Scarisbrick Hall School - Ormskirk
Job Title: Chef

Reporting to: Head Chef

Overall Objectives: To assist the Head chef in the kitchen operation and ensure the company’s reputation for food quality is maintained at all times.

Specific Responsibilities:

To plan, prepare and cook menu items as directed by the Head chef.
To assist in the development and planning of menus, including future food trends, and to be passionate about developing new styles of service and concepts in the location.
To assist with stock taking when required.
To carry out the smooth and efficient running of your section as appropriate.
Client Service:

To ensure that customers are given a prompt and efficient service and expectations are consistently exceeded.
To be customer focused at all times, approachable and quick to exceed expectations in fulfilling customer needs.

To be a team player, assisting other team members when necessary.
To treat members of the team at location as you would expect to be treated.
To demonstrate and instruct the kitchen staff in food preparation and cooking skills as directed by the catering manager.
Financial Management:

To compile all food orders for sections under your supervision, ensuring food standards and cost are agreed with the catering manager; to ensure stock, deliveries and wastage are all checked and recorded in line with company and food standards .
To gain an understanding and contribute to food costing, sales mix and menu planning.
Health & Safety, Food Safety, the Environment:

To adhere to the company’s Food Safety, Hygiene, and Health & Safety policies and procedures.
To rigorously follow the company cleaning schedules.
To ensure that food storage areas are maintained in accordance with the company’s Food Safety, Hygiene, and Health & Safety policies and procedures.
Additional Responsibilities:

To take responsibility for contributing towards your own development with the guidance of the catering manager and attend training courses as identified.
To show commitment to company values in all aspects of your role.
To act as a positive ambassador for the business.
To attend to any reasonable request made by the management.
To attend training sessions when required.
To ensure compliance with the company’s policy on safer recruitment and safeguarding children and young adults at all times whilst at work.
Competitive salary

Hours: 40 per week, to include some Saturdays

Hours at work to be discussed

Scarisbrick Hall School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. the successful applicant will require an enhanced disclosure from the DBS (Disclosure Barring Service).

Job Type: Full-time