Executive Chef Job in Kenya 2019
Career Employment Kenya: Executive Chef Job in Kenya 2019
Job Description: Today Recruitment Kenya



We are looking for a highly experienced and creative Executive Chef to join our client, a leader in the hospitality industry.

You must have proven success in the kitchen as a confident, vibrant, motivated, dynamic, effective and efficient leader who is able to motivate and work collaboratively with kitchen staff.

You will be responsible for meeting food and labor cost targets for the kitchen.

You will create and document new menu items, manage and direct all kitchen staff, maintain quality control, and manage inventory and purchasing.

Executive Chef Duties and Responsibilities

  • Coordinate and direct all food preparation, from prep through service
  • Monitor the quality of all food and beverages
  • Track, record, and maintain inventory stock including foods, beverages, and kitchen supplies
  • Delegate daily tasks to sous chef and other kitchen staff; manage their progress throughout the day
  • Oversee entire kitchen staff activity and ensure efficient work
  • Order and arrange pickup or delivery of food for the week
  • Oversee repairs of kitchen appliances
  • Direct and design and plating/presentation techniques for all dishes
  • Create new recipes and design overall menu, including specials each week
  • Help determine pricing for menu items
  • Hire and train new kitchen staff
  • Work efficiently to resolve any problems that arise in the kitchen
  • Research and implement new culinary trends
  • Maintain a clean kitchen and abide by all state food safety and sanitation laws

Requirements and Qualifications

  • 2-year Culinary Arts degree and/or other culinary certification
  • Bachelor’s degree preferred
  • 5+ years’ experience in a head chef or managerial kitchen position
  • Certification in Health and Safety an added advantage
  • Vast knowledge in culinary arts, including any new up and coming food trends
  • Knowledgeable and dexterous using all manner of complex kitchen equipment
  • Effective and clear communicator
  • Expert skills and experience planning, designing, and preparing meals
  • Proficiency using Microsoft Suite to monitor and track inventory and maintain recipe records
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills
  • Proven leadership and creative abilities inside the kitchen
  • Expert problem solver who thrives under pressure
  • Top of the line customer services skills

NB: If you are keen on developing your career to being a Food and Beverage Manager/Director, then this position will lead you to that.

CLICK HERE to apply online

Hospitality and Food Industry