EN - Senior Chef de Partie at Fairmont Hotels & Resorts

Nairobi, Kenya
  • Job Type: Full Time
  • Qualification: BA/BSc/HND
  • Experience
  • Location: Nairobi
  • Job Field: Catering / Confectionery 

Job Description
Senior Chef De Partie

  • Do you have an appetite for career progression and are ready to take your culinary skills to a world-class platform? Take your career to a whole new level with us and join our kitchen team. We are waiting for you to turn moments into memories for our guests.

What is in it for you:

  • Employee benefit card offering discounted rates in Accor worldwide
  • Learning programs through our Academies
  • Opportunity to develop your talent and grow within your property and across the world!
  • Ability to make a difference through our Corporate Social Responsibility activities, like Planet 21

What you will be doing:

Reporting to the Junior Sous Chef, responsibilities and essential job functions include but are not limited to the following;

  • Conduct daily shift briefings to kitchen colleagues in absence of Junior Sous Chef & Sous Chef.
  • Promote a Fun/Professional and Disciplined work environment
  • Lead by example using Fairmont’s Mission, Vision & Values
  • Support/coach/Lad & motivate kitchen colleagues
  • Actively share ideas, opinions & suggestions in daily shift briefings
  • Ensure storeroom requisitions are accurate to minimize repeat visits
  • Ensure all kitchen colleagues are aware of standards & expectations
  • Promote Health & Safety at all times
  • Ensure proper hygiene
  • Ensure all grooming, spot check and temperature control sheets are filled as required
  • Maintain cleanliness and proper rotation of product in all chillers
  • Minimize wastage / spoilage
  • Maintain consistent on the job training sessions for culinary colleagues
  • Liaison daily with Outlet Chefs to keep open lines of communication & guest feedback. Strives to maintain & improve all food preparations & presentations
  • Participate in monthly EOS committee meetings to address colleagues EOS issues
  • Strives to improve results for Food Quality
  • Act as an extension of kitchen managers to communicate food consistency & quality
  • Daily checks of all mi en place to ensure freshness & quality standards
  • Strive to develop as a leader by attending Fairmont Managerial Courses
  • Assign and follow up tasks as dictated by business volumes
  • Performs any other reasonable duties as required by the department head.

Your experience and skills include:

  • Previous experience in the Culinary field required 
  • Journeyman’s papers or international equivalent required 
  • Diploma Certification in a Culinary discipline is an asset 
  • Computer literate in Microsoft Windows applications an asset 
  • Strong interpersonal and problem-solving abilities 
  • Highly responsible & reliable 
  • Ability to work cohesively as part of a team
  • Ability to focus attention on guest needs, remaining calm and courteous at all times

Method of Application

Interested and qualified? Go to Fairmont Hotels & Resorts on jobs.smartrecruiters.com to apply