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Executive Pastry Chef

Exceptional service and cuisine are hallmarks of the Fairmont Hotels & Resorts-Kenya dining experience. As Executive Pastry Chef, your leadership, creativity and culinary skills will inspire your team to create spectacular desserts that bring every meal to a memorable (and delectable) end.

Hotel Overview: * *Fairmont The Norfolk Hotel has played a leading role in Kenya’s colorful history, and continues to be Nairobi’s finest and best-known luxury hotel. The town and later the modern city of Nairobi grew up around Fairmont The Norfolk hotel, which boasts 165 guest rooms and suites, and still has its own private tropical gardens. The hotel is still the traditional starting point for safaris and the Lord Delamere Terrace is modern Nairobi’s most famous meeting place, where drinks and light meals are served continuously from morning until midnight.

Summary of Responsibilities:

Reporting to the Group Executive 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
  • Lead and manage the qualityquantity of the Pastry department, as well as coordinate the production as it relates to banquet and restaurant functions
  • Develop new dessert, pastry and bread products
  • Maintaining payroll costs and productivity within budgeted guidelines
  • To assist in the recruitment and training of all new Pastry Cooks
  • Balance operational, administrative and Colleague needs
  • Follow outlet policies, procedures and service standards
  • Follow all safety and sanitation policies when handling food and beverage
  • Other duties as assigned
Employee Status

Qualifications:

  • Extensive leadership experience in a Pastry department required
  • DiplomaCertification in a Culinary discipline required
  • Working knowledge of sugar work/chocolate skills an asset
  • Computer literate in Microsoft Window applications 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

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ABOUT FAIRMONT HOTELS & RESORTS

At Fairmont Hotels & Resorts we offer our guests the finest hospitality experience in each of our destinations. And we know that, to offer our guests the best, we first need to offer our employees the best. That’s why you’ll find exceptional work opportunities—throughout North America and the Caribbean, Europe and Africa, the Middle East and Asia Pacific—as well as industry-leading training, career development, recognition and rewards. Fairmont Hotels & Resorts is a celebrated collection of hotels that includes landmark locations like London’s The Savoy, New York’s The Plaza, and Shanghai’s Fairmont Peace Hotel. Our teams are guided by values of Respect, Integrity, Teamwork and Empowerment; we employ the highest ethical and quality standards, treating all colleagues with fairness and dignity. A community and environmental leader, Fairmont is also regarded for its responsible tourism practices and award-winning Green Partnership program. An exciting future awaits!

Primary Location: Kenya-Nairobi-Fairmont The Norfolk

Employee Status: Regular

Job Level: Senior Leadership / Executive

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Rotating / Shift Work

Travel: Yes, 50 % of the Time

Closing Date: 30.Nov.2015, 11:59:00 PM

Req ID: NRF00350

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