Cook (Chef)

  ARD-Ins-SWSS-USAID
  Afghanistan Unspecified 250
Date Posted:Apr 23, 2010
Reference:SWSS124
Closing Date:Apr 27, 2010
Work Type:Unspecified
Number of Vacancies:1
Gender:Male
Functional Area:Administrative
Nationality:Afghan
Salary Range:Salary is negotiable
Years of Experience:5 Years
Contract Duration:Not specified
Extension Possibility:No
Contract Type:Short Term
Probation Period:Unspecified
Required Languages:

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Job Summary:

Under the direct supervision of Admin, Logistics Officer, the Cook is responsible for the preparation and serving of office lunch and any other required food preparation.

Duties & Responsibilities:

• Ensure a hygienic work area for the preparation and storage of all food stuff, including proper handling of foods, cleaning of utensils, dishes, crockery and appliances.

• Purchase all food and supplies for meals preparation and other items consumed at the office as approved by the Admin, Logistics Officer.

• Obtain required cash advance from project cashier for all food purchases and present proper invoices, bills to account for expenditures as instructed.

• Prepare regular lunch meals 6 days per week, Saturday through Thursday ensuring preparation has been completed for serving by 12:00. Consult with supervisor and staff from time to time on the quality and selection of menu , meals preparation, and presentation; including solicitation of specific dishes desired for meals.

• Wash all dishes, crockery and appliances at the completion of each meal and properly store any remaining food.

• Monitor and maintain continuous supply of mineral drinking water; for water dispensers and in disposable bottles. Advise the Facilities or Office Manager when supply is low and the need for replenishment.

• Maintain adequate supply of coffee, tea, sugar, powdered milk, and non-dairy creamer by advising the Admin, Logistics Officer when supplies need to be replenished. Ensure the items are readily available at all times for staff consumption as desired.

• Maintain the kitchen cleanliness and hygienic environment at all times; ensuring rubbish, garbage bin is emptied at the end of each in by proper disposal.

• Advise appropriate administrative support staff of all repairs, maintenance required for kitchen, equipment, and appliances, and any items needed for cleaning and maintaining food preparation and service areas.

• Undertake other food service, staff meal preparation tasks that may be assigned from time to time by the supervisor.

Job Requirement:

EDUCATION: Primary education.

WORK EXPERIENCE: Minimum of 5 years progressive experience in preparing and cooking food for offices and large number of staff in demanding work environment.

SKILLS: Ability to prepare various types of Afghan and non-afghan food.

LANGUAGES: Dari and Pashto. English proficiency will be an advantage

Job Location:

Afghanistan
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