Job Summary

Direct and coordinate food or beverage preparation

  • Minimum Qualification: Diploma
  • Experience Level: Mid level
  • Experience Length: 3 years

Job Description

We are looking for a creative, talented and experienced Chef to join our client’s firm as the office chef. He/she will be tasked to oversee the daily food preparation. The Chef will be responsible for ensuring that all kitchen/cooking responsibilities are executed and ensure the smooth supplies and management of inventory. The desired candidate must have at least a Diploma in Hotel Management or related field. He/she Must have experience with both local as well as international cuisine.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Plan menus

  • Direct and coordinate food or beverage preparation

  • Prepare and cook meals of all types, either on a regular basis or for special guests/functions

  • Determine how food should be presented and ensure quality of meals

  • Determine food or beverage costs and estimate amounts and costs of required supplies

  • Order and maintain inventory of food and supplies needed to ensure efficient operations

  • Collaborate with other personnel to plan and develop recipes and menus

  • Demonstrate new cooking techniques to staff and be aware of changing culinary trends

  • Inspect supplies, equipment, and work areas to ensure conformance to established standards

  • Other related duties as may be assigned from time to time.


  • At least a Diploma in Hotel Management or related field

  • At least 3 years’ experience as a chef

  • High level of personal cleanliness

  • Must be thoroughly familiar with safety requirements, safe work practices and health regulations

  • Able to organize efficient work schedules

  • Good interpersonal and communication skills, oral and written

  • Able to work as a leader and as part of a team

  • Punctuality and Excellent Time Management

  • Able to work under pressure and stay calm in difficult situations

Monthly gross salary: Ksh.35,000 (Approx. USD 350).

Position Level: Junior Level

Location: Nairobi

Deadline: 15/12/2018

We endeavour to make contact with all of our applicants, but unfortunately high volumes of applications make this unrealistic. If you do not hear from us within two weeks your application has not been successful on this occasion. This does not mean you will not be considered for future roles so please keep an eye on our job board and apply for positions that match your skills and experience.

*** Summit Recruitment & Search, as a policy, does not charge any fee as a pre-employment or post-employment requirement***

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