40 Hours Per Week
Main purpose of the role?
Support the Head Chef and Sous Chef in the effective running of the department.
Key Responsibilities and Duties
Participates in and supervises the preparation and cooking of food in accordance with established recipe cards and methods.
Have the desire to be trained to cover other sections of the kitchen as decided by the Head Chef.
Ensures all dishes are correctly garnished before being sent to relevant outlets.
Ensures that all dishes are prepared in a timely manner as befits the Restaurant – given timed goals and constraints.
Taste all dishes to ensure correct taste.
To ensure that wastage is kept to a minimum and preventative measures that incur wastage are fully understood.
Ensures portion control policy/standard plating instructions are adhered to.
Achieves on-job training targets as appropriate.
Ensures work area is kept clean, hygienic and organised.
Ensures that all equipment/utensils in the section are correctly handled and maintained.
Ensures any equipment that is not safe is reported immediately to Senior Chef on duty.
Ensure mis-en-place and food products are labelled accurately and stored at all times.
Ensures food is correctly prepared by sampling on a regular basis.
To deal with guest comments and complaints in a constructive and empathetic manner, ensuring compliance with the Culture and Service Recovery Strategy including the reporting and follow up and reporting of all comments and complaints. The objective being to resolve the complaint prior to departure.
The Ideal Candidate
You will need to be fully aware and able to comply with the following:
Hotel Evacuation procedures
Health & Hygiene Policy and Procedures
Food Hygiene Regulations
Health & Safety Procedures
Current Licensing Regulations
Methods of payment
Short and Long Term Marketing Promotions
Maintains a safe and hygienic work environment
Weights & Measures Act
Experience working within a busy kitchen in the same or a similar role is essential, and it would be advantageous for this to have been in a hotel kitchen.
We are looking for someone with a real passion for food and the drive to succeed in a new role.
Due to the nature of the work, the ideal candidate would be fully flexible in their approach to work and be able to work shift pattern through weekdays and weekends.
CRC Recruitment are a leading Midlands based recruitment consultancy covering vacancies across the UK. We have been established since 2003 and have a reputation for high service standards to both candidates and clients. We supply permanent or temporary staff to all areas of business covering a variety of different industry sectors.