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Full Time
Masai Mara, Kenya
3 months ago
Exclusive lodge in the Masai Mara is looking for an experienced Executive Chef to oversee daily operations, as well as delivering an extraordinary guest experience within the lodge. You will plan and supervise the activities of the team to ensure, not only the smooth and profitable running of the business, but also ensuring that we leave the world in a better place. It is important for the Executive Chef to be involved in all aspects of the lodge kitchen operations as well as the Staff Canteen. You will be a key person of reference for all Kitchen employees and guests. The Executive Chef must be able to be a team player and an effective leader. Experience required: Kenyan national Previous experience as an Executive Chef at a 5-star lodge Relevant qualification Duties include: Maintain high standards of professionalism within the team Full responsibility for budget lines Guest Food Staff Food Work with Regional Executive Chef to ensure menu and food are aligned to lodge quality standards Work with Regional Exec Chef to ensure food scores and budgets are being monitored and met Work directly with the Guest Relations Managers and Head Guide, to ensure service standards are always maintained Ensure all health and safety compliance standards, including management of Covid-19 Protocols and HACCP Protocols, are met and/or exceeded and that all necessary functions in this regard are realised Oversee the month end stock takes Ensure the smooth daily running of the kitchen and canteen operation Conduct a pre-service meeting with all chefs and butlers Meet and cater to all guests with special dietaries Maintain a consistent cost per head for guests and staff To apply please send CV and food portfolio to