Commis Chef

Job Type Customer Service
Location Bala - Bala Lake Hotel
Partnership Level 9
Closing Date 30/01/2023
Vacancy Type Permanent
Salary £21,000.00 - £26,000.00
Salary Frequency Annual
Hours of Work 37.5 hours per week on a rota basis

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We want all of our Partners to have a good work-life balance and we support flexible working. This might mean flexible or compressed hours, job sharing or shorter hour contracts, where it is possible to do so. Please discuss this further with the hiring manager during your interview.

Description

Working in Partnership for a happier world – our shared Purpose that guides us in everything we do and inspires 3 important principles; happier people, happier business, happier world. The John Lewis Partnership is a truly unique business, one that seeks to make a positive difference to the lives of everyone.

What can you expect in this role?

As a Commis Chef you’ll be working as a valued member of our talented kitchen brigade demonstrating a real passion for food, having the opportunity and being motivated to invent, produce and present quality dishes to our customers. This role will have a main focus on the Breakfast Service.

You’ll be working under the direction of the Head/Sous Chef, but there will also be independent working giving you responsibility and showing flexibility and the ability to work under pressure.

You’ll be encouraged to input and have ownership in the kitchen, you’ll be preparing dishes for staff and guests but you’ll also have opportunities to develop and be trained with progression in mind. You can bring yourself to work everyday, demonstrating your enthusiasm for food, cooking and commitment to high quality.

When working and preparing food in the kitchen, you will be expected to comply with all food safety policies, procedures and practices as well as being aware of allergens etc. 

What can we offer you?

The Partnership puts it’s Partners first in every area of the business. Working at Bala, you will get to work in a beautiful location with some of the best views and countryside around. Whilst working you will receive free meals on duty in addition to the great benefits that our Partners receive such as paid holiday, discount in our Waitrose & John Lewis shops and many other benefits designed to allow our Partners a great work / life balance.

You’ll be working 37.5 hours a week on a rota basis allowing you time to take advantage of the benefits. 

We will offer on the job training and investment in your skills, providing you with progression opportunities and an extra level of support and encouragement.

Uniform is supplied to you and you will receive free meals when on duty.

What do you need?

Hospitality is an ever changing environment with a real focus on great customer service and providing an experience for our guests. This is achieved through each Partner being motivated, creative and great teamwork.

  • Ability to work under pressure

  • Experience working in a professional kitchen

  • Compliance of all food safety policies, procedures and practices

  • Proactive

  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal

  • Meticulous attention to detail.

What else could you bring? 

  • City & Guilds 706 1 and 2 or NVQ equivalent

  • Food Hygiene Certificate Level 2

  • Competent in IT systems and able to use standard software

Additional Information:

We have a number of different ways to work flexibly so at your interview feel free to talk about what flexibility means to you. There are no guarantees, however, it may open the door to not only a new role but a new way of working.

Please consider the following when making your application:

- We occasionally close vacancies early in the event we receive a high volume of applications. To avoid disappointment, we recommend you apply early.

- Print off the job description now if you require it.

- Ensure you have an up-to-date CV.

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We positively celebrate Diversity & Inclusion in the John Lewis Partnership. Our aim is to become the UK’s most inclusive business - for our Partners and for our customers, reflecting and connecting with the diverse communities that we serve. We want people from all walks of life to feel valued for their individuality, thrive in our business and share a sense of belonging. To find out more about D&I in the John Lewis Partnership visit this site - https://www.jlpjobs.com/about/diversityandinclusion/

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