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A Nairobi restaurant specializing in Yemeni cuisine is recruiting for the role of F&B Controller, who will be responsible for ensuring that customers have a satisfying service experience

Job Summary

Responsible for calculating costs of Food and Beverage items. Record information and produce control reports periodically to help maintain a suitable inventory of Food and Beverage items in the Restaurant. Help change price, menu, standards, policies and procedures based on the information collected


  • To control the Food and Beverage Costs
  • Engineer the menu in terms of costing
  • Prepare variance analysis for food and beverage and communicate/discussing with relevant parties
  • Coordinate with Restaurant management and Accounts to sort out issues pertaining to F&B
  • Update selling prices in POS as per the instructions from authorized persons
  • Continually study weaknesses in the controls implemented at the restaurant and suggest for improvement
  • Check the daily food & Beverage revenues report submitted by the income audit for accuracy
  • Prepare the daily and monthly cost report for departments in relation to the cost of sales
  • Check and ensure that all menu items have a recipe
  • Participate in stock take at the restaurant and arrange for surprise stock checks at the outlets
  • Spot check on the receiving departments to ensure that scales are correct and goods are checked for quality
  • Check and ensure that no material is issued out from the store without requisition or approval from the respective department head
  • Prepare daily staff meal cost report
  • Check invoices against receiving records and compare them with the purchase order and purchase request and to ensure that all invoices are stamped and signed by the authorization
  • Ensure that that purchasing obtain up to date and accurate prices by comparing prices against supplier’s quotation
  • Check and revive filled requisitions and ensure that goods are not issued more than requested
  • Conduct spot checks to ensure that goods received are as per specification and the deliveries of goods by suppliers are consistent with the receiving schedule and the storerooms are not overstocked especially during the month end
  • Reconcile all inventory accounts based on actual purchase and actual inventory stock take and allocate the expenses to the respective department based on their requisitions


  • KCSE Certificate C –
  • Diploma in Food and Beverage
  • At-least 5-years relevant experience as F&B Controller in a similar role
  • Should have experience in Hotel Industry
  • Must have excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to work in a team
  • Excellent planning and organizational skill
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Keen attention to detail.

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates are advised to send a detailed CV to with the title “F&B Controller”

Only shortlisted candidates shall be contacted.