Specialist Chef - Chinese Cuisine

Blue Octopus
Heathrow, Hounslow
£15.16 per hour
07 Mar 2024
04 Apr 2024
Contract Type
Full Time

What’s the purpose of role:

The role of specialist Chinese Chef is based at Heston, with a strong emphasis on the preparation of regional Chinese cuisine for multiple airlines. The role is working in a fast-paced production environment, that focuses on cooking outstanding dishes that reflect the quality of restaurant food.

What you’ll be doing:

  • Be confident in reading dish specs & executing recipes to the highest standard
  • Cooking other Asian cuisines such as Singaporean & Malaysian
  • Show that you are a team player and support where needed across the operation
  • Working 40 hours per week with no split shifts, overtime options are also available
  • Working in a food safe environment and demonstrate good knowledge on critical control points, health & safety, SOP’s


  • 5 years experience cooking Chinese cuisine
  • Previous experience in a similar role or fresh food industry
  • Basic level English & communication skills are needed
  • You will need to be enthusiastic with a ‘can do’ attitude to producing a quality food within tight deadlines
  • You will need to be flexible about your working hours to meet business requirements
  • Be confident in reading recipes & executing to the highest standard
  • Right to work in the UK

About Us

As the global caterer of choice, dnata catering UK provides inflight catering to the worlds leading airlines. When serving these customers, we are also serving their customer and leaving a lasting impression on their travel experience. That is why our mission is to deliver the promises our customers make. We offer a comprehensive range of Inflight Catering, Onboard Retail and Logistics services across all of the UK’s major and regional airports. Our continual pursuit of innovation and excellence has secured the business of more than 80 of the industry’s biggest operators.

What’s in it for you?

  • Free breakfast, lunch and dinner on site, including refreshments
  • Free on-site parking
  • £60 towards both, dental and optical cover through our Simply Health Cash Plan
  • £150 if you Refer a Friend
  • Discounted gym membership at over 2000 gyms nationwide
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Opportunity to enhance your learning through our inhouse apprenticeship programme
  • Pension scheme and life cover
  • Access to our Employee Assistance Programme (EAP) which offers counselling and advice on a wide variety of issues, 24 hours a day, seven days a week


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