Kenyatta University Hospital - Chef Jobs in Kenya

Kenyatta University Hospital - Chef Jobs in Kenya


Kenyatta University Teaching, Referral & Research Hospital (KUTRRH) is seeking to recruit highly transformative and dynamic self-driven individuals with a high degree of integrity, result oriented, demonstrable professionalism, competence and impeccable capability to fill the following positions within its staff establishment:


Kenyatta University Hospital - Chef Jobs in Kenya

Chef- (DCSACF/KUTRRH/13)

1. Background Information


Kenyatta University Teaching, Research and Referral Hospital (KUTRRH)

Department: Administration
Section/Unit: Hospitality Services
Job Title: Chef
Reports to: Kitchen Supervisor
Direct Reports:
a) Cook
b) Chargehand Kitchen

2. Purpose of the Job

Reporting to the Kitchen Supervisor, the Chef job exists to coordinate operations in the
hospital kitchen, ensuring that foods and beverages are prepared according to the menu
and within the expected standards of quantity and quality at KUTRRH

3. Main Duties and Responsibilities of the Job:

  • Determine how food and beverages should be prepared, displayed and presented in the kitchen of the hospital.
  • Prepare food and beverage production schedules in accordance with the hospital menu
    and dietary needs of patients in the hospital.
  • Supervise food preparation and production and service in the kitchen so as toensure
    maintenance of its quality and nutrition value in the hospital.
  • Supervise kitchen staff in order to ensure that they are clean and hygiene and that their
    services meet the expected standards of cleanliness and hygiene.
  • Ensure that the kitchen, all its precincts and facilities are clean and hygiene and that are operating within the expected standards of public health and sanitation and safety in
    the hospital.
  • Estimate and requisition daily proportions, amounts and rations of cooking supplies required to prepare foods and beverages according to daily menus in the hospital
  • Inspect supplies, equipment, and work areas to ensure conformance to established
    standards in the kitchen of the hospital.
  • Instruct cooks and chargehands in the preparation, cooking, garnishing, and
    presentation of food in the kitchen of the hospital.
  • Monitor sanitation practices to ensure that other staff follow hygiene standards
    and regulations in the kitchen of the hospital.
  • Check the quality of raw or cooked food products to ensure that quality food
    standards are met in the kitchen of the hospital.
  • Instruct cooks and chargehands in the preparation, cooking, garnishing, or
    presentation of food in the kitchen of the hospital.
  • Determine production schedules
    and staff requirements necessary to ensure timely
    delivery of services in the kitchen of the hospital.
  • Collaborate with the Kitchen Supervisor and Nutritionist in planning and developing
    menus, taking into account such factors as patient health and dietary needs, seasonal
    availability of ingredients for the hospital
  • Arrange for kitchen equipment purchases or repairs for continued food and beverage
    service delivery in the hospital.
  • Prepare daily reports for material consumption in the kitchen of the hospital and present it to the kitchen supervisor accordingly in the hospital.

    4. Qualifications Knowledge and Skills:

    Minimum level of academic qualifications required to perform effectively in the role:

    Diploma in Catering or Food and Beverage production or an equivalent qualification from a recognized institution.

    Professional qualification required to effectively perform in the role:

    Medical Fitness Certificate from Public Health Office

    Minimum level of knowledge required for the job:
    a) Knowledge in proper hygiene and sanitization regulations
    b) Knowledge of basic nutrition and dietetics

    Soft skills required for the job:
    a) Communication skills
    b) Organizational skills
    c) Leadership skills
    d) Team building skills
    e) Observation skills
    f) Analytical skills

    5. Relevant Work Experience Required:

    Minimum number of years of experience the jobholder is required to have to be appointed
    to the position:


    At least three years working experience as a Head Cook/Chef in a similar level organization

    The deadline for the receipt of all applications is Monday 5th August 2019

    If your background and competencies match the specifications of any of these posts, please send your;

    1. Application Letter,
    2. Curriculum Vitae and
    3. Filled Application Form

    ONLY via email to recruitment@kutrrh.go.ke

    Or hard copies can be addressed to:

    The Chief Executive Officer
    Kenyatta University Teaching, Referral & Research Hospital
    P.O Box 7674 – 00100 GPO
    Nairobi Kenya

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