Commis Chef

Assist in all aspects of food preparation for the section and carry out all tasks set by senior members of staff.

Main Objective & Job Role

  • Clean and prepare vegetables from raw
  • Clean and prepare fish, meat and poultry
  • Keep work surfaces and areas clean and tidy
  • Collect and put away general stores and food stores items
  • Assistant in the setting up of banqueting buffets, hot and cold
  • Cook and prepare food for all Food and Beverage outlets under supervision
  • Ensure all food items are date stamped

Health & Safety

  • To adhere to all the company's procedure on health, safety and hygiene
  • Full awareness and compliance with the fire evacuation and security procedures for the Hotel
  • Report any accidents and potential hazards to the Department Head


  • To attend any internal or external courses that management may deem beneficial
  • To be energetic to new ideas and systems which could benefit the department or hotel                                                         
  • Attend departmental meetings

Maintaining image of the hotel

  • To be smart in appearance and courteous at all times and to act as an ambassador for the Hotel
  • To be punctual for duty at all times
  • Train all new staff to a competent standard of work in the section

Occasional duties

  • Work at the FOH in service of food, e.g. Sunday Brunch buffets, breakfasts
  • To take charge of the kitchen occasionally in the absence of senior chefs
  • To carry out any reasonable requests made by management
  • To be flexible in the duties required of you, by assisting in another department if requested to by Department Head

Salary: £10 per hour £20,800 per annum, 40 hours per week, paid overtime - full time.


Here at Whittlebury we have a fantastic range of benefits available to our staff. Some of the benefits associated with this role are:

  • Free Golf & Leisure membership - Use of our Hi-tech gym and pool
  • Free staff meals on duty, including Pepsi on tap
  • Cashback on essential healthcare
  • Employee awards
  • Enhanced pension contributions

Discounts also available on: Food & Beverage (up to 50%), Spa products and treatments, hotel stays, Virgin experience days and new cars.

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