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Grill chef

Location:
Nairobi, Nairobi County, Kenya
Posted:
December 20, 2019

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CURRICULUM VITAE

PERSONAL DETAILS

Name: Kelly Musasia Lukase

Address: 301**-*****

Contacts : +254*********

Email : ada371@r.postjobfree.com

Date Of Birth : 25th August 1988

Gender : Male

Nationality : Kenyan

Passport No. : A2553055

CAREER OBJECTIVE

To use my acquired skills both practical and professional in hospitality industry.

To serve with dedication as a team player

WORK EXPERIENCE

August 2018 To date

Artcaffe Coffee And Bakery Ltd

Urban Gorment Burgers

Position : Grill Chef

Duties :

·Grilling meat, burgers,chicken and vegetables on the grill.

·Monitoring meat temperature to ensure it is cooked safely.

·Plating food making it look in an attractive manner.

·Cleaning the grill, scrubbing off foods remain and washing the general area.

·Training new grill cooks on how to use the kitchen equipments,and how to cook food to healthy standard.

·Sanitation of working stations ensuring they are clean and germs free.

·Following recipes,piece control and presentation specifically as set by restaurant.

October 2017 – August 2018

The Consulting House

Position : Chef

Duties :

Cleaning food preparation areas as determined by law and company policy

Preparing foods to the specifications of the staffs

Preparing food before the arrival of staff

Making adjustments to food items to accommodate staff with allergies or specific diet concerns

Managing other employees in the kitchen

Seasoning food according to recipes or company needs

Ordering ingredients and spices as needed

Operating various kitchen appliance such as a blender, oven, grill, stand mixer,mincer

Portioning, arranging, and garnishing food based on staff preference

Assisting other cooks during the food assembly process

Devising new recipes

Estimating expected food consumption and organizing preparation

Keeping records and accounts of food purchases

Ordering new menu items for specials

Butchering and cooking meat based on the company atmosphere

Preparing any necessary sauces or accompaniments before meal service begins

Cleaning up after breakfast and lunch hours

Communicating with office administrator about how to improve meal service

Altering dishes based on resource trust suggestions or requirements

Baking, roasting, boiling, and steaming meats, fish, vegetables, and other foods.

April 2015 - October 2017

Safari Social Club Restaurant

Position - Chef

Duties

· Inspecting food preparation and serving areas to ensure observance of safe, sanitary food-handling practices.

·Turning or stirring foods to ensure even cooking.

·Seasoning and cooking food according to recipes or personal judgment and experience.

·Observing and testing foods to determine if they have been cooked sufficiently, using methods such as tasting, smelling, or piercing them with utensils.

·Weighing, measuring and mixing ingredients according to recipes or personal judgment, using various kitchen utensils and equipment.

· Portioning, arranging, and garnishing food, and serve food to waiters or patrons.

· Regulating temperature of ovens, broilers, grills, and roasters.

·Substituting for or assisting other cooks during emergencies or rush periods.

·Washing, peeling, cutting and seeding fruits and vegetables to prepare them for consumption.

·Estimating expected food consumption; then requisition or purchase supplies, or procure food from storage.

· Carving and trimming meats such as beef, veal, ham, pork, and lamb for hot or cold service, or for sandwiches.

· Coordinating and supervise work of kitchen staff.

·Consulting with supervisory staff to plan menus, taking into consideration factors such as costs and special event needs.

·Butchering and dressing animals, fowl, or shellfish, or cut and bone meat prior to cooking.

·Baking breads, rolls, cakes, and pastries.

· Keeping records and accounts.

· Planning and pricing menu items.

August 2014 -April 2015

Haveli Restaurant

Position: Cook

Duties:

·Responsible as part of the team for cooking tasty, delicious and healthy meals for all diners.

·Cooking and preparing a variety of fresh nutritious midday meals and other refreshments.

·Ensuring that appropriate levels of hygiene and cleanliness are maintained in the kitchen.

·washing, cutting and preparingfoods

Taking into account the wishes of clients when preparing menu.

Making sure foods are of nutritional standards are maintained when preparing them.

Making sure foods are at point of delivery are of the highest quality.

Enquiring if any client have any allergies,and then cook meals accordingly.

Responsible for high standard of food hygiene and health and safety.

Keeping an eye on the temperature of cooker and roasters.

Assisting the catering manager to price up menu.

COOKING COMPETENCE

Full knowledge of the Regulations containing in the health and safety at work Act.

Comprehensive understanding of food Hygiene Regulations.

Experience of high volume catering in a busy workplace.

Detailed knowledge of seasoning and recipes.

Fully conversant with various cooking method like boiling, baking, roasting, frying, steaming.

PERSONAL

Maintaining personal and professional development to meet the changing demand of the job.

Able to work as part of team.

Relaxed personality with excellent communication skills.

Eager to learn new recipes and working techniques.

Responsible, reliable and honest.

Willing to be flexible in working patterns.

KEY COMPETENCIES AND SKILLS

Fast learner

Target driven

Food preparation

Cleanliness.

Punctual.

Well presented.

Good written and verbal and oral skills.

Selfmotivated and good communication skills.

January 2014 - August 2014

Horizon Contact Centre Ltd

Position : customer care representative

Duties:

·Attracting potential customer by answering product and service questions.

·Opening customer accounts by recording account information.

·maintaining customer records by updating account information.

·Resolving product on service problems by clarifying the customer's complaint.

·Determining the cause of the problem selecting and explaining the best solution to solve them.

·Recommending potential products and service to management by collecting customer information and analyzing customer information.

·Contributing to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.

SKILLS

·Problem solving

·Listening phone skills

·Resolving conflicts

·Quality focus

January 2009 - December 2011

City Radiator Company Limited

Position : sales and marketing

Roles : selling company products online

Marketing company products

February 2011 - June 2012

Nyaga Stock Brokers Limited

Position : Customer service

Roles: Attending to customer needs

Making order as per client request

Verifying client details

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS

Diploma In Hotel And Catering Management.

Nairobi Aviation College

·Kitchen management.

·Banqueting and conference management

·House keeping

·Front office

·Restaurant Service

·Hotel management

·Tourism management

·Food and beverage

·Customer service

·Catering law

·Fundamentals in hotel and catering

·Entrepreneurship

·Human resource

·Marketing

·Itinerary planning

·German

Feb 2005 - Nov 2008

Friends School KivagalaSecondary

Attained C plain

Jan 1996 - Nov 2004

Kivagala Primary School

LEADERSHIP ROLE AND MEMBERSHIP

Currently member, Church Youth Leader - Friends Church ShauriMoyo

REFEREES

Mr. David Mbogoh

Manager

Nyaga Stock Brokers Limited

mobile - +254*********

Mr. Kevin Keyonzo

Supervisor

The Kenyan Alliance company

Mobile - +254*********

Mr. Patroba George

Team Leader

Horizon Contact Centre Limited

Mobile - +254*********



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