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Executive Chef

  • Diploma, Associate's degree
  • Restaurant, hospitality, travel
  • Experienced (senior worker)
  • Full Time
  • Permanent
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Job Summary

Our client, a hotel group with properties in Kenya is looking for an Executive Chef for their Camp in Laikipia. The successful candidate will be responsible for organizing and coordinating all food and beverage related operations, procedures, procurement and service. He/She must have at least 2 years’ experience working as a Head Chef in a 5 star Lodge or Tented Camp, be a strong leader and very customer oriented. International Experience is a plus.


  1. Implementing, maintaining and training all kitchen staff on all kitchen procedures and standards.
  2. Innovative bush dining experience.
  3. Vehicles and containers transporting food to camps to be spotless.
  4. Excellent stock controls, rotation and administration.
  5. Responsible for all food orders, storerooms and fridge and deep freezes.
  6. Support the Lodge Manager and Assistant Lodge Manager with all HR related duties relating to the department.
  7. Develop, upskill and train, motivate and inspire the reception team to aspire to the
  8. Company’s Beliefs and standards.
  9. Co-ordinate and manage the team’s requirements relating to the working roster, leave, staff welfare and payroll duties.

General Information

Salary rangeNot specified
Additional informationNot specified
Contract type: Permanent
Job type: Full Time
Location: Laikipia
Area of work: Restaurant, hospitality, travel
Seniority: Experienced (senior worker)

Job Requirements

Required education: Diploma, Associate's degree
Required relevant work experience: 2 years
Required skills: Personal training; Hygiene standards (food production); Food and beverage; Kitchen management; Cooking, food preparation; Supply and inventory management (restaurant)
Required languages: English (Spoken: fluent | Written: fluent)

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Summit Recruitment &Training

Human resources, talent development, recruiting

Summit Recruitment & Search was established in 2009 to address the recruitment, executive search, outsourcing and training needs of companies based in Kenya or wanting to enter the Kenyan, East African, South African and African market. We have a leading proven track record in our field in South Africa, Uganda, Ethiopia, Tanzania, Rwanda, Nigeria, Zambia, Ghana and many other African countries. We are able to advise on market trends, training requirements, prevailing salaries and offer a complete HR Solution where necessary.

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