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Title:  Chef

Requisition #:  2181

portsmouth, HAM, GB, po12 2qp

Career Area:  Culinary

Our Mission


At Aramark, our mission is to enrich and nourish lives. Every day, we deliver an impact wherever people work, learn, recover and play. And we need talented, energetic, passionate people to help us do it. 


Aramark Food Services is currently recruiting for a Commis Chef to join our team in Bay Horse School. The successful candidate will report to the Chef Manager and will be responsible for the supervision & control of the preparation and production of food to ensure the provision of a quality service in accordance with Aramark policy/ budget.  


This is a part time role working 30 hours per week. On a 43.689 working week contract

Job Responsibilities

The Commis Chef is required to be flexible according to business requirements. The focus of the job may vary, however, it is encouraged that activities will typically include the following:

Reporting to the Chef de Partie, work as part of a team in different catering outlets
Prepare food for a lively customer café, restaurant and Hospitality events
Full knowledge of all menu items served
Work collaboratively with the Chef de Partie and Sous Chef regarding food production management to ensure minimal wastage
Work collaboratively with the Chef de Partie and Sous Chef regarding the maintenance of food levels, food quality and brand standards
Maintain high food hygiene and health and safety standards per Aramark requirements, identify any anomalies and report incidents to Aramark management
Assist the Chef de Partie and Sous Chef with post-analysis
Work collaboratively with the Chef de Partie and Sous Chef to ensure all shift opening and closing checklists are completed
Learn procedures and standards for all kitchen tasks
Undertake relevant training as required
In addition to the above, the Commis may occasionally be required to undertake back of house and front of house duties in line with business requirements.

Key Requirements

  • Previous experience in a Food Production role within catering or retail
  • Good level of spoken English
  • Works well under supervision with the ability to take direction
  • Self-motivated, adaptable / flexible and a good communicator
  • Provide outstanding customer service
  • Able to prioritise workload and delegate
  • Work optimally without supervision 
  • Quality focused
  • Effective team worker
  • Ownership and accountability 
  • Understand basic catering finances – Costing, Production, Yields, Wastage etc.
  • Input collated information into Food Production Management System
  • Ability to maintain a variety of operating and general records

About Aramark

Northern Europe - Our Mission

Rooted in service and united by our purpose, we strive to do great things for each other, our partners, our communities, and our planet


Northern Europe - About Aramark

Aramark is a leading service and solutions provider in Northern Europe. We proudly support clients, partners and customers in food, facilities management, property services, and retail solutions. We believe a career should develop your talents, fuel your passions, and empower your professional growth. So, no matter what you’re pursuing — a new challenge, a sense of belonging, or just a great place to work — our focus is helping you reach your full potential. Learn more about working here at


All applications will be treated in the strictest confidence. Aramark Northern Europe is an equal opportunities employer.