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Senior Chef

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

We are looking for a Chef to join our team and prepare delicious meals for our customers.

Chef responsibilities include studying recipes, setting up menus and preparing high-quality dishes. You should be able to delegate tasks to kitchen staff to ensure meals are prepared in a timely manner. Also, you should be familiar with sanitation regulations. If you have experience with advanced cooking techniques and non-traditional ingredients, we’d like to meet you.

Ultimately, you’ll prepare and deliver a complete menu that delights our guests.

  1. Proven work experience as a Chef
  2. Hands-on experience with various kitchen equipment (e.g. grillers and pasta makers)
  3. Advanced knowledge of culinary, baking and pastry techniques
  4. Leadership skills
  5. Ability to remain calm and undertake various tasks
  6. Excellent time management abilities
  7. Up-to-date knowledge of cooking techniques and recipes
  8. Familiarity with sanitation regulations
  9. Culinary school diploma preferred


  1. Set up the kitchen with cooking utensils and equipment, like knives, pans and kitchen scales
  2. Study each recipe and gather all necessary ingredients
  3. Cook food in a timely manner
  4. Delegate tasks to kitchen staff
  5. Inform wait staff about daily specials
  6. Ensure appealing plate presentation
  7. Supervise Cooks and assist as needed
  8. Slightly modify recipes to meet customers’ needs and requests (e.g. reduce salt, remove dairy)
  9. Monitor food stock and place orders
  10. Check freshness of food and discard out-of-date items
  11. Experiment with recipes and suggest new ingredients
  12. Ensure compliance with all health and safety regulations within the kitchen area

General Information

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

Job Requirements

Required education: Bachelor's degree
Required relevant work experience: 3 years
Required skills: Hygiene standards (food production); Food and beverage; Kitchen management; Quality control and supervision; Cooking, food preparation; Stock and inventory management; Work place safety
Required languages: English (Spoken: fluent | Written: fluent)

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Ashnil Hotels Limited

Restaurant, hospitality, travelCompany size: 100-500 people

Ashnil Hotels Limited is a family owned company that manages luxury safari camps in National Parks/Game Reserves in Kenya. The company is just over 10 years old and prides itself in creating an experience worth writing home about. The Ashnil experience is unique ........ a destination with a difference!

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