Job Summary

We are looking for a professional Sous Chef to join our establishment. The successful candidate will employ their culinary and managerial skills in order to play a critical role in maintaining and enhancing our customers’ satisfaction.

  • Minimum Qualification: Diploma
  • Experience Level: Mid level
  • Experience Length: 5 years

Job Description/Requirements

Reports to: General Manager

Job Description


1. Operational Management 

  • Overall responsibility to oversee all of the kitchen operations.
  • Controlling food costs and overhead costs while maintaining of the kitchen’s accounts.
  • Approximating kitchen costs and adhering to a budget for all purchases.

2. Team Leadership

  • Providing feedback, advice and reports to the General Manager regarding changes within the restaurant, challenges, and trends as well as sharing with the kitchen team new communication.
  • Organizing duty and work schedules and optimization of the kitchen team.
  • Monitor adherence to general and deep cleaning schedules.
  • Routinely check that all the kitchen equipment and machines are in good working condition.
  • Participation in the recruitment process of kitchen staff.

3. Quality Control

  • Actively checking and approving the quality of dishes prior to serving it to customers.
  • Confirming that all the food being sold is up to standard and fresh through monitoring order patterns and the daily stock levels.
  • Training the kitchen team about the interpretation of recipes, food production and presentation, correct portions and quality standards expected. 

4. Stock Management

  • Control and monitor stock levels and checking that the right stock rotation procedures are followed.
  • Confirm that all the menu items listed are available for sale.
  • Identify ingredients and other kitchen or store shortages and plan orders.

5. Health, Hygiene and Safety

  • Make sure the highest level of hygiene is maintained in the kitchen in relation to food, the kitchen itself and personal hygiene.
  • Observe adherence to food safety guidelines and checks
  • Adopt and comply with health and safety procedures in the kitchen.

6. Menu Development

  • Continuous interest in improving on existing menu items and creating new dishes with a focus on quality and variety.

7. Relationship Management

  • Promote a culture of cooperation and mutual respect between co-workers.
  • Encourage a team-oriented working environment with open communication. 


  • At least 5 years of experience in kitchen management.
  • Proven track record.
  • Exceptional leadership and communication skills.
  • Be familiar with developing menus and have outstanding cooking skills.
  • Ability to work under pressure and with minimal supervision.
  • Organized and keen on details and quality. 
  • Supervisory skills and ability to delegate and follow up on tasks.
  • Team-oriented with the ability to train others. 
  • Health and safety training certifications.
  • Food and Beverage Certificate.

Preferred Skills

  • Flexible and able to adapt to changes.
  • Familiarity with cost management procedures.
  • Interest in continuous improvement and able to take initiative. 
  • In touch with the latest trends in cooking and best processes in the kitchen.

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KSh 15,000 - 30,000