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Kenyatta University Hospital Head Chef Job

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Kenyatta University Teaching, Referral and Research Hospital (KUTRRH) is a State Corporation registered under Legal Notice Number 4 of the State Corporations Act Cap 446. At Gatundu Level 5 Hospital, an Annex of Kenyatta University Teaching Referral and Research Hospital, we seek to engage qualified staff on full time 3-year performance-based renewable contract for the positions listed below. Applicants must demonstrate diligence, commitment and a positive attitude.

HEAD CHEF – V/FT/39/2022 – 1 POST

Job Description

The Chef will be responsible to ensure hospital functions and events have their catering needs adequately addressed. Should be work with nutritionists and doctors preparing standard menus for all patients and delivering meals on time according to hospital deadlines.


  • Work with the Kitchen Manager in creating standard weekly menu for patients based on instructions from
  • Supervise kitchen staff to make sure that the kitchen was always
  • Supervise food prep and
  • Check food plating and
  • Establish portion
  • Schedule kitchen staff
  • Price menu items in collaboration with the Restaurant
  • Order food supplies and kitchen equipment, as
  • Train kitchen staff on prep work and food plating
  • Store food products in compliance with safety practices (e.g. in refrigerators).
  • Keep weekly and monthly cost
  • Maintain sanitation and safety standards in the kitchen


  • Diploma in Food & Beverage
  • Proficiency in computer applications
  • Two (2) years hands-on experience with planning menus and ordering
  • Knowledge of a wide range of
  • Familiarity with kitchen sanitation and safety
  • Ability to manage a team in a fast-paced work
  • Flexibility to work during evenings and
  • At least three (3) years working experience as a chef

Soft Skills Required

  • Organizational skills
  • Communication skills
  • Observation skills
  • Analytical skills
  • Leadership skills
  • Conflict management abilities

How to Apply

If your background and competencies match the specifications of the above positions, please apply online via: OR send hard copies of your Application Letter, Curriculum Vitae, and Filled Application Form and Licence ONLY to the address below:

The Chief Executive Officer

Kenyatta University Teaching, Referral & Research Hospital

P.O. Box 7674 – 00100 GPO Nairobi Kenya

For all applications, please indicate the subject as follows: JOB APPLICATION – [JOB REFERENCE NUMBER]. Please note that you must attach the Application Letter, CV, Filled Application Form, and licence when you apply online via the portal.

The deadline for the receipt of all applications is 17th March 2022.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. All successful candidates must fulfil the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution of Kenya 2010, including;

  • Certificate of good conduct from the Directorate of Criminal Investigations
  • Clearance Certificate from the Higher Education Loans Board (for University graduates only)
  • Tax Compliance Certificate from the KRA
  • Clearance from Ethics & Anti-Corruption Commission
  • A report from an approved Credit Reference Bureau


Any form of canvassing will lead to immediate disqualification.

KUTRRH is an Equal Opportunity Employer.




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