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6 months ago
Edwardian Hotels
Location: UK
Job type: Permanent
Sector: Kitchen and Catering
Category: Commis Chef Jobs
At the heart of Edwardian Hotels London is a simple founding belief, that from back of house to the boardroom we are all Hosts. Everyone is encouraged to express their individuality and initiative, and to bring their passion to work. (We may wear uniforms, but we don’t believe in uniformity.)

Everything we do is driven by a desire to exceed our guests’, clients and partners expectations. To surprise and delight. To make the time our guests choose to spend with us genuinely exceptional. So that even the shortest stay with us, will last long in their memory. Everyone who works here does this every day across our portfolio of brands, in highly prestigious locations in London and beyond.

For 40 years Edwardian Hotels London has built upon this ambition, and as a family owned company we’re proud of the freedom our independence gives us to grow our business on a relentless and memorable curve – upwards.

With an enviable collection of luxurious distinctive hotels and restaurants such as The May Fair Hotel, Radisson Blu Edwardian London Hotels, Steak and Lobster, Scoff and Banter, May Fair Kitchen, Annayu and May Fair Bar; in the most desirable locations of the UK's most vibrant cities, EHL's vision is unique: To Be Memory Makers.

Being a Memory Maker as a 1st Commis Chef

In this role, you will become part of the Edwardian family and work within Food Production in The May Fair

A 1st Commis Chef will have progression in skills and knowledge from being a Commis Chef and show early signs of potentially running a section.

Duties and Responsibilities

Assists with all hot and cold food preparation, including banquets when necessary

Aids with the preparation of sauces, soups and hot entrees for service and special functions, insuring that all stations are set for forecasted covers

Demonstrates basic recipe knowledge for soups, sauces and entrees, making suggestions to improve quality and eliminate waste

Helps to ensure that all kitchen personnel and servers are aware of specials, plate presentations and prices

Helps to organise and maintain work areas, coolers and storage areas

Prepares work checklist and organises work stations for each shift

Assists personnel in checking coolers and storage areas for cleanliness, quantity and quality of food products

Ensures that proper plate presentation and requisitioning procedures are followed

Key Requirements

Key Requirements

Can perform all duties of Commis Chef as specified in Commis Chef Job description

Can carry out a single dedicated task efficiently and with minimal supervision

Communicates requests from restaurant and other staff to the Kitchen Team Leader

Understands the structure and working relationships of the kitchen brigade as a team

Have food product knowledge, and an understanding of food preparation techniques

Has good command of the English language

Has knowledge of Edwardian Hotels London systems and procedures

Holds a level 2 Food and Hygiene certificate

We Believe In Developing and Delighting Our Hosts So You Will Receive:

* Competitive Salary
* Complimentary 2 night stay in a luxury Edwardian Hotel of your choice (after two years service)
* Preferential accommodation rates for all Edwardian Hotels for Hosts, friends and family
* Discounts on food and beverage up to 30% in all Edwardian restaurants and bars
* Discounts on Spas and beauty treatments
* Hot meals and salad bar, teas, coffees and juices provided each day
* Uniforms provided per role requirement

All Hosts must have valid permission to live and work in the United Kingdom. Verification of documentation will be undertaken as part of the recruitment process.

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