Chef (AVAILABLE: Please Apply)

Department: Catering

To organise and control the efficient and economic production of quality food, whilst maintaining high standards of cleanliness and hygiene. Unlike many care homes we use mainly freshly prepared ingredients sourced from local suppliers prepared to restaurant standards.

Main Responsibilities:
  • Prepare, cook and serve hot and cold meals, as and when required.
  • Ensure statutory Health and Safety standards in the kitchen and dining areas.
  • Understand, and ensure the implementation of, the Care Centres Health and Safety policy, and Emergency and Fire procedures.
  • Promote safe working practice in the Care Centre.
  • Adhere to all Company policies and procedures within the defined timescales.
  • Ensure all equipment is clean and well maintained.
  • Carry out any other tasks that may be reasonably assigned to you.
Person Specification
  • Food/Hygiene certificate and/or City and Guilds 706 – 1&2 or equivalent.
  • Ability to plan and prepare meals which are in keeping with special dietary requirements.
  • Ability to maintain high levels of hygiene within the workplace.
  • Experience of food preparation.
  • Ability to cater to various dietary requirements.

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vacancies at Philiphaugh Manor, Cornwall

In a care environment, mealtimes are a natural focus for many residents. Our catering staff plan a variety of nutritious, balanced meals; they prepare, cook and present every meal to the same, high standards; they also manage food budgets effectively, take cleanliness extremely seriously, and consider appropriate food sourcing as an integral part of their duties. Our menus are second to none; we consider our catering staff to always be exceptional!