Cook Jobs in Nairobi

Cook Jobs in Nairobi


  • 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 Nairobi: Cook

  • The Cook will be responsible for consistently producing high-quality food in accordance with the menu while adhering to industry hygiene and safety standards.

    Principal Accountabilities

  • Preparing breakfast, lunch, and dinner according to the menu.

  • Hygienically preparing food as per the menu and ensure that it is ready on time.

  • Performing kitchen opening and closing duties including requisition of provisions and ensuring proper storage of food.

  • Maintaining a safe, hygienic and healthy environment in the kitchen and work area.

  • Briefing restaurant staff on items offered in the menu.

  • Taking responsibility for the care of operating equipment within the kitchen and report any problems to the supervisor.

  • Preparing/producing assigned menu items.

  • Preparing a weekly report on crockery breakages in the kitchen and a weekly inventory report on the chef’s ladder to ensure proper stock levels are maintained.

  • Ensuring great presentation and seasoning of every plate that leaves the kitchen

  • Storing and ensuring food items
    are stored as per standard.

  • Monitoring stock levels and place orders when needed.

    Key Qualifications and Experience

  • Certificate in food production from Utalii College or equivalent.

  • 2-3 years’ experience in a similar post and extensive Knowledge in HACCP.

  • Materials Control (MC) knowledge or equivalent.

  • Understanding and knowledge of the menu.

  • Strong safety and hygiene awareness.

  • A good understanding of food costing.

  • Planning and organizational skills.

  • Decision making skills.

  • Communication and interpersonal skills.

  • Staff supervision, management and development skills.

  • Leadership skills.

  • Team working skills

    How to Apply

  • Interested candidates are requested to forward their updated CVs to

  • recruit@virtualhr.co.ke stating the subject heading ‘COOK’ by 10th September 2021 clearly indicating their current and expected remuneration (MUST), daytime telephone contacts and addresses of three referees.

  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.


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