Commis Chef- Join as a team member- No experience needed but passionate about cooking!

Location
WD17 1JA, Watford
Posted
15 Nov 2017
Closes
14 Jan 2018
Sector
Chefs
Contract Type
Permanent
Looking for somebody passionate about cooking. No experience necessary. Discounted hotel rates. Full training provided. Friendly team.

Job overview

The role of Commis Chef is to contribute to customer satisfaction by preparing and serving
high quality food consistently in accordance with hotel standards. Ensure the delivery of
high standards of health and safety in the kitchen at all times.

Responsibilities

• To contribute to the production of food items.
• To ensure all dishes are prepared in a timely fashion and to the appropriate agreed
standard.
• To be familiar with the menu of the day and know your responsibilities in
accordance with the menu.
• To ensure excellent food hygiene practice is observed in the entire food chain from
storage through to preparation and service.
• To ensure HACCP compliance within the kitchen and all Food & Beverage outlets.
• To avoid unnecessary wastage by observing proper control methods.
• Ensure the kitchen equipment is in working order; report any maintenance issues
to your Head Chef.
• Knowledge of the Jurys Inns product and the organisation.
• Ensure the department is always prepared for business.
• Following company control procedures in accordance with the company Internal
audit requirements.
• Ensure the correct storage of all food items and deliveries are adhered to.
• Be energy efficient within the department, turning off equipment, lights etc when
not in use.
Agreeing objectives for self-development inline with department objectives.
• Keeping the up to date about departmental, hotel and company activities
through daily communications including TLC scores and customer feedback
and taking part in carrying out appropriate actions for improvement.
• Regularly review own performance against objectives through on the job
training, appraisals, job chats and team meetings and where necessary taking
corrective action.
• Developing own skills & knowledge through daily training and the monthly
departmental training plan.
• Communicating and cooperating with all colleagues in all departments.

Health & Safety
• Ensuring a high standard of personal hygiene and personal presentation at all
times.
• Understanding relevant Health & Safety legislation and the implications on the
operation of the department including HACCP, COSHH and dangerous
machinery.
• Ensuring that safe and healthy working practices are implemented at all times.
• Work in a safe and tidy manner and to report any hazard, accident, loss or
damage to management.
• Awareness of the emergency procedures, full knowledge of the fire manual,
and to ensure that all staff and supervisors are similarly aware.
• Upkeep of equal opportunities policy to ensure that there is a positive culture
and neutral working environment.
• Actively participate in training both on and off the job.
• Carry out any reasonable requests as required by a member of management.

KNOWLEDGE REQUIRED

• Basic food preparation.
• Food hygiene certificate.

ESSENTIAL ATTRIBUTES

• Good presentation and appearance.
• Excellent verbal communication
Skills.
• Good command of English to enable
communication with the kitchen team.
• Working in a team.
• Flexible working shifts.
• Willing to multi skill.



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