1. Full-Time
  2. Permanent
  4. Food & Beverage





Chef de Partie (Pre-Opening)



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Company Description

Join us at Accor, where life pulses with passion!

As a pioneer in the art of responsible hospitality, the Accor Group gathers more than 45 brands, 5,600 hotels, 10,000 restaurants, and lifestyle destinations in 110 countries. While each brand has its own personality, where you will be able to truly find yourself, they all share a common ambition: to keep innovating and challenging the status-quo.​

By joining us, you will become a Heartist®, because hospitality is, first and foremost, a work of heart.​

You will join a caring environment and a team where you can be all you are. You will be in a supportive place to grow, to fulfil yourself, to discover other professions and to pursue career opportunities, in your hotel or in other hospitality environments, in your country or anywhere in the world!​

You will enjoy exclusive benefits, specific to the sector and beyond, as well as strong recognition for your daily commitment.​

Everything you will do with us, regardless of your profession, will offer a deep sense of meaning, to create lasting, memorable and impactful experiences for your customers, for your colleagues and for the planet.

Hospitality is a work of heart,
Join us and become a Heartist®.

Job Description

As our Chef de Partie, you're essential in crafting the culinary experiences that define Novotel Nairobi Westlands. Your responsibilities include:

  • To manage your Kitchen section with regard to supervision of food preparation and service according to set standards, customer satisfaction and high level of sales in line with company policies and regulations
  • Organizing and maintaining your section of the kitchen with precision and care.
  • Managing kitchen orders and providing constructive feedback to improve processes.
  • Training and leading your team, ensuring clear communication and delegation of tasks.
  • Responsible for guiding the Demi Chef de Partie and Commis and in the performance of their jobs in accordance to Hotel policies and procedures
  • Overseeing your designated kitchen area and assisting other sections as needed. Upholding the highest standards of hygiene and safety in the kitchen.
  • Responsible for ensuring daily storeroom requisitions and sufficient supplies during Kitchen operation are rotated and used in a FIFO system.
  • Responsible for the proper maintenance and good working order of all equipment
  • Responsible for consistently implementing policies and procedures in operating the kitchen
  • Responsible for establishing and maintaining high sanitation standards in the kitchen


  • Diploma in Culinary Arts or related field.
  • Minimum 1 year experience in a similar position
  • Your knife skills are top-notch, across butchery, seafood, poultry, and dessert preparations.
  • You have a keen eye for detail and a commitment to presenting high-quality dishes.
  • Your knowledge of kitchen operations is solid, and you're passionate about culinary arts.
  • Strong communication skills and the ability to manage conflicts effectively are among your strengths.
  • You're capable of thriving in a fast-paced environment and work well with a diverse team.

Additional Information

Your team and working environment:

  • At Accor, we are Heartists!  Are you ready to put your heart at the center of everything that you do? If so, then join our team of Heartists
  • Every day, we look for opportunities to engage on a personal & meaningful way with our guests and each other.  

We deliver heartfelt hospitality in an environment that is engaging, enthusiastic and professionally rewarding!

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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