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Commis Chef Job Details
Job title: Commis Chef
Category: Catering
Term: Permanent
Location: Essex
Ref: 895067
Job description:
We are currently looking for a Commis Chef for our client based near Colchester.

Job Duties -



* To prepare and present food as per the hygiene and presentation specifications set out by the Head Chef.
* Assist all chefs in the preparation and service of food in a daily basis to a high standard to ensure customer satisfaction.
* Gain knowledge and experience using all avenues made available by the company training scheme.
* Be aware of the daily functions menus and restaurant covers to ensure presentation of food and mise-en-plas is to the highest standard.

* Assist and carry out stock rotation to prevent food wastage and ensure the freshest ingredients are constantly available.
* Understand the importance of stock rotation. Observe sale items of food to prevent poor quality ingredients being used or utilising these ingredients elsewhere.
* Ensure fridge temperatures are documented on a daily basis.
* Input ideas for menu planning on a daily basis to help ensure a varying menu, avoiding repetition of products.
* Work in liaison with the Chef de Partie on all aspects thereby advancing your training/knowledge of all areas of the kitchen.

* Under supervision of Head Chef, Senior Sous Chef or Junior Sous Chef ensure the occasional smooth running of a section.
* Assist in effectively operating the department in times of shortage or increased pressures.
* By following instructions and using learnt culinary and organisational skills, liaising with Supervisors to obtain a full knowledge of the tasks and responsibilities required.

* Cleaning the section and its equipment on a daily and weekly basis to ensure a hygienic and safe working environment.
* By adhering to cleaning rotas and using the correct chemicals, methods and equipment.
* Liaising with kitchen porters and through observation report and act upon any potential health and hygiene hazards.

* Checking in food deliveries to ensure kitchen receives items of correct quality and quantity.
* Taking time and effort to double check orders and inspect goods carefully and signing documentation to prove receipt.

* Comply with health and safety at work and health and hygiene legislation at all times. Demonstrate a comprehensive understanding of operational standards, processes and systems.

* Any other task within skill set as required by manager.

Salary - £17000 plus tips
Salary: 17000 per annum
Benefits: Bonus
Start date: 25/11/2016
Contact name: ROBERT CORNWELL
Contact email address: Robert.cornwell@hunterskill.com
Contact telephone number: 01473 216611
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