1. Full-Time
  2. Permanent
  4. Culinary


Mercure Nairobi Upper Hill, Nairobi, KE



Pastry Sous Chef



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Company Description

"Why work for Accor?
We are far more than a worldwide leader. We welcome you as you are and you can find a job and brand that matches your personality. We support you to grow and learn every day, making sure that work brings purpose to your life, so that during your journey with us, you can continue to explore Accor’s limitless possibilities.
By joining Accor, every chapter of your story is yours to write and together we can imagine tomorrow's hospitality. Discover the life that awaits you at Accor, visit https://careers.accor.com/
Do what you love, care for the world, dare to challenge the status quo! #BELIMITLESS"

Job Description

Scope of position:

Reporting to the Executive  Chef, the Pastry sous Chef will be focused, with special attention placed upon continuous practice to master skills and tasks assigned to them by their supervisors. They will be able to fully manage sections assigned to them and supervise staff. Always act in a professional manner using the company’s Mission, Vision, and Values. The Pastry Sous Chef  will strive to exceed guest expectation and take the culinary team to go from good to great


  • Have a strong working knowledge of ingredients and products with a strong knowledge in international cuisine.
  • 5 years of experience in a premium hotel environment.
  • Accreditation from a recognized Culinary School (an asset).
  • Food Hygiene and Safety trained.
  • Strong communication skills
  • Enthusiastic and guest driven.
  • Computer literate in Excel, Word, Outlook, Materials, and e- mail.
  • Analytical and Conceptual thinking ability and implementation skills
  • Must be flexible in terms of working hours.
  • Must be physically fit.
  • Must be effective at listening to, understanding, and clarifying the concerns and issues raised by co-workers and guests.
  • Must maintain composure and a level head under pressure.
  • Must be able to handle a multitude of tasks in an intense, ever-changing environment.
  • Must be effective at handling problems in the workplace, including anticipation,
  • prevention, identification, and solutions as necessary.
  • Must possess outstanding guest services skills.

Additional Information

Our commitment to Diversity & Inclusion:
We are an inclusive company and our ambition is to attract, recruit and promote diverse talent.

Diversity & Inclusion for Accor means welcoming each and everyone and respecting their differences by giving priority only to qualities and skills in extending employment and development opportunities. Our ambition is to provide meaningful employment, a warm and welcoming culture, excellent working conditions and to promote the development of all people, including those with disabilities.
When applying, do not hesitate to let us know of any specific needs you may have so that we can take them into consideration.


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