Commis Chef

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Adore Recruitment
  • Post Date: November 11, 2019
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Job Overview

Commis Chef

Maldon, Essex

Salary: £20,000pa


Sector: Catering & Hospitality

Job Reference: MP912006


Adore recruitment are looking for a Commis Chef to join a team of 12 in a 5* hotel and spa in Maldon.

As a Commis chef you will report directly to the chef you are working with and will be responsible for all aspects of your section of the section of the kitchen that you are working on.


Company Background


Our client is well known as one of the best Hotel & Spa venues in Essex and have been for the past few years. They are located in the beautiful countryside of Essex with 365 acres of stunning grounds with its own golf course, spa and leisure facilities.



  • Live in available for £175pcm
  • Support with relocating to the area for up to 3months
  • Amazing benefits/discounts within the hotel and their sister hotels.
  • Gym membership on site
  • Competitive rates of pay
  • New restaurant opening soon – New kitchen with brand new equipment
  • Excellent career progression
  • Friendly HR team on site
  • International food offering with a great British twist
  • Excellent training offered


Qualifications & requirements


Food and Beverage is what adds flavour to a stay!  Guests love to enjoy delicious, freshly prepared and beautifully presented food. To deliver a great guest experience – a Cook/Commis Chef, as a member of the kitchen team, will assist in preparing food in a timely manner, helping guests to have memorable experiences whenever and wherever they dine.


Key Objectives


Prepare and cook orders in accordance with portion and quality standards specified in recipes.

Control food usage to minimise waste.

Advise supervisor of low inventory items; assists in receiving items and taking inventory as required.

Maintain sanitation and cleanliness standards in the kitchen area that meet or exceed any local laws regarding health and safety

Maintain a clean, neat and well-organised work area, including but not limited to reach-ins, walk-ins and counters

Follow all established safety protocols and procedures at all times. Immediately report any unsafe or malfunctioning equipment or any safety incident to the supervisor or manager on duty


Commis Chef Job Description.

May assist by performing dish washing or other kitchen duties as needed

Work as part of a team and communicate with other departments as per hotel procedures to ensure excellent quality and service

May occasionally interact directly with guests

May assist with other duties as assigned


Person Specification

  • Be reliable, punctual and self-motivate
  • Have a great attitude and strong work ethic
  • Experience with fresh Italian food is essential
  • Previous experience in a similar role.
  • All food safety and health and hygiene up to date with certificates.


All employees

A Chef with a minimum of 2 years’ experience in a similar property.

Experience in A la carte cooking

Some experience in banquet preparation

Knowledge of current food trends

Must be able to fit well into the team

A steady career path to date showing good progression driven by proven success



Due to the high response received for some vacancies we regret that we are sometimes unable to reply to all applicants. If you have not been contacted within 7 days, please assume that your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. However, we will keep your details and notify you of any other opportunities.


Please note, you will be asked to provide your eligibility to work in the UK.


For more information on this position please contact Matt Paternoster at Adore Recruitment.


Job Detail
  • Offered Salary£20,000 - £30,000
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