Full-Time Job - Hospitality: Kitchen Staff / Cook (Windhoek, Namibia)
Kitchen Staff / Cook
Hiring Organisation: Namib Naukluft Lodge
Kitchen Staff Responsibilities:
Cleaning all dishes, work stations, cooking equipment, and food storage areas in accordance with food safety regulations.
Washing, chopping, shredding, and grating ingredients for subsequent use by the chef.
Sweeping and mopping floors, as required.
Assisting with the unloading of deliveries.
Storing ingredients according to prescribed food safety regulations.
Assisting with the monitoring of inventory.
Reporting all damaged or faulty equipment to the kitchen manager.
Packaging customers' leftover food upon request.
Cleaning trash cans and disposing refuse on a regular basis.
Kitchen Staff Requirements:
High school diploma or equivalent.
Prior experience in a similar position.
Thorough knowledge of food safety procedures.
Excellent organizational, time management, and multitasking abilities.
Outstanding interpersonal skills.
Ability to lift up to 30 kg.
Capacity to work in a fast-paced environment.
Ability to stand for extended periods.
Ability to work shifts, over weekends, and on public holidays, as needed.
Set up workstations with all needed ingredients and cooking equipment.
Prepare ingredients to use in cooking (chopping and peeling vegetables, cutting meat etc.).
Cook food in various utensils or grillers.
Check food while cooking to stir or turn.
Ensure great presentation by dressing dishes before they are served.
Keep a sanitized and orderly environment in the kitchen.
Ensure all food and other items are stored properly.
Check quality of ingredients.
Monitor stock and place orders when there are shortages.
Proven experience as cook.
Experience in using cutting tools, cookware and bakeware.
Knowledge of various cooking procedures and methods (grilling, baking, boiling etc.).
Ability to follow all sanitation procedures.
Ability to work in a team.
Very good communication skills.
Excellent physical condition and stamina.
High school diploma or equivalent; Diploma from a culinary school will be an advantage.
Job Experience Level
N$ 3,001 - N$ 5,000