Commis Chef

10 Aug 2017
17 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Serco is a FTSE 250 international service company which combines commercial know-how with a deep public service ethos. We improve services by managing people, processes, technology and assets more effectively. We advise policy makers, design innovative solutions, integrate systems and - most of all - deliver to the public. Serco supports governments, agencies and companies who seek a trusted partner with a solid track-record of providing assured service excellence. Our people offer operational, management and consulting expertise in the aerospace, defence, education, health, home affairs, local government, science, technology, transport and the commercial sectors.

Location - Lilleshall National Sports and Conferencing Centre, Near Newport, Shropshire, TF10 9AT

**Please check you can travel to Lilleshall before you apply**

We are recruiting for a Commis Chef to work at Lilleshall Sports and Conferencing Centre.

Lilleshall National Sports and Conferencing Centre is one of the UK`s National Sports Centres, training grounds and centres of excellence for the country`s leading sportsmen and women. It aims to provide a `World Class Experience`, where everything we do ensures that our customers are valued and their satisfaction and recommendation to others is paramount.

As a Commis chef you work in the main kitchen in support of the Head chef and Sous Chef and be expected to be part of the team in the development of the catering services. A robust practical catering background with experience of working in quality kitchen environments is essential. Expectation is that you will produce food to a high standard whilst monitoring portion and waste control to maintain profit margins.

The Role

  • Ensure that dishes are prepared and cooked according to the specific restaurant standards.

Ensure the cleaning schedule is adhered to and that cleaning tasks are delegated as appropriate.
Ensures that food is prepared in accordance with Company hygiene procedures, e.g., temperatures are recorded, samples are taken, and foodstuffs are stored safely and hygienically
Ensures that dishes are produced to required standards of quality and presentation for service.
Maintain a detailed Knowledge of menus and produce dishes to the standards required.
Ensure all policies, procedures, standards and guidelines are carefully adhered to.
Fully flexible working pattern to cover mornings, evenings and weekends. This is for weddings, functions and site requirements

Skills and Experience

  • Fully understand how the role contributes to the success of the restaurant.

Build effective and constructive relationships.
Communicate clearly, professionally and concisely.
Work collaboratively with others in pursuit of team goals.
Undertake any other duties as required
Essential that you can work under pressure

Person Specification

  • Excellent communication skills

Smart appearance both personal and working
Friendly and outgoing
Reliable and confident
Fully flexible
On occasion we receive significantly more applicants than expected for some vacancies and under such circumstances we reserve the right to bring forward the closing date of the advertisement. We therefore strongly advise you to apply for the role promptly to avoid disappointment should the closing date be brought forward. Serco is committed to equal opportunities and requests any potential applicant to contact the Serco Recruitment Team on 0345 010 4000 as soon as possible if an applicant has any additional queries, requirements or will need additional time in submitting an application should the closing date of the advertisement be brought forward.

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