Our client is a luxury 5-star Restaurant located in Kano, with years’ of experience in the hospitality industry in Nigeria.
They currently have an opening for an Assistant Chef to be based in Kano.
The assistant chef provides support to the lead chef where food preparation is concerned. He / She also ensures that the kitchen is clean and operational.
Ensuring the food preparation areas and equipment, as well as food storage areas are clean and hygienic
Washing utensils and dishes and making sure they are stored appropriately
Sorting, storing and distributing ingredients
Washing, peeling, chopping, cutting and cooking foodstuffs and helping to prepare meals, salads and desserts
Assist in the planning of the menu and in the preparation of the meals for varying sized groups.
Purchase, verify quality and quantity of food and kitchen supplies required for daily activities and various functions.
Estimate the amount and kind of food to be purchased, taking into account the nature of the function and the number of guests.
Assist with planning, budgeting and maintaining inventory.
Work towards exceeding customer’s expectation by encouraging and promoting high level of service.
Ensure proper arrangement and garnishing of food.
Manage food logs and monitor the quality and quantity of food prepared.
Must have Passion for food : someone who enjoys the process of food preparation and creating menus.
Ability to pay attention to details : adherence to specific ingredients and measurement needed for various menus.
Ability to maintain a high level of hygiene and cleanliness in the restaurant area
Proven 2 - 3 years relevant experience in a 4 star or 5 star hotel or restaurant.
Ability to work with figures and manage budget.
Ability to learn fast
Must understand the importance of health and hygiene
Ability to work in a fast-paced and high volume environment
Knowledge of standard food preparation and storage technique
Effective communication skills.
Must be proficient in the use of Opera and Micros
Must be willing to work within Kano
THIS ROLE IS ONLY OPEN TO QUALIFIED CANDIDATES WHO RESIDE IN KANO, AND QUALIFIED CANDIDATES WHO ARE WILLING TO RELOCATE TO KANO AT THEIR OWN COST.