Job description

PRS are currently working on behalf of one of our major clients in Durham – postcode DH4, to provide them with Chefs on a full time hourly paid role. The position is working 5 out of 7 days including weekends if required 10am to 6pm with an hourly rate of £14.00 per hour plus holiday pay. This is an ongoing role with a view to becoming permanent after 13 weeks. They are looking for the right person to undergo paid training on June 1st and 2nd before starting full time after the Jubilee bank holidays.

You will be providing food for a staff restaurant operation. This is a new site and will be operating with new kitchen equipment. You will be part of a brigade of 4 chefs, answering directly to the Head Chef on site.

Our client is a multi national services provider and as such the benefits are very strong as is the opportunity for development and progression.

Job Specification:
To produce and deliver food which is safe, hygienic, nutritious and of the highest possible quality for staff and visitors.
Ensure readiness for service and the pace is set for peak trade in the relevant outlets matching demands.
Ensure all food is presented for service in a timely manner.
Ensure compliance is maintained at all times with health and safety regulations to best working practices.
Following standard recipes to ensure standardisation of final dishes and also to ensure the correct and economical use of resources. 
Overseeing cleanliness of the food production area in line with work schedules, policy and legislation.
Overseeing the monitoring / compliance of fridge and freezer temperatures as part of a daily work routine and reporting units operating outside the temperatures.
To ensure that any potential risks are escalated to the Head Chef and reporting through the correct procedures.


Food Safety level 2