Cook at Avenue Healthcare

  • Full Time
  • Nairobi

Avenue Healthcare


Key Responsibilities

  • Meal Preparation, Planning and Service
    • Cooking food according to the given recipes and menus using a range of methods (i.e. baking, braising, frying, roasting or steaming)
    • Ensures that each meal leaving the kitchen is checked for quality, quantity, presentation, correct temperature, served on time and per the patient’s request.
    • Preparing food to meet special dietary requirements e.g. (low calorie, high calorie, diabetic)
    • Serve patient meals and ensure that service is professional, discreet and personalized.
    • Ensuring that plates and cutlery are cleared and collected from the wards and offices in good time.
    • Ensuring that food is items are correctly so that wastage is kept to a minimum.
    • Responding quickly to special patient needs (e.g. Post-operative & maternity food requests).
  • Cleaning and Infection Control
    • Cleaning food preparation areas and equipment and ensuring that laid out infection control. procedures are followed.
    • Making sure that the kitchen and its environs are hygienic.
    • Following the “clean as you go” principal
    • Ensuring that the non-daily cleaning schedules are adhered to.
  • Personal Hygiene
    • Maintain the highest standards of personal hygiene and dress. Wearing the correct, clean uniform at all times.
    • Ensuring that he / she undergoes food handler’s exams every six months.
  • Reporting any breakages, equipment malfunctions and faults to the Head of Catering.
  • Maintain client and patient privacy and confidentiality at all times.
  • Any other duty as assigned by the supervisor in line with the job description.

Person Specification

  • Diploma Food Production/Culinary Arts.
  • Not less than 2 years’ experience as a Cook.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Attention to detail.

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