Date Posted: May 8 2024

Mwaiwathu Private Hospital invites applications from suitably qualified and experienced candidates for the position of CHEF tenable at the Hospital along Chileka Road in Blantyre.


 Position Context

Reporting to the Head Chef, the Chef ensures that meals are prepared timely using set standard recipes and assist with all kitchen operations


Specific duties and responsibilities will include but not be limited to:


  • Food preparation, cooking and presentation
  • Ordering food stuffs
  • Clearing and cleaning working areas
  • Complying with health and safety procedures
  • Complying with the menu
  • Liaising with the Head Chef on stock runouts
  • Offering options to patients and other clients
  • Organizing the kitchen by arranging cooking utensils, equipment and ingredients.
  • Ensuring that dishes are visually appealing when served to guests.
  • Modifying recipes to meet specific customer preferences.
  •  Verifying the freshness of ingredients and discarding any expired items.

Educational Qualifications and Experience


  • Diploma in Food Production or equivalent from a reputable institution.
  • Malawi School Certificate of Education
  • Minimum three years’ experience in a related field


Requisite knowledge, abilities and skills


  •  Creativity
  • Accuracy
  • Reliability and confidentiality
  • Good communication skills
  •  Good interpersonal skills
  • Problem solving skills
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Ability to handle high stress environment
  • Attention to details




Interested and qualifying candidates should submit their application, enclosing a detailed Curriculum Vitae with names and contacts of at least three credible referees, active e-mail addresses, and copies of relevant certificates by Wednesday, 15th May, 2024 to:


The Chief Executive Officer

Mwaiwathu Private Hospital Limited

P. O. Box 3067,


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