Position closes on 22nd October 2019

We are looking to recruit a Chef who will work as part of a team to prepare, cook and serve meals for In-Pensioners and guests, in the Great Hall and Margaret Thatcher Infirmary.

Principal Duties:

  • To prepare, cook and serve meals for In-Pensioners and Guests, in the Great Hall and MTI using all equipment and machinery provided for this purpose
  • To work in the Kitchen, Larder and Pastry Departments as detailed by the Head Chef or Catering Manager.
  • To correctly recover leftover food and re-use it on instruction from the Catering Manager or Head Chef on duty.
  • To practice good food hygiene procedures and practices.
  • To check the temperature of hot foods during cooking and again during service
  • To ensure cold foods are kept below 8oC when not in use
  • To prepare, cook and serve special lunches when required.
  • To prepare, cook and serve food for functions in the Great Hall, Council Chambers and Infirmary, when required.
  • Prepare, cook and serve barbecues when require.
  • Identify breakages and faults to equipment and report them to Management immediately
  • Perform any other duties deemed necessary for the smooth and efficient running of the Kitchen

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