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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  1. Barista

    Location: Edinburgh

    Salary: TBC

    Category: Catering Staff

    Stafffinders are recruiting experienced Baristas for a number of relief positions throughout Edinburgh, The Lothians & Fife.
    You as an individual must have a minimum of one year's experience working as a Barista and be able to work in a fast-paced environment.
    We also require candidates who are well-presented, fluent ...

  2. Barista

    Location: Dunfermline

    Salary: £8.50 p/h

    Category: Catering Staff

    Stafffinders are recruiting on behalf of an exciting events company who require experienced Barista's for various events throughout Edinburgh, The Lothians and Fife.
    This is an exciting opportunity to work for an award-winning company while having the chance to work for a reputable client at several unique events throughout ...

  3. Catering Assistants

    Location: Edinburgh

    Salary: TBC

    Category: Catering Staff

    Stafffinders are currently recruiting for experienced Catering Assistants in the Edinburgh area. We have opportunitys for flexible working hours and competitive rates of pay on a temporary basis.
    As a Catering Assistant, you will be expected to assist with kitchen porter duties, prepare and serve food, assist staff with cleaning ...

  4. Catering Assistants - Must have recent PVG Certificate

    Location: Glasgow

    Salary: TBC

    Category: Catering Staff

    Do you have a passion for hospitality? Work well within a team and on your own accord? Thrive working in a fast, paced environment? Then this could be the perfect job for you! Stafffinders are currently recruiting for Experienced PVG Catering Assistants for various Care Homes and Nurseries in the ...

  5. Baker

    Location: Edinburgh

    Salary: £22000 to £23000 p/a

    Category: Catering Staff

    Stafffinders are currently recruiting on behalf of a stunning artisan Bakery in the vibrant city of Edinburgh. They are currently looking for an experienced Baker looking to work with this award-winning Head Baker & Pastry Chef to assist with the highly skilled artisan breads.
    The role itself for the Baker will ...