1. Full-Time
  2. Permanent
  4. Culinary


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



Demi Chef


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

  • To organise an assigned section and ensure it runs efficiently and productively
  • To lead and manage Commis Chef/s and kitchen staff in the absence of a more senior chef
  • Be familiar with the other kitchen sections, promoting flexibility and productivity
  • Ensure all food produced is in line with kitchen recipes and standards
  • Prepare and cook all food orders with a sense of urgency
  • Check all food is stored and handled as per current food health and hygiene regulations
  • Ensure that work area, equipment and section is kept clean at all times, in accordance with current health and hygiene regulations


  • A passion for hospitality – always making decisions in the guest best interests
  • Previous experience in a similar role is an asset or a Chef looking to take the next step.
  • Strong interpersonal and problem solving abilities and the ability to fit into a tight-knit team.
  • Strong team player with the ability Hotel/Conference kitchen experience a bonus but not a deal breaker

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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