Executive Chef

Full Time
  • Post Date: May 15, 2019
  • Apply Before: May 31, 2019
Job Description

Our client is currently looking for an Executive Chef  Residences Nairobi.

Key responsibilities

  • To oversee the kitchen and stewarding operations of the Hotel
  • Ensure all menus are accurately costed, have standard recipes and presentation photos
  • All new menu items to include service staff education and tasting
  • In conjunction with the Food & Beverage Manager look at new potential revenue streams including outside catering opportunities.
  • Daily monitoring of the Food Cost to ensure monthly targets are achieved without undermining the agreed product quality
  • Ensure you have a presence in our outlets and interact with guests during service and ensure this practice by the Executive Sous or Sous Chef in your absence
  • Adhere to and monitor departmental operating expenses as per departmental budget and forecast.
  • Full compliance with local municipality HACCAP standards and certification.
  • To interact with Food & Beverage and Sales & Marketing to ensure hotel guest receives high level of service
  • Review and monitor departmental work schedules, oversee that departmental payroll is in line with budgets.
  • Ensure that staff scheduling is done effectively and in line with business demands
  • Train and develop the kitchen and stewarding team in the departmental operating standards
  • To drive the performance of the kitchen and stewarding team members, including completion of performance appraisals, coaching counselling and performance management in conjunction with Human Resources
  • To lead and support employees in the achievement of financial, operational and service delivery targets via effective organizational policy and procedural development and appropriate employee training activities
  • Foster a winning, solution-oriented work environment, motivating and engaging employees to continuously deliver the best possible service and to provide feedback and suggestions
  • Implement checks and controls for each and every food delivery for quality and proper storage
  • Actively review guest comments and feedback, communicate this with the team members and implement procedures to enhance guest satisfaction