Commis Chef - Odney Hotel

Job Type Catering & Hospitality
Region South East England
Location Cookham
Preferred Hours Full Time
Partnership Level
Closing Date 28/7/2019
Vacancy Type
Salary up to £25,500
Salary Frequency per annum
Hours of Work
Earliest Start: 6 am Latest Finish: 10 pm
37.5 hours per week
5 days a week or 4 long days with 45 hour contracts available
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.

Duties & Responsibilities

The Odney Club is a beautiful John Lewis and Partners hotel, set in 130 acres by the River Thames in Cookham, Berkshire. With 78 bedrooms spread across 5 different houses, the hotel has unique character and charm.

As our Commis Chef you'll work in a team to produce Bar food for up to 250 covers a day
You'll assist in preparing breakfast for up to 145 hotel guests and in preparing 3 course dinners for up to 100 of our guests.

Job Requirements

You'll support our talented Chefs by preparing the freshest of ingredients. We have very high standards and enjoyment of our dining offer is a crucial part of our guests stay. You'll need to thrive in a busy environment and be a real team player, enthusiastic to learn and to advance to the next level.

We'll offer you all the benefits of joining John Lewis and Partners. You'll start with free meals on duty, 22 days holiday on joining, plus the opportunity to buy an additional 5 days.

There's our Partnership bonus where you'll receive a percentage of your annual salary, plus discounts in our stores after your first successful 3 months in role.

You'll receive great deals in local restaurants, discounted cinemas tickets and access to our five stunning Partnership hotels. Find out more at

Required essential experience skills and qualifications

Commercial kitchen experience and an appetite for learning new techniques.
Comfortable working in a fast-paced environment.

Required desirable experience skills and qualifications

Basic food hygiene
Flexible to work across various kitchens
Customer service focused
NVQ level 2 professional cookery



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