Commis Chef

If you are enthusiastic about self-development and embrace opportunities to
improve your skills and knowledge whenever possible, you could build a long and
rewarding career as a Commis Chef, progressing to a role as a Chef de Partie, Sous
Chef or Head Chef if desired

  • Assisting in the food preparation process
  • Cooking and preparing elements of high-quality dishes
  • Preparing vegetables, meats, and fish
  • Assisting other Chefs
  • Helping with deliveries and restocking
  • Assisting with stock rotation
  • Cleaning stations down
  • Contributing to maintaining kitchen and food safety standards.
  • Level 1 and 2 Food Safety Awards
  • Minimum 6 months of relevant experience
  • Awareness of manual handling techniques
  • Awareness of Control of Substances Hazardous to Health Regulations (COSHH) and chemical safety
  • Experience with kitchen equipment
  • Experience with dangerous equipment such as knives
  • Competent level of English, spoken and written

Desirable and useful but not necessary qualifications include:

  • City & Guilds 706/1 Catering
  • NVQ Level
  • Level 2 Health and Safety in the Workplace Award
  • Level 3 Food Safety Awards
  • Basic knowledge of all sections
  • Ability to work under supervision of a limited range
  • Ability to produce good quality basic food
  • Understanding of health and safety
  • Understanding of basic food hygiene practices
  • Good oral communication
  • Team management skills
  • High level of attention to detail
  • Good level of numeracy
  • Enthusiasm to develop your own skills and knowledge plus those around you
  • Adaptability to change and willingness to embrace new ideas and processes
  • Ability to work unsupervised and deliver quality work
  • Positive and approachable manner
  • Team player qualities

If interested, please apply below.