responsibilities

  • Lead menu creation and supervise the work of the kitchen staff to ensure efficient, cost effective preparation of exceptional meals
  • Prepare schedules, recipes, procedures and guidelines to be followed by the kitchen staff
  • Train and ensure all kitchen staff are aware of kitchen and related standards and expectations
  • Ensure consistency in food production, storage and service standards
  • Conduct quality checks to verify that standards are met
  • Collect guest feedback and take corrective action where there are complaints
  • Regularly brief the kitchen staff
  • Ensure workstations and display cases are cleaned and restocked
  • Lead the preparation of menu items, daily features and promotions
  • Ensures that high standards of hygiene, cleanliness and safety are always maintained in all kitchen areas
  • Ensure the cleanliness and maintenance of all work areas, utensils, and equipment
  • Follow and ensure kitchen staff follow all safety and sanitation policies when handling food and beverage
  • Prepare necessary data for budgets, food projection, labor and other costs and monitor actual financial results and takes corrective action to ensure financial targets are met
  • Establish and maintain controls to minimize food waste and theft. Maintains proper rotation of products in fridges and chillers to minimize spoilage
  • Generate requisition for purchase of products and other necessary food supplies
  • Ensure proper staffing, maximum productivity and exceptional quality standards; control food and wage costs to achieve maximum profitability
  • Prepare reports for management

Qualifications

  • At least 5 years’ experience in a busy kitchen in a reputable establishment with excellent cuisines
  • Experience managing a professional kitchen offering a variety of cuisines
  • Must have previous experience of cooking and food preparation in a high-volume environment and personalized offerings
  • Very good leadership and management skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • At least a diploma in food production
  • Food safety Certificate (HACCP) and hygiene training
  • The ability to work on own initiative
  • Ability to lead and motivate
  • Excellent planning an organization skills
  • Ability to handle challenging situations and problem solve
  • Able to work flexible hours
  • Attention to detail and strong time management skills
  • Ability to work well under pressure
  • Report writing skills
  • Relevant budgeting and basic kitchen finance management skills

How to Apply

If qualified and interested please send your CV to Fanisi HR Solution, at email address jobs@fanisi.net by end day Monday, the 24th of June 2019. Only those shortlisted will be contacted.