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Commis Chef & Catering Assistant

Immediate Commis Chef & Catering Assistant – Waterloo, London – FM Service Provider – Education environment

Exciting opportunity for a Commis Chef & Catering Assistant to work an event for an established company situated in Waterloo, London.

The successful candidate will have a proven track record as a Chef or Catering Assistant and will be able to work Immediately.

Hours of work

  • Commis Chef – 07:30am – 15:30pm – Monday – Friday – 30 minute unpaid break
  • Catering Assistant – 11:00am – 15:00pm – Monday – Friday – 30 minute unpaid break
Important – Must have Food Hygiene / Safety Level 2

Key Responsibilities (Chef)

  • Effective and efficient food production in line with recipe sheets
  • Full knowledge of all menu items served
  • Management of production to ensure minimal wastage
  • Maintenance of food levels throughout all service periods
  • Maintenance of food quality and brand standards
  • Ensuring the maintenance of high hygiene and health and safety standards in line with Aramark requirements and identify any anomalies and incidents
  • Capturing and recording all volumes consumed and overproduction
  • Assisting in the compilation of all shifts opening and closing checklists
  • Discussing ideas or improvements with line manager
  • Act as a trainer/ coach for new team members to learn procedures and standards for all kitchen tasks.
  • Undertake relevant training as required
  • In addition to the above, Chefs may occasionally be required to undertake ad hoc back of house and front of house duties in line with business requirements.
Responsibilities (Catering Assistant)

  • Serve food and beverages to customers following prescribed methods of portioning, presentation and combinations in line with brand standards and answer questions about the products
  • Perform basic cold food preparation and made to order services including hot deli and live action in line with Aramark brand standards
  • Take payment and keep financial records as required
  • Empty cash vending machines or cashless loaders
  • Restock goods and ensure appropriate displays of merchandise
  • Clean back of house areas, crockery and cutlery using equipment when trained to do so
  • Clean and tidy counter, light equipment/vending machines preparation and public areas
  • Report to line manager any feedback, complaints, suggestions, stock needs, breakages, faults or hazards identified during the course of the work
  • Perform daily paper/computer work she/he is assigned
  • Keeps diligent records as required
  • Follows food hygiene and safety procedures in line with health and safety requirements
  • Undertake relevant training as required