Java House

Java House, a leading coffee and casual dining brand in East Africa, is seeking a skilled and passionate Cook for their Foodscape division. This exciting opportunity is available in Nairobi, Mombasa, and Mai Mahiu, Kenya.

About Java House:

Founded in 1999, Java House has grown from a single coffee shop in Nairobi to a beloved brand with outlets across Kenya, Uganda, and Rwanda. Known for its gourmet coffee and American diner-style cuisine, Java House has expanded to include sister brands Planet Yoghurt and 360 Degrees Pizza.

Key Responsibilities:

Food Preparation and Presentation:

  • – Prepare high-quality dishes according to Java House standards
  • – Ensure proper food presentation for an excellent customer experience

Kitchen Management:

  • – Maintain cleanliness and sanitation of the kitchen area
  • – Implement correct food storage practices
  • – Monitor and maintain food quality standards

Quality Control:

  • – Ensure all produced food meets Java House quality specifications
  • – Assist in implementing quality control measures

Customer Service:

  • – Listen to and accommodate guest concerns and needs
  • – Contribute to a positive dining experience


Education and Certifications:

  • – Minimum KCSE Grade C-
  • – Certificate in Food and Beverage Production
  • – Competent knowledge of cookery and culinary arts


  • – 2-6 years of experience in the food and beverage industry

Skills and Qualities:

  • – Strong teamwork and collaboration abilities
  • – Excellent communication skills
  • – Customer-oriented mindset
  • – Willingness to learn and grow in the culinary field
  • – Attention to detail and commitment to quality

What We Offer:

  • – Opportunity to work in a leading East African food and beverage brand
  • – Positions available in multiple locations (Nairobi, Mombasa, Mai Mahiu)
  • – Exposure to diverse culinary techniques and international cuisine
  • – Potential for career growth within the Java House group
  • – Collaborative and dynamic work environment

This position is an excellent opportunity for culinary professionals looking to advance their careers in a fast-paced, customer-focused environment. The ideal candidate will be passionate about food, committed to quality, and eager to contribute to Java House’s reputation for excellence.

Java House is an equal opportunity employer and values diversity in our workforce. We encourage applications from all qualified individuals, regardless of background or experience level.

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