Chef - Eastwood

Job Ref: JO-2205-30838_1652112783
Sector: Hospitality & Catering
Job Type: Temporary
Date Added: 09 May 2022
  • Nottingham, Nottinghamshire ng16 3sa Nottingham Nottinghamshire Midlands ng16 3sa
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  • £12.50 per Hour
  • HOUR
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Chef needed needed for a company staff canteen based near Eastwood
Various days available Mon - Fri 6.45 - 2.30pm This is a temporary ongoing role
If you want to be recognised for your ability to keep calm under pressure and your excellent problem-solving skills, then we want to hear from you. In the role of Chef you'll have the opportunity to let your culinary and organisational skills shine, as you work within a busy kitchen environment. We have chef roles available of all levels.
General skills
As Chef you will have:
* Good knowledge of all sections
* Strong ability to produce good quality food and first-rate culinary skills
* A flair, passion and a love of ingredients
* Strong organisational skills
* An ability to work unsupervised and consistently deliver quality work
* Experience of a variety of kitchen environments and cuisines
* Good knowledge of Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Points (HACCP)
* Knowledge of food production methods
* Good maths/numeracy skills
* Effective oral communication with all members of the team
Personal traits
You will:
* Have strong attention to detail
* Enthusiasm and willingness to develop your own skills and knowledge, plus those around you
* Flexible and have a willingness to embrace new ideas and processes
* Be able to take on board feedback and changes to menu items or ingredients
* Be able to work well under pressure
* Have good team management skills, especially in the absence of the Head Chef
* Have good leadership skills and the ability to motivate your Chefs and lead junior members of staff who may also be working under pressure
* Team player qualities and the ability to work well with staff at all levels in the kitchen
* Have a positive and approachable manner
* Be able to stay calm when pressure mounts or difficulties arise in service
Main Duties/Responsibilities
In this role you will:
* Cook and prepare high quality dishes
* Supervise all kitchen stations
* * Assist the Head Chef in creating menu items, recipes and develop dishes
* Maintain a safe and hygienic kitchen environment
* Train and develop current and new staff, ensuring talented Chefs are encouraged to progress
* Assist the Head Chef to create menu items, recipes and develop dishes
* Be responsible for health and safety, and teaching staff about it
* Be responsible for food hygiene practices, and teaching staff about it
* Maintain a safe and hygienic kitchen environment at all times
* Ensure food quality and excellent standards are maintained for all dishes created
* Assist with determining food inventory needs, stocking and ordering
* Supervise, motivate and work closely with other Chefs of all levels
* Ensure the team are producing top-quality food
* Ensure your brigade has high culinary standards
* Level 1 and 2 Food Safety Awards
* Level 2 Health and Safety in the Workplace Award
* Minimum 2 years' relevant experience
* Awareness of manual handling techniques
* Awareness of Control of Substances Hazardous to Health Regulations (COSHH) and chemical safety
* Experience of kitchen equipment
* Experience of dangerous equipment such as knives
* Competent level of English spoken and written
* Health and safety and food hygiene certificates
* City & Guilds 706/1 or 706/2 Catering
* NVQ Level 2 in cookery
* Level 3 Food Safety Awards
* Modern Apprenticeship route in cooking
* City & Guilds diplomas in professional cookery
* BTEC HND in professional cookery
* A foundation degree in culinary arts
So if you've got what it takes to be our next Chef to work in the Eastwood area then don't hesitate to apply today

09/06/2022 16:13:03
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