A young VIP family residing in Karen, Nairobi, Kenya, seek the employment of a Private Chef to take care of the residence's hospitality services and manage the private dietary requirements for daily meals and receptions.
Menu planning, grocery shopping, stock inventory, food preparation and plating of a high standard will be required within very flexible hours.
The candidate should have a good command of Kiswahili with English being an advantage, and professional cooking skills with traceable qualifications and references. Local and international travel with the family may be required.
Additional tasks may include the management of additional staff, third party service suppliers and personal assistant duties.
This is a live-in position.
Duties and responsibilities
Preparing daily/weekly/monthly menus based on dietary requirements and family preferences.
Cooking & preparation for daily meals.
International & modern continental cuisine
Cooking of healthy, tasty, low-calorie dietary dishes
Sensitivity and experience in medical dietary requirements
Making a list of inventory and required fresh produce
Purchasing and budgeting for the purchase of fresh produce
Managing of suppliers
Table setting and service when required for informal & formal receptions
Catering for large receptions, both formal and informal (family gatherings)
Implementation of standard health and safety regulation within the kitchen
Keeping the workplace, kitchen equipment and household appliances clean and tidy at all times.
Management of other staff duties and rosters.
Management of third party suppliers.
3 years' experience working as a Chef in a private residence
Professional Cooking skills qualifications & private residential experience
Dynamic, friendly yet professional person with kind and honest attributes
Compliance with the rules of personal hygiene and health at work
Requirements and Skills
Schedule is flexible for 6 days per week when required with guests.
Schedules are less demanding when the family are alone.
Annual schedule & vacations are given in advance (as early as possible)
Salary based on experience and qualifications for the right candidate.
Private room will be offered upon employment
Full time placement with 1 month trial period
Minimum Qualification Requirements
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