Hospitality Jobs Kenya – Join Our Team as a Demi Chef, Commis Chef, Waiter, Steward, or Cashier at BLUMEAFRICA

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BlumeAfrica

 Join Our Team as a Demi Chef, Commis Chef, Waiter, Steward, or Cashier at BLUMEAFRICA

Location: Kenya 

Job Category: Hospitality, Catering, Events

Overview:

BlumeAfrica, a prominent events and catering services provider, is excited to announce openings for multiple roles within our dynamic team. As we continue to grow, we are seeking talented individuals to join us in delivering exceptional service and unforgettable experiences to our clients. If you are passionate about the hospitality industry and thrive in a fast-paced environment, we encourage you to apply for one of the following positions: Demi Chef, Commis Chef, Waiter, Steward, or Cashier.

Position Summary:

As a member of the BlumeAfrica team, you will play a crucial role in ensuring the smooth operation of our events and catering services. Whether you are creating culinary delights in the kitchen, providing impeccable service to guests, or managing transactions with a friendly smile, your dedication and expertise will contribute to the success of our events and the satisfaction of our clients.

Key Responsibilities:

Demi Chef:

  • Assist in the preparation and cooking of various dishes according to recipes and standards.
  • Maintain a clean and organized workstation, adhering to food safety and sanitation guidelines.
  • Collaborate with the culinary team to develop new menu items and seasonal specials.
  • Ensure timely and efficient execution of orders to meet guest expectations.

Commis Chef:

  • Support the Demi Chef and Sous Chef in all aspects of food preparation and cooking.
  • Execute tasks efficiently, including ingredient preparation, cooking, and plating.
  • Follow recipes and portion sizes accurately to maintain consistency in taste and presentation.
  • Assist in inventory management and stock rotation to minimize waste and ensure freshness.

Waiter:

  • Greet guests warmly and guide them through the dining experience, providing menu recommendations and answering questions.
  • Take orders accurately and relay them to the kitchen staff promptly.
  • Serve food and beverages in a timely manner, ensuring presentation meets standards.
  • Anticipate guest needs and respond promptly to requests with a focus on guest satisfaction.

Steward:

  • Maintain cleanliness and organization of all kitchen equipment, utensils, and work areas.
  • Assist in dishwashing and sanitization procedures to uphold food safety standards.
  • Support kitchen staff in food preparation tasks as needed, including ingredient portioning and mise en place.
  • Monitor inventory of cleaning supplies and notify management of any shortages.

Cashier:

  • Process transactions accurately and efficiently using POS systems or manual methods.
  • Handle cash, credit, and debit payments with integrity and attention to detail.
  • Provide friendly and attentive service to customers, addressing any concerns or inquiries.
  • Balance cash registers at the end of each shift and reconcile discrepancies following established procedures.

Requirements:

  • Minimum of 2 years of experience in busy restaurants or hotels.
  • Strong multitasking abilities with the capacity to prioritize tasks in a fast-paced environment.
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to work effectively as part of a team.
  • Proficiency in English language, both verbal and written.
  • Must meet all specific requirements outlined for each position.

How to Apply:

If you meet the above requirements and are ready to take on a new challenge with BlumeAfrica, we invite you to submit your resume to info@blumeafrica.co.ke. Please specify the position you are applying for in the subject line of your email. Only candidates who meet the specified requirements will be considered.


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Sample Cover Letter for a Demi Chef Position:

[Recipient’s Name]

[Company Name]

[Company Address]

[City, State, Zip Code]

Dear [Recipient’s Name],

I am writing to express my interest in the [Job Title] position at BlumeAfrica as advertised. With a passion for culinary arts and a proven track record in delivering exceptional dining experiences, I am confident in my ability to contribute to your dynamic team.

During my [X years] of experience in the hospitality industry, I have honed my skills in [mention relevant skills or experiences]. I am adept at [mention specific tasks or responsibilities relevant to the position], and I thrive in fast-paced environments where attention to detail and teamwork are paramount.

What excites me most about the opportunity at BlumeAfrica is [mention something specific about the company or role that resonates with you]. I am eager to bring my expertise to your team and contribute to the continued success of your culinary endeavors.

Thank you for considering my application. I look forward to the opportunity to discuss how my skills and experiences align with the needs of your team. Please find my resume attached for your review.

Sincerely,

[Applicant’s Name]

10 Expert Tips for Becoming a Successful Applicant for the Demi Chef Position:

  1. Tailor your resume to highlight relevant experience and skills in the culinary field.
  2. Research BlumeAfrica’s menu and style to demonstrate your understanding of the company’s culinary standards.
  3. Emphasize your ability to work in a fast-paced environment and collaborate with a team.
  4. Showcase your creativity and passion for food through examples of innovative dishes you have created.
  5. Highlight any additional certifications or training related to food safety and sanitation.
  6. Prepare for the interview by practicing responses to common culinary-related questions and scenarios.
  7. Demonstrate your commitment to professional development by mentioning any ongoing culinary education or training programs.
  8. Showcase your adaptability and willingness to learn new techniques and cuisines.
  9. Connect with current or former employees of BlumeAfrica to gain insights into the company culture and expectations.
  10. Follow up after submitting your application to express your continued interest in the position and inquire about next steps.

Possible Demi Chef Interview Questions With Answers:

  1. Question: Can you describe your approach to menu planning and development? Answer: As a Demi Chef, I believe in creating menus that showcase seasonal ingredients and flavors while also catering to the preferences of our guests. I enjoy collaborating with the culinary team to brainstorm new ideas and refine existing recipes based on feedback from diners.
  2. Question: How do you prioritize tasks and manage your time in a fast-paced kitchen environment? Answer: I prioritize tasks by assessing their urgency and importance, focusing on completing time-sensitive activities first while maintaining attention to detail. I also communicate effectively with team members to coordinate workflow and ensure efficiency during busy periods.
  3. Can you tell us about your previous experience in the hospitality industry?

    Answer: Certainly. During my time at [Previous Company], I had the opportunity to work in a busy restaurant environment where I developed strong multitasking skills and a keen attention to detail.

  4. How do you handle high-pressure situations in a fast-paced restaurant setting?

    Answer: I thrive in fast-paced environments and remain calm under pressure. I prioritize tasks, communicate effectively with team members, and focus on delivering exceptional service to guests.

  5. How do you ensure effective communication with other team members during service?

    Answer: I believe communication is key to a successful service. I make sure to communicate clearly and efficiently with my colleagues, whether it’s through verbal cues or using our communication system.

  6. Can you give an example of a time when you went above and beyond to satisfy a guest’s request?

    Answer: Absolutely. There was a time when a guest had a special dietary restriction, and I worked closely with the chef to create a custom dish that met their needs. The guest was delighted with the outcome, and it was rewarding to exceed their expectations.

  7. How do you handle constructive feedback from supervisors or customers?

    Answer: I welcome constructive feedback as an opportunity for growth. I listen attentively, take ownership of any areas for improvement, and strive to incorporate feedback into my work to deliver an even better experience next time.

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Best wishes, The BlumeAfrica Team

We are committed to attracting and retaining the best employees from all races and backgrounds in our continued effort to become a better development partner. We are an equal employer and do not charge any application/recruitment fee, whether refundable or not.

To apply for this job email your details to info@blumeafrica.co.ke


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