As a Cook you will be responsible for high quality food production. You will be assisting the Catering Management in creating and reviewing menu selection on a regular basis. Also, you will be required to order, prepare and serve meals up to high standards.
You will be responsible for all hygiene and HACCP related aspects of the kitchen and restaurant areas. Ultimately, you will be required to offer a wide choice of menu selection which meets the cultural and nutritional needs of residents, staff and the local community.
" Ensure that all food is fresh and cooked to order as per the menu guidelines
" Work on the till as required.
" Check and monitor the storeroom, freezers and fridges on a regular basis ensuring that the temperature of meat and frozen goods is taken on arrival, bread and milk orders are checked daily and no dry food packages or tins are damaged.
" Assist the Team Leader to maintain a clean and tidy environment at all times.
" Ensure compliance with dietary and religious requirements required for a diverse customer base.
" Provide guidance to Catering Staff on service and portion control ensuring that all food is safe and served at an appropriate temperature and complies with HACCP and Health and Safety policies.
" In liaison with the Catering Team adhere to departmental practices, including food hygiene, health and safety, waste management, stock control etc.
" Ensure that the cleaning routine is implemented always both in the kitchen and the restaurant area.
" Monitor all kitchen, server and dispensing equipment ensuring appropriate usage and maintenance, reporting any defects to the relevant departments.
" Ensure all new GA's are inducted in regulations regarding food safety, organisational procedures etc
" Previous experience of working as a Senior Cook in a similar environment
" Food & Hygiene Certificate
" Experience in catering for up to 100 people
" Good communication and interpersonal skills
" Ability to work as part of a team
" Planning and organisational skills
" Ability to work outside normal working hours on a rota basis.
" Experience in ordering and management of a supply base
" Ability to meet tight deadlines and work well under pressure
Hourly rate:£9- £9.50
Based in: East London
PLEASE APPLY NOW IF YOU ARE AVAILABLE ASAP TO START