Title:  Commis Chef

Requisition #:  444517

Warwick, WAR, GB

Career Area:  Culinary

Job Description

Join the fun and work at the UK's most exciting castle, home to the UK's largest birds of prey show - The Falconers Quest, and host to a number of spectacular events and attractions throughout the year


Come and join the team and work at fantastic events such as The Dragon Slayer, The Haunted Castle, Music Concerts, and Christmas at the Castle, no two days are the same at Warwick Castle!


We are looking for enthusiastic foodies who are looking for a career in catering. We promise the best platform to getting onto the chef career ladder. From formal banquets in the Great Hall, to fairy tale weddings, lively themed dinners as well as luxury afternoon teas and dinners in our Knights Village hotel, our range of catering outlets is incredibly diverse. This role is specifically associated within the Knights Village Hotel.


Aramark provides world-class contract catering services, and we are very lucky to have some of the best Culinary and Catering talent that the UK has to offer working within our teams.


The role is a 10 hour minimal contract, working over a 7 working day week, with a mix of 6am-2pm, 2pm-10pm and occasionally 10am-6pm shifts. There are no split shifts. The average working hours for our commis chefs is approximately thirty depending on the needs of the business.


The Role


This is a hands on position with bags of practical skills required. You’ll work alongside senior and career chefs who will lead and direct you on task to hone these skills and assist with your development in the catering industry. We have a proven track record of Commis chefs continuing onto higher and more responsible careers within catering.


Key Commis Chef Competencies


· Assisting with the smooth running of the kitchen preparation areas.

· Assisting in food production.

· Making sure that all kitchen equipment like food mixers, fridges, cookers are in good working order.

· Reporting any fault equipment to senior manager.

· Keeping the storerooms well stocked and always organised.

· Assisting with food stock distribution across the resort.

· Completing due diligence tasks and daily paperwork

· Keen and willing to work and has a can-do attitude




You will be working on an hourly rate of £11.44... Not only that, but you will also be joining a great team, with fabulous career prospects - we LOVE to promote from within!


  • You will also be entitled to a Merlin Magic Pass after an initial qualifying period, giving you and your friends and family free tickets across the Merlin Entertainments sites (worth £1000)
  • You will also have development opportunities to allow you to grow your career with Aramark, where we have over 400 locations across the UK.
  • Save hundreds of £'s with our staff online shopping scheme
  • Working with a great team who have fabulous out of work social activities
  • Employee assistance programme
  • Ongoing training and development - this could be the start of your catering career and we can support your development

The ideal Commis Chef will have

  • Previous experience with a commercial kitchen
  • Basic knowledge of food hygiene, and accreditation
  • A full UK driving licence
  • A good understanding of IT tech
  • An eye for attention to detail
  • A real passion for food

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 http://www.aramarkcareers.com

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