Summit: Head Chef Job 2019

By | April 1, 2019

Summit: Head Chef Job 2019

Head Chef for a high end lodge in Laikipia

Job Category: Hospitality / Travel /Catering / Restaurant / TourismOur client, a high end lodge in a private conservancy in Laikipia area, is looking for a passionate and hands on Head Chef. The successful candidate MUST have at least 5 years of Chef experience – 3 of which have been in a well-recognised five-star hotel or world-class lodge, as a senior sous-chef. He/She MUST have a passion for creating fabulous food and exceptional attention to detail and quality control of all items produced in the kitchen.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for training chefs & implementing kitchen standards
  • Set 7 day Menus
  • Proactive Maintenance
  • Good stock controls and stock rotation
  • Good administration and personnel files to be kept according to Lodge Manager’s requirements
  • Responsible for all food orders, storerooms and fridge and deepfreezes
  • Left-over management: left-overs to be discussed and processed every day
  • Vehicles and containers transporting food to camps to be spotless
  • Quality and quantity of snacks to game drives to be checked
  • Responsible for bush banqueting, drink stops, picnics etc.
  • Excellent interaction with Guests


  • A recognised Chef Diploma in cooking and baking
  • Exceptional Food and Beverage knowledge and a clear knowledge of detailed stocktaking
  • At least 5+ years relevant experience in a high end camp
  • A valid drivers licence with at least 3 years driving experience
  • Good computer literacy
  • Excellent communication skills – with guests and fellow staff members
  • Good organisational and lateral thinking ability
  • Must adhere to World Class Hospitality and Service Standards
  • Financial management ability

Education: Diploma

Job Type: Permanent

Location: Laikipia Kenya

Career Level: Management

Deadline: April 28, 2019


Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

Please do not apply if you do not meet the requirements of the job.