Personal Chef Job Vacancy in Kenya

Our Client is seeking to hire an experienced Personal Chef with excellent communication skills and ability prepare meals for all age groups (from toddlers to adults).

S/he should be able to manage a busy family’s kitchen requirements, including all social functions hosted at their residence.

The successful candidate will reside with the family.

Position Title: Personal Chef

Reports to: Head of Family

Role Objective: Manage the family kitchen requirements from planning, procurement and preparation of all meals. This includes African and Continental dishes as desired.


  • Liaise with client to determine family members’ meal specifications, allergies and dietary needs
  • Plan, budget and shop for high quality ingredients in the most cost-efficient manner
  • Prepare high quality and customized meals based on dietary needs and avoid wastage
  • Prepare different dishes including (African and Continental dishes)
  • Able to maintain, observe proper hygiene practices, safety and health regulations at all times
  • Develop and plan recipes in liaison with client, taking advantage of seasonal ingredients
  • Able to handle any complaints and positive criticism and rectify
  • Inform client of any supplies and equipment needs when required
  • Clean and sanitize all the kitchen working areas before and after preparation
  • Ensure all meals are well cooked, garnished and presented at all times
  • Package and label meals well before storage

Qualifications / Education

  • Certificate / Diploma in Food Production from an accredited institution
  • Excellent knowledge in procurement, storage and handling of food
  • An experienced family chef with the ability to operate kitchen equipment
  • Computer literate

Person Specification

  • Dedicated, organized, creative and time conscious individual
  • Friendly and honest individual with the ability to handle positive criticism
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills (both written and verbal)
  • Team player and problem solver with strong work ethics

How to Apply

Qualified candidates to send a detailed CV with 3 referees and a cover letter to by Friday, 7th October, 2022.

Clearly indicate the Position Title on the subject line.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.