Chef (Steak & Oyster Bar) - Canary Wharf

Job Type Catering & Hospitality
Region London
Location Canary Wharf
Preferred Hours Part Time
Partnership Level
Closing Date 13/12/2018
Vacancy Type
Salary Up to £14 an hour
Salary Frequency per hour
Hours of Work
Wednesday- Friday hours between 16:45 - 22:00.
Saturday 15:45-21:00

Flexibility required and further detail to be discussed at interview

Qualifications needed for this role, please see more detail below.

Duties & Responsibilities

As a Chef at Waitrose you will be part of the team who provide the largest in house catering offer in the UK. Your focus will be on using fresh, seasonal produce to create dishes for both our customers and Partners to enjoy. You will therefore need to have experience of producing food to a high quality in a fast-paced environment.

The Chef operates as a member of the Service Food team, openly demonstrating a passion for food and motivated to deliver quality food production in accordance with the Waitrose food offer. To lead and manage food production and balance a passion for sales with the need to deliver profit through strict cost control. Compliance with all food safety policies, procedures and practices is essential when working in catering. Takes responsibility for own learning and self development and plays an active role in branch activity. Demonstrates a flexible and positive approach to tasks and uses skills and knowledge to support and train other Partners.

Job Requirements

This role would be suitable for someone who has a real passion for food, is both creative and commercially focused , and who can get the most out of a team. Please note we reserve the right to close the vacancy early in light of a large response.

Required essential experience skills and qualifications

Relevant professional chef qualifications: City and Guilds Diplomas in professional cookery, BTEC HNC in professional cookery or equivalent.

Required desirable experience skills and qualifications

Previous experience in a retail catering environment.
Leading a team and a culture with high standards of cleanliness at all times
Health and Safety Level 2.
Delivering outstanding service to customers.
Food Hygiene Certificate Level 2
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