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03 May 2019
31 May 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Cook- Southend
37.50 hours per week 52 weeks a year
Salary GBP20,000
About us:
Vertas is one of the fastest growing multi-service facilities management companies in the UK. Our passion is putting our staff and customers at the heart of everything we do.
The role:
We have a fantastic opportunity for a Cook to join Southend. If you have a passion for delivering excellent customer service and want to make the difference, then apply for this role today.
Main responsibilities for the Cook:
* Assist in monitoring hygiene standards, staff training, and day to day operations of the kitchen. Establishing and maintaining a regular cleaning and maintenance schedule for all kitchen areas and equipment.
* To support a team of staff in the preparation, cooking and service of food as well as the day to day operation of the kitchen.
* To assist in the design of menus and recipes, showing flair and creativity. Actively promoting menus, specials and promotional days and any additional catering services available.
* Develop recipes and techniques for food preparation and presentation which are consistently of a high quality and are achieved within the agreed food budget. As well as demonstrating innovation.
* To assist in maximising the full potential of the catering operation achieving financial targets whilst providing good quality food for our customers.
* Consult with the Caf??/Catering Manager about food production aspects of special events being planned.
* Consult with the Caf??/Catering Manager to ensure that food production consistently exceeds the expectation of the Client.
* To ensure the safe and correct use of equipment and comply with the reporting procedure for its repair and maintenance.
* Recording and reporting of all incidents/adverse events following Verse's policies and procedures.
* Be responsible for the security of stock and equipment during production and when the kitchen is not in operation. To ensure the key management policy is in place at all times.
* To support the ordering of all food and other commodities required from designated suppliers.
* To assist with stock control including detailed weekly and monthly stock checks, ensuring deliveries are put away, stock rotated and incoming goods checked for quality, quantity, dated and recorded.
* To liaise and assist the Caf??/Catering Manager in the recruitment and personal development of all catering staff.
* To mentor apprentices.
* The post holder will be expected to undertake work outside of core hours which may include evenings and weekends.
* Develop and maintain team work and morale.
* Ensure all other training requirements are covered /referred to the Caf??/Catering Manager.
* Ensure all staff comply with implemented Safe Systems of Work and HACCP.
* To attend meetings and training courses as required.
The Cook will be:
* Proactive and committed.
* Able to be flexible to the days worked.
* Experience in customer facing roles.
* A positive attitude and happy to help where needed.
Your Package:
* Salary GBP20,000.00
* Company pension scheme.
* Staff shopping discount scheme through LifeWorks.
* Ongoing training and development.
* And much more