Commis Chef

Job Type:
Job Sector:
Catering, Hospitality
South East
£17,000 to £19,000 per annum
Salary Description:
�17k - 19k per year + tips + benefits
The rpc Group of Companies
Job Ref:

The Company and the Role:
The Company is setting a new benchmark by combining local produce and a table service restaurant, with no late nights or split shifts.
Currently seeking a permanent Commis Chef for their restaurant just outside Aldermaston, someone with a passion for good food that is ready to continue developing their career.
The restaurant is table service with a full menu served from breakfast till lunch, with cream teas proving to be very popular throughout the day. All food is cooked fresh to order and the emphasis being on good quirky presentation using seasonal ingredients.
All meals are prepared daily in their kitchens using fresh meat, fish and seasonal produce. These are sourced from their own farm shop on site but also use where possible, local producers and suppliers.
You will be responsible for working within and supporting the kitchen team in the production of food as directed, through the daily shift plan and under the guidance of the senior kitchen personnel.
You will be responsible for your safety and of those around you and the strict adherence of all Safer Food Better Systems and procedures.
You must maintain quality and consistency of all food produced in line with specifications and recipes and stick to clear labelling and production procedures.

Key Features of the Role:
As a Commis Chef you will learn to work various sections of the kitchen, be it pastry, butchery, fish, sauces, vegetables and so on. Chances are that you'll be cooking great English cuisine.
You will need to be a special Commis Chef, somebody with a sleeves rolled-up attitude and desire to succeed as an important member of the team.
Working under a very talented Head Chef and team who will give you the necessary guidance that will increase your ability and knowledge of catering and hospitality.
Working with an ever changing fresh and vibrant menu, ensuring a clean and tidy workstation.
As Commis Chef you need to be organised, and able to follow instructions and procedures given by other Chefs in the kitchen.
Able to produce menu orders within the dish specifications and ensuring high standards and quality are met, following the rules of health and safety.

Knowledge and Skills Required:
Be an accomplished Commis Chef or Cook with your own transport to get to site.
Have knowledge of a fresh food kitchen section ideally as a Commis Chef, including food preparation and cooking to order.
Familiar with all current legislation's regarding food hygiene, safety, risk assessments etc.
Have the communication skills and confidence to producing menu orders keeping to their specifications and time frames as directed.
Your practical Chef experience should ideally be supported by some form of catering qualification.
Previous experience in a similar role requiring enthusiasm to learn, passion for cooking, emotionally robust, positive can-do attitude and aptitude is essential.

What's on Offer?
Salary range �17,000 - 19,000 depending upon experience and trial shift results
Share of tips for kitchen and front of house staff
No late nights or split shifts! Great working hours, 5 days a week, 08.00am - 16.30pm
Generous staff discount
Uniform provided
Free parking
Career progression and training opportunities

Applicants Please Note:
Do not apply for this vacancy unless you are an experienced Chef or Cook.
For UK based roles, in line with the requirements of the UK Asylum and Immigration Act 1996, all applicants must either

Contact Details:
The rpc Group of Companies
Tel: 023 8022 4654
Contact: Frank Canonico

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