Saggy Suites is Hiring: Commis Chef

Full Time
  • Full Time
  • Nairobi

Saggy Suites

Saggy Suites is Hiring: Commis Chef

Saggy Suites, the epitome of luxury and tranquility, welcomes talented individuals to join our culinary team!

Job Level: Entry Level

Location: Nairobi

Industry: Hospitality

Gross Salary: 20k – 30k

About Saggy Suites

Saggy Suites stands as the ultimate haven for discerning travelers and business connoisseurs seeking unrivaled accommodations in a serene environment. From indulging in our exquisite bamboo restaurant to relaxing in our spacious, opulent bedroom suites, the culinary offerings are as diverse as they are delightful.

Position: Commis Chef

Are you passionate about the culinary arts? Join our team and embark on a journey of delectable creations!


1. Precision in Preparation

  • Accurately measure meal ingredients for the Commis Chef.
  • Prepare meal ingredients, including seasoning meats and preparing vegetables and fruits.

2. Culinary Expertise

  • Prepare basic salads and sauces under the guidance of the Chef de Partie.
  • Exhibit flair in Alacarte and Pastry cuisine.

3. Supply Chain Guardian

  • Receive deliveries, ensuring the quality and accuracy of items.
  • Maintain restaurant inventory; report low or depleted supplies.
  • Label food products meticulously.

4. Kitchen Hygiene

  • Dispose of expired or spoiled items, ensuring the kitchen’s pristine condition.
  • Perform cleaning tasks, guaranteeing sanitized workstations.

5. Presentation Perfection

  • Plate and present dishes as per the guidance of Supervisor/Head Chef/Manager.

Requirements and Skills

  • Associate’s degree, diploma, or certification in culinary arts.
  • Possession of a food handler’s license.
  • Proven experience in a commercial kitchen setting.
  • Strong grasp of food health and safety regulations.
  • Ability to withstand extended periods of activity.
  • Thrive under pressure with excellent organizational skills.
  • Effective communication skills.

How to Apply

If you’re ready to embrace this exciting opportunity and meet the job’s qualifications, send your CV, with the subject “Commis Chef,” to Application deadline: 31st October 2023.

Expert Tips to Be a Successful Applicant

  1. Tailor Your Resume: Customize your resume to emphasize your culinary skills and relevant experience, aligning with the Commis Chef role.
  2. Highlight Certifications: Showcase your culinary education and food handler’s license prominently in your application.
  3. Culinary Portfolio: If applicable, include a portfolio of your culinary creations or a link to your culinary blog to demonstrate your passion.
  4. Safety Focus: Discuss your commitment to maintaining the highest standards of food safety and hygiene.
  5. Team Player: Share instances of how you effectively collaborate in high-pressure kitchen environments.
  6. Problem Solving: Provide examples of times you resolved culinary challenges creatively.
  7. Customer Focus: Explain your dedication to ensuring guests receive an exceptional dining experience.
  8. Adaptability: Describe how you adapt to varying menus and cuisines, showcasing your versatility.
  9. Communication: Emphasize your ability to communicate effectively with colleagues and superiors in a kitchen setting.
  10. Passion for Growth: Discuss your ambition to continuously learn and improve your culinary skills.

Frequently Asked Questions

1. What does a Commis Chef do?

  • A Commis Chef assists in meal preparation, ingredient measurement, and maintaining kitchen hygiene. They work closely with the Chef de Partie to ensure the seamless operation of the kitchen.

2. What qualifications are required for this role?

  • A culinary arts degree, food handler’s license, and prior experience in a commercial kitchen are essential qualifications.

3. How do I apply for the Commis Chef position at Saggy Suites?

  • Send your CV to with the subject “Commis Chef” before the deadline on October 31, 2023.

4. What culinary specialties are valued at Saggy Suites?

  • We appreciate expertise in Alacarte and Pastry cuisines, which enhance our diverse culinary offerings.

5. What is the work environment like for a Commis Chef at Saggy Suites?

  • Expect a fast-paced, collaborative, and creative kitchen environment, where culinary excellence is celebrated.

6. Can I apply without a culinary degree?

  • While a culinary degree is preferred, prior experience in a commercial kitchen and a food handler’s license can make you a strong candidate.

7. What growth opportunities are available for Commis Chefs at Saggy Suites?

  • We encourage continuous learning and offer opportunities for advancement within our culinary team.

8. What’s the deadline for applications?

  • The application deadline is October 31, 2023.

9. Is there an age limit for applicants?

  • As long as you meet the qualifications, there’s no specific age limit for this position.

10. Can I apply if I’m a recent culinary graduate with no experience?

  • Yes, Saggy Suites welcomes passionate culinary graduates who are ready to learn and grow in a professional kitchen environment.

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