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Commis Chef, Gees

Gees, Situated in Oxford City Centre, is an independent, lively restaurant, bar, and terrace within a unique Victorian conservatory. Serving a Mediterranean inspired menu using the best ingredients, simply prepared and expertly cooked, Gees remains loyal to its traditions of providing quality food and service in the most beautiful restaurant in Oxford.

The Oxford Collection is an independently owned group of Hotels and Restaurants in Central Oxford, comprising of Gees Restaurant, the Old Parsonage Hotel, Parsonage Grill, Old Bank Hotel and Quod Restaurant & Bar.

We offer support, training, and development opportunities to help your career flourish. We believe that investment in each and every one of our employees is key to the success of our business and the happiness of our customers. As a member of the team, we are looking for an exceptional candidate who shares these values.

We are looking for a Commis Chef to join our Kitchen team managed by Russell Heeley, Head Chef.

The ideal candidate will:

  • Thrive on giving guests a memorable experience
  • Be passionate and knowledgeable about food, cooking and seasonal ingredients
  • Be able to work under pressure
  • Have effective time management skills
  • Have a willingness to learn

Typical duties of this role are:

  • Confidence in working on a section during service
  • Following recipe and presentation specifications
  • Maintain prep levels appropriate to service

Requirements for the Commis Chef position:

  • Experience in a similar restaurant is beneficial although full training will be provided

We offer a sensible shift pattern, across a 45-hours working week (Monday to Sunday rota with two days off) with a salary of £21,060 per annum. In return we offer:

  • Meals on duty
  • 50% staff discount within our restaurants
  • £500 recruitment incentive (until further notice)
  • Membership to our Employee Assistance Programme with Hospitality Action
  • Pension scheme
  • Over time, opportunities to develop within our Company
  • Uniform provided
  • 28 days holiday inclusive of bank holidays per annum
  • Paid day off on your birthday

Eligibility to work within the UK must be proven and two references should be available on request.

To apply, please follow the link below…