Demi Chef Pastry

The Fairmont Mara Safari Club

Location: KE - Masai Mara National Reserve

11/11/16 17:30
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Chef de Partie

Every memorable dining experience at Fairmont Hotels and Resorts begins behind the scenes with our Culinary team’s commitment to safe, efficient operations and exceptional cuisine. The care and quality you devote to food preparation as Demi Chef de Partie will result in truly spectacular fare that delights our guests.

Hotel Overview: The Fairmont Mara Safari Club has opened following an extensive renovation program. Surrounded on three sides by the Mara River, and on the edge of the world’s Seventh “New” Wonder of the World – the Masai Mara - Fairmont Mara Safari Club is the epitome of tented luxury. The main lodge at the center of camp hosts an indoor restaurant, bar and library with Internet access to keep the relatives up to date with safari adventures. A spacious outside deck overhangs the river and leads to a heated pool, complete with bar and private massage tents.

Summary of Responsibilities:

Reporting to the Sous Chef, responsibilities and essential job functions include but are not limited to the following:

* Consistently offer professional, friendly and proactive guest service while supporting fellow Colleagues

* Ensure the consistency in the preparation of all food items for a la carte andor buffet menus according to hotel recipes and standards

* Actively share ideas, opinions and suggestions in daily shift briefings

* Ensure all kitchen Colleagues are aware of standards and expectations

* Liaise daily with Outlet Chefs to keep open lines of communication regarding guest feedback

* Complete daily checks of all mis en place to ensure freshness and quality standards

* Maintain proper rotation of product in all chillers to minimize wastage/spoilage

* Have full knowledge of all menu items, daily features and promotions

* Ensure the cleanliness and maintenance of all work areas, utensils, and equipment

* Follow kitchen policies, procedures and service standards

* Follow all safety and sanitation policies when handling food and beverage

* Other duties as assigned

Qualifications:

* Previous experience in the Culinary field required

* Journeyman’s papers or international equivalent required

* DiplomaCertification in a Culinary discipline preferred

* Computer literate in Microsoft Window applications an asset

* Strong interpersonal and problem solving abilities

* Highly responsible & reliable

* Ability to work well under pressure in a fast paced environment

* Ability to work cohesively as part of a team

* Ability to focus attention on guest needs, remaining calm and courteous at all times

Physical Aspects of Position (include but are not limited to):

* Constant standing and walking throughout shift

* Frequent lifting and carrying up to 30 lbs

* Occasional kneeling, pushing, pulling, lifting

* Occasional ascending or descending ladders, stairs and ramps

Visa Requirements: Eligible to work in Kenya.