Food and Beverage Trainee at Kempinski Hotels

Application Ends: March 26, 2023
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Job Description

Reporting to the Training Manager, the trainee will be responsible for learning and familiarizing with various activities and operations within their departments. He/ She will be required to uphold company policies and requirements at all times.

Main Responsibilities: 

Under the supervision of the Departmental Trainer and Training Manager, the intern shall learn to: 

  • Be knowledgeable of all services and products offered by the hotel. 
  • Monitor operating supplies, equipment and reduce spoilage and wastage successfully. 
  • Ensure that the place of work and surrounding area is kept clean and always organized. 
  • Have a thorough knowledge and understanding of all food and beverage items offered by the department assigned. 
  • Have the knowledge and understanding to explain and perform upselling all items offered by the department assigned as well as offering alternatives. 
  • Successfully perform opening and closing procedures established for the assigned outlet. 
  • Handle guest enquiries in a courteous and efficient manner and report guest complaints and feedback to supervisors. 
  • Report guest complaints immediately to the supervisors and ensuring follow up is performed with the guest. 
  • Be knowledgeable to operate the existing POS system based on the trained responsibility level as assigned in the department. 
  • Understand and strictly adhere to the rules & regulations established in the hotel’s policy manual and the hotel’s policy on fire, hygiene, health & safety. 
  • Maintain a good rapport and work relation with staff in the assigned department and within the hotel. 
  • Attend and contribute to all staff meetings, departmental trainings and hotel-initiated trainings scheduled. 
  • Carry out scheduled inventories of products and operating equipment. 
  • Adhere to hotel’s policy on fire and safety as well as hygiene regulations including HACCP in addition to other policies and procedures. 
  • Ensure a flawless service to the highest standards and as required by the department and the hotel. 
  • Have a complete understanding of the monthly profit and loss statement of the department.


  • Degree/ Diploma in Food and Beverage service from a recognized learning institution 
  • No work experience is required 
  • Less than one year since completion (2021/2022) 
  • Kenyan Citizen 
  • Completed coursework (Even if not graduated) 
  • Ability to work and communicate in a multinational environment 
  • Excellent grooming skills and must be well versed in professional and personal etiquette 
  • Good Communication skills 
  • Out going with a positive learning attitude.