Apprentice Commis Chef – Coore Arms – Northallerton

at Darlington College (view profile)
Location Darlington, Durham, England
Date Posted June 12, 2019
Category Trainee - Apprentice Chef
Job Type Full-time
Area England
County Durham


Principal Responsibilities:

  • Learn different procedures of food preparation
  • Prepare ingredients for dishes upon the instructions of Chefs
  • Assist in operating commercial cooking equipment such as stoves, cookers, ovens and fryers
  • Make sure that food supplies are stored properly and used resourcefully
  • Ensure that food items are properly rotated in refrigerators and any near expiry ones are dealt with according to the restaurant’s policies
  • Help Chefs in cooking activities by providing input and managing work
  • Set up food stations by following Chef’s orders
  • Make sure that recipes are followed properly during food preparation and cooking time
  • Handle portion control requirements and presentation standards
  • Arrange food items aesthetically on serving plates
  • Make sure that the kitchen is clean and organised at all times
  • Ensure that best food practices and kitchen hygiene protocols are adhered to
  • Provide guidance to kitchen staff in upholding high culinary standards
  • Assist Chef in developing menus and provide suggestions for alternates such as sauces and levels of spice for each entrée
  • Make sure that all leftover food is stored properly
  • Assist in checking food deliveries for both quantity and quality standards
  • Provide input into stock rotation activities and make sure that food inventory is in check
  • Learn and employ the basics of food aesthetics in sync with the restaurant’s set instructions
  • Maintain a “clean as you go” work ethic
  • N.B. This Job Description is designed to give you an overall view of the job and is not a definitive list of tasks