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Chief Steward/HACCP

Salary rangeConfidential | Contract type: Permanent

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Job Summary

Everyone agrees that the Mount Kenya Safari Club Nanyuki is an exclusive retreat. Situated some one hundred and ninety kilometres to the north of Nairobi, on the slopes of Mount Kenya, it has a reputation for relaxed elegance. Many of the world's famous names, be they royalty, film stars or merely the rich, seek it out as a secluded haven where, although you do your safari during the day, you always dress for dinner
  • Previous leadership experience in a Stewarding department required
  • Strong interpersonal and problem solving abilities
  • Computer literate in Microsoft Window applications required
  • University/College degree in a related discipline an asset
  • 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
  • Visa Requirements: Eligible to work in Kenya


Reporting to the Executive 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
  • Lead and manage the Stewarding team in all aspects of the department and ensure standards are followed
  • Balance operational, administrative and Colleague needs
  • Establish HACCP norms in all the required places (From Receiving area to Kitchen)
  • Create, manage and maintain the traceability system established
  • Organize a weekly Kitchen inspection based on HACCP Standard
  • Conduct regularly scheduled departmental meetings
  • Create, manage and maintain food safety documentation and records
  • Supervise and maintain the sanitation of kitchen equipment and other areas assigned
  • Ensure all banquet event orders are reviewed and ensure proper set-ups are in place
  • Review and prepare of SOPs, working out for cleaning schedules and their implementation along with Executive Chef, Executive Sous Chef and Pastry Chef.
  • Implementation of pest management program
  • Coordinating with engineering department to implement preventive and corrective maintenance
  • Solving/following any problems/issues related to food safety.
  • Manage and maintain a satisfactory waste disposal system
  • Review and follow up on the Microbiological results from laboratory
  • Review the implementation of food safety skills of staff
  • Prepare monthly reports on shortages in chinasilverware and equipment and requisition replacements as required while following budget guidelines
  • Work closely with the Chef, Director of Banquets/Catering to anticipate guest needs
  • Order and control all inventory of cleaning compounds
  • Ensure all equipment is in working order and report any items in need of repair
  • Follow the repairs of all the Kitchen Materials
  • Follow department policies, procedures and service standards
  • Maintain a clean and safe work environment
  • Other duties as assigned
  • Organize training and train all Heartist in the matter of Hygiene and Food safety. And establish and keep staff training file
  • Supervise all incoming orders and ensures that all purchases which are needed are delivered in the quantities that are required.
  • Take care of all personal hygiene in kitchen
  • To ensure all suppliers are following the hygiene standard though delivery and receiving by leading on the spot inspections.

Job Requirements

Required education: Bachelor's degree
Required relevant work experience: 2 years
Required languages: English (Spoken: fluent | Written: fluent)
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