Contract Full Time

Head Chef

Posted 4 weeks ago
Rosemary Lane, Basseterre, St. Kitts
Application ends: May 27, 2022
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Job Description

Boujee Eats by Deli Fresh is looking for an experienced and qualified Head Chef to oversee all of our kitchen activities.  

The successful individual would be responsible for:

•    Controlling and directing the food preparation process 

•    Approving and “polishing” dishes before they reach the customer 

•    Creating menu items, recipes and developing dishes to ensure variety and quality 

•    Determining food inventory needs, stocking and ordering 

•    Ensuring the kitchen meets all regulations including nutrition, sanitary, food safety guidelines and food hygiene  

•    Managing, training and scheduling kitchen staff 

•    Maintaining records of payroll and attendance 

•    Fostering a climate of cooperation and respect between all co-workers including BOH and FOH staff

Education, Training & Qualification

He/ she must possess

•    A degree in Culinary science or related certificate 

•    Proven experience as Head Chef with a minimum of 5 years experience 

•    Exceptional proven ability of kitchen management 

•    A wide knowledge of different cooking styles and techniques including but not at all limited to vegan food choices and healthier meal options 

•    Ability in dividing responsibilities and monitoring progress 

•    Up-to-date with culinary trends and optimized kitchen processes 

•    Good understanding of useful computer programs (MS Office, restaurant management software, POS) 

•    Credentials in health and safety training 

•    Outstanding command and communication of the English language both spoken and written

Alongside some of these more general skills, all of our employees should possess:

•    Excellent knowledge of all sections 

•    Ability to produce excellent high-quality food 

•    Good oral communication 

•    Exceptional team management/ leadership skills 

•    High level of attention to detail 

•    Good level of numeracy 

•    Enthusiasm to develop your own skills and knowledge plus those around you 

•    Adaptability to change and willingness to embrace new ideas and processes 

•    Ability to work unsupervised and deliver quality work  

•    Positive and approachable 

•    Team player qualities

If you feel like the above describes you and you are confident that you are that individual that would be able to add long term value to our team then please send your cover letter, curriculum vitae, copies of certificates and two (2) reference letters to delifreshkn@gmail.com.

Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.