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Commis Chef - Banqueting

ME London Hotel

Location: London, WC2R

ME London is one of the leading hotels in the centre of London located near the city's main theatres, exclusive boutiques, and trendy night clubs.

Whatever story you choose, you are the star

At Meliá Hotels International, you have the power to create your future. For us, the most important thing is your talent: We share the passion that makes you put your heart into everything you do, day after day. We are by your side to help you go beyond your limits, to celebrate every victory with you. Because together, we are the stars of our own stories.

ME by Meliá is a collection of hotels in which culture, lifestyle and The ME People community come together to create an inimitable personality. Each hotel is connected to the destination, becoming the social epicenter of the city and attracting the best of the local cultural scene. Music, art, design, fashion and gastronomy make up the ME scene to provide visitors with an experience beyond accommodation. If you radiate energy and have a personal style that captivates others, if you like to follow the latest trends and live for the moment; if you love music, culture and new technologies… Then you connect with the ME by Meliá brand.

About the Job

When working as a Commis Chef, your main role is to assist the other chefs in ensuring a timely and high quality food service, and your key areas of responsibility will include:

• Ensure that a high standard of preparations and presentation is achieved before anydish leaves the kitchen.

• Check kitchen stock and control on a daily basis.

• Ensure accurate records are kept at all times relating to the food production and wastage, for all service periods.

• Ensure that all foods are labelled, stored and handled in accordance with the Hotel and Health and Safety requirements.

• Ensure all hygiene, health and safety standards are adhered to and the Hotel’s Health & Safety policy are complied with.

• Make sure the wastage is kept to a minimum at all times.

• Complete all required training as per Food Hygiene & Safety, Health & Safety & Fire Safety.

About you

• Ability to be punctual and reliable reliable

• Understanding of food hygiene legislation.

• Strong customer awareness

• Excellent communication skills

• Team player with outstanding interpersonal skills

• High standard of personal presentation

• Exceptional attention to detail

• Confident, professional and welcoming personality

• Flexibility with rotating shift patterns, including weekends


Recognition schemes, pension, “refer a friend” bonuses.

28 days’ holiday including 8 public holidays.

Meals on duty, dry-cleaning, season ticket loans.

Healthcare, Perkbox discounts.

Development including cross-training, development programmes and language classes.

Social events and paid volunteering.

Discounts for you, friends and family to stay at Meliá worldwide

Competitive salary

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity. We do not discriminate on the basis of disability, race, religion, age or any other basis protected under federal, state or local laws. We believe that diversity and inclusion among our teammates is critical to our success as a global company.