Birmingham International Airport
Exceeds National Minimum Wage
23 Oct 2019
20 Nov 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Contract until January 2020 with potential of becoming Permanent

We are a hard working, tenacious team who are striving to be the UK’s leading In Flight service provider and acknowledged as the Culinary Leader. Our aim is to achieve the highest culinary standards for premier foods, focusing on delivering a first class service in everything that we do. If you are a dedicated In House Chef / Sous Chef who would like to contribute to helping us to reach our goal then this opportunity may be for you!

What the role is:

As the Chef for Pakistani Cuisine you will be working with the Head Chef you will be an active team member within the Hot Kitchen, ensuring all work is complete according to daily work schedules in line with company and customer expectations.

What you’ll be doing will include:

  • Specialising in Pakistani cuisine
  • Ensuring products are checked and are of the quality and freshness demanded
  • Decanting and preparing all products in line with recipe requirements
  • Cooking products in line with specifications to the airline or company standard
  • Ensuring all goods are prepared, labelled and refrigerated ready for issuing
  • Assembling meals to airline specification ensuring that weights are checked and the correct products are used
  • Ensuring all temperatures are recorded in line with company procedures – for example preparation, cooking, blast chilling, blast freezing, assembly
  • Ensuring you follow safe working practices at all times
  • Being familiar with all fire procedures within unit as instructed through fire training
  • Communicating any issues or concerns effectively to the relevant manager or individual
  • Highlight any areas of non-conformance to the relevant individual responsible for it and escalating the issue to a manager if corrective action is not taken
  • Deputise for the Head Chef in their absence ensuring that the Hot Kitchen continues to run smoothly while they are away

What you’ll have will include:

  • Experience cooking in a professional environment
  • Computer literate
  • Communication Skills – must be able to communicate at all levels
  • High attention to detail and accuracy
  • Must be methodical, and logical in their approach to work
  • Basic Food Hygiene Certificate
  • Basic Health and Safety certificate - Working Safely level
  • Experience cooking Pakistani Cuisine

This is a Blue Octopus Recruitment Ltd vacancy who are operating as an employment agency. Once you have clicked to apply for this vacancy, we will then send you more information on the role including a copy of the application form via email.

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