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Recruitment Openigs at Fairmont Hotels (6 Positions)

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Recruitment Openigs at Fairmont Hotels (6 Positions),

Recruitment Openigs at Fairmont Hotels (6 Positions)

The Fairmont Norfolk is a historic hotel in Nairobi, Kenya and is owned by the luxury hotel chain, Fairmont Hotels and Resorts. The hotel has 170 rooms, 4 restaurants, and consists of 5 main blocks, each ranging from 1 to 2 stories high. The hotel has a signature Tudor style of architecture that has been maintained since its original construction.

Junior Sous Chef

 What is in it for you:

  • Employee benefit card offering discounted rates in Accor worldwide
  • Learning programs through our Academies and the opportunity to earn qualifications while you work
  • Opportunity to develop your talent and grow within your property and across the world!
  • Ability to make a difference in the local community through our Corporate Social Responsibility activities, like Planet 21

What you will be doing:

Reporting to the Senior Sous Chef & Sous Chef responsibilities and essential job functions include but are not limited to the following:

  • Consistently offer professional, friendly and proactive guest service while supporting fellow Colleagues
  • Ensure the consistency in the preparation of all food items for a la carte and or buffet menus according to hotel recipes and standards
  • Conduct daily shift briefings to kitchen Colleagues in absence of the Sous Chef
  • Ensure all kitchen Colleagues are aware of standards and expectations
  • Liaise with the Outlet Chef to keep open lines of communication regarding guest feedback
  • Maintain proper rotation of product in all chillers to minimize wastage/spoilage
  • Have full knowledge of all menu items, daily features and promotions
  • Ensure the cleanliness and maintenance of all work areas, utensils, and equipment
  • Follow kitchen policies, procedures and service standards
  • Follow all safety and sanitation policies when handling food and beverage
  • Other duties as assigned

Your experience and skills include:

  • Adhere to Fairmont Appearance & Grooming Guidelines
  • Two to Four Years of Previous Experience in a Pastry Production Kitchen and/or Restaurant Experience
  • Diploma Certification in a Culinary discipline an asset
  • Strong interpersonal and problem-solving abilities
  • Highly responsible & reliable
  • Ability to work well under pressure in a fast paced environment
  • Ability to work cohesively as part of a team
  • Ability to focus attention on guest needs, remaining calm and courteous at all times

Assistant Food & Beverage Outlet Manager

What is in it for you:

  • Employee benefit card offering discounted rates in Accor worldwide
  • Learning programs through our Academies and the opportunity to earn qualifications while you work
  • Opportunity to develop your talent and grow within your property and across the world!
  • Ability to make a difference in the local community through our Corporate Social Responsibility activities, like Planet 21

What you will be doing:

  • Reporting to the Outlets Manager, responsibilities and essential job functions include but are not limited to the following:
  • Consistently offer professional, friendly and engaging service
  • Follow departmental policies, procedures and service standards
  • Recruit, train, manage, mentor, lead and develop your supervisors and colleagues
  • Effective performance management through focus on colleague development training, problem resolution, maintain up-to-date records on performance and audits, attendance, grooming, service deficiencies, schedules, labour costs/payroll, and late/absenteeism
  • Working closely with Food and Beverage Trainer/Recruiter to ensure all Standards manuals are present and up-to-date, job task checklist are completed, and all the Standard Operating procedures are taught and followed
  • Supervise and support employees while ensuring service standards are maintained
  • Maintain a first class and positive visual impact including; ambiance, cleanliness, orderliness, décor and service flows
  • Exhibits an entrepreneurial attitude towards the restaurant’s operation
  • Constantly seek out creative ways to improve departmental profit by increased capture of covers, average check growth through up selling, and performance management and being able to take risks
  • Responsible for scheduling and daily payroll reporting
  • Ensure constant focus on the venue’s goal
  • Assist to ensure the venue is managing within set budget guidelines
  • Ensure cleanliness and safety of the venue
  • Act as a liaison between venue staff and other departments
  • Ensure department holds regular communication meetings
  • Perform line duties as required
  • Working in a very fast pace environment
  • Actively participate in ongoing learning opportunities and enhancing your skills, abilities and professionalism for personal growth.
  • Adhere to the hotel’s vehicle handling and safety policies while driving hotel and guest vehicles
  • Follow all safety and sanitation policies
  • Other duties as assigned

Your experience and skills include:

  • Minimum 3 years’ experience as a Leader in a fast paced high end restaurant required
  • Excellent beverage and wine knowledge is required
  • Previous point of sale system experience required
  • Experience with Unionized environment an asset
  • Computer literate in Microsoft Window applications required
  • University/College degree in a related discipline preferred
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills
  • Strong interpersonal and problem solving abilities
  • Highly responsible & reliable
  • Ability to work well under pressure in a fast paced environment
  • Ability to work cohesively as part of a team
  • Ability to focus attention on guest needs, remaining calm and courteous at all times

Bartender

What is in it for you?

  • Employee benefit card offering discounted rates in Accor worldwide
  • Learning programs through our Academies
  • Opportunity to develop your talent and grow within your property and across the world!
  • Ability to make a difference through our Corporate Social Responsibility activities, like Planet 21

What you will be doing:

  • Mix drinks and control the beverage stock as per guidelines
  • Have full knowledge of the beverage menus being offered at the outlets
  • Consistently offer professional, friendly and engaging service
  • Assist guests regarding menu items in an informative and helpful way
  • Manages the stocks and setup for the bar in line with brand standards

Your Experience And Skills Include: 

  • Previous bartending experience required
  • Diploma or Degree in Food & Beverage or related field
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills
  • Ability to focus attention on guest needs, remaining calm and courteous at all time
  • Strong interpersonal and problem-solving abilities
  • Highly responsible & reliable
  • Ability to work well in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to work cohesively as part of a team

Waiter/ Waitress

What is in it for you:

  • Employee benefit card offering discounted rates in Accor worldwide
  • Learning programs through our Academies and the opportunity to earn qualifications while you work
  • Opportunity to develop your talent and grow within your property and across the world!
  • Ability to make a difference in the local community through our Corporate Social Responsibility activities, like Planet 21

What you will be doing:

Reporting to the Outlets Manager, responsibilities and essential job functions include but are not limited to the following:

  • Welcomes the guests and ensures they are attended to i.e. presents menus, helps with recommendations, receives orders, places orders and handles payments.
  • Liaise with kitchen to ensure the highest standard of food quality and visual appeal

Your experience and skills include:

  • Excellent reading, writing and oral proficiency in English
  • Computer knowledge (Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint)
  • Eagerness to learn and share knowledge with the Team
  • A positive, energetic and motivated personality and professional attitude
  • Must be well-presented and professionally groomed at all times
  • A hardworking attitude who is ready to complete all duties, responsibilities and additional tasks set by the Outlet Leader with positivity
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Must always have a friendly attitude, develop strong working relationships with all colleagues and Leaders, demonstrating respect and understanding
  • Use professional verbal language and body language at all times
  • Hospitality Studies is preferable
  • Strong reading, writing and oral proficiency in the English language
  • A second foreign language is a plus

Pastry Junior Sous Chef

What is in it for you:

  • Employee benefit card offering discounted rates in Accor worldwide
  • Learning programs through our Academies and the opportunity to earn qualifications while you work
  • Opportunity to develop your talent and grow within your property and across the world!
  • Ability to make a difference in the local community through our Corporate Social Responsibility activities, like Planet 21

What you will be doing:

Reporting to the Executive Chef, responsibilities and essential job functions include but are not limited to the following:

  • Responsible for the production of all pastries, cakes, cold/hot desserts, toppings for the pastry shop as well as other outlets.
  • To prepare production charts of all the bakery and pastry items and monitor them from time to time.
  • Ensure to exceed guest expectations in quality and service of the food products.
  • Supervise the preparation and production of all bakery products.
  • Ensure that all HACCP procedures are followed and clear records are maintained at all the times.

Your experience and skills include:

  • Adhere to Fairmont Appearance & Grooming Guidelines
  • Two to Four Years of Previous Experience in a Pastry Production Kitchen and/or Restaurant Experience
  • Diploma Certification in a Culinary discipline an asset
  • Strong interpersonal and problem solving abilities
  • Highly responsible & reliable
  • Ability to work well under pressure in a fast paced environment
  • Ability to work cohesively as part of a team
  • Ability to focus attention on guest needs, remaining calm and courteous at all times

Chef de Partie, Food Services

 What is in it for you:

  • Employee benefit card offering discounted rates in Accor worldwide
  • Learning programs through our Academies and the opportunity to earn qualifications while you work
  • Opportunity to develop your talent and grow within your property and across the world!
  • Ability to make a difference in the local community through our Corporate Social Responsibility activities, like Planet 21

What you will be doing:

Reporting to the Senior Chef De Partie, responsibilities and essential job functions include but are not limited to the following;

  • Consistently offer professional, friendly and proactive guest service while supporting fellow Colleagues
  • Ensure consistency in the preparation of all food items for a la carte and or buffet menus according to hotel recipes and standards
  • Actively share ideas, opinions and suggestions in daily shift briefings
  • Ensure all kitchen Colleagues are aware of standards and expectations
  • Liaise daily with Outlet Chefs to keep open lines of communication regarding guest feedback
  • Continually strive to improve food preparation and presentations
  • Maintain proper rotation of product in all chillers to minimize wastage/spoilage
  • Have full knowledge of all menu items, daily features and promotions
  • Ensure the cleanliness and maintenance of all work areas, utensils, and equipment
  • Follow kitchen policies, procedures and service standards
  • Follow all safety and sanitation policies when handling food and beverage
  • Other duties as assigned

Your experience and skills include:

  • Previous experience in the Culinary field required
  • Journeyman’s papers or international equivalent required
  • Diploma Certification in a Culinary discipline is an asset
  • Computer literate in Microsoft Windows applications an asset
  • Strong interpersonal and problem-solving abilities
  • Highly responsible & reliable

Method of Application

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Recruitment Openigs at Fairmont Hotels (6 Positions)

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