Head Chef Job in Kenya

Our client is looking for a Head Chef.

Reporting to the Restaurant Contracts / Manager, s/he will be incharge of the day to day supervision of the work force based in Nairobi.

Role and Responsibilities:

The head chef will be in charge of the following:

  • Oversee Menu’s/Function planning, Stock Management, Food Supply, Food Ordering and Functions Costing.
  • Use PPE in prescribed manner; ensuring all other kitchen staff do the same and are dressed accordingly in company dress regulations.
  • Observe business communication ethics; monitor staff and maintain high standards.
  • Work clean and tidy conforming to ISO 22000 ensuring the kitchen stays clean and disinfected at all times; Ensure all staff follow correct procedures.
  • Place equipment repair orders in timely manner; Check serviceability of all catering equipment at end of week/month and report any faults, if identified to the client.
  • Immediately inform Camp Administrator of any deficiencies, malfunctions, accidents, incidents and other abnormal events.
  • Ensure all staff carry out cleaning tasks and duties safely and correctly; monitor and train staff as required reporting any incidents to the Restaurant Contracts/ Manager if there are issues you cannot fixed.
  • Carry out Food Safety form’s and checks on a daily/monthly basis
    Implement stringent company HSE Policy.
  • Must maintain safety rules and have the capabilities to work at speed.
  • Attend regular meetings with customers and client staff on Catering issues.


  • City and Guilds 706/1 or NVQ Level 2 Professional cookery or similar
  • CIEH Food Hygiene Certificate Level 2
  • 5 years or more years’ experience in the role
  • Supervised Catering Establishments
  • Supervised a National Work Force
  • Must be capable of safe working practices and working at speed

Desirable Attributes

  • Good command of the English language
  • Must have a basic knowledge of British Culinary Cooking: Experience in western dishes delivering high end/high quality food preparation and delivery with experience of working at high end establishments, preferably embassies

If interested and you meet the above specifications, kindly send your application to recruitment@amsol.co.ke by latest 30th June 2018 stating your current and expected salary.

Indicate the job title on the email subject.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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Nairobi, Kenya

Nairobi County

Hospitality and Food Industry
Updated: June 28, 2018 — 12:08 pm