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Our Client in the hospitality industry is currently looking to hire a Lead Line Cook.

Responsibilities 

  • Make sure all line cooks and kitchen hands are working according to protocol and procedures
  • To ensure and enforce quality control at prep and food production stage
  • Create schedule for kitchen staff according to the rota – and to ensure it is followed properly
  • Oversee the work of line cooks to ensure they are working to timelines and are following hygiene practices effectively
  • To be aware of and enforce portion control
  • Actively reduce waste through FIFO and food storage
  • To work with the Kitchen Supervisor to uphold food quality, train the team and maintain accurate stock levels
  • Perform food preparation, cutting, marinating, slicing vegetables and meats
  • Ascertain that the kitchen area is adequately cleaned and sanitized before and after each shift
  • Evaluate the quality of food items obtained from suppliers to ensure that are up to standard
  • Ascertain food items are stored and labelled correctly in designated areas
  • Train line cooks and other Kitchen staff to ensure that they are following hygiene and sanitation standards
  • Train line cooks in food preparation
  • To ensure food is prepared in a speedy manner whilst maintaining quality and presentation standards
  • Any other duty as may be assigned to you by your line manager

Qualifications

  • A diploma or certificate in food and beverage or catering related course
  • Knowledge of/certificate in food hygiene
  • Ability to devise new recipes
  • Computer literate and proven experience working with stock and POS systems
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Excellent physical condition and stamina
  • Must be able to work night shifts and/or early mornings
  • Hands on experience in garnishing arranging and serving food
  • Highly skilled in prep, seasoning and cooking
  • Well-versed in cleaning work areas
  • Able to work in a team environment and take direction
  • Self-motivated and organised
  • Committed to quality service
  • Creative, positive and honest

How to Apply

Please send your CVs to jobs@alternatedoors.co.ke