Sous Chef Job in Kenya

Position Summary

The Sous Chef will work
closely with the Head Chef to deliver exceptional dining experiences to our
staff, and guests. The ideal candidate should possess a strong culinary
background, leadership skills, and a passion for creating authentic
International Cuisines.

Key Duties &
Responsibilities:

Menu Planning: Collaborate with the Head
Chef to plan menus that are not only delicious but also
nutritious. 

Food Preparation: Oversee the
preparation of meals, ensuring that food is cooked and presented to high
standards. 

Quality Control: Maintain the quality
and consistency of food by conducting regular taste tests and inspections.
Ensure that all meals meet health and safety regulations.

Inventory Management: Monitor inventory
levels of food and supplies, and coordinate with the supply chain officer
to order ingredients as needed while minimizing waste.

Cost Control: Work with the Head Chef to
control food costs through portion control, waste reduction, and efficient
use of ingredients.


Food Safety: Maintain strict food safety
and hygiene standards. Ensure that kitchen staff follows all sanitation
procedures and guidelines.

Menu Adaptation: Be flexible and
creative in adapting menus to accommodate special dietary needs, cultural
preferences, and seasonal ingredients.

Crisis Response: Be prepared to respond
to emergencies or crises by ensuring food availability and coordinating
with relevant authorities or organizations, especially in a humanitarian
context.

Waste Reduction: Implement strategies to
minimize food waste through portion control, recycling, and composting.

Kitchen Organization: Maintain an
organized and efficient kitchen environment, including equipment
maintenance and cleanliness.

Menu Costing: Assist in costing out menu
items to help manage the budget effectively.

Sustainability: Promote sustainable
practices in the kitchen, such as sourcing local and ethically produced
ingredients and reducing the carbon footprint of food production.

Qualifications:

Proven experience as a Sous Chef or
similar role, with a focus on different International cuisine.

Culinary diploma or equivalent
certification preferred.

At Least two years of exceptional
culinary skills and creativity

Excellent interpersonal, communication
and organizational skills

Excellent communication and
interpersonal skills.

Flexibility to work evenings and
weekends as needed.

How To Apply

Interested and qualified
candidates should forward their CV to: 
hr@bantuafrica.co.ke using the position
title as subject of email by 
COB 15th January 2024.

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