Smiling Chef

COMMIS CHEF
Level 2 Apprenticeship, 18 Months

Working as a commis chef is a great way to get your Kitchen career started. Whilst it’s the most junior culinary role, it provides a means of learning a range of key skills on the job where you will gain valuable experience in food preparation alongside other basic cooking tasks under the supervision of our Head Chef.

 

We’re looking for someone who has a passion for food and being creative in the kitchen as well as a strong commitment to learning and developing within their career in the industry. Whilst these are important traits, where there is fun - there is also paperwork, so the ideal candidate will also demonstrate willingness to learn and give these tasks a go!

M A I N   D U T I E S  (but are not limited to) :
 

  • To support the Head Chef in a range of important food prep for Restaurant activities throughout the week

  • To assist the Head Chef in developing menus, creating new and exciting dishes that reflect seasonality and incorporate locally sourced produce, accurately calculate costings for business reporting and complete allergen checklists against menu items

  • To work with the Head Chef to ensure that Food Prep and Food Storage areas are kept clean and fully stocked, maintaining our food hygiene rating of 5*

  • To assist the Kitchen team with regularly emptying general waste, food waste and recycling bins

  • To provide assistance in daily and weekly kitchen cleaning routines and in recording/monitoring fridge and freezer temperatures on a regular basis, identifying any areas of concern to the Head Chef immediately

  • Deal with deliveries, checking the quality of received goods and carrying out stock rotation

  • To notify the Head Chef when stocks and supplies are low and assist with ordering and communicating with Suppliers where required

  • To communicate and work closely with other team members across the business to achieve the same goal and improve efficiency

  • To have a high regard to attention to detail, reporting any flaws or risks identified in presentation of public areas, back of house areas and of any food and drinks being served
     

R E Q U I R E M E N T S :
 

  • A good understanding and knowledge of commercial Kitchen working standards

  • The ability to be flexible and work well within a team during a shift, offering support to colleagues across areas of the business where required

  • To be able to use initiative, multi-task and juggle competing priorities throughout a shift, whilst remaining calm and professional at all times

  • To show willingness in your approach to learning and taking on new tasks
    within the role

  • To take pride in presentation and personal hygiene
     

H O U R S :
 

  • Minimum 30 hours per week (Day time & Evening)

  • Tuesday - Saturday (Days may vary depending on seasonality)

Y O U ' L L   A L S O   W A N T   T O   K N O W :
 

  • Weekly Rota

  • Birthdays off!

  • Competitive Salary

  • Equal Share of Staff Tips

  • Company Events

  • On-Site Parking

  • Food & Beverage Discounts

  • Accommodation Discounts

  • Training & Development Opportunities

U N I F O R M : 


Staff uniform is provided.

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