Eagle HR Consultants Executive Chef Jobs in Kenya

Eagle HR Consultants Executive Chef Jobs in Kenya

Job Purpose

The Executive Chef will be responsible for culinary excellence and leading the kitchen team by orchestrating menu development, ingredient procurement, and delivering top-tier quality dishes in line with the establishment’s standards and financial objectives.

Key duties and responsibilities

  • Develop and review menus occasionally as will be dictated by the business demands.

  • Ensure correct costing of menus and manages the food cost as required.

  • Oversee and conduct departmental meeting

  • Facilitate effective manpower planning.

  • Control departmental budget.

  • Maintain discipline in the department.

  • Manages and follow up on all the maintenance issues.

  • Ensure dishes are correctly garnished, of correct portion size and nicely presented through the Ass. Chef

  • Conduct performance appraisals and identify staff training needs.

  • Identify high performers in the department for reward and recognition.

  • Oversee departmental training

  • Ensure that set brand standards and standard operating procedures are followed.

  • Providing Weekly Reports to Management

  • Ensuring compliance with licenses

  • Ensuring delivery of quality goods and services from suppliers and Vendors

  • Inventory management: track stock levels of food, supplies, and equipment, forecast needs, and oversee purchasing and receiving of items – supervising duties of the procurement officer.

  • Managing Finances; take ownership of budgets and cost control methods to minimize expenses; understand the monthly
    profit and loss.

  • Address customer needs, comments, and complaints.

  • Maintain high standards of quality control, hygiene, and health and safety.

  • Evaluating employee performance, addressing problems, and planning for staff development needs.

  • Oversee that the billing procedure after a service is handled correctly.

    Knowledge and Technical Training:

  • Minimum Diploma in Culinary Arts Studies.


  • At least five years as a Chef with two years in a Head Chef role.

    Personality Traits:

  • Calm, composed, and pleasant demeanor.

  • Flexible and responsible approach to issues.

    Management Skills:

  • Competence in handling multiple tasks under pressure.

  • Strong managerial and kitchen management skills.

  • Solid grasp of cost management and revenue generation within the kitchen

    Job Ref: EHC/026/2024

    How to Apply

    Interested and qualified applicants should submit their applications with a copy of current CV indicating current and expected remuneration package to: recruitment@eaglehr.co.ke

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