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Culinary/Commis Chef

Are you passionate about steak?


Job Overview

Category : Hospitality and Culinary Arts
Experience(s) : 1 Year
Location : Nairobi
Job Type: Entry Level
Job Kind :
Highest Educational Level : Diploma/Certificate in Culinary Arts
Salary :

Client Overview

Our client is an award winning steak house originally from South Africa who age their beef on the premises and cut to order. Since the inception of the first restaurant in 2002, they have been fortunate enough to share their beef journey with many farmers, butchers and customers. They are currently looking for staff who are passionate about what they do.

Job Brief:

We are looking for a skilled Commis Chef with a minimum experience of 1 years in a professional environment. One who is deeply passionate about steak. Managing the culinary side of the House and great multi-tasking skills are essential. Experience in using various ingredients and grills are important. Creative and deeply focused energy are a must.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Be able to follow various recipes and plate specifications
  • Setting up a culinary workstation with all ingredients and cooking equipment
  • Prepare food for service (e.g. chopping vegetables, butchering meat, or preparing sauces)
  • Prepares a variety of meats and other food items for cooking in grills and a variety of other kitchen equipment.
  • Flexibility working with different grills and cook tops
  • Keep a strictly sanitized and orderly environment in the kitchen/prep area
  • Ensure proper storage of food
  • Check quality of ingredients
  • Monitor stock and make orders when there are shortages
  • Portions food products prior to cooking according to standard portion sizes and recipe specifications.
  • Prepares item for grilling, frying, sautéing or other cooking methods by portioning, battering, breading, seasoning and/or marinating.
  • Follows proper plate presentation and garnish set up for all dishes.

Qualifications:

  • Diploma/Certificate in hospitality or any other related course
  • Must have a valid Food Handler certificate
  • At-least 1 years working experience
  • Skilled in using cutting tools, cookware + grill ware
  • Must be enthusiastic, versatile with great personality
  • Knowledge of various cooking techniques, procedures and methods
  • Food + restaurant sanitation training
  • Ability to work well with a team
  • Good stamina to withstand long hours
  • Ability to remain kind and patient under pressure