Cateress I at Multimedia University of Kenya

  • Published date: November 19, 2019
  • Category: Food Services & Catering
    • Location: Nairobi, Nairobi
  • Jop type:
  • Salary: Ksh Not mentioned
  • Company name: Jobs in Kenya

Job Description

Duties and responsibilities at this level will entail:-

  • Preparing menus, their costing and food delivery;

  • Planning for food orders;

  • Overseeing development and implementation of methods for food production;

  • Ensuring maintenance of standard recipes;

  • Carrying out control of product quality, food production technology and raw food product laying norms:

  • Supporting the Hotel Manager in the preparation of the hotel Budget;

  • Managing kitchen equipment;

  • Supervising cleanliness of catering facilities;

  • Coordinating food preparation, cooking, placement and delivery of foodstuff;

  • Liaising with the Hotel Manager in reviewing menus and dietary requirements;

  • Maximizing employee productivity and morale and constantly maintaining discipline:

  • Coaching and mentoring staff; and

  • Performing any other duties as shall be assigned by the Hotel Manager from time to time.


For appointment to this grade, an officer must have:

  • Served in the grade of Cateress II for a minimum period of three (3) years or as a Senior Hotel Supervisory Position in a busy Hotel;

  • Bachelors degree in any of the following disciplines:- Hotel and Hospitality Management; Hotel and Catering Management; Hospitality and Institutional Management or equivalent qualification from a recognized institution; and

  • Diploma in Food Production from a recognized institution;

  • Certificate in Computer Application skills course from a recognized institution.

  • Valid Certificate of Health for food Handlers; and

  • Demonstrated merit and ability as reflected in work performance and results.


How to Apply

Interested applicants should submit ten (10) copies of their applications with detailed curriculum vitae, e-mail address, telephone contacts, postal address, current post, copy of current pay slip, certified copies of academic, professional certificates and testimonials. They should provide clearance certificates from the following organizations:



Kenya Revenue Authority

Certificate of Good Conduct

They should also provide three (3) referees who are knowledgeable about their competence and areas of specialization, one of who must be a recent/last employer. The referees should submit their confidential reports in sealed envelopes clearly marked with the specific reference number, to the address here below.

Applicants should fill the summary sheet attached in MS Word and send it to the following address:

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.


MMU is an equal opportunity employer thus, women, persons with disability and minority groups are encouraged to apply.

Applications quoting the respective reference numbers on the envelope, should reach the undersigned on or before Friday, 29th November, 2019.

Vice Chancellor

Multimedia University of Kenya

P.O. Box 15653 – 00503


E-mail address:

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