Sous Chef, Haringey

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London Academy of Excellence Tottenham (LAET)Haringey

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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Competitve salary dependent on skills and qualifications
Contract term: Permanent

Key responsibilities:

• To support the Chef Manager in delivering a first class, fresh and nutritious food offer and service to all customers 

• To manage the day-to-day food production and lead the department in the Chef Manager’s absence

Specific tasks:

Service quality 

• To deliver a consistently high standard of food 

• To plan and delegate the workload in the most efficient and effective way 

• To follow the instructions and advice of the Chef Manager, such as ingredient content, production methodology and equipment use 

• To contribute ideas towards innovating and developing the student menu

• To pass any comments or feedback from customers onto the management team 

Team working

• To support the Chef Manager in managing the team, and manage the team in their absence 

• To train and support the team’s professional development as may be required from time to time and act as a role model of professional and behavioural standards

• To work at all times with consideration for the safety and wellbeing of colleagues

• To work flexibly and enthusiastically to support the team during periods of intense activity and in providing a catering service at events

Health & Safety 

• To maintain food safety and hygiene systems and general risk controls, ensuring compliance with current and future legislation in accordance with the department’s processes and utilising up-to-date knowledge 

• To ensure that customer food allergies and intolerances are catered for and that food contamination risks in production and service are minimised or eliminated where possible through compliance with policies and training received 

• To partake in ongoing, daily and periodic cleaning activities 

• To comply with LAE Tottenham’s Health and Safety policy 

• To operate all equipment safely in accordance with training and report any damage or irregularity with work practices, equipment, fixtures and fittings to the Chef Manager

LAE Tottenham is committed to the safeguarding and welfare of children and applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to this post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service. We encourage applications from all sections of the community.

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More about London Academy of Excellence Tottenham (LAET)
Phase: Further Education
Funding status: State - Free School
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 16 - 19 years
Address: Lilywhite House, 780 High Road, Haringey, London, N17 0BX, United Kingdom.
Telephone: +44 2083526020
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