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.

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  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. Chef de Partie

    Location: Edinburgh

    Salary: £21063 p/a

    Category: Chefs and Cooks

    Hello Chefs!
    I am recruiting for experienced Chef de Parties and Demi Chef de Parties for a busy restaurant in the heart of Edinburgh City Centre. My client offers a competitive rate of pay with an excellent benefits package. Shift patterns are 3.5 days on, 3.5 days off ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. Relief Chef's All Levels

    Location: Glasgow

    Salary: TBC

    Category: Chefs and Cooks

    Stafffinders are seeking relief chefs for various roles throughout the west of Scotland.
    Why consider taking a temporary role?

    Flexible working
    Pick and choose your workplace
    Learn in different kitchen environments
    Chance to expand existing culinary knowledge
    Opportunities to work in different areas throughout Scotland
    Competitive rates and weekly pay ...

  5. 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 ...

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