Splendid Family - First Commis Chef (1452)

First Commis Chef

  • Department:
    Food & Beverage
  • Position Commitment:
    Full Time
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First Commis Chef

We are now looking for an optimistic and driven First Commis Chef to join the Kitchen team at the award-winning Hilton London Bankside.

Being a key part of the Hilton and Splendid family, all our team members need to be able to promise to:

  • Be the Best;
  • Make Responsible Decisions;
  • Treat Others, the Way They Would Like to Be Treated;
  • Continually Challenge Yourself and Each Other.

Position Purpose

We are looking for an individual with ambition and a passion for food, wanting to develop your skills in a dynamic kitchen environment.

Key Responsibilities

When working as a Commis Chef, your main role is to assist the other chefs in ensuring a timely and high quality food service, and your key areas of responsibility will include:

  • Ensure that a high standard of preparations and presentation is achieved before any dish leaves the kitchen.
  • Check kitchen stock and control on a daily basis.
  • Ensure accurate records are kept at all times relating to the food production and wastage, for all service periods.
  • Ensure that all foods are labelled, stored and handled in accordance with the Hotel and Health and Safety requirements.
  • Ensure all hygiene, health and safety standards are adhered to and the Hotel’s Health & Safety policy are complied with.
  • Make sure the wastage is kept to a minimum at all times.
  • Be constantly aware of new ideas and create new dishes for OXBO
  • Complete all required training (Food Hygiene & Safety, Health & Safety & Fire Safety) via the Saeker Training Programme

Person Specification

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Ability to be punctual and reliable
  • Understanding of food hygiene legislation.
  • Strong customer awareness
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Team player with outstanding interpersonal skills
  • High standard of personal presentation
  • Exceptional attention to detail
  • Confident, professional and welcoming personality
  • Flexibility with rotating shift patterns, including weekends

Proven Experience/Education Level

  • An NVQ Level 2 in Food Preparation & Cookery (or equivalent) would be an advantage

Company Benefits

  • Pension Scheme;
  • Season Ticket Loan;
  • Complimentary meals and dry cleaning on duty;
  • Discount program for you, your friends & family to stay in Hotels around the world;
  • Opportunities for Internal career progression;
  • Departmental incentive programmes;
  • Professional training and development opportunities

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Hilton London Bankside
2-8 Great Suffolk Street, London, United Kingdom, SE1 0UG
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