Assistant Chef

Chef & Cook

15 April 202429 views

Expires in 25 days

Job Title: Assistant Chef
Location: Kemola Restaurant and Lounge, 13-15 Aintree Road, Bootle L20 9DL
Salary: £24,000 per annum
Hours: 37.5 hours per week, on a rota basis
Reports to: Head Chef and Director
Job Overview:
Kemola Restaurant and Lounge is seeking a dedicated and passionate Assistant Chef to join our vibrant kitchen team. This role requires a motivated individual who is eager to learn and contribute to the preparation and presentation of authentic Nigerian cuisine and a variety of other culinary offerings.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Assist the Head Chef in daily kitchen operations, ensuring high-quality food preparation that meets both the restaurant’s and customers' standards.
  • Participate in the creation and execution of menu items.
  • Ensure that all dishes are prepared with attention to detail regarding taste and presentation.
  • Follow recipes and presentation specifications as set by the Head Chef.
  • Manage food and product ordering by keeping detailed records and minimising waste.
  • Maintain a clean and safe kitchen environment, adhering to health and safety standards and regulations.
  • Mentor and support kitchen staff, contributing to the team's development and cohesion.
  • Assist in the management of kitchen inventory and storage.
  • Work collaboratively with the front-of-house team to ensure a seamless dining experience for guests.
  • Handle any problems that arise in the kitchen and act quickly to resolve them.

  • Proven experience as an Assistant Chef, Nigerian Chef, or similar role in a restaurant environment.
  • Culinary school diploma or equivalent hands-on experience in the kitchen.
  • A deep understanding of ingredients and cooking techniques.
  • The ability to work efficiently under pressure in a fast-paced environment.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to manage a diverse team.
  • Strong organisational skills, with the capability to multi-task and manage time effectively.
  • Passion for food, with a particular interest in Nigerian and African cuisines preferred.

  • Competitive salary package.
  • Opportunities for professional development and culinary training.
  • Staff meals provided during shifts.
  • A dynamic and supportive working environment.

Application Process:
To apply, please submit your CV and a cover letter detailing your experience and why you would be a perfect fit for Kemola Restaurant and Lounge to our HR department

Kemola Restaurant and Lounge is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.
  • Experience
  • Languages
    English – Intermediate
  • Employment
  • Schedule
    Tuesday - Sunday 12am till 11.30pm
  • Salary
    £24,000 – £26,000 yearly

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