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

Company: Creck Hardware and General Suppliers Limited

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Overview

 

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.

Qualifications

  • 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 hrm@creckhardware.com not later than 11th December, 2023.