Cook, Food Services Job in Kenya

Cook, Food Services


Aga Khan University Hospital, Nairobi is a private not-for-profit teaching hospital that provides tertiary and secondary level healthcare services. It is the first hospital in East Africa to be accredited by the Joint Commission International from the USA. The University Hospital has been providing high-quality care for the people of East Africa and beyond for over 60 years.

Applications are invited from qualified candidates for the above position based in Nairobi Kenya. The position holder will report to the Head Chef, Food Services, Facilities Management Division, Aga Khan University Hospital

Job Purpose

To produce high-quality meals to patients and staff in a timely manner in line with the laid down recipes for consistency and be accountable for the use and storage of supplies used in the kitchen.


  • Preparing and cooking food in the particular section for effective provision of catering services.
  • Ensuring that food is cooked as per the recipes for consistency in order to uphold the quality standards of the departments
  • Serving food on time to meet the quality objective of the department
  • Clearing all leftovers after services
  • Ensuring that the working area is constantly cleaned by applying the “clean-as-you-go” principle
  • Properly handle equipment in the kitchen and promptly report any faults to the Head Chef or Supervisor on duty
  • Any other duty as may be requested by the Supervisor

Qualifications and skills required

  • Minimum of a Certificate in Food production from a reputable institution or equivalent
  • K.C.S.E mean grade of C-
  • Minimum 6 months of work experience in a busy catering establishment
  • Training in the Management of food safety based on Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Points (HACCP) management system is an added advantage
  • Knowledge of receipts in food production
  • Be a self-starter  
  • A team player with high levels of motivation and flexibility
  • A passion for food and a commitment to upholding the highest standards
  • Ambition to grow further in the career
  • Have a good command of English language (especially spoken English)

How to Apply