Commis Chef - Reading - Monday-Friday - £18K

Job Ref: JO-1805-618
Sector: Hospitality & Catering
Job Type: Permanent
Date Added: 14 May 2018
  • Reading, Berkshire, South East, England
  • £18,000 per Annum
  • Mark Purton
  • 01635 34949

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Commis Chef - Monday to Friday 7am to 3:30pm - Thames Valley Business Park
Job Title: Commis Chef
Salary: £18,000
Hours: 40 Hours per week
Shifts: Monday to Friday, 7am to 3:30pm (30 minute break)
Reporting to: Head Chef / Sous Chef
Overall Objectives:       
To assist the Head Chef / Sous Chef in the kitchen operation and ensure the company's reputation for food quality is maintained at all times.
Specific Responsibilities:
  • To assist in the preparation and cooking of menu items as directed by the Head / Sous Chef.
  • To assist in the development and planning of menus, including future food trends and be passionate about developing new styles of service and concepts in the location.
  • To assist with stock taking when required.
  • To carry out the smooth and efficient running of your section as appropriate.
Client Service:
  • To ensure that customers are given a prompt and efficient service and expectations are consistently exceeded.
  • To be customer focused at all times; approachable and quick to exceed expectations in fulfilling customer needs.
  • To be a team player, assisting other team members when necessary.
  • To treat members of the team at location as you would expect to be treated.
Financial Management:
  • To gain an understanding of food costing, sales mix and menu planning.
  • To ensure stock, deliveries and wastage are all checked and recorded in line with company and food standards.
Health & Safety, Food Safety, the Environment:
  • To adhere to the company's Food Hygiene, Health and Safety and Environmental policies.
  • To ensure that food storage areas are maintained in accordance with the company's Food Hygiene, Healthy and Safety and Environmental policies and procedures.
Additional Responsibilities:
  • To take responsibility for contributing towards your own development with the guidance of the Sous / Head Chef and attending training courses as identified.
  • To show commitment to company values in all aspects of your role.
  • To act as a positive ambassador for the business.
  • To attend to any reasonable request made by the client or Management.
  • To attend training sessions when required.
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