Commis Chef - Permanent - Histon, Cambridge

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Are you looking for a job that gives you the opportunity to develop your skills and prepare healthy nutritious food while providing a stable income, regular shifts and excellent career prospects?

If so, you are in luck as a Commis Chef job can provide all of these things and what's more we have a permanent vacancy based in Histon, Cambridge.

If you are a reliable, quick thinking, creative person then this role may be the perfect job for you.

The role is made up of many varying responsibilities including:

  • 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
  • Contributing to maintaining kitchen and food safety standards.

You will need:

  • Level 1 and 2 Food Safety Awards
  • Minimum 6 months 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

Desirable and useful but not necessary qualifications include:

  • City & Guilds 706/1 Catering
  • NVQ Level 1
  • Level 2 Health and Safety in the Workplace Award
  • Level 3 Food Safety Awards

Alongside some of these more general skills:

  • 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

While working as a Commis Chef you will gain a vast cross section of transferable skills such as organisation, communication, problem-solving, multitasking, diligence and attention to detail that can be utilised in many roles and industries and support your growth in Catering and Hospitality.

This role is based in Histon, Monday to Friday, 37.5 hours per week, supplying a staff canteen.

Interested, please apply with your CV - we will be in touch!

25/08/2022 13:47:52
GBP 27300.00 27300.00

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