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Title:  Culinary Analyst - Commis Chef

Requisition #:  1268

Herstmonceux, ENG, GB, BN27 1RN

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 Bader International Study Centre . The successful candidate will support the Head Chef with the leadership and management of the entire kitchen brigade. Their focus will be to ensure there are consistently high standards of food delivery and kitchen management across all sections of the business onsite.  


This is a full-time role working 35 hours per week on a 45 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.


  • 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

Aramark (NYSE: ARMK) is a leading service and solutions provider within the Northern Europe region. We proudly support clients, partners and customers in food, facilities management, property services, and retail solutions. Our work strives to contribute to a better world for both people and the planet, including commitments to engage our employees, empower healthy consumers, build local communities, source ethically, inclusively and responsibly, operate efficiently and reduce waste. Aramark employs over 16,000 people throughout Northern Europe.


All applications will be treated in the strictest confidence 


Aramark Northern Europe is an equal opportunities employer