Commis Chef

Principal Hayley Group Ltd
Cardiff (Caerdydd)
14601.6 to 15210
11 Oct 2016
10 Nov 2016
The St David's Hotel & Spa, Cardiff If you're looking to join a globally acclaimed and award winning team with excellent prospects in the heart of Cardiff, then look no further than the luxury 5-star St David's Hotel & Spa. Located on the stunning Waterfront of Cardiff Bay this prominent and iconic 142 bedroomed hotel has an extensive array of opportunities. From working amongst luxury accommodation within reservations, to the Conference and Events department, Tempus at Tides Restaurant & Bar and The Marine Spa which has been voted one of the top 15 in the UK; there's never been a better time to join. Commis Chef The Commis Chef Role You will be an integral part of our Brigade, assisting the Chef de Partie in the preparation and service of high quality food ensuring that the highest standards are maintained at all times. You will gain great experience with opportunities to work alongside our Banqueting and Restaurant Brigades. Key responsibilities of the Commis Chef will include: • Assisting the CDPs & Sous Chefs in the preparation and cooking of food • Assisting in the general day to day running of the kitchen. • Ensuring that food is prepared and presented to the highest standards as required by the hotel. • Produce food as directed by the Chef de Partie and to present it at the times required. • To be fully conversant with all Bar, Banqueting and Floor Service menus, in particular items which are the responsibility of your section and of their recipes and quantities. • To advise Chef de Partie /Sous Chef of any irregularities in stock control and support with rotation of stocks and correct storage procedures. • To work in close liaison with all sections within the Kitchen to ensure an efficient service. • To carry out any reasonable request as directed by the Executive Head Chef. This role is an opportunity for a Chef to move up in their career as you will gain excellent experience of working in a kitchen. The Ideal Candidate You will need to be fully aware and able to comply with the following: Hotel Evacuation procedures Health & Hygiene Policy and Procedures Food Hygiene Regulations Health & Safety Procedures Current Licensing Regulations Methods of payment Short and Long Term Marketing Promotions Maintains a safe and hygienic work environment Accident report procedure Hazard procedures Disability Discrimination Data Protection Weights & Measures Act Experience working within a busy kitchen in the same or a similar role is essential, and it would be advantageous for this to have been in a hotel kitchen. We are looking for someone with a real passion for food and the drive to succeed in a new role. Due to the nature of the work, the ideal candidate would be fully flexible in their approach to work and be able to work shift pattern through weekdays and weekends. A competitive salary 28 days holiday each year, including bank holidays (this increases annually up to a maximum of 33 days) Hotel based incentive schemes Voluntary benefits including discounts on some travel, leisure time activities, health, retail and motoring Discounted accommodation within the group with colleague rates at our other hotels Long service awards which increase with service Excellent training and development opportunities within both the hotel and the company Financial rewards for delivering sensational service Free meals on duty This job was originally posted as

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