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Commis Chef

Café 181 - BOH - Piccadilly

Contract: Permanent
Salary: Competitive and Benefits

Located in the heart of Piccadilly in our beautiful flagship store. This central London location, offers so much to explore including restaurants, bars, cultural sites, shopping and more, and only a short walk from the Green Park Tube Station and plenty of bus stops.

Commis Chef – Café 181
Named after our address of the iconic store, Café 181 is the location of our staff restaurant for a quick cup of tea or a freshly cooked meal. The Café 181 production kitchen also produces the finest cakes and deli items for our Lower Ground Food Hall.

We are currently looking for a budding Commis Chef to work with the back of house team for the opportunity to work with the finest ingredients creating those perfect dishes.

Key Accountabilities:

  • Working with the Senior Team to ensure the food is delivered to the highest standard in the section of responsibility
  • Check the Section for standards regularly ensuring that all audits and temperature checks are completed
  • Work with the Senior team on Stocktakes ensuring you are reporting accurately
  • Work closely with the Restaurant team to ensure a collaborative partnership between front and back of house
  • Demonstrate high levels of planning, organising, and time management to drive the operational execution across the section
  • Ensure adherence to company policies, controls and standards (e.g. due diligence, cleanliness, and HSE)
  • Monitor and maintain inventory, ensuring these are highlighted to the Senior Chefs

We expect the successful candidate to have the following skills and experience:

  • Experience within a busy restaurant kitchen
  • Willing to learn and grow
  • Passionate about food
  • Have excellent longevity with your past employers
  • Maintaining Food Safety standards

• A competitive salary
• A generous store and restaurant discount of up to 40%
• 28 days holidays pro rata (inc. bank holidays) and an extra day off for your birthday
• A fantastic subsidised staff restaurant which uses Fortnum’s ingredients
• A range of opportunities to develop and grow personally and professionally
• Excellent pension scheme