Restaurant Chef Job in Kiambu


Our Client, operating a Restaurant in Kiambu County is seeking to recruit a competent and skilled Chef with a specialty in preparation of both African and Continental Dishes.

Position Title: Chef

Reports to: Restaurant Manager

Role Objective: To oversee the procurement of kitchen supplies. To cook and direct preparation of all meals. (African & Continental dishes)


  • Food products and ingredients costing
  • Oversee the preparation of all food types especially African Dishes
  • Develop and plan menus and recipes with the team taking into consideration seasonal availability of ingredients
  • Ensure that kitchen employees follow proper sanitation/hygiene practices at all times
  • Analyze recipe, assign prices to menu items, based on food, labor and overhead costs
  • Make requisition for kitchen equipment, supplies and materials as and when required
  • Assist management in the recruitment of kitchen staff
  • Investigate customer complaints about food and any meal served in the restaurant
  • Always check the quality and quantity of procured (raw materials) and cooked meals
  • Prepare the Rota for the kitchen staff
  • Demonstrate to the kitchen staff all the latest cooking techniques and equipment
  • Coordinate and supervise activities of cooks and workers engaged in food production
  • Help workers to resolve conflicts before they are escalated
  • Instruct kitchen staff in the preparation, cooking, garnishing and presentation of food
  • Regularly inspect kitchen facilities & equipment to ensure compliance

Qualifications / Education

  • Diploma in Food Production from a Recognized Institution
  • Analytical individual with the ability to carry out costing/pricing competently
  • At least 2 years of continuous work experience in a busy restaurant
  • Excellent food handling and storage procedure knowledge
  • Ability to operate most kitchen equipment with ease
  • Knowledge in preparation of both African and Continental dishes
  • Computer Skills

Person Specification

  • Creative individual
  • Mature individual with the ability to work under pressure
  • Excellent Communication skills and a team player
  • Detail oriented, loyal and trustworthy individual
  • A problem solver with strong work ethics

If you believe you are the right candidate for this position, send your detailed CV with 3 referees and a cover letter with current and expected salary to by Friday, 27th September, 2019.

Clearly indicate the position title on the subject line.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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Kiambu, Kenya

Kiambu County

Hospitality and Food Industry
Updated: September 19, 2019 — 11:44 pm