Chef - Madeira House

15 Oct 2016
27 Oct 2016
Contract Type
Full Time
Madeira House is looking for a Chef to join its team.

Job Responsibilities:

-Prepare, cook and serve hot and cold meals as and when required
-Provide for special dietary requirements when necessary and take into account the preferences of the residents
-Liaise with the Home Manager when planning/costing menus in order to provide a balanced nutritious diet, making the best use of available fresh food
-Maintain accurate records of food supplies/freezers and fridge temperatures
-Keep in line with food budgets/cost controlEnsure stock rotation, order stock and check deliveries
-Prepare staff rota for kitchen
-Interview new domestic staff members with the Home Manager as and when required in line with company recruitment policy
-Supervise and instruct Kitchen Staff members in the use of all equipment and hygiene procedures
-Help and guidance to all staff members as and when needed
-Ensure statutory and safety standards in the kitchen and dining areas
-Ensure all crockery and equipment is clean and stored appropriately
-Report immediately to the Home Manager, or person in charge, any illness of an infectious nature or accident

Key Skills Required:

-City and Guilds 706 - 1 & 2, or equivalent (achieved or working towards)
-Basic Food and Hygiene certificate
-Good communication skills
-Team Player
-Ability to use own initiative
-Experience of food preparation
-Previous supervisory experience
-Budget control for food stock
-To organize and control the efficient and economic production of quality food within the allowed budget
-Maintain high standards of cleanliness and hygiene
-No criminal record as an enhanced DBS check is done for each staff member