Assistant Chef Jobs in Ruiru, Kenya

Assistant Chef Jobs in Ruiru, Kenya

  • Our Client, operating a Restaurant in Ruiru Municipality, Kiambu County is seeking to recruit a competent and skilled Assistant Chef knowledgeable in preparation of both African and Continental Dishes.

    Role Objective:

  • To assist the Chef in all Kitchen operations, procurement of all kitchen supplies, and in the preparation of all meals (African & Continental dishes).


  • Assist the Chef to acquire all ingredients not available in storage prior to the start of the day

  • Prepare ingredients by ensuring all vegetables, meats and any other required items are chopped

  • Assist head chef in preparation and cooking all dishes according to set recipes and in menu planning

  • Ensure all utensils, clean work surfaces are ready for use by the Chef each day

  • Ensure food is well stored

  • Keep learning from the Chef to cover in case of an absence or emergency

  • Focus on the aesthetics of all dishes prepared by the chef

  • Assist the Chef in the management of kitchen staff to ensure sanitation and hygiene are practiced

  • Any other duties as instructed by the Chef

    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 and mature individual with the ability to work under pressure

  • Excellent Communication skills (both written and verbal) and a team player

  • Detail oriented, loyal and trustworthy individual

  • A problem solver with strong work ethics

    How to Apply

  • 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, 9th July, 2021.

  • Clearly indicate the position title on the subject line.

  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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