Machakos University Hotel Chef Job

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Ref. MksU/UHC/06/23 (1 Post) (2 years Contract, renewable upon satisfactory performance.)

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Ensure food is properly cooked.
  • Responsible for proper service of food to the students.
  • Ensure proper hygiene is observed in the kitchen and the mess.
  • Prepares and presents the food to the serving staff.
  • Ensure that all kitchen appliances are properly maintained and in good working condition.
  • Responsible for constantly checking at the service counter, and co-coordinating with the cooks on replenishment of cooked food to ensure smooth running of operations in the kitchen area.
  • Planning menus for the kitchen for all foods in the university.
  • Establish controls to minimize food and supply wastage. 


  • Must have an earned Bachelor’s degree in Food Production/ Institutional Management , Hotel management or its equivalent or a Higher National Diploma in Food Production/ Institutional Management.


  • Must have an earned Diploma in Food Production/ Institutional Management from a recognized institution.
  • Six (6) years of working experience three (3) of which as Assistant Cateress/ Chef Grade 5/6 or equivalent.

How To Apply

Applicants must:

  • Submit two (2) hard copies of a letter of application, certificates, national Identity Card/ Passport, testimonials, and updated curriculum vitae to include full details of education, professional qualifications, experience, publications (where applicable), membership to professional bodies, names and addresses of three referees one of whom should be a present or previous employer.
  • Type the required information in the Job Application Form available on the University website, print, sign, and attach to the application.
  • Contact three (3) referees and request them to send their recommendations, under sealed envelopes to the provided address, before the advert deadline.
  • Send a soft copy (one running pdf file) of the application to and a copy to
  • Submit the two (2) applications in a sealed envelope indicating the position applied for to:

The Deputy Vice-Chancellor
Administration, Planning, and Finance
Machakos University
P. O. BOX 136 – 90100

To be received no later than Monday, 13th November, 2023.