Assistant Cook

  • By Sodexo UK
  • King's Lynn (United Kingdom)
  • Hospitality / Tourism

Job description

Job Introduction

We currently have an excellent opportunity for an Assistant Cook to join our busy team. This is a great opportunity for a customer focused individual to join a world leading food and facilities management company, which can offer unrivalled opportunities for career progression.

Role Responsibility

·  To assist in the preparation, cooking and presentation of all meals services at the required times to the company's standard and client satisfaction.
·  To ensure the company and statutory regulations pertaining to the safety and hygiene operation of the kitchen and ancillary areas are adhered to by all members of staff, and visitors in the absence of the management.
·  To assist the management with planning menus, rotas, orders and checking and receiving deliveries in the absence of the stores person.
·  To ensure that all areas under your control are left clean and tidy.
·  To assist with stock control procedure.
·  To cover notice planned absences of the following positions:
·  Night Cook
·  Cooking responsibilities of Head Chef
·  Kitchen Porter
·  To assist at special functions some of which may occasionally occur outside normal working hours.
·  To attend meeting and courses, to attend to any other reasonable requests by management.

About the Company

Sodexo and our clients are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young persons and vulnerable adults. Certain roles will require applicants to undergo screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) and/ or Disclosure Scotland (Scotland).

In the UK and Ireland, Sodexo employs some 35,000 employees to deliver integrated facilities management services to clients at over 2,000 locations in the corporate, healthcare, education, leisure, defence and justice sectors. With an annual turnover of over £1bn, we provide everything from catering, cleaning and reception to security, laboratory and grounds maintenance services, enabling our clients to focus on their core business.

Seeked profile

The Ideal Candidate


·  Good Leadership
·  Cash handling
·  Basic Food Hygiene Qualification


·   IT literate

Package Description

Working with a great team at one of our group contracts. The role is ideal for somebody who wants to develop their skill set. The role would also involve covering the Chef Manager when on holiday. A Monday to Friday job providing Breakfast and Lunch service. There is occasional weekend work which would be paid as overtime

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