Commis Chef

Location: Retford
Employer: The Elms Hotel
Weekly pay: £120
Closing date: 30 May 2019
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Short description

The Elms Hotel have a fantastic opportunity for a budding chef to join their great pub, you will be working alongside trained chefs including a current apprentice. You will become a part of the team who will rebuild the reputation of this Pub.

Full description

Fronted by an attractive circular lawn and sweeping drive, The Elms Hotel is a Grade II Listed Georgian house built in 1792 on the old Great North Road from London to York, originally an affluent private residence. At the rear of the property, extensive landscaped grounds are bordered by mature trees with a converted stable block. The Elms is now offering a fresh produce menu and is well known for its Sunday dinners. The manager Stuart with the backing of the new owners, has and is still continuing to turn the venue around and back to well respected venue it once was.

As a commis chef you're on the first rung of the ladder to becoming a great chef. In most kitchens you'll do food preparation work and basic cooking under the supervision of the chef. You will also attend the chef academy once a fought night at West Notts College. You will start by working 30hours per week but this will increase over your time there.

Duties will include.

  • Maintaining high standards of hygiene.
  • Preparation of fresh produce
  • Measuring dish ingredients and portion sizes accurately.
  • Dealing with deliveries and stock rotation.
  • Reporting to the head chef / chef de partie.
  • Cleaning down and setting up.
  • Helping other team members when required.

Once you feel confidante with your produce knowledge, you will be able to take the reins on creating dishes for the specials board and also appetisers. You will grow with the team and from day one you will be a valued member of staff.

Applicants will be required to attend an Assessment Centre with Vision Apprentices as part of the screening process.

The employer reserves the right to close this vacancy early should a suitable candidate be identified prior to the published closing date

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