Head Chef at Ando

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Ando Foods is on a mission to create food brands for delivery only. We are creating the foundations of an idea – a premium experience, sustainable all round, and most importantly delicious restaurant quality delivery-only food that travels well.

REPORTING LINE: EXECUTIVE CHEF

TRAVEL UP TO: 20% MAINLY WITHIN NAIROBI

You must be passionate about food and cooking.

Main Responsibilities and Accountabilities

  • Manage and maintain food quality and cost control
  • Maintenance of high hygiene standards in the kitchen
  • Minimize guest complaints and maximize compliments on food
  • Adhere to quality and proper food presentation
  • Maintain the standards of food production and presentation set by the establishment through proper supervision of all the branches.
  • Ensue consistency in food preparation is adhered to at all times in all branches
  • Ensure all food prepared is tasted and acceptable for service
  • Maintain the laid down recipes
  • Eliminate waste, control stock rotation and portion control while ensuring no compromise on set standards
  • Responsible for kitchen equipment and tools to prevent misuse and damage.
  • Ensure pilferage is controlled in the kitchen at all times.
  • Responsible for the day-to-day running of the kitchen.
  • Not to divulge any recipes or methods of cooking to competitors.
  • Handling of emergency cases effectively and efficiently.
  • Be a master of proper communication system in the establishment.
  • Give briefs and feedback on kitchen operations to your staff regularly.
  • Carry out daily inventory spot checks on all prepared food and ensure they conform to business projection.
  • Ensure all supplies are done on time and of agreed quality.
  • Manage ‘First in First out’ procedure on all supplies or mise en place.
  • Liaise with managers on daily basis to obtain guests feedback and take appropriate measures where there are concerns.
  • Plan and have a proper duty roster at all times for your staff.
  • Train and motivate the staff under your control an ensure discipline is maintained.
  • Hold meetings with your staff and guide them on their performance or changes thereof.
  • Carry out self-appraisals and update on performance on regular basis.
  • Recommend any new products or supplies to your superiors for approval.
  • Recommend the right staff members for any promotion or training when necessary.
  • Should ensure staff are in proper and clean uniforms..
  • Maximize the teamwork spirit to all staff.
  • Create and maintain a harmonious working relationship within the department and with other departments.
  • Take any other instructions as may be given to you from time to time from your superiors.

 Experience 

  • 5 years and above in kitchen supervisory or management roles in the kitchen
  • Customer service training
  • Multi-skilled
  • Controls and costing knowledge
  • Purchasing ability
  • Food safety training (HAACP, ISO, etc.)
  • Optimization of labor
  • Strong leadership skills
  • Great communicator both oral and written


Submit your CV, copies of relevant documents and Application to  [email protected]
Use Head Chef as the subject of the email

Closing Date : 23 November. 2021



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