Kitchen Staff – Job Description
Reports to: Kitchen Supervisors, Asst Venue Manager
Line Manager: Venue Manager
Pay: 6.80 per hour (including holiday pay)
We aim to be the leading contemporary and fun student bar in the capital, delivery
exceptional and distinctive, service, products and value, and to be the favourite venue for
Queen Mary students. This is an exciting time to join the team with the complete
refurbishment of Drapers, which re-opens this coming january.
To assist in growing our food operations by providing the highest standards of food preparation, fulfilling your
responsibilities in accordance with the established procedures and matching or exceeding the key performance
indicators set out for your role.
Prepare the kitchen for opening including pre-preparing food for the lunchtime period and fresh fruit for
Performing temperature checks on all refrigerators and freezers.
Preparing food orders as they are received, following the kitchen prep cards, ensuring all customers receive
their food in a timely manner.
Ensuring all food which leaves the kitchen does so at our high levels of presentation.
Ensure food is prepared in accordance with health & hygiene regulations, of which you will be made aware
in your training.
To gain an understanding of the menu, ensuring you are aware of suitability of ingredients to different
groups such as vegetarian, halal, kosher.
Maintaining a clean and tidy kitchen.
Replenishing stock when necessary and notifying your manager if stock levels become low.
Collect and wash crockery from the bar area.
Maintain an accurate record of wastage.
Assist the kitchen supervisor in the End of Day Procedure, ensuring the kitchen is left spotlessly clean.
Performing regular cleaning functions such as changing fryer oil and fridge cleaning, as described in the
Be aware of promotions, offers and the entertainments programme, being an ambassador for the unions’
Report any problems encountered whilst working to your Supervisor / Manager
To have a full understanding of the evacuation procedure and in the event of an evacuation, perform those
duties required of you.
Any other duties as may be reasonably be expected by your line manager.
To carry out responsibilities with regard to the college equal opportunities and health and safety policies.
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills Essential
Ability to work under pressure Essential
Knowledge and Experience
Previous kitchen experience Desirable
Basic Food Hygiene Certificate Desirable
Motivated and enthusiastic Essential
Willingness to learn new things Essential
Trustworthy and reliable Essential
Commitment to maintain exceptional hygiene standards Essential
Willingness to frequently work long shifts, evenings and weekends Essential