Commis Chef Jobs

Are you fresh out of culinary school? Or do you have a passion and talent for cooking that you would like to turn into a career? Then a position as a commis chef is a good place to start.

Commis chefs are usually given the opportunity to gain experience within a number of different kitchen ‘stations' to identify areas with key strengths and give a rounded experience of all aspects of food preparation. To begin a culinary career, commis chefs should have a great eye for attention to detail, be willing to undertake any job and have militant hygiene standards.

Being a quick-learner with fantastic practical skills will see you accelerate up the kitchen hierarchy. Flexibility towards evening, weekend and shift work is a must. If you are still studying, some kitchens offer part-time and seasonal work to give provide valuable practical expereince.

If you would like the opportunity to join a fantastic kitchen team and learn from some top-class chefs, then have a browse of our below opportunities.

A commis chef can expect an average annual salary of £13,000 - £19,000, depending on experience and location.

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Job Listings

  1. Catering Assistant

    Location: Dalkeith

    Salary: £8.50 to £8.75 p/h

    Category: Catering Staff

    Stafffinders are currently recruiting for Catering Assistants for a client based in Dalkeith. This is being offered on a 24-hour contract Monday – Thursday (6 hours per day). This is an ongoing work with guaranteed to run until April however we are looking to extend to June.
    You must be able ...

  2. Catering Assistant

    Location: Edinburgh

    Salary: £8 to £9

    Category: Catering Staff

    Do you see yourself as a reliable and experienced catering assistant and you are looking for an immediate and regular ongoing work?
    We have an amazing opportunity for you. We look for people with great attitude, backed with confidence, punctuality and reliability and with a background as waiting or bar ...

  3. Kitchen Porter / Kitchen Assistant

    Location: Edinburgh

    Salary: £8 to £9

    Category: Catering Staff

    Stafffinders are currently recruiting for Experienced Kitchen Porters for Edinburgh based clients in the city centre, Lothians and Borders. We have exciting work available with highly regarded clients and the opportunity to work in multiple venues on the run up to Christmas. As it is on a temporary basis, the ...

  4. Catering Assitant

    Location: Auchterarder

    Salary: £9.00 p/h

    Category: Catering Staff

    A fantastic opportunity has arisen for experienced Hosts and Hostesses to work up at the prestigious Gleneagles Hotel as part of the upcoming Solheim Cup.
    Stafffinders are searching for reliable and passionate people that can deliver friendly and efficient customer service. If you know how to create a warm and ...

  5. Kitchen Porter

    Location: Edinburgh

    Salary: £8.21 to £9.00 p/h

    Category: Catering Staff

    Stafffinders are recruiting for experienced Kitchen Porters for a variety of venues in and around Edinburgh. This is a brilliant opportunity to work with highly regarded people in several well established Hotels and Restaurants in ...