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									                                           JOB DESCRIPTION

                                      CASUAL BREAKFAST CHEF


Reports to the Head Chef.


To prepare and cook Breakfast for all residents of the hotel, ensuring the highest standards of food
presentation and quality at all times whilst strictly adhering to all current health and hygiene regulations.


   To be hands-on at all times, including preparation.
   To maintain high levels of productivity and food standards during service.
   The preparation and cooking of all dishes in accordance with the set pre specified formulas in the
    Centre and other areas catered by CCLSC within the Cathedral Precincts.
   To liaise with the Restaurant and Conference & Banqueting personnel to ensure optimum
    presentation and quality, ensuring a smooth flow of service from front of house and throughout the
   To keep abreast of all current health and hygiene regulations ensuring kitchen is ready to pass any in-
    house or government body inspections at all times.
   To assist in maintaining the system for recording, checking and labelling all food stuffs, oven, fridge
    and delivery vehicle temperatures.
   To assist in the monitoring of all suppliers visiting premises and periodically checking cleanliness
    hygiene standards of delivery vehicles.
   To assist in ensuring adequate supplies of all non-food stocks such as machine detergents and all
    cleaning materials.
   To be prepared to undertake training as directed by the Head Chef, Sous Chef and General Manager.
   To have a good understanding of HACCP procedures.
   To be aware of current hygiene, health & safety policy and fire procedures.
   To ensure that the premises are a safe environment for everyone who uses them.
   As an Employee of the Dean and Chapter to fully endorse, understand and exercise the roles and
    responsibilities contained within the Dean and Chapter’s Health and Safety policy which is set out in
    the Staff Handbook.
   To assist in other departments on occasions when necessary.
   To carry out any reasonable task or duty that may be required by the Head Chef, Sous Chef, General
    Manager, Deputy General Manager or Dean and Chapter


The Dean and Chapter will offer work if it is available but is under no obligation to do so and the post
holder is under no obligation to accept work that is offered.

Hours to be worked will be as requested by the Head Chef, including weekends and possibly bank
holidays. The post holder should be flexible in their approach to hours worked as these will depend on
operational needs.

CCLSC – Casual Breakfast Chef                                                                  Nov 2010

Hourly rate   £ negotiable dependent upon qualifications and experience, paid monthly in arrears.

Holiday       Due to the nature of this casual work and the irregular hours and days worked, holiday
              entitlement will be calculated quarterly for the quarters ending June, September, December
              and March based upon average hours worked in the preceding 13 weeks. The calculated
              holiday entitlement will be from the 1st of the following month at normal hourly rate. There
              are no other entitlements or benefits.


A satisfactory disclosure from the Criminal Records Bureau will be required upon employment. This
position is exempt from the provision of Section 4(2) of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 by virtue
of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975. The grounds on which it is exempt
are that in the normal course of your duties you will have access to persons under the age of 18, and that
your normal duties will be carried out wholly or partly on the same premises where the provision of
training to persons under 18 takes place. Applicants are therefore not entitled to withhold information
about convictions which for other purposes are “spent”. The CRB Code of Practice is available on
request, alternatively you can obtain it from the CRB website

Updated December 2010

This job description is provided to assist the post holder to know their principal duties. It may be
amended from time to time in consultation with you, by, or on behalf of, the Head of the Department,
without change to the level of responsibility appropriate to the grading of the post.


A Dean and Chapter application form should be submitted to:

Human Resources Department
Cathedral House
The Precincts

Closing date for the receipt of completed applications is Thursday 30th December 2010.

CCLSC – Casual Breakfast Chef                                                                Nov 2010

The personal specification below indicates the qualifications, experience, knowledge and skills required to
undertake the role effectively.

                                                              Essential        Desirable
Professional qualifications:

None required

Academic qualifications:

City and Guilds 706/3, NVQ Level 3 in Catering &
Hospitality or Diploma in Professional Cookery levels 1 &         
2 or equivalent


At least 2 years relevant experience.                             

Have a proven background working in a fast paced                  
kitchen or similar operation


Up to date with food safety, fire and health and safety           

Food Hygiene Certificate                                          

Intermediate Food Hygiene                                                           

1st Aid Certificate                                                                

Understanding of and sympathy with the aims and                   
purposes of the Cathedral, its mission and ministry.


None required

Personal attributes:

Well presented, organised and self disciplined                    

Flexible and adaptable to accommodate a diverse range
of customer requirements.                                         

Must be fit and active enough to carry out the
responsibilities of the position which will include heavy         
lifting and bending

CCLSC – Casual Breakfast Chef                                                                Nov 2010

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