Head Chef Job Vacancy in Kitui, Kenya

Position Title: Head Chef

Industry: Hospitality

Location: Kitui

Reporting to: General Manager,

Gross Salary: Kshs 60,000- Ksh 75,000

Our client in the hotel industry is seeking to hire an experienced Head Chef, who will be tasked with managing the kitchen team and ensuring quality food is served to all customers.

Key Responsibilities

  • Ensure outstanding customer care at all times.
  • Direct kitchen operations, including food preparation, cooking, and cleanup.
  • Assign tasks; supervise chefs and cooks in the preparation and presentation of food
  • Maintain control of the kitchen to ensure that all tasks are carried out efficiently and effectively.
  • Resolve issues as they arise so that customers continue to receive their orders in a timely manner.
  • Make sure that all kitchen and wait staff adhere to food safety and hygiene regulations to ensure a clean and sanitary kitchen.
  • Plan menus and set prices making adjustments as needed based on the availability of ingredients.
  • Inspect raw and cooked food items to guarantee that the highest quality products are prepared and served to customers.
  • Collaborate with the general manager and owner to align kitchen operations with the overarching goals of the establishment.
  • Direct monthly inventory.
  • Maintain vendor relationships.
  • Recruit, hire, and train chefs, cooks, and kitchen staff.
  • Maintain kitchen equipment; schedule repairs and additional maintenance as needed.


  • Minimum of 4 years of experience in a back-of-house management position
  • Culinary school diploma.
  • Excellent use of various cooking methods, ingredients, equipment, and processes.
  • Ability to multitask and work efficiently under pressure.
  • Great time management skills.
  • Great communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Knowledge of best and latest cooking practices.

How to Apply

If you are up to the challenge, possess the necessary qualification and experience; send your application together with a detailed CV, testimonials and certified copies of your original certificates quoting the job title on the email subject (Head Chef -Kitui) to jobs@corporatestaffing.co.ke on or before 12th October 2022