Chef Job Vacancy in Kenya

Job Title: Chef

Reports to: House Owner                                    

Job Purpose: To manage and coordinate the operations of the kitchen in a manner that ensures consistently high culinary, safety and hygiene standards are maintained and operational costs are contained.

Indicators of Good Performance on the job

  • Consistently high culinary standards maintained at all times.
  • Ensure Standards of service in line with expectations are high.
  • Hygiene and safety standards documented implemented and maintained.
  • Up to date SOPs displayed and in use in the kitchen at all times
  • Accurate stock taking and returns
  • Wastage / losses kept to a minimum
  • Guest (Staff) complaints kept at a minimum
Key Duties
  • Develop and implement kitchen performance standards and other specifications in line with best practice and ensure compliance to such standards by the kitchen team.
  • Be able to follow recipes
  • Continually monitor and control the usage of supplies and operating equipment
  • Ensure correct portioning, quality and proper presentation of food to the guests and home owners.
  • Monitor and ensure hygiene and safety standards are maintained within the kitchen, check the cleaning activities in the Kitchen and personal hygiene at all times
  • In liaison with maintenance, coordinate timely repairs of faulty equipment
  • Be hospitable & able to arrange meals at short notice for a large group of guests.
  • And any other duties that may be assigned from time to time
  • Diploma/Certificate in food production from Utalii College or equivalent
  • 5 years experience in a similar role.
  • Specialised training on different cuisines especially Indian, Italian and Asian.
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