Chef – Isinya, Kajiado

Summit Recruitment and Search Africa is a leading Recruitment and Executive Search agency head quartered in Kenya providing outstanding talent to a wide range of companies and NGOs in various business sectors across Africa.

Our client a Poultry Integrator in Kenya is looking recruit a to be based to be based in Kajiado County. You will manage the HQ’s Canteen, the company’s F&B department according to set standards, customer satisfaction and train teams across the numerous sites. The successful candidate must be conversant in Food Safety systems, have a good understanding of safety, hygiene and heath policies. He/She must have at least 3 years of experience as a chef in a well-established diverse hospitality establishment.


  • Plan menus.
  • Direct and coordinate food or beverage preparation.
  • Prepare and cook foods/meals of all types, either on a regular basis or for special guests or functions.
  • Determine how food should be presented and ensure quality of meals.
  • Determine food or beverage costs and estimate amounts and costs of required supplies, such as food and ingredients.
  • Order and maintain inventory of food and supplies needed to ensure efficient operations.
  • Collaborate with other personnel to plan and develop recipes and menus, considering such factors as seasonal availability of ingredients.
  • Demonstrate new cooking techniques to staff and be aware of changing culinary trends.
  • Inspect supplies, equipment, and work areas to ensure conformance to established standards.
  • Maintaining high level of hygiene in the kitchen including the dishes.


  • Must have at least 3 years’ working experience.
  • Have a Certificate/Diploma.
  • Must have Food handling certificate.
  • Must be able to provide a 4-week Menu.
  • High level of personal cleanliness.
  • Must be thoroughly familiar with safety requirements, safe work practices and health regulations pertaining to food preparation and service.
  • Enjoy cooking and able to organise efficient work schedules.
  • Be punctual and excellent time management skills.
  • Able to work under pressure and stay calm in difficult situations.
  • Honest and attention to detail

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Salary: Monthly Gross Salary: Ksh 40,000 – 50,000 (Approx. 295 USD)
Location: Isinya, Kajiado
Career Level: Mid-Level
Job Type: Full Time
Deadline for applications: 01/12/2023