Restaurant Chef Jobs in Ruiru, Kenya

Restaurant Chef Jobs in Ruiru, Kenya

Role Objective:

  • To oversee the Kitchen operations, procurement of all kitchen supplies, cook and direct the preparation of all meals. (African & Continental dishes)


  • Food products and ingredients costing

  • Oversee the preparation of all food types especially African Dishes

  • Develop and plan menus and recipes with the team taking into consideration seasonal availability of ingredients

  • Ensure that kitchen employees follow proper sanitation/hygiene practices at all times

  • Analyze recipe, assign prices to menu items, based on food, labor and overhead costs

  • Make requisition for kitchen equipment, supplies and materials as and when required

  • Assist management in the recruitment of kitchen staff

  • Investigate customer complaints about food and any meal served in the restaurant

  • Always check the quality and quantity of procured (raw materials) and cooked meals

  • Prepare the Rota for the kitchen staff

  • Demonstrate to the kitchen staff all the latest cooking techniques and equipment

  • Coordinate and supervise activities of cooks and workers engaged in food production

  • Help workers to resolve conflicts before they are escalated

  • Instruct kitchen staff in the preparation, cooking, garnishing and presentation of food

  • Regularly inspect kitchen facilities & equipment to ensure compliance

    Qualifications / Education

  • Diploma in Food Production from a Recognized Institution

  • Analytical individual with the
    ability to carry out costing/pricing competently

  • At least 4 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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