Chef

Job Type:
Permanent
Job Sector:
Food, Beverage
Region:
London
Location:
Richmond
Salary:
£12 to £12 per month
Salary Description:
competitive
Posted:
11/05/2018
Recruiter:
Sodexo
Job Ref:
1

We currently have an excellent opportunity for a Chef to join our busy team. This is a great opportunity for a customer focused individual to join a world leading food and facilities management company, which can offer unrivalled opportunities for career progression.
Package descriptionRichmond American University require a chef with a passion for food. We cater for students, staff and hospitality events. Creating fresh food from scratch

Working in a team of 4 chefs you will need to cover alternate morning and afternoon shifts Monday to Friday and every other Sunday. (no late nights and no split shifts)

A great opportunity to develop your career as a chef.

 
Main responsibilitiesMain responsibilities:


To manage all day to day aspects of preparation and presentation of the food service offer to the Company's standards
Prepare food to the highest standard of quality at all times
To assist with food ordering in absence of Head Chef
Follow recipes and instruction, as directed by line manager and in accordance to the required food offer
To provide an efficient and friendly service to customers in all areas of the catering department
To ensure that food is presented and served in a clean, hygienic environment
Driving sales and promoting service excellence with innovative ideas for the menu
Ensure all necessary documentation is completed to comply with company and industry standards
To communicate well with customers and demonstrate a helpful attitude at all times
To undertake cleaning and ensure all aspects of equipment and production area cleaning is completed to the Company’s standard according to the cleaning rota or as directed
To attend/receive any job-related training as required
Report all accidents and near misses in accordance to the health & safety documentation
Wear the correct uniform at all times
   Manage the quality and hygiene of the food cycle from delivery through to service; checking deliveries and taking and recording all temperatures, as required.
   Actively enforce relevant statutory, company and site H&S compliance together with the monitoring of related equipment
   Working in a team and helping all member of the kitchen production team to perform their roles to a high standard
Ensure food production is within the budget levels.  Monitor all wastage.
Maintain levels of stock and assist to carry out stock takes.
Ensure that methods of preparation, production and presentation comply with Sodexo’s standards and procedures.
Comply with all Company & Client policies, site rules and statutory regulations relating to Health & Safety, safe working practices, hygiene, cleanliness, fire and COSHH. This will include your awareness of any specific hazards in your work place.
Ensure that all equipment used, is in safe working order and report any faults to line manager, ensuring the equipment is not used until safe.
To fulfil any other reasonable requests

Additional Ad-hoc Duties:

To assist/manage any special functions, some of which may occur outside working hours
To rectify or report any customer complaints or compliments, take some remedial action if possible and report to line manager.
To report immediately any incidents of accident, fire, theft, loss, damage, unfit food, or other irregularities and take such action as may be appropriate or possible
To attend meetings and training courses as may be necessary
Opportunity to enter Company Chef Competition Events
To provide cover in other areas during periods of holidays and sickness, including deputising for line manager.

Ideal candidateThe successful candidate for this role will be:


Experienced in working in a busy kitchen environment
Passionate for producing fresh food to a high standard
Customer focused
A strong communicator
Experienced at working with a team
Complying to health, safety and hygiene standards

About the companySodexo and our clients are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young persons and vulnerable adults. Certain roles will require applicants to undergo screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) and/ or Disclosure Scotland (Scotland).

In the UK and Ireland, Sodexo employs some 35,000 employees to deliver integrated facilities management services to clients at over 2,000 locations in the corporate, healthcare, education, leisure, defence and justice sectors.

With an annual turnover of over £1bn, we provide everything from catering, cleaning and reception to security, laboratory and grounds maintenance services, enabling our clients to focus on their core business.

Contact Details:
Sodexo
Tel: 01276 687 000
Contact: Lisa Fuller
Email:

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