Weekend Chef

Location
South Benfleet
Salary
£10.50 - £10.50
Posted
01 Nov 2017
Closes
29 Nov 2017
Ref
compass/TP/330451/37112/PARKL
Contact
Ms Rebecca Sillery
Job Function
Chef
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

We currently have an exciting opportunity for a Chef/Cook to join our team. You will look after lots of hungry people, contributing to the efficient running of the kitchen. Responsible for producing a variety of dishes for the restaurant and meeting room areas to the highest standard, whilst ensuring the kitchen runs smoothly, safely and hygienically.

Package description

We have an exciting opportunity for a Weekend Chef / Cook to join our lovely catering team at Parklands Care Home. This role is for 2 days per week Saturday and Sunday, with shift hours: 06.30-14.30.

Candidates should be able to work alone, have good chef/ cooking skills and food standards, basic food hygiene certificate. This position is working in a Residential Care Home all applicants should be happy and comfortable working in this environment.

Main responsibilities
  • Working together with the team
  • Using fresh ingredients to make good, quality food
  • Implement Health & Safety legislation and COSHH at all times
  • Cooking and preparation of high quality meals for potentially large volumes of customers
  • Extensive food knowledge with the ability to cook and present fresh food to a consistently high standard
Ideal candidate
  • Quality driven
  • Have excellent culinary skills with an attention to detail
  • A creative thinker with sound knowledge of the latest food trends
  • Have sound knowledge of hygiene, health and safety requirements
  • Self motivated with the ability to work in a pressurised environment
  • A team player with experience of supervising a team within a similar environment
  • You will have Qualified to NVQ level1/2 in food preparation and cooking or equivalent
About the company

Compass Group UK and Ireland is part of Compass Group Plc, the world's leading foodservice company. We specialise in providing food, vending and related services in our clients' premises. The company operates across the core sectors of Business & Industry, Defence, Offshore & Remote Site, Healthcare, Education, Sports & Leisure and Vending with an established brand portfolio.