Chef Job in Kenya

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Chef Job in Kenya

Avenue Healthcare is one of the leading private healthcare groups in East Africa running 3 Hospitals, and 13 clinics across Kenya, and a Homecare business. With over 25 years in the healthcare industry, Avenue Healthcare runs 300 hospital beds with over 1,000 staff members, and more than 400 specialists and serves over 400,000 patients annually, offering primary, secondary, and tertiary.

Position  :  Chef
Department  :  Operations
Reports to  :  Executive Chef
Location  :  Kisumu Hospital
No. of Posts  :  1
Application Deadline  :  2023-03-10

Job Objective/Purpose

Serve as the Sous Chef and be responsible for preparing executive meals as and when required.

Key Responsibilities

1. Meal Planning, Preparation and Service

  • a. Cooking food using a range of methods (i.e. baking, braising, frying, roasting or steaming) and ensuring that the food is nutritious and well presented
  • b. Preparing food to meet special dietary requirements e.g. (low calorie, high calorie, diabetic)
  • c. Ensures that each meal leaving the kitchen is checked for quality, quantity, presentation and correct temperature.
  • d. Planning executive menus and estimating food requirements

2. Cleaning and Infection Control

  • a. Cleaning food preparation areas and equipment and ensuring that laid out infection control procedures are followed.
  • b. Making sure that the kitchen and its environs arehygienic and functional
  • c. Ensuring that the preparation of food is hygienic and that a “clean as you go” discipline is adhered to.

3. Training

  • a. Training & supervising other cooks to ensure that all meals are being prepared to
  • the correct recipe and to the correct quantity.
  • b. Training staff on the correct use of kitchen equipment
  • 4. Reporting any breakages, equipment malfunctions and faults to the Head of Catering.
  • 5. Maintain client and patient privacy and confidentiality at all times
  • 6. Any other duty as assigned by your immediate supervisor in line with the job description


  • 1. Certificate/diploma in food production
  • 2. Familiar with HACCP kitchen safety procedures
  • 3. 2+ years’ experience as a Chef
  • 4. Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • 5. Attention to detail
  • 6. Result Oriented

How to Apply

Apply for the job here

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