Commis Chef

with Alpine Elements

newspaper Catering Summer Work
location France, France
start date 2020
salary Upon Application
accommodation includedAccommodation included
training providedTraining provided

We realise that our resort staff have been instrumental in the continued success of the company and we hand pick our staff not only for their experience but more importantly for their enthusiasm and outgoing and friendly nature to run our resorts and chalets. Subsequently we want our staff to be the best in order for us to continue to provide that ‘little bit extra’. If you feel you have what it takes and want to be part of a company that is committed to excellence then we are the company for you.

typical day A Typical Day in the Job

As a Commis Chef you will demonstrate and share your passion for high standards,

exceeding our customer expectations at every opportunity. Reporting to the Head Chef, you

will be a key member of the Hotel kitchen team, helping with deliveries and stock checking

and being responsible for food preparation and cleanliness to the highest standards,

ensuring you maintain a clean and safe working environment at all times.

Key Accountabilities & Responsibilities:

Customer Focus

 To ensure all Cold Store / Buffet items are available and replenished at all times

throughout each service

 To ensure that the appropriate clean uniform is worn at all times.


 Assist in providing all meals (breakfast, lunch and dinner) in accordance with the

Company Set Menu

 Assistance with the service of the daily set menu

 Adopt a proactive approach to monitoring stock levels and assist in compiling orders

 To receive deliveries of food ensuring it is checked, stored away correctly and rotated

effectively in accordance with HACCP regulations.

 Ensure and maintain high standards of food preparation, presentation and quality of


 Ensure high levels of Hygiene and cleanliness in accordance with UK and local laws

Alpine Elements Ltd 2014

 Complete daily kitchen-cleaning tasks and schedules and as required to assist with

washing up duties

 Take and store appropriately; food samples of all high-risk food in accordance with

HACCP regulations

 Record, Maintain and monitor daily HACCP records

 Assist in all areas of the kitchen were required to ensure the efficient running of the

kitchen at all times

Key Relationships:

o Internal: Head Chef, Sous Chef, CDP, KP/NP, Assistant / Hotel Manager, Heads of

Department, Restaurant Supervisor

o External: Suppliers, Property Owners.

ideal candidate Who are we looking for?

Each of the criteria below is rated as Essential (E), Highly Desirable (HD) or Desirable (D). We
place considerable emphasis on your Personal Qualities as the training and support we
provide can often strengthen any weaknesses that exist in other areas.
Personal Qualities
o Strong social/People skills/Cheerful/Outgoing (E)
o Highly Motivated
o Passionate / Enthusiastic (E)
o Ability to work alone and as part of a team (E)
o Ability to cope under pressure (E)
o Willingness to work hard / long hours (E)
o Adaptable / Flexible Attitude (E)
o Honest and Trustworthy (E)
Skills & Ability
o Customer Service (E)
o Communication Skills (E)
o Problem Solving and Complaint Handling (E)
o Planning Organisational Skills (E)
o Literate and Numerate (E)
o IT / Admin / Social Media (E)
o Literate and Numerate (E)
o Spoken English to conversational level (E)
o NVQ level 2, BTEC, City and Guilds or equivalent Experience (E)
o Food Hygiene Certification
o Relevant Transferable work Experience (E)
o Catering for between 35 to 170 covers (E)
o Catering to 4*, Al a carte or Set Menu, Standard (E)

our offer What we can offer you

At Alpine Elements we realise that hard work and commitment should be rewarded, so we will provide our seasonal staff with:
· A competitive salary,
· Transport to and from resort from a London departure point
· Accommodation, including utilities
· 2 Meals per day
· Branded uniform
· Access to use of sports equipment e.g. bikes, paddleboard.
· Lift Pass for hiking or biking on the mountain
· Emergency Medical Insurance
· Friends & Family discount whilst you are working your season
· Staff Concessions on our holidays for up to 13 months after you’ve completed your season
· Discounts on a range of sporting equipment provided by our suppliers e.g. Sun God sunglasses, Specialised - Mountain Bikes, Mystic – Sailing, Yachting, Windsurfing apparel and equipment, Snow Shop ski & casual clothing.


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