Executive Chef

The MedLux International Hospital brand is a newly established luxury medical hospitality outlet. When we open our doors, a contemporary and artistic masterpiece on Westlands Road, MedLux International Hospital shall stand as a symbol of uncompromising elegance and bespoke service. Our identity shall be built around the best address in the City, MedLux International is a place where trends are born, boundaries are broken and guests can simply heal exquisitely.
Occupying a twenty storey masterpiece, with 360 – degree panoramic views of the Nairobi skyline, framed by the upper class residential and business Westlands district, the unique MedLux International facility, is at the heart of the capital’s high street. The facility has an emergency department, high end outpatient clinic, signature inpatient suites and top of the range surgical facilities surrounded by lush amenities.
With a luxurious service-scape, there is need to have talent that brings life to the fixtures and fittings. At Medlux, boxes don’t exist and we color outside the lines while observing highest international healthcare code of ethics and conduct.
You will thrive with us if you are agile, innovative and you live for unprecedented levels of 360 degree patient experience. We invite you to explore a career journey with us.
We are currently hiring an Executive Chef (1 Positions) to join our team.

Job Summary

Welcome to our family

As an aspiring center of excellence, there’s no better place to make your mark. If you have the natural ability to communicate and enjoy working with others, we welcome you to join our global family. Here, you will find a place where your personality and ideas are as appreciated as the work you do. Each day will open your mind to a world of possibilities, growth opportunities and the chance to meet people from all corners of the globe.

The impact you’ll make

Our facility is searching for a for commendable Executive Chef to manage our kitchen staff and to resolve kitchen issues swiftly. The Executive Chef attracts and retains staff, maintains a cooperative relationship with team members, optimizes staff productivity and serves as replacement in team members’ absence. You will train staff to use new recipes, cooking techniques and equipment, and oversee cooks performing food preparation. You will oversee delivery of food supplies, prepare special dishes and supervise overall kitchen operation during dinner service.

To ensure success you will ensure your team delivers high-quality, cost-effective dishes promptly. Top candidates are creative, service-oriented and level-headed.

No matter whether a guest arrives weary from their illness or excited for a new addition to their family, you know what to cook to make them feel at home. They will appreciate the impressive meal presentation, the fresh ingredients, and the consistently delicious taste. When they know you genuinely care about the quality of their visit, you are operating at a level of excellence.

What you’ll do

  • Ensuring promptness, freshness and quality of dishes.
  • Coordinating cooks’ tasks.
  • Implementing hygiene policies and examining equipment for cleanliness.
  • Designing new recipes, planning menus and selecting plate presentation.
  •  Reviewing staffing levels to meet service, operational and financial objectives.
  • Hiring and training kitchen staff, such as cooks, food preparation workers and
    dishwashers.
  • Performing administrative tasks, taking stock of food and equipment supplies, and doing
    purchase orders.
  • Setting and monitoring performance standards for staff.
  • Obtaining feedback on food and service quality, and handling customer problems and
    complaints.

Perks you deserve

We’ll support you in and out of the workplace by offering:
  • Team-spirited coworkers
  • Encouraging leadership
  • Support to live a life of wellbeing and happiness
  • Opportunities to serve and give back to the community
  • Discounts on in – house food and beverage
  •  Recognition programs

What we’re looking for

  • A warm, people-oriented demeanor
  • A team-first attitude
  • A gift for paying attention to the smallest details
  • Has experience in at least a 4 or 5 star recognized hotel in a similar role.
  • Has training (Diploma or Degree in Food Preparation/Culinary Arts)
  • Has at least 5 years’ experience.
  • Has exceptional communication skills.
  • Lives and breathes customer experience.
This role requires compliance with quality assurance expectations and standards. You may be required to stand, sit, or walk for an extended period of time. Move, lift, carry, push, pull, and place objects weighing less than or equal to 10 pounds without assistance. Perform other reasonable job duties as requested by Supervisors.

You’re welcomed here

Our highest priority is making you feel as welcome as our guests. We want you to feel comfortable being yourself and to know you’re important to us. You’ll make an impact in your role, and for that, you’ll be appreciated and valued.
Medlux International Hospital is an equal opportunity employer committed to hiring a diverse workforce and sustaining an inclusive culture. Medlux International Hospital does not discriminate on the basis of disability, veteran status or any other basis protected under Kenya’s laws.

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