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Chef Job Opportunity




DUTY STATION: Jumuia Hotel Kisumu, Jumuia Coffee House


Actively participate in the ongoing developments at Jumuia Resorts. Ensure all operational standards and internal policies relating to kitchen are kept up to date at all time, strive to improve food preparations, presentations, and menu selection in culinary areas of the Restaurant. Provide support, leadership, motivation, training, coaching and mentoring to all direct reports and subordinates. Create an environment of trust and respect through the empowerment of the Employees at all levels. Encourage high morale, Fosters teamwork and collaborating all team members.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. Responsible for all management of kitchen.
  2. Strive to continually food preparations and menu selection, supervise staff, with assistance make purches of raw food items, train apprentices and maintain a sanitary and hygienic enviroment for the preparation of food
  3. Actively work to minimize wastage/spoilage in all kitchen areas. Check and verify wastage report. Ensure monthly projections of results of for the kitchen are accurate and on target to expectations.
  4. Ensure all staffs have reported on duty
  5. Review costs analysis on a regular basis to ensure in line with budget and forecasts
  6. Actively gather and share appropriate market inteligentce on other properties as it relates to culinary information, ensuring Restaurant culinary offerings are current and keeping with new trends in the market place.
  7. In conjuction with the purchasing department, conduct regular meetings with food suppliers reviewing food products, price, quality and delivery to ensure best quality and value for Restaurant.
  8. Check stocks especially butchery, dairy products, dry goods, previosly day’s sales, food cost trends. Sort out the variances in stocks.
  9. Check menus for functions if any & delegate appropriately
  10. Ensure canteen service timing is adhered to & hygiene observed.
  11. Attend management briefing
  12. Ensure fridges are checked, cleand & food stuff arranged properly.
  13. Organize & supervice lunch preps.
  14. Ensure proper buffet set up, service& replenishing of food.
  15. Ensure kitchen is stocked, no missing items
  16. The key result areas to this post are set out in this job description. It should be noted that the Jumuia Resorts reserves the right to update the job desrciption from time ti time to reflect changes in or to the post after consultation about any proposed changes. Significant permanent changes in duties and responsibilities will require revisions to be made to this job description
  17. This JOB DESCRIPTION is not exhaustive, therefore the job holder may be required, from time to time to, to carry out tasks and when requested by Management.

  1. Familiarize self with Organization Health and Safety Policies and promotes and complies with them
  2. Takes responsibility to rectify hazardous situations, reporting major areas of concern and expense to superiors
  3. Familiarize self with property safety, First Aid and Fire and Emergency procedures and actively enforce them.
  4. Ensure security incidents are reviewed and corrective measures implemented to prevent recuring incidents.

  1. Complies with the Organization’s corporate Code of Conduct.
  2. Familiarize self with the Organization values and model-desired behavior
  3. Perform task as directed by the Restaurant Manager in pursuit of the achievement of business goals.

Demonstrate service attribute in accordance with industry expectations and Organization standards including:

  1. Being attentive guests
  2. Accurately and promtly fulfilling guests requests
  3. Anticipate guest needs
  4. Maintain a high level of knowledge which affect the guest experience
  5. Demonstrate a service attitude
  6. Taking appropriate action to resolve guest complaints

  1. Comply with Organizational rules and regulations contained in the Employment Handbook
  2. Comply with Organizational Grooming Standards
  3. Comply with Time and Attendance Policies
  4. Actively participate in training and development programs and maximize orpportunities for
  5. self –development.


(i) Level of Education/Academic Qualification

  • Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE)
  • Diploma in Food & Beverage

(ii) Specialized Training/Professional Qualifications

  • Excellent Communication skills
  • Confidentiality and integrity

(iii) Other Competences:

  • Ability to work long hours
  • Flexible
  • Reliable
(iv) Relevant Job Experience

  • Must have worked in a similar position for at least TWO years in a similar position.
Qualified and interested candidates should download the NCCK Job Application Form(Click Here to Download). Candidates are advised to STRICTLY send the application form ONLY, duly filled in PDF format to recruitment@ncck.orgindicating job title in the email subject line. The application forms to be received by close of business on 18th October 2018. Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

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