Commis Chef

University of Cambridge
May 05, 2024
Offerd Salary:£23,144-£25,742
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Commis Chef


Madingley Hall is part of the Institute of Continuing Education in the University of Cambridge, built in the 16th century, this elegant country house has 16 well-equipped meeting rooms, 62 ensuite bedrooms, a professional kitchen, licensed bar, coffee shop, Lodge House available as rentable short- stay accommodation and is set in 8-acres of grounds including superb Capability Brown designed gardens.

If you are a driven and ambitious individual who is passionate about food and want to contribute to the success of our award-winning kitchen, we invite you to apply for the position of Coomis Chef. Join our team and play a crucial role in our kitchen to enhance our reputation in the industry.

The Role

We are seeking a highly motivated and enthusiastic individual to join our team as a Commis Chef. In this role, you will work closely with the Kitchen Team, preparing food to the highest standard and with the freshest ingredients following the Head chef direction, recipes, health, and safety due diligence.

You will be a driven and enthusiastic chef who aspire to share, learn, and participate in the different type of food service we cater for including Buffet, Afternoon Tea, and plated service.

You will ensure the hygiene and health safety standard are always adhered to and will liaise with your line manager and F&B team regarding clients or menu specifics including allergies or any dietary awareness.

You will be creative driven and passionate about food preparation with a good knowledge of HACCP and COSHH systems, will have an Apprentership qualification or equivalent NVQ Level 2 and a basic food hygiene certificate, with experience in a commercial kitchen within a quality hospitality led venue.

Good communication skills and the ability to work organised and effectively as part of a team Follow direction in joint job task and independently in a busy environment are essential.


-36 days annual leave, inclusive of Bank Holidays -36.5 hours per week -Defined benefits pension schemes -Flexible working options -Support for health & mental wellbeing -Discounts on shopping -Rental deposit scheme -Public transport season ticket loans

Further information is available at the link below.

Informal enquiries are encouraged and can be made to Paul Johnson, Head Chef on [email protected]

Questions about the application process may be directed to: [email protected].

The closing date for applications is Sunday 5th May 2024

Interviews will take place on Monday 13th May 2024

Once an offer of employment has been accepted, the successful candidate will be required to undergo a health assessment.

Click the 'Apply' button below to register an account with our recruitment system (if you have not already) and apply online.

Please quote reference EA41383 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

The University actively supports equality, diversity and inclusion and encourages applications from all sections of society.

The University has a responsibility to ensure that all employees are eligible to live and work in the UK.

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    Institute of Continuing Education






    Assistant staff


    19 April 2024

    Closing date

    5 May 2024

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