Segera Retreat Junior Chefs Job Vacancies in Laikipia County, Kenya

Segera Retreat

Position Title: Junior Chef

(3 Positions)

Location: Segera, Laikipia County

Reporting to: HOD F&B Kitchen

About Segera

Segera Retreat is a private 50,000-acre wildlife conservancy and award-winning eco-safari retreat in Kenya, East Africa.

Segera, in the spirit of all associated Long Run partners, offers itself as a true ecotourism destination.

Long Run Destinations are carefully selected by the Zeitz Foundation for their commitment to enacting the 4Cs – conservation, community, culture, and commerce.

Segera is a treasured haven for Kenya’s most celebrated wildlife species. Segera is a home to a diverse range of animal, bird, and plant life and serves as an important migration corridor for elephants and other wide-ranging species.

The Laikipia area has been home to over 40 mammals and 365 bird species, the majority of which can be found on Segera. It is home to a variety of reptile and insect species.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Preparing vegetables, fruits and other food supplies under the supervision of the HOD F&B Kitchen or Chef de Parties
  • Food production for all food requests and other special requests in accordance with the Segera
  • Ensuring proper handling and maintenance of all equipments within the department
  • Enforcing the highest standards of hygiene and sanitation within the establishment and the designated area of work. Clean as you work
  • Attend kitchen and staff meetings as scheduled
  • The rotation of all perishables on a daily basis, making sure that all containers are properly labeled, wrapped and stored
  • Once fully trained and confident in the tasks required, you would then be expected to assist in the
    induction of new staff into the kitchen, and ensure all standards within your area are maintained at all times.
  • Relieve other positions when needed
  • Work in all areas of the kitchen and apply all principles of cooking

In addition to the duties and responsibilities listed above, the post holder is required to perform any other reasonable duties that may be assigned by the supervisor from time to time.

Key Result Areas

  • Food production should be done to the highest quality and standard of the hotel and the guests’
  • Ensure that the reputation and image of the food outlet of the hotel be sustained and improved all the time.
  • Food service, handling and production should be done to the highest standards, thus creating a
    consistently high quality of standards
  • Maintain an excellent reputation in the eyes of the guest, management and staff.
  • To contribute to a contented, challenged and stable brigade.

The ideal candidate must have the following minimum qualifications:-

  • Relevant Diploma/Certificate from a recognized institution.
  • Knowledge of health and safety regulations
  • Basic computer skills will be an added advantage
  • Ability to remain calm and undertake various tasks
  • Excellent time management abilities
  • Ability to communicate well.
  • High degree of honesty, integrity and reliability.
  • Willingness to work long hours.
  • Ability to work well under pressure.

How to Apply

Those who meet the above qualifications should submit their applications through to reach the Human Resource Manager on or before 16th January 2023.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.