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Commis Chef

posted April 21, 2019

DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Cambridge
Cambridge, England, United Kingdom
659869 l

About This Job


A Commis Chef is responsible for preparing and presenting high quality dishes to deliver an excellent Guest and Member experience while consistently contributing to departmental targets.

What will I be doing?

As a Commis Chef, you are responsible for preparing and presenting high quality dishes to deliver an excellent Guest and Member experience. A Commis Chef will also be required to prepare all mis-en-place and contribute to departmental targets. Specifically, you will be responsible for performing the following tasks to the highest standards:

  • Ensure consistent great food production, in line with the high quality standards expected by Hilton
  • Perform tasks within a timely manner
  • Contribute to Kitchen revenue through effective food cost control
  • Provide support to the Kitchen brigade
  • Prepare and present high quality dishes within company guidelines
  • Keep all working areas clean and tidy and ensure no cross contamination
  • Prepare all mis-en-place for all relevant menus
  • Assist other departments wherever necessary and maintain good working relationships
  • Report maintenance, hygiene and hazard issues
  • Comply with hotel security, fire regulations and all health and safety and food safety legislation
  • Awareness departmental targets and strive to achieve them as part of the team
  • Meet all health and hygiene requirements
  • Be environmentally aware


What are we looking for?

A Commis Chef serving Hilton brands is always working on behalf of our Guests and working with other Team Members. To successfully fill this role, you should maintain the attitude, behaviours, skills, and values that follow:

  • Previous experience as a Commis Chef or Apprentice Chef
  • NVQ Level 1
  • Positive attitude
  • Good communication skills
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Proven ability to work with a team and to follow instruction
  • A passion to learn and a drive to succeed in a culinary/hospitality career
  • Proof of completion in a basic food hygiene course
  • A passion for food and the culinary arts
  • Completion of an accredited commercial cookery course or trade apprenticeship
  • Experience multi-tasking and working in an environment with rigorous standards

It would be advantageous in this position for you to demonstrate the following capabilities and distinctions:

  • NVQ Level 2

What will it be like to work for Hilton?

Hilton is the leading global hospitality company, spanning the lodging sector from luxurious full-service hotels and resorts to extended-stay suites and mid-priced hotels. For nearly a century, Hilton has offered business and leisure travelers the finest in accommodations, service, amenities and value. Hilton is dedicated to continuing its tradition of providing exceptional guest experiences across its global brands. Our vision “to fill the earth with the light and warmth of hospitality” unites us as a team to create remarkable hospitality experiences around the world every day. And, our amazing Team Members are at the heart of it all!



About This Employer

DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Cambridge

Granta Place Mill Lane
Cambridge, England CB2 1RT
United Kingdom


122 Room Hotel

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At A Glance

Welcome to DoubleTree by Hilton Cambridge City Centre, located in the centre of Cambridge on the River Cam – perfect for travellers looking to make the most out of Cambridge. Our friendly staff are waiting to welcome you with a famous, warm chocolate chip cookie at check-in.

Guest rooms feature a flat-screen LCD TV, tea and coffee facilities and king size beds. Business travellers will appreciate the laptop-sized safe, large desk and 24-hour room service. Choose a room with a private balcony to enjoy an amazing view of the River Cam and Cambridge city. WiFi is complimentary in all public areas and available in your room for a small fee.

Watch the punts glide past as you enjoy lunch or dinner at Marco Pierre White’s Steakhouse Bar & Grill Cambridge or relax in the sunshine on the terrace overlooking the river. Enjoy a glass of wine, cocktail or gin of the month in our Twist Bar.

With 11 meeting and event rooms, accommodating up to 220 guests, as well as outdoor gardens, the hotel is the perfect choice for private events and weddings. Many of the rooms have floor-to-ceiling windows opening directly onto the terrace for the best views in Cambridge.

  • Marco Pierre White Steakhouse Bar & Grill Cambridge
  • Punting on the River Cam
  • Walk to Market Square, Cambridge University College’s and the Fitzwilliam Museum
  • Only hotel in the city centre situated on the riverside with stunning river and city views
  • 11 conference and function rooms for up to 220 people