Commis Chef

East Croydon
19 Jul 2017
16 Aug 2017
Commis chef
Job Function
Commis Chef
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Title

Commis Chef


An excellent opportunity now exits to join a warm and friendly team as a Commis Chef.  

This role offers you the opportunity to demonstrate Cookery skills as part of a three man chef team who feed a growing number of customers. This role will also offer you training with an award winning academy to help develop your skills to help you progress in your job & career.


East Croydon

Summary of Role

As Commis Chef you will prepare and present high quality food in line with Elior UK objectives and client requirements.

Key Tasks & Responsibilities

As Commis Chef for Elior you will be expected to:

  • Ensure food preparation and control meets requirements in respect of COSHH, Food Safety and Health & Safety regulations are adhered to and any incidents are reported in line with procedures.
  • Support manager in maintaining, ordering and controlling food stocks within budget.
  • Be responsible for maintaining up to date product and menu knowledge, and maintaining a high standard of food preparation and presentation, ensuring portion and quality control.
  • Be responsible for collecting and checking deliveries as required and placing them in the appropriate storage areas.
  • Be responsible for ensuring high standards of cleanliness of all areas in the kitchen and of equipment.
  • Provide support to other members of the kitchen and front of house team as required.

Skills, Experience and Qualifications

As Commis Chef we look for the following:

  • Establishes strong relationships with colleagues and customers and maintains a professional image at all times.
  • Adaptable, whilst able to conform strictly to Elior UK procedures.
  • Methodical, thorough with persistence to see a job through to conclusion.
  • Adaptable, able to maintain the highest quality of service whilst working within standard operating procedures and rules.
  • Able to advise others in a specialist area of expertise.
  • Ability to work in a high pressure environment.

Core Values and Behaviours

Because we believe that the whole eXperience matters as a Commis Chef / Trainee Chef / Cook for Elior we look for:

  • Employee Recognition: recognise and value the contribution of others.
  • Loyalty to our client/customer satisfaction: warm, friendly and genuine with ability to build trust and loyalty.
  • Innovation: actively seek to improve ways of working and offer suggestions.
  • Operational Excellence: committed to achieving results through demonstrating a “can-do” attitude.
  • Responsibility: takes personal responsibility to ensure all Elior ways of working are adhered to.

Salary & Benefits

As well as an enjoyable place to work, Elior offer a comprehensive benefits package including access to offers, promotions and discounts to retail and leisure providers.


37.5h per week full time (Monday - Friday)


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