Head Chef Job in Kenya

Reporting to: the Restaurant Contracts / Manager, s/he will be incharge of the day to day supervision of the work force based in Nairobi.

Role and Responsibilities:

The head chef will be in charge of the following:

  • Oversee Menu’s/Function planning, Stock Management, Food Supply, Food Ordering and Functions Costing.
  • Use PPE in prescribed manner; ensuring all other kitchen staff do the same and are dressed accordingly in company dress regulations.
  • Observe business communication ethics; monitor staff and maintain high standards.
  • Work clean and tidy conforming to ISO 22000 ensuring the kitchen stays clean and disinfected at all times; Ensure all staff follow correct procedures.
  • Place equipment repair orders in timely manner; Check serviceability of all catering equipment at end of week/month and report any faults, if identified to the client.
  • Immediately inform Camp Administrator of any deficiencies, malfunctions, accidents, incidents and other abnormal events.
  • Ensure all staff carry out cleaning tasks and duties safely and correctly; monitor and train staff as required reporting any incidents to the Restaurant Contracts/ Manager if there are issues you cannot fixed.
  • Carry out Food Safety form’s and checks on a daily/monthly basis
  • Implement stringent company HSE Policy.
  • Must maintain safety rules and have the capabilities to work at speed.
  • Attend regular meetings with
    customers and client staff on Catering issues.


  • City and Guilds 706/1 or NVQ Level 2 Professional cookery or similar
    CIEH Food Hygiene Certificate Level 2
  • 5 years or more years’ experience in the role
  • Supervised Catering Establishments
  • Supervised a National Work Force
  • Must be capable of safe working practices and working at speed

    Desirable Attributes

  • Good command of the English language
    Must have a basic knowledge of British Culinary
  • Cooking: Experience in western dishes delivering high end/high quality food preparation and delivery with experience of working at high end establishments, preferably embassies

    How to apply

    If interested and you meet the above specifications, kindly send your application to recruitment@amsol.co.ke by latest 30th June 2018 stating your current and expected salary.

    Indicate the job title on the email subject.

    Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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