Restaurant Pastry Chef Job

at Kenya Methodist University
Location Nairobi, Kenya
Date Posted January 2, 2022
Category Hotel / Restaurant
Job Type Full-time
Currency KES


Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Participating in menu planning and development.
  • Preparing and baking pastries in accordance with set standard recipes.
  • Modify recipes to meet customers’ needs and requests.
  • Preparing all pastries and snacks for functions, fresh fruit cuts, salads, desserts, tea and snacks.
  • Selling and accounting for the daily sales.
  • Accounting for materials and cash.
  • Executing food control standard in dispensing the established food and pastries portion.
  • Ensuring that waste is kept at minimal levels by using creative culinary and bakery methods.
  • Monitoring stocks of supplies and making appropriate orders.
  • Observing safety precautions and kitchen hygiene set standards during food preparation.
  • Perform and ensure duties are performed accordingly.
  • Providing guidance to interns and kitchen stewards.
  • Taking responsibility of the kitchen in the absence of the head chef.
  • Performing any other duties assigned by the supervisor.

Qualifications and Skills:

  • KCSE Certificate with a mean grade of C–.
  • Diploma in Food & Beverage production & Service or its’ equivalent.
  • 3 years’ experience as a pastry cook preferably in an institution of higher learning, star rated hotel or comparable organization.
  • Must have a valid food handlers’ certificate.
  • Knowledgeable on food safety regulations.
  • Ability to work in a fast–paced environment and multi task.
  • Attention to detail, creativity, passion and sense of business.
  • Ability to use slicers, mixers, grinders, food processors and other kitchen equipment.


Applying Instructions


Interested candidates should send three (3) copies of their application, accompanied by detailed Curriculum Vitae (CV), copies of academic and professional certificates, National ID card or passport, and any other relevant testimonials.

  • 1. An electronic copy in PDF format to the Vice Chancellor through email address
  • 2. Three hard copies marked as per the position should be sent to:

The Vice-Chancellor
Kenya Methodist University
P. O. Box 267 – 60200


To be received on or before 8th December 2021. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

The shortlisted candidates will be required to bring the following:

  • Ethics and Anti–Corruption Commission.
  • Certificate of Good Conduct from Criminal Investigation Department.
  • Letters of recommendation (in sealed envelopes) from at least three persons familiar with the applicant’s professional experience and general character one of whom must be the pastor of their local church.

All the positions above require individuals who are committed to Christian values and are of high ethical standards, integrity, and professionalism.

KeMU is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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