Executive Chef Job in Nairobi Kenya

Our client is in the hospitality business with 4 hotel units operating across the country ranging from a 3-star budget business hotel to a 5-star luxury camp.

They are seeking to recruit a highly motivated and self-driven professional to fill in the following position in their Nairobi office.

Executive Chef

You will be responsible for managing and coordinating the operations of the kitchen in a manner that ensures consistent high culinary, safety and hygiene standards are maintained and operational costs are contained.

Principal Accountabilities:

  • Developing and implementing kitchen performance standards and other specifications in line with best practice.
  • Ensuring a cost effective and sustainable operation.
  • Monitoring and controlling the usage of supplies and operating equipment to ensure effective controls.
  • Planning and coordinating kitchen production.
  • Monitoring kitchen opening and closing duties.
  • Requisitioning food stock items from the store, receive deliveries and check on quality, quantity and prices
  • Monitoring and ensuring hygiene and safety standards
  • Supervising and delegating work to the kitchen team
  • In liaison with maintenance, coordinating timely repairs of faulty equipment

Key Skills and Qualifications:

  • Diploma/Certificate in food production from a recognized hospitality institution
  • A minimum of 7 years’ experience in a similar role
  • Culinary expertise
  • Strong safety and hygiene awareness
  • Financial awareness
  • Business awareness
  • Planning and organizational skills

How to Apply

Interested candidates are requested to forward their updated CVs to recruit@virtualhr.co.ke by 24th May 2018 clearly stating the subject heading “EXECUTIVE CHEF”.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.


Hospitality and Food Industry
Updated: May 11, 2018 — 4:48 am