Assistant Chef x2

Job Title: Assistant Chef x2
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Royston
Salary: £18500 per annum
Start Date: 2019-04-23
Reference: HBHR2167
Contact Name: Hannah Byford-Hall
Contact Email:
Job Published: April 18, 2019 11:33

Job Description

Blue Arrow are working with an award winning client based in North Hertfordshire, who are looking to recruit 2 Assistant Chef’s for their site based in Royston. Due to internal promotions, there are now opportunities for new Chefs to join the business.

Key Responsibilities of Assistant Chef

  • Providing a good quality catering service, working as part of a team that is producing approximately 600 meals daily from a centralised kitchen whist maintaining a clean and hygienic environment.
  • Providing Salads, sandwiches, puddings and general food preparation when required.
  • Providing well balanced, nutritional, varied and well-presented meals.
  • Ensuring all stock is used in strict rotation.
  • Maintaining the kitchen and ancillary areas to a high standard of hygiene.
  • Executing all work following safe working practices.
  • Working to a flexible rota, thereby ensuring that the needs of the service are met at all times.
  • Ensuring that all meals chosen from the pre-ordering system are received, and that all ethnic, religious and dietary requirements are met.
  • Checking that food is well presented, of an appropriate/safe temperature and appropriately cooked prior to dispatch.
  • Maintaining accurate records of catering activities, particularly temperature records and quality monitoring.
  • Attending department meetings when required.
  • Attending statutory and mandatory training.
  • Abiding by departmental protocols and company policies and procedures.
  • Serving and delivering food when required.

 To be successful as Assistant Chef, you’ll need:

           706/1 & 2 or NVQ  equivalent (or equivalent experience)

  • To be able to work on your own initiative as well as in a team in a busy kitchen environment
  •  To have had previous experience working in a similar kitchen environment.
About our benefits


In return for your expertise and hard work, we are offering an attractive salary package and a wide range of benefits: 
  • 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays (at commencement of employment)
  • A Group Personal Pension Plan (GPPP)
  • Private Medical Insurance Scheme
  • Life Assurance
  • Free meals while on duty
  • Carefirst – Employee Assistance Services
  • Continuous learning and development
  • Career development
  • Personal health insurance
  • Voluntary Benefits

    All successful candidates will need to undertake a DBS check

    If you have the necessary skills and experience needed for the Assistant Chef role based in Royston, then please apply today