Chef/Cook at Brainston Kindergarten Ltd

  • Full Time
  • Kiambu

Brainston Kindergarten Ltd

SUMMARY

As a school chef, you will be responsible for managing daily kitchen activities, including supervising 4 kitchen staff members, overseeing, ensuring food quality and freshness, and maintaining kitchen safety and hygiene.

QUALIFICATIONS AND REQUIREMENTS

  • Diploma or certificate in Food and Beverage Management
  • 2-3 years of experience working in a school kitchen is A MUST
  • Food Safety Knowledge
  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written
  • Able to work well and meet strict deadlines with minimum supervision
  • Analytical mind and Problem-solving skills

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Participates and assists in maintaining kitchen operations to the highest standard and quality.
  • Communicates with the management team regularly regarding kitchen operations, and report problems on time.
  • Make sure that all food leaving the kitchen is checked for quality, quantity, temperature, and presentation
  • Participating in any training offered to the kitchen staff
  • Preparation and cooking of food for our students
  • Maintains established standards of sanitation, safety, and food preparation and storage as set by the local and state health departments; maintains an orderly, sanitary, and safe kitchen.
  • Ensure students with allergies are listed in the kitchen, identified in their respective classes, and served with substituted meal options.
  • Shares duties with the Assistant Cooks for the efficient functioning of the food service program
  • Assures the proper care and maintenance of all food service equipment; identifies equipment needs for food preparation and service and assists in purchasing as needed
  • Ensures that regular on-the-job practical cooking training is carried out, to improve staff performance and productivity
  • Maintains records of kitchen equipment, supplies, and inventory
  • Maintain a current certificate of medical examination.

Method of Application

Interested and qualified candidates should forward their CVs to hr@brainston.sc.ke using the POSITION APPLIED FOR as the subject of the email

To apply for this job email your details to hr@brainston.sc.ke