Commis Chef

Posted 26 January by Selectus Total Featured

Commis Chef: Rickmansworth/Watford/Harrow

Works alongside head chef to manage daily kitchen activities, including aiding with menu preparation, ensuring food quality and freshness, and monitoring ordering and stocking. Provides meal quality and consistency by following designated recipes.

Job Duties:

  • Leads kitchen team in chef's absence
  • Oversees and organizes kitchen stock and ingredients
  • Keeps cooking stations stocked, especially before and during prime operation hours
  • Manages food and product ordering by keeping detailed records and minimises waste, plus works with existing systems to improve waste reduction and manage budgetary concerns
  • Supervises all food preparation and presentation to ensure quality and restaurant standards
  • Works with head chef to maintain kitchen organization, staff ability, and training opportunities
  • Verifies that food storage units all meet standards and are consistently well-managed
  • Assists head chef with menu creation
  • Coordinates with restaurant management team on supply ordering, budget, and kitchen efficiency and staffing

Skills and Qualifications:

Formal Culinary Training, Previous Restaurant Experience, Extensive Food and Beverage Knowledge, Strong Organizational Skills, Attention to Detail, Knowledge of Restaurant Regulations, Leadership, Management, Positivity, Ability to Work Under Pressure, Self-Motivated, Creative Problem-Solving Skills, Strong Verbal and Written Communication Skills, Exceptional Customer-Service Skills

Required skills

  • Catering
  • Chef
  • Cooking
  • Food Industry
  • Hospitality

Reference: 34328978

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