Camp Chef Job Vacancy at Wilderness Wayo Limited

Full Time
  • Full Time
  • Arusha

Website Wilderness Wayo Limited

Wayo Africa is leader in authentic private safaris in Tanzania. Specialized in safari activities

Camp Chef Job Vacancy at Wilderness Wayo Limited

Employment Opportunity

Position: Camp Chef

Reports to: Camp Manager

Wilderness Wayo Limited is a prominent player in the tourism industry in Tanzania, specializing in providing unique and authentic safari experiences. We operate a number of high-end camps in the Northern safari circuit in Tanzania. We operate a substantial DMC service, travel shop and activity department. We also run a large community and conservation initiative where positive tourism aids in the betterment to the lives of people and wildlife. Wilderness Wayo Ltd is one of the leading and most respected safari and camp operators in Tanzania.

As a Camp Chef your role is to oversee the whole camp’s kitchen operations. Assist and participate to the packing, move and setup of camp.

Primary roles

l To prepare five star quality meals for guests

l To ensure the kitchen is clean and hygienic at all times

l To ensure that any special dietary needs are met

l To ensure that the stores and fridges are clean and well packed at all times

l To supervise all kitchen staff

l Ensure minimum wastage by preparing the correct portions and by f strictly following company recipes

l To ensure checklists are in place for use by kitchen staff

l Take care of all assets and ensure breakages are recorded and reported to management

l Maintenance team to be informed of any repairs that need to be done in the kitchen area

l To liaise with the Camp Manager for maintenance of par levels of all stock items

l Responsible for ordering and receiving dry and fresh goods on a weekly and/or monthly basis

l To manage the kitchen schedule and issue duties to Assistant chef and Assistant Cooks

l Responsible for plating and food presentation

l Constantly train and coach Assistant Chef, Assistant Cooks and trainees to ensure minimum standards are met

l To assist in the Arusha town office when you are not in Camp in any duty the office asks.


  • Understanding culinary nutrition, flavour profiles, and dietary restrictions is crucial.
  • Adaptability in modifying dishes to cater to individual preferences and dietary needs.
  • Adhering to health regulations and maintaining pristine kitchen conditions.
  • A minimum of 5 years’ experience within the chef position.
  • Experience in handling international menus and seasonal will give an added advantage.


  • Ability to stay in the Bush Camp
  • Ability to speak English Fluently, other language will be added an advantages
  • Emotional intelligence with strong interpersonal skills
  • Ability to engage, inspire, and influence people
  • Analytical skills
  • Numerical skills
  • Listening Skills
  • Problem solving

For those who are interested, please send your CV in PDF format. In the subject line, remember to specify the position you are applying for before April 30th, 2024.

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