Sous Chef Job in Kenya

Role and Responsibilities:

Reporting to the Head Chef, s/he will be tasked with the following:

  • Perform jobs and tasks assigned by the Head Chef.
  • Perform assigned work in safe manner.
  • Use PPE in prescribed manner; ensuring all other kitchen staff do the same.
  • Work clean and tidy ensuring the kitchen stays in a clean and disinfected manner as much as possible ensuring that other chefs use the clean as you go method.
  • Take refuse to dedicated waste collection points on daily basis;
  • Exercise economy of food, fuel and prevention of waste.
  • Perform other job-related tasks as may be assigned by the Restaurant/Contract Manager or Head Chef
  • Never leave his/her workplace without prior permission from the Restaurant/Contract Manager or Head Chef
  • Ensure all tasks are carried out safely and correctly, the kitchen is secured daily and nightly and all Catering Standing orders are adhered to.


  • Must have a red-seal Chef Certification from a government sponsored culinary program (Tourism or Hospitality)
  • Must have a minimum of 5 combined years as a chef working in an institutional environment with multifaceted, high-volume food services operations.
  • Must have a Criminal Background check by a certified/nationally recognized police agency.
  • All certification must be provided to prove levels of qualification.
  • Must be medically screened as Food Handler and completed all inoculations required to comply with Nairobi City County Health Services
  • Shall have a functional knowledge of English and be able to take directions from a Head Chef
  • 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 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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