Nursery Chef required
We currently have a vacancy for a Nursery Chef to join a well known Day Nursery near Berkhamsted.
This Chef role is 35 hours per week, Monday - Friday.
With a good hygiene qualification and previous experience of working in a kitchen, your passion for food and nutrition will be evident. You'll have a good understanding of the importance of hygiene, cleanliness and dietary requirements, and you'll be an organised person who follows health and safety procedures.
With excellent time management and budgeting skills, you'll be capable of co-ordinating and serving a wide range of healthy, nutritious meals and snacks at set times each day.
You'll be responsible for serving meals and snacks to all the children in our Nursery. Working in a kitchen that's rated 5* for hygiene, you'll maintain our high standards of hygiene and cleanliness, complying with all the necessary food preparation and storage procedures to keep a clean and well-functioning kitchen.
In addition to cooking and serving meals you'll be in charge of ordering food supplies within an agreed budget. You'll also have the opportunity to work with the children, taking the lead in cookery based activities.
Your day-to-day tasks would include:
• Preparing home-cooked meals for all the children daily.
• Following our menus.
• Ensuring a high level of hygiene.
• Observing cleanliness at all times.
• Maintaining standards in the kitchen.
You will need:
• Experience of working in a kitchen.
• A level 2 qualification in basic food hygiene (essential).
• To be hard working.
• To be a team player.
• To be organised.
• Experience of managing allergies and intolerances.