Senior Commis Chef
Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
16h ago

The main purpose of this position is to assist the Demi Chef de Partie with the preparation, cooking, and storage of all food items in the allocated kitchen (i.

e. be it the pastry, cold or hot kitchen).

Reporting to the : Demi Chef de Partie

Contract type : Permanent Part-time

Key responsibilities :

Management of the Kitchen Operation

  • Ensure all the mis-en-place is prepared on time and kept fresh
  • Responsible for the cooking of the food
  • Ensure have all the required resources and supplies (e.g. knives, boards, spices, vegetables etc.) at the cooking stations
  • Ensure all food is prepared as per the approved menu and per set standards
  • Ensure all food preparation stations are kept clean and staff in the kitchen are adhering to hygiene and health standards
  • Assist the Demi Chef de Partie in preparation and checking for health and hygiene in the kitchen
  • Report any arising problems or complaints to the Demi Chef de Partie
  • Ensure that all HACCP regulations are adhered to and documents are completed correctly and filed in the correct files e.
  • g. temperature log sheets, personal hygiene log sheet etc.

  • Maintain a positive and professional approach with co-workers and customers
  • Basic knowledge of best cooking practices
  • Report any maintenance issues to the Demi Chef de Partie
  • Inventory Management

  • Manage the operating equipment used within the respective allocated kitchen station
  • Ensure only clean and safe equipment (no chips on the plates etc.) is used all the time
  • To monitor stock movement and be responsible for requesting for additions for their section when running out
  • Keep the necessary record of breakages and losses and report to the Demi Chef de Partie
  • Ensure minimum kitchen wastage
  • Make sure that all the OE (Kitchen smalls) are handed to stores before staff sign out
  • Make sure that storerooms are packed neatly
  • Manage all kitchen equipment and report all broken or non-functional equipment to the Demi Chef de Partie
  • Comply with CTICC standard operating procedures
  • Minimum qualifications and experience :

  • Matric or equivalent
  • Basic Computer literacy on various computer software programs (MS Office)
  • Food and wine knowledge
  • Excellent record of specific kitchen management (i.e. cold, hot or pastry)
  • Skills and attributes :

  • Good Cooking skills
  • Knowledge of cooking ingredients, equipment and processes
  • Time management and Flexible
  • Quality driven
  • Inspiring personality and Trustworthy
  • Well groomed
  • Planning and organising
  • Excellent Communication skills
  • Good active listening skills
  • Passionate
  • Apply
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