The Fairmont Norfolk is a historic hotel in Nairobi, Kenya and is owned by the luxury hotel chain, Fairmont Hotels and Resorts. The hotel has 170 rooms, 4 restaurants, and consists of 5 main blocks, each ranging from 1 to 2 stories high. The hotel has a signature Tudor style of architecture that has been maintained since its original construction.
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Learning programs through our Academies and the opportunity to earn qualifications while on internship
Opportunity to develop your talent and grow within your property and across the world!
Ability to make a difference in the local community through our Corporate Social Responsibility activities, like Planet 21
What you will be doing:
Working as part of the kitchen team this position involves food preparation and presentation with flair for breakfast, lunch and dinner for A la Carte, room service, functions and buffet service
Maintains a clean and hygienic work environment whilst ensuring a product of high quality and presentation standards
Demonstrate commitment to customer service for internal and external customers
Prepare and present menu items showing variety and flair
Ensure strict stock rotation and minimum wastage. Have stock control procedures implemented and maintained
Prepare and ensure availability of mis en place as required
Keep all working areas clean and tidy. Ensure all equipment is maintained, serviced and cleaned. Report any problems to the Executive Sous Chef
Be familiar with other areas in the Kitchen so when called upon, assistance can be provided.
Attend and actively participate in all WH&S training required of you by the Hotel.
Maintain standards of hygiene for food handling and presentation as prescribed by council / legislative regulations.
Ensure all equipment is kept in good working order and used only for the purpose for which it was intended. Report all broken or damaged departmental equipment to your Supervisor and record on appropriate maintenance report form.
Participate in scheduled training and development programs provided by the Hotel to improve self and department standards and attend departmental meetings as required.
Your experience and skills include:
Possibility of making a study agreement of at least 6 months
Proficient in the English language
Creative person with great attention to detail
Proactive and reactive, with a positive attitude, and a good disposition to work as a team