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Job Description

Asilia lodges and Camps ltd is seeking to recruit a well-qualified Tanzanian to fill the position of Commis Chef in their camps.

About Asilia
Founded in 2004, Asilia has a leading presence in the main safari destinations in Tanzania and Kenya as well as a driving role in a number of pioneering projects. Asilia’s ultimate goal is to turn crucial and fragile natural habitats into lasting conservation economies, benefiting both the environment and local communities. At present the company owns and operates 20 lodges and camps as well as a ground handling operation.  Asilia is the first Sustainable Safari / Lodge Company in Africa to receive a 5 Star rating for Sustainability from GIIRS, was recognized as one of the “Best Companies for the World” in 2013 and was awarded the 2014 Tourism for Tomorrow Business Award.

What we believe in
We believe that world class travel can go hand in hand with improving livelihoods and conservation of nature. Our luxury camps and lodges are in some of the most special places on earth. Places we want to safeguard for the future. We strive to transform whole areas, from crucial fragile natural habitats with often impoverished communities into lasting conservation economies: effectively protecting wildlife whilst providing opportunities for local people to prosper. Whichever department you work in your efforts will be crucial in achieving our conservation goal.

Key Responsibilities

Assist in prep work and preparing dishes according to the menu
Preparing Meats and Legumes
Slicing and Chopping Vegetables
Rinsing and Storing Vegetables
Learning and Following Recipes
Preparing Soups and Sauces
Garnishing Completed Plates
Rotating Kitchen Stock
Disposing of Spoiled or Damaged Ingredients
Cleaning and Maintaining Tools and Equipment
Cook guests’ orders according to their preferences
Employs food safety best practices and makes sure that all kitchen staff members do the same
Follow all dietary requirement information provided to prevent any discomfort or illness for a guest
Be a responsible team member in terms of safety in the kitchen
Acts with appropriate caution in a dangerous environment where there are knives and high-temperature surfaces
Works quickly and accurately during busy periods
Help with cleaning duties daily, kitchen should be left clean and tidy after each shift with all food packed away and or wrapped
Takes direction from senior chefs and work with the rest of the kitchen team
Assist with checking in and packing away of deliveries
Assist the Head chef in any duties deemed necessary for the successful delivery of meals in or outside of camp
Attend all kitchen training provided and apply the knowledge to the best of your abilities
Always be on time for your shift, work hours are dependent on operational demands
Always be presentable and apply hygiene training in the kitchen and when guest facing
Always ensure you are dressed in full uniform before entering the kitchen and reporting for duty
Due to the camp environment your position will be based in, at times it might be necessary to assist with duties outside your normal duties
Be a team player and have a positive influence on the rest of the team

Qualifications

Proven work experience as a Chef section (at least 1 year experience).
Able to read and speak fluent English and Swahili
Computer experience
Able to work into mult-cultural environment
Trustworthiness, to have a strong sense of integrity
Clear communication skills ensuring flow of clear, timely and candid information.
Ability to work under pressure and within deadlines to ensure work is completed within time.
Independent worker – able to work well with minimal supervision and have a problem-solving attitude.

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