1. Full-Time
  2. Permanent
  4. Culinary


Gem Forest Hotel Nairobi - MGallery Collection (Opening Soon), Nairobi, Kenya



Culinary Coordinator


Luxury & Lifestyle

Company Description

The MGallery Hotel Collection features boutique hotels, each with its own original design and unique stories to tell. Choosing to join MGallery is choosing to live and experience Memorable Moments.

MGallery Nairobi Gigiri will feature 105 rooms and suites; four restaurants, including an all-day dining venue, a signature dining experience, a pool bar, and a rooftop restaurant and bar; meeting rooms and a business centre; and wellness facilities spanning a gym, pool and spa.

With a prime location on Gigiri’s Limuru Road, fairly close to Nairobi’s city centre and Village Market, it will attract UN and NGO delegates, consultants and contractors, as well as diplomats, leisure visitors and the local community.

Job Description

  • Responsible for managing E-Mails, Tasks, and Calendars for the Executive Chef.
  • Responsible for printing out, updating and positing the information that is needed for the chef’s communication board, daily, weekly, monthly.  See list.
  • Responsible for completing and ensure the accuracy of T&A for the culinary division to meet payroll timelines.
  • Responsible for entering the appropriate information into the Food costing tracker sheet on a daily bases, so the Exec Chef has an accurate food cost up to date.
  • Responsible for joining the engineering & stewarding walk with Chef and team. Recording identified items that need to be action and update punch lists.
  • Send a copy of the updated punch list to engineering and stewarding dept. by the following days end or earlier. 
  • Responsible for Eco sure temperature records from all kitchens. Every Tuesday collect and/ or follow up with head of culinary outlets and file the Eco sure temperature record logs into the binder in the chef’s office.
  • Responsible for proactively completing culinary projects within the given time frames, given to you by the Exec Chef.
  • Assist with development and growth plans by coordinating the completion of employee performance reviews.
  • Creating power point presentations for departmental meetings, scheduling departmental.
  • Contribute and focus on the daily growth of the operation through awareness and understanding of LQA and brand standards
  • Work in conjunction with the Executive Chef, Food & Beverage Director and Outlet Chef on promotions, menus, and special events.
  • All other F&B projects as defined.


  • Team player with strong initiative, a calm demeanor and professional approach.
  • Previous work experience on computers and experience with MS Word, Excel, Outlook
  • Must have strong organizational and prioritization skills with previous administrative work experience.
  • Strong business communication skills (composing faxes, letters) are necessary.
  • Must be able to work effectively unsupervised and meet deadlines.
  • Previous payroll administration experience would be an asset.
  • Previous background in a Food & Beverage environment and a strong understanding of the demands of a large quantity kitchen environment would be an asset.
  • A post-secondary education in Hospitality Management would be an asset.

Additional Information

Should be eligible to live and work in Kenya.

Diversity & Inclusion for Accor means welcoming each and everyone and respecting their differences by giving priority only to qualities and skills in extending employment and development opportunities. Our ambition is to provide meaningful employment, a warm and welcoming culture, excellent working conditions and to promote the development of all people, including those with disabilities.
When applying, do not hesitate to let us know of any specific needs you may have so that we can take them into consideration.


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