Head Chef

Job Summary

The Head Chef will organize and oversee the work of the kitchen staff but at the same time be involved in some of the preparation
and cooking of food at Mapenzi Grill

Responsibilities

  • Provide effective leadership to the production staff through Instructing cooks and other workers in the preparation, cooking, garnishing, and presentation of food
  • Demonstrate new cooking techniques and equipment to staff
  • Ensure continuous menu re-engineering so as to enhance the diner’s
    dining experience and increase sales turn over by studying diner tastes and preferences and also maintaining production efficiency
  • Practice requisition control (check the quantity and quality of received products)
  • Monitor material usage
  • Ensure meal and event presentations are consistent, prompt and appetizing
  • Manage the daily food production including planning, costing, and recipe compliance and food quality.
  • Plan and schedule training of the junior staff on various skills and values in the kitchen department.
  • Maintain a conducive / friendly working environment for the kitchen staff so as to provide service to diners and staff satisfaction
  • Communicate the importance of safety procedures, detailing procedure codes, ensuring employee understanding of safety codes, monitoring processes and procedures related to safety.
  • Ensure proper usage of utilities and proper waste management

    Qualifications, Skills and Experience

  • Relevant academic degree in advanced Catering
  • At least three years of restaurant experience
  • Computer literacy skills
  • Good leadership and supervisory skills
  • Detail oriented and organized in work
  • Ability to meet assigned deadlines
  • Experience with menu planning, preparing budgets and purchasing
  • Excellent problem analysis and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with a customer service focus
  • Ability to act and operate independently with minimal daily direction from immediate Manager
  • Good oral and written communication skills

How to apply

Send your CV to hr@i3c.co.ug

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