Chef & Hospitality


£11 to £0 Per Hour



Contract Type

Part time

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Job Role: Chef
Location: Tavistock
Duration: Part-Time Permanent
Salary: £11 per hour
Hours: 3-4 days per week - Shifts 8am-2pm

Full Job Description

My client is a luxury residential care home in Tavistock seeking a friendly chef that is confident to independently meet the nutritional and hydration needs of our residents.

Job Summary
To coordinate all aspects of kitchen production so that food is prepared to the agreed standard and that time deadlines are met.

Key Responsibilities

To implement and supervise all aspects of kitchen control e.g. menus, hygiene, health and safety, cleaning, and waste control.
To order catering consumables from current nominated suppliers in line with Company Purchasing policy.
To have a full understanding and comply with H.A.C.C.P and the ‘Safer Food, Better Business’ protocol
To complete audits for the kitchen reporting any findings to the home manager
To prepare menus for the home taking into account the content, balance, colour, and nutritional values, in line with the agreed budget.
To consult with residents on a regular basis to ensure that their needs and choices are being met.
To prepare special diets for residents as directed by the managerial staff.
To maintain the agreed stock levels of food.
To implement and maintain an agreed deep cleaning schedule for the kitchen.
To carry out stock takes at the end of each week
To assist in the preparation of function menus and costing.
To co-operate with requests from the Home Manager and residents wherever possible.
To attend resident/relative meetings whenever applicable Health and Safety
Take reasonable care of the health and safety of themselves and all other persons who may be affected by their acts or omissions at work.
Co-operate with the Manager to ensure compliance with Health and Safety legislation and the Health and Safety policies and procedures of the organization, not intentionally or recklessly interfere with, or misuse, anything provided in the interests of health, safety, or welfare, in pursuance of any of the relevant statutory provisions.

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