Chef

Commis Chef Apprenticeship

Guy's and St Thomas NHS Foundation Trust
London

About the vacancy

An opportunity to get creative and assist the Senior Chef on duty with storage, preparation and cooking of all food items for the Shepherd Hall restaurant, St Thomas' Hospital, Southwark.

Shepherd Hall meets not just the day to day catering needs of diners in St Thomas' Hospital but also caters for events and banqueting on behalf of GSTT. Therefore they require chefs with a creative and decorative interest in food and its presentation.

As a Commis Chef you will be involved in assisting and monitor food stocks and stock movement; understanding daily departmental costs and how they influence profit and loss results; ensuring minimum kitchen wastage; learning and recording skills and recipes from other members of the department; follow the cleaning schedules for the kitchen and clean the section and other areas as
directed; ensuring stock is controlled and rotated; accepting and store deliveries.

Along with learning the trade whilst working in the kitchen you will be working towards gaining your level 2 Commis Chef Qualification.<br/>GCSE English and maths Grade C/4 or above or L2 English and maths Functional Skills desirable but not essential, Maths and English will be assessed as part of the interview process.
Food Safety Level 1, 2 or 3, desirable but not essential
Food Hygiene certificate, desirable but not essential

Salary (p/w)£259.00
37.5
Start date29/04/2019
Closes in 3 days
Reference: VAC-01342
Qualifications required: 
GCSE English and maths Grade C/4 or above or L2 English and maths Functional Skills desirable but not essential, Maths and English will be assessed as part of the interview process. Food Safety Level 1, 2 or 3, desirable but not essential Food Hygiene certificate, desirable but not essential
Personal qualities: 
Creative interest in food presentation and decoration. Self-motivating. Team building and motivation. Ability to work without direct supervision. Ability to work under pressure. Patient, organised and friendly. Ability to work quickly and efficiently.
Things to consider: 
Guy's & St Thomas are keen to meet people with a genuine interest in food who are ready to take their first professional step in becoming a chef.
Skills required: 
Good command of spoken and written English Good level of Numeracy High standard of personal hygiene.
Future prospects: 
To be discussed at interview stage

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Commis Chef Apprenticeship

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