Commis Chef

Job Reference No. 7627
Permanent / Temporary Permanent
Salary / Rate of Pay £21-23k dependent on experience, qualifications and skills
Location Alresford
Sector Catering
Days / Hours 37.5 hours per week starting at 8am

Job Description
•    The working day starts at 8am and the main meal of the day is lunch served at 1pm.  During the working day supper is also prepared. Supper is then heated up and served at 7pm by a duty person (residential staff member). The operation is 7 days a week throughout the year with a shutdown of 2 weeks in early January. An NVQ Level 2 in Catering preferred, but not essential. Experience within a high volume catering environment is also preferable.
•    Someone who is interested in vegetarian dishes is important. 
•    A two week rotating menu is currently in operation and works well with the students. 
•    The ethos is to use organic ingredients wherever possible with suppliers on board such as Infinity and Riverford. 
•    The one-acre walled vegetable garden also provides seasonal produce. 
•    Our client is a beautiful and nourishing environment to work in, with a great team.

Duties and Responsibilities

●    As per direction from the Head Cook to be responsible for the provision of meals ensuring dietary requirements meet the required standard;
●    Working to high standards of practice and food hygiene;
●    Communicate politely and courteously, to build and maintain strong relationships. Be responsive to emails;

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