Sous Chef Job in Lavington, Nairobi

Sous Chef

Location: Lavington, Nairobi

Our client, a fusion of classical French and bistro-style food restaurant, is recruiting for a professional Sous Chef to join their team.

Job Profile: Be the second in command in the kitchen, following the Executive Chef’s specifications and guidelines. Will employ culinary and managerial skills in order to play a critical role in maintaining and enhancing customers’ satisfaction.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Help in the preparation and design of all food and drinks menus
  • Produce high quality plates both design and taste wise
  • Ensure that the kitchen operates in a timely way that meets quality standards
  • Fill in for the Executive Chef in planning and directing food preparation when necessary
  • Resourcefully solve any issues that arise and seize control of any problematic situation
  • Manage and train kitchen staff, establish working schedule and assess staff’s performance
  • Order supplies to stock inventory appropriately
  • Comply with and enforce sanitation regulations and safety standards
  • Maintain a positive and professional approach with coworkers and customers


  • 4+ years of experience as a Sous Chef
  • Understanding of various cooking methods, ingredients, equipment and procedures
  • Excellent record of kitchen and staff management
  • Accuracy and speed in handling emergency situations and providing solutions
  • Familiar with industry’s best practices
  • Working knowledge of various computer software programs (MS Office, restaurant management software, POS)
  • BS degree in Culinary science or related certificate would be a plus

Deadline: Interested parties should send their online applications on or before 22nd July 2020

Correspondence: Applications and detailed CV to be submitted online at

Applications not meeting minimum requirements will not be considered.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Hospitality and Food Industry
Updated: July 15, 2020 — 8:18 am