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Head Chef at Kalipano Hotel

  • Full Time
  • Dowa
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  • Salary: 00

Kalipano Hotel

Opportunities have arisen for well-qualified, energetic and experienced hospitality professionals with a passion to stay in a rural setting, to take up the following vacancies tenable at Kalipano Hotel in Dowa.


Reporting to the Hotel Manager, the incumbent will have the overall responsibility of overseeing all food production processes at the hotel, inter alia, for.

  • Ensuring that all menus are constantly updated, paying special attention to seasonal availability.
  • Ensuring that all menus are calculated correctly to obtain maximum gross profit.
  • Ensuring that all kitchen staff members are constantly trained to do good portion control and pleasant presentation of all dishes.
  • Checking and ensuring that all documents for who have supplied commodities are signed and sent to the appropriate accounts, department immediately for payment processing.
  • Preparing departmental budgets.
  • Carrying out periodic recipe research with a view of developing new dishes
  • Reviewing recipes and food presentations periodically. Ensuring that food items purchased are of quality, right quantity and competitive price.
  • Monitoring the preparation of food.
  • Conducting daily morning briefings with kitchen brigade.
  • Ensuring that food is served as per specified time.
  • Getting customer feedback on quality of food.
  • Ensuring that physical stock-takes are performed periodically.
  • Ensuring through inspection of operating equipment.
  • Ensuring that kitchen is clean, hygienic and safe at all times.
  • Conducting training and identifying training gaps.

To qualify for the position, the successful person should have:

  • Diploma in Food Production or Culinary Arts from any institution recognized by NCHE.
  • A full Malawi School Certificate of Education.
  • A minimum of 5 years’ experience in Food Production acquired in a 3-4 Star property.
  • Must be a team player
  • Excellent communication and leadership skills.
  • Good interpersonal and customer care skills.

Method Of Application

Interested applicants should send their applications and CVs to:

The Board Chairman,
Kalipano Country Resort,
PO Box 146,

Email: [email protected]

Closing date for receiving applications is June 21, 2024. Only shortlisted candidates will be acknowledged.