10 Jun 2016

Cook Jobs In Kenya : Beacon of Hope

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Cook  Kenyan Job At Beacon of Hope, Kenya 
Reports to: Cateress or designated representative
Direct Reports None
Location BoH Centre – Ongata Rongai

Cook Job Purpose

  • The position is responsible for preparing and serving food; verifying quality of food and supplies; and maintaining kitchen and other related facilities in a hygienic and safe condition.

Cook Job Responsibilities

  • Manage and maintain high hygienic standards in the kitchen and food service area.
  • Prepare and serve food for the regular clientele such as pupils/students and special clientele such as visitors, workshops and other functions.
  • Adhere to the food and nutrition guidelines during the preparation, cooking and serving of all food.
  • Support the development and implementation of weekly menus and recipes plans for the purpose of meeting the pupil’s mandated daily nutritional requirements.
  • Carry out adjustments to recipes, if required, for the purpose of meeting projected meal requirements and minimizing waste of food items.
  • Distribute utensils and cutlery to classes and other serving points and collect them after use for cleaning.
  • Perform duties as assigned during special functions which take place in the school or any other designated place.
  • Maintain equipment, storage, food preparation and serving areas in high hygienic conditions in compliance with health standards and requirements.
  • Wash and clean utensils and other service equipments/materials.
  • Keep the working area clean by regular disposal of waste materials to the designated garbage points.
  • Undertake any other assignment as may be directed by the management from time to time.

Qualifications For Accounts Assistant Job 

(The knowledge, skills and abilities may be acquired through a combination of formal schooling, self-education, prior experience, or on-the-job training)

Level of Education/Academic Qualification

  • A minimum of KCSE certificate

Professional Qualifications

  • Holds a valid food handlers certificate
  • Crafts artisan Certificate in Cookery


  • Must be a committed Christian
  • Ability to work within established time schedules
  • Must be a team player and has the ability to motivate others
  • Has interest in children
  • Basic understanding of professional cooking and knife handling skills.
  • Understanding and knowledge of safety, sanitation and food handling procedures
  • Ability to handle people with patience, understanding and respect.
  • Must be physically fit and able to perform the duties required by the position.
  • Shall present a clean and neat appearance.
  • Should possess attitudes that make for harmonious cooperation with students and with the administration, teachers, and other kitchen staff.

Relevant Work Experience

  • 1 year relevant work experience in a busy environment supporting mass production of food and beverages
  • Experience in working with children and the school environment will be an added advantage.

Contacts Arising From The Job

  • Within the Organization Outside the Organization
  • Pupils/students
  • Teachers
  • Other non teaching staff
  • Government Health Officials
  • Suppliers
  • Parents
  • Clients
  • Visitors


Working Conditions

  • The job is usually performed in an environment where there is exposure to heat over long periods. The incumbent is also exposed to risk of injury through fire and other sharp objects/tools. The customary methods of performing the job’s functions exposes the individual to physical demands that require lifting and carrying, pushing, and/or pulling, some climbing and balancing.


How to Apply

  • All interested applicants to please send their cvs to [email protected] .The position is opened until filled.

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