Job Title: Senior Chef

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Purpose of the job: The Senior chef is mainly responsible for planning menus, overseeing the kitchen staff, and ensuring that the food meets high-quality standards.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Ensuring that all food is of excellent quality and served in a timely manner;
  • Overseeing all kitchen operations, coordinating and assisting kitchen staff as required;
  • Makes adjustments to the menu based on the availability of food supplies or the current season;
  • Taking stock of ingredients and equipment, and placing orders to replenish stock;
  • Responsible for the recruitment of qualified new cooks that will assist in the day-to-day running of the kitchen activities;
  • Make sure that meal is prepared and served to customers as per the order and in a timely manner;
  • Make sure that kitchen safety measures are met and that sanitation practices are carried out to the letter;
  • supervise the regular cleaning and disinfecting of work equipment like fryers and various kitchen surfaces;
  • Maintain work schedule for kitchen staff so as to ensure smooth flow of activities in the kitchen;
  • Set up the kitchen with cooking utensils and equipment, like knives, pans and kitchen scales;
  • Ensure that all dishes are cooked well and presented in an aesthetically pleasing way;
  • Ensure compliance with all health and safety regulations within the kitchen area;
  • Monitor and maintain stock levels so as to place orders for supplies as at when due;
  • Determine how food should be presented, and create decorative food displays.


Academic qualification

  • · Diploma in Food Preparation or related field

 Additional qualifications

  • Proven work experience as a Chef, especially in the preparation of Asian Food;
  • Ability to remain calm and undertake various tasks;
  • Excellent time management abilities;
  • Up-to-date knowledge of cooking techniques and recipes;
  • Familiarity with sanitation regulations;
  • Leadership and communication skills;
  • Strong organizational and planning skills

Years of experience: Minimum of 8+ years of experience in a reputable restaurant/Hotel;

Salary: Negotiable

Work Place: Addis Ababa

Mode of Employment: Permanent/Full time

Submission:  Interested applicants fulfilling the above requirements can submit their CV and copy of their credentials through our email address

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