Hotel Jobs in Nairobi, Kenya - Ocean Basket

About Us: Ocean Basket is based at The Oval Westlands and The hub Karen. We focus on bringing a new dimension to the Kenyan dining scene, since at our restaurant you’ll find friendly people, a home-from-home feeling and great value for your hard-earned money.
The following position is open for Application with a reasonable starting salary and a safe working environment.
Position Title: Waiting Staff
Reports To: Restaurant Manager / Shift Manager
General Overview of Duties and Responsibilities: We are seeking qualified applicants to join our professional restaurant team. The successful candidate should have a strong ethic, be responsible for restaurant operations per their designation and ensuring our high standards level are met.
Duties and Responsibilities
·         Prepare the restaurant for service.
·         Greets guests at assigned tables and ensures that each guest has been explained to the available menu
·         Takes order from the guest and puts through orders to Bar/Kitchen for preparation
·         Collects orders when prepared and serves to guest
·         Collects all dirty cutlery and crockery from the table once guests have completed their meal
·         Offers desserts and coffee to guests
·         Maintains a high standard of personal hygiene and appearance
·         Ensure that all items received by the guest are charged for
Qualifications and Requirements
·         A Minimum of two years working experience in a high ranking restaurant or hotel
·         20-25 years of Age
·         A minimum grade of C in K.C.S.E
·         Exceptional communication skills and great customer service skills
·         Excellent culinary expertise
·         Superior food and beverage knowledge
·         Excellent attention to detail
·         Exceptional ability to multi task.
·         Immaculate personal grooming and presentation
·         A positive attitude, enthusiastic personality
·         A team player
·         Must have certificate of good conduct.


Position Title: Bartender
Reports To: Restaurant Manager / Shift Manager
General overview of Duties and Responsibilities
We are seeking qualified applicants to join our professional restaurant team.
The successful candidate should have a strong ethic, be responsible for restaurant operations per their designation and ensuring our high standards level are met.
Duties and Responsibilities
·         Prepare standard mixed drinks for cocktails and other drinks.
·         Ensure all the glassware and utensils are cleaned after every use.
·         Serve wine and beer.
·         Collect payment from customers and operate a cash register.
·         Serve food to customers seated at the bar.
·         Check identification of customers to make sure they meet age requirements for purchase of alcohol and tobacco products.
·         Determine when a customer has had too much alcohol.
·         Clean up after customers and clean work area.
·         Order and maintain liquor and bar supplies
·         Keep bar stocked with necessary beverages, food items, paper supplies, utensils, ice, and other supplies at all times
·         Arrange bottles and glasses to make attractive displays.
·         Mix and pour drinks according to prescribed recipes or portions, referring to recipe cards as needed.
Qualifications and Requirements
·         A Minimum of two years working experience in a high ranking restaurant or hotel
·         20-25 years of Age
·         A minimum grade of C in K.C.S.E
·         Exceptional communication skills and great customer service skills
·         Excellent culinary expertise
·         Superior food and beverage knowledge
·         Excellent attention to detail
·         Exceptional ability to multi task.
·         Immaculate personal grooming and presentation
·         A positive attitude, enthusiastic personality and a winning smile
·         Should be able to work under minimum supervision.
·         Should be a team player
·         Should be able to work under pressure
Kindly send your CV together with a cover letter and a passport size photo.
All candidates must state in the heading the job title being applied for.
Interested candidates should forward their CVs to (careers@oceanbasket.co.ke) stating their current and expected gross remuneration, day time telephone contact and addresses of 3 referees with the job title Bartender as the subject by 9th January 2018 .
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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