Full Time
December 4, 2023
Lilongwe, Malawi
December 11, 2023

Company: Creck Hardware and General Suppliers Limited

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Position: Sous Chef

Location: Lilongwe


We are looking for a well-qualified Sous Chef

Duties and Responsibilities


Food Preparation and Services

  • Allocates staff regularly for different types of menus according to capabilities for smooth running of the kitchen
  • Ensures requisitions are prepared according to the menus and level of business for the day
  • Checks quality and quantity of raw materials for menus to maintain standards in food production at all times.
  • Conducts shift briefings to kitchen and service staff in order to equip them with days menu and activities
  • Ensures that food preparation is done in accordance with recipe and customer Needs and requirements
Operating Cost

  • Ensures that food production is in line with business level to avoid food wastage all the time
  • Ensures that stock taking is properly done to determine pilferage and wastage levels every ten day.
Stocks and Equipment

  • Ensures all available equipment is in good working condition for daily operations and is used for their intended purposes to avoid damages and accidents.
  • Prioritizes proper storage of kitchen equipment to prevent damages and theft, along with practicing energy conservation by turning off all kitchen equipment after use.
  • Enforces that leftover food is properly covered before storage and labelled with expiry dates to prevent wastage and potential food poisoning.
  • Ensures that staff are well-groomed and wear protective garments at all times to maintain hygiene and safety standards, preventing accidents.
  • Responsible for keeping the kitchen equipment, surroundings, and all food storage areas clean to avoid accidents and bacterial contamination.
  • Ensures that stored food is kept under recommended temperatures to prevent bacterial contamination, contributing to overall cleanliness and hygiene.
Guest Satisfaction

  • Checks that food is served at the recommended temperature to meet guest expectations by using temperature probes all the time
  • Checks guest satisfaction through interaction during and after meals
Staff Development and Supervision

  • Takes the lead in training and coaching staff members to ensure quality food production standards are maintained.
  • Monitors staff attendance through daily roll calls to ensure a smooth flow of service and control absenteeism, maintaining the efficiency of kitchen operations.
  • Provides guidance and counsel to staff members on work ethics to avoid disputes and maintain a disciplined, harmonious working environment at all times.


  • Should have a Malawi School Certificate
  • Certificate in food production, those with higher qualification in food production will have added advantage.


Experience and Requirements

  • Must have worked in a busy environment for a minimum period of 3 years.
  • Must have practical knowledge of oriental cuisine.
  • The incumbent must be ready to work odd hours.
  • Must be able to work in a Personal Residential setting.


Candidates who meets these requirements must send their applications letters with their updated curriculum vitae with three traceable referees and copies of certificates to not later than 11th December, 2023.