Group Head 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 5 years of experience as a head chef in a well-established diverse hospitality establishment.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Have working knowledge of menu costing and design and establish a cost management plan.
  • Must have a good understanding of menu compilation, preparation of a wide range of cuisine (Local and International).
  • Ensure adherence to proper cooking methods and presentation of food with colourful & artistic flair.
  • Conversant with HACCP systems
  • Ensure correct items and amount of food is prepared prior to food service and is stored correctly.
  • Interacting with team at the farm and obtaining feedback.
  • Maintain high standards of personal hygiene and ensure that the employees adhere to the same.
  • Ensure adherence to the hygiene in the department and all equipment is well cleaned and stored.
  • Maintain discipline in the department according to the property and company standards.
  • Manage, train, review, implement and give feedback to employees on their job performance.
  • Manage inventory and requisition of all items: assets, consumables, foods etc


  • Must have a Bachelors degree in a relevant discipline.
  • Must have at least 5 years’ working experience.
  • Have a good understanding of dietary requirements, stock rotation and control.
  • Excellent time management, hosting, communication and interpersonal skills

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Salary: Monthly Gross Salary: Ksh 70,000 - 80,000 (Approx. 495 USD)
Location: Isinya, Kajiado
Career Level: Senior Level
Job Type: Full time
Deadline for applications: 01/12/2023