Sous Chef, Wok Chefs & Prep/Starter Chef Wanted (Full or Part Time)

Sous Chef, Wok Chefs & Prep/Starter Chef Required for KIN, Clerkenwell EC1 – Immediate Start

Competitive salary on offer, negotiable depending on experience

Are you looking to join a unique & exciting restaurant? Look no further, we may just have the job for you.

KIN is a fun and exciting restaurant in Clerkenwell, Central London (near Chancery Lane & Farringdon). We’re a casual Asian restaurant serving simple, fresh and tasty dishes from Thailand, China, Vietnam and Japan. For more information please visit our website.

We are looking for an experienced Sous Chef (Full Time), Wok Chefs (Full or Part Time) & a Prep/Starter Chef (Full or Part Time) to join the team at KIN due to recent growth. A positive attitude, willingness to learn, flexibility and strong work ethic is essential.

For the Sous Chef position, experience using a commercial wok cooker in an Asian restaurant is essential (minimum 12 months). Familiarity with Thai and/or pan-Asian cuisine (Chinese/Japanese/Vietnamese) would be desirable. The Sous Chef position is full time (45 hours). This position would ideally suit an ambitious individual who has previously worked in restaurants and is looking to eventually become a Head Chef and looking to join a company with expansion plans. The Sous Chef would be expected to assist the Head Chef and also manage a small team especially when the Head Chef is not on duty.

The Wok Chef positions are flexible, either full or part time (12-45 hours per week). Experience using a commercial wok cooker/burner is essential (minimum 12 months). Speed and efficiency using the wok is critical and the successful candidates will be expected to produce high quality dishes in a fast-paced environment. The Wok Chefs will be expected to help with preparation outside of service. Our part time Wok Chef positions would ideally suit individuals who require flexibility including those who are already working full or part time and looking to top-up their income, students or parents.

The Prep/Starter Chef position is either full or part time (20-45 hours). It is a multi-faceted which means the successful candidate will be expected to perform lots of different roles. The position will include preparation of vegetables, meat/poultry/seafood, ingredients and sauces (before or after service). It will also include looking after the starter and grill section during service from preparing salads to various starters. Good knife skills and experience using a grill/fryer would be desirable.

The following is a list of desirable skills, experience & additional information:

-Candidates must have a good command of English
-Candidates must be eligible to work in the UK (proof required during interview)
-Lives in London (local candidates would be preferred as accommodation is not provided)
-If you are interested in a part time position, we are flexible and looking for both day time (10am-3pm) and evening chefs (5pm-10:30pm).
-For Sous & Wok Chef positions, candidates must have experience using a commercial wok cooker
-Good knife skills are essential for all positions
-Candidates must be comfortable working closely in a small team where each person is expected to perform multiple tasks/duties (i.e. help each other)
-If you are interested but not available to start soon, please feel free to apply as we will be looking for strong individuals to join the team in 2014 as we expand the business

To apply, please send your CV and a covering letter to us. In your covering letter please let us know which position you are interested in, if you are seeking a part time position how many hours you would prefer to work, your availability, your salary expectations per hour and when you are available to start. Please remember to include your telephone number. Please do not call the restaurant. If you have a question, please send us a message via Gumtree.

Location: City of London

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Dec 27th, 2013 | Posted in Uncategorized