Head Chef Job Vacancy – Heritage Coffee Company Limited

Job Title:     Head Chef
Organisation: Heritage
Coffee Company Limited
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
About US:
Heritage Coffee
Company Limited presently provides coffee to some of the top food service
establishments in North America including upscale dining, hotel, In-room,
restaurant chains, catering halls and convenience stores.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
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The incumbent will provide effective leadership to
the production staff
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Instruct cooks and other workers in the preparation,
cooking, garnishing, and presentation of food
·        
Determine production schedules and staff
requirements necessary to ensure timely delivery of services
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Demonstrate new cooking techniques and equipment to
staff
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Ensure staff professionalism
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Enhance a skills and talent growth environment
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Ensure continuous menu re-engineering so as to
enhance the guest′s dining experience and increase sales turn over
·        
Carry out product development (menu items)
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Study customer tastes and preferences
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Maintain production efficiency
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Apply cost and quality control measures to meet
departmental budgets
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Ensure food portion control
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Practice requisition control (check the quantity and
quality of received products).
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Actively monitor material usage
·        
Maintain a conducive / friendly working environment
for the kitchen staff so as to provide service to guest and staff satisfaction
·        
Ensure work safety and hygiene maintenance for staff
and kitchen environment.
·        
Carry out regular training and mentorship in
occupational safety
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Improving employee relations at all levels
·        
Ensure proper usage of utilities and proper waste
management
·        
Control unnecessary lighting and switching off idle
equipment.
·        
Control running water at all the sinks
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Ensuring proper disposal of waste
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Educate staff on recyclable items
Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
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The ideal candidate should preferably hold a Degree,
Diploma in Food Production, Culinary Arts, Food Management.
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At least five years’ restaurant experience with
three years’ as an Executive Chef.
·        
Broad awareness of HACCP standards
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Evidence of leading a kitchen brigade of 30+.
·        
Computer literacy skills and knowledge
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Good leadership and supervisory skills
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Detail oriented and organized in work
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Ability to meet assigned deadlines
·        
Excellent problem analysis and problem-solving
skills
·        
Excellent interpersonal skills with a customer
service focus
·        
Ability to act and operate independently with
minimal daily direction from immediate Manager
·        
Excellent oral and written communication skills
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified candidates should send their
applications by clicking on this link.
Please upload
the following in your application; an updated CV / resume (PDF or Word Format)
which should include your contact information and three work related references
and a one page statement describing your suitability for the role should be
included.
Deadline: 31st December 2015
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