Commis Chef

Job Description

If you're a skilled culinary professional who thrives on expressing your creativity, and you highly value the flexibility to shape your own work schedule, then you've come to the right place. Stafffinders is currently searching for temporary Commis Chefs like you to join our team, offering a fantastic opportunity to embark on an exhilarating culinary adventure across various esteemed venues in Edinburgh.


Your rate of pay and hours of work

We have an exciting temporary opportunity available with an attractive pay rate of £11.44 to £13.00 per hour. Not only will you receive weekly payments, but you will also accrue holiday pay. This position offers a wide range of flexible shifts, including weekdays and weekends, across multiple venues in Edinburgh and the surrounding areas.

As a temporary worker, you'll have the freedom to handpick shifts that align perfectly with your schedule, granting you the flexibility to work at your convenience. Plus, there's no minimum commitment required, ensuring you have security and peace of mind while enjoying the autonomy to choose your preferred working hours.


Responsibilities within your new role

As a Commis Chef, your main focus will be assisting the Head Chef in ensuring smooth food service operations and creating visually appealing dishes. You'll have the opportunity to demonstrate your culinary skills by preparing speciality dishes featured on the 'specials' menus and overseeing the function menus.

In this position, you'll work closely with the front-of-house team and other departments to promote effective communication and ensure customer satisfaction. Your role will be pivotal in preparing the kitchen team for service and maintaining a well-stocked kitchen with the highest standards.

As a proactive Commis Chef, you'll also play an active part in mentoring and inspiring junior team members, fostering a collaborative and productive working environment.


Your personality, experience and qualifications

We are currently on the lookout for an outstanding Chef who possesses at least 1 year of experience in a Commis role or similar capacity. Our preferred candidate will have a solid culinary foundation and exceptional communication skills to ensure smooth collaboration between the kitchen and front-of-house teams.

As an individual, you should showcase remarkable attention to detail, maintain a positive and enthusiastic demeanour, and excel in a fast-paced environment where meeting goals is of utmost importance.


Apply now!

Please send us an up-to-date copy of your CV via the ‘Apply for this Job’ button. Candidates will be required to provide proof of right-to-work eligibility and up-to-date contact details for at least 2 references.

Stafffinders are acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.