Commis Chef

HQ Theatres - Hayes

About the vacancy

The Beck Theatre in Hayes is one of 12 venues within HQ Theatres & Hospitality’s (HQT&H) current portfolio of regional theatres and concert halls. HQT&H combine their theatrical expertise with bespoke and innovative catering solutions; all aspects of hospitality, conferencing, events and banqueting is perfected in-house by expert chefs with the finest fresh ingredients.

We are looking an ambitious and organised self-starter who is keen to get started with a career in the kitchen. With training and support, you will learn and undertake a broad range of basic food preparation and operation functions across all kitchen sections to the quality standard set by the Head Chef and Sous Chef.

The successful candidate will work effectively and productively within the kitchen operating in a fair and equal manner that demonstrates effective teamwork. They will learn to ensure ingredients are stored, prepared and cooked correctly to deliver a quality product that is safe for the consumer. They will develop a range of craft preparation and basic cooking skills and techniques to prepare, produce and present dishes and menu items to highest standard in line with business requirements.
<br/>Maths and English GCSE – Grade A-C .

Salary (p/w)£200.00
30 hours per week. Working hours may include evenings, weekends and Bank Holidays.
Start date13/08/2018
Closes in 72 days
Reference: VAC-00733
Qualifications required: 
Maths and English GCSE – Grade A-C .
Personal qualities: 
• A ‘can-do’ attitude and a positive, flexible approach to the job role, work colleagues and peers. • A presentable, professional and approachable manner • A willingness to work evenings, weekends and/or Bank Holidays as required. • An enthusiasm to undertake training, learning, development and assessment relevant to the apprenticeship standard and the job role. • An interest in and enthusiasm for developing a career in hospitality.
Things to consider: 
Commitment and passion is essential for this role alongside a genuine interest in the hospitality sector.
Skills required: 
• The ability to pay attention to detail and work consistently to achieve standards. • The aptitude to listen, respond to, and respect other peoples’ points of view. • The ability to act on feedback to improve personal methods of working. • An ability to understand and adhere to safe working practices and quality standards in a professional kitchen. • The ability to work accurately, calmly and effectively in a busy work environment.
Future prospects: 
HQ Theatres will support current and on-going employment of successful Apprentices in line with Business needs.

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