Thai Sous Chef, Kenya

Kenya (KE)
US$1,700 - 2,000
07 Oct 2016
04 Nov 2016
Job Type
Chefs, Sous Chef
Job Level

Our client is a five-star 100+ bedroom city centre hotel in Nairobi and part of an international hotel group, now looking for an experienced Thai Sous Chef to join their culinary team.



* Starting December 2016

* Reporting to the Chef De Cuisine/Executive Chef

* Responsible for the proper efficiency and profitable functioning of the assigned kitchen

* Supervises the work of Cooks and Pantry staff, remaining fair at all times.

* Ensure the consistent quality and standard of all food

* Tests cooked food and checks on its appearance and freshness

* Ensures that Mise-en-Place must be always well stocked & prepared

* To be completely familiar with each section in the department.

* Enforces all house rules and regulations, keeping fair at all times

* Maintains a friendly and pleasant image at all times & always checks personal & team’s hygiene and be well-groomed in appearance. Always wearing a clean and tidy uniform

* Acknowledges and screens daily work schedules, ensuring correct staffing levels to meet demand 

* Conducts daily briefing and de-briefing in the absence of the Department Head.

* Communicates effectively with guest, clients, business partners and staff

* Coaches and counsels all staff when applicable.

* Evaluates objectively the performance or related staff.

* Provides the most effective training to all staff in his/her department regularly.

* Motivates staff to grow within the company.



* Thai national and travelling on single status

* Minimum of at least 2 years of Sous Chef experience in a five-star hotel

* Hands on, able to lead & manage and a great team player

* Have a strong working knowledge in specific cuisine (Thai)

* Strong understanding of HACCP

* Proven track record of cost control including food, equipment, labour and waste to meet the food quality goals and the hotel’s financial goals.

* Demonstrate real passion for menu planning and leadership



* A highly competitive salary of US$1,700 – 2,000 net per month + full Expat package

* Accommodation in walking distance of hotel

* 2 year contract.

* Single package

* Medical cover

* Flights from the point of hire and back after 12 months

* 28 days of annual leave

To apply, please send a Word (not Adobe) format CV, including a smart head and shoulders photo to Stephen Thorley –