Commis Chef

George Watson’s College – Edinburgh

Term-Time – £12520

  • Our philosophy at Inspire since day one has been to recruit the finest talent and quite literally ‘inspire’ them! Then, we combine our collective enthusiasm and passion for fabulous food and exceptional service with the freshest, most seasonal ingredients sourced as locally and sustainably as possible from our wonderful larder here in Scotland and the UK.

We are always looking for great people to work with us at Inspire, if you have a passion for food and relish the opportunity to offer great customer service then please contact us.

To assist in the preparation, cooking and serving of quality, seasonal food in a contemporary style in line with the CH&CO brand whilst maintaining all standards of quality, food hygiene and health and safety under the guidance of the Chef de Partie, Sous and Head Chef. Working to achieve a budget and provide high standards of customer service. To work on a shift basis as required by the business.

Key responsibilities and accountabilities

Food Production:

•To prepare and, where necessary, serve all food to the highest standard and in line with the CH&COstyle

•To produce food in a timely fashion to ensure smooth service to the customers

•To ensure that all appropriate ingredients are available for the menus being prepared and where necessary identify shortages and instigate action to source ingredientsKitchen Finance

•Use equipment responsibly to avoid breakage

•Assist in weekly and monthly stock-takes as directed

•To assist in the costing of dishes and menus and work to deliver the GP in the related siteHealth & Safety

•To understand and comply with CH&CO and statutory health, hygiene and safety, quality standards including COSHH and HACCP ensuring all tasks are carried out in accordance these standards

•To ensure equipment and food temperature readings are taken and recorded on a daily basis

•To ensure all food is labelled and dated in fridges and freezers

•Wear the correct uniform and safety shoes as directed and maintain uniform items appropriately.

•Report any equipment and/or building fabric faults and any hygiene, health and safety hazard to the Head Chef or General Manager

•Ensure all deliveries are received, inspected and checked off correctly and put away and stored correctly

We are proud to be a Disability employer, we will ensure that a fair number of disabled applicants who meet the entry criteria for this position will be offered an interview.