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Part Time Commis Chef

  1. Part Time
  2. Back of House
  3. Permanent
  4. Newcastle
VAC- 34484

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We are looking for a Commis Chef to join our welcoming team at The Champagne Bar within our H beauty store in the Metrocentre, Gateshead.

This is a part time position with working hours that align with our H beauty store opening times, which means no early starts or late nights!

About the Role

The Champagne Bar with H Beauty aims to uphold the same standards and service of the restaurants within our Harrods store in London. As the Commis Chef at The Champagne Bar, you’ll be prepping for our new menu which includes both hot and cold dishes, working with fresh produce, all prepared to a high standard.

You will be at the heart of the action, preparing and organising ingredients, and keeping the kitchen clean. Reporting into the Chef de Partie, you’ll be a key member of the team, whose role is integral to the smooth operation and delivery of the kitchen operations. 

You’ll be responsible for the organisation, stock rotation and labelling of food stored ensuring that all administration for own section is completed and complies with the deadlines set. In this role, you’ll guarantee that Food Safety standards are adhered to by enforcing the high standard of hygiene and sanitation in all food-related outlets.

About You

Having a great knowledge and passion for food and drink is essential, and ideally have time spent in a busy restaurant or high-end café-bar environment. In return you'll be given all the training and support you'll need to develop in the kitchen.

You will also have:

  • Experience working in a kitchen in a similar role
  • Great time management skills and exceptional interpersonal skills
  • A strong customer focus when dealing with both internal and external parties
  • Good attention to detail, which you have demonstrated in previous roles through paperwork completed, organisation of the section and sufficient stock levels.

Please note that you should be fully flexible to work over weekends.

About Us

Harrods is one of the world’s leading luxury department stores and we’re becoming a destination for top designers, and the most sought-after brands from around the globe. Our combined mission is to make visiting our iconic Knightsbridge store one of the world’s most inspiring shopping experiences.

Our Promise to You

Help us make the impossible possible for our customers and we’ll do something remarkable for you. As well as offering a friendly environment to inspire your best work, we provide abundant opportunities and support to build an exceptional career across the varied specialisms of our business. 

More immediately, you’ll benefit from:

  • A competitive salary up to £15ph (this is made up of a generous base salary and service charge*)
  • Excellent benefits package
  • Company pension
  • Flexible working
  • 22 days’ holiday on a pro rata basis and your birthday off
  • Up to 33% in-store discount and access to our employee high-street discount portal

Uniquely You

At Harrods we believe the personality and authenticity of our people sets us apart. We celebrate and invite applications from all cultures, backgrounds, tastes, and experiences and are proud of our culture where people from all walks of life can grow and thrive. What makes you unique makes us exceptional.

If you want to know more about our people and our culture, search #TogetherHarrods on LinkedIn, Facebook or follow us on Instagram @togetherharrods 

*The amount of tronc you receive will vary and is not guaranteed by either Harrods Ltd or the Troncmaster. However, the Troncmaster will always distribute 100% funds available each period according to the Rules, a copy of which will be provided to all members

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