Commis Chef Job Description

A chef de cuisine or chef de partie is an executive-level professional chef, responsible for supervising a team of kitchen workers, developing menus, as well as supervising the work of junior chefs de cuisine.

Commis chef is a term used in the United States.

The term “chef de cuisine” is used in France.

In Great Britain, a head chef or second in command is called a chef de partie.

Updated on:     
October 7, 2022

Job Brief:

We're looking for a Commis Chef to join our fantastic kitchen team! We're a busy restaurant and we need someone who can hit the ground running and help us create amazing dishes for our customers. If you're a hard worker and you're passionate about food, then we want to hear from you!

Commis Chef Duties:

  • Coordinate with managers, team leaders, and kitchen staff to plan, organize, and set up daily meals for restaurants
  • Develop, implement, and maintain quality assurance protocols
  • Develop, implement, and maintain cost reduction and savings goals
  • Maintain timely and accurate records for all kitchen operations
  • Ensure compliance with federal, state, and local laws
  • Maintain accurate records of food costs and inventory
  • Ensure compliance with federal, state, and local laws
  • Maintain accurate records of food costs and inventory

Commis Chef Responsibilities:

  • Assist with menu planning, including menu costing, development, and execution
  • Stock, maintain, and rotate inventory, and accurately record and report inventory amounts
  • Maintain cleanliness of kitchen, including proper thawing, cooking, and storing of meats, vegetables, and fruits
  • Prepare all food items according to recipes and specifications
  • Create and manage a schedule for ordering and maintaining kitchen supplies and equipment
  • Assist in hiring, training, and supervising kitchen staff
  • Conduct daily and weekly inspections to make sure kitchen is in compliance with health codes
  • Establish and maintain positive relationships with guests and coworkers

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Requirements And Skills:

  • 3+ years in a 3-4 star, high volume restaurant setting
  • Previous kitchen experience in high volume, fast paced environment
  • Highly motivated, high energy, enthusiastic team player
  • Excellent communication and customer service skills

At [Company Name], we are an equal opportunity employer that is committed to building a diverse and inclusive team. We encourage applications from all people of different races, religions, national origins, genders, gender expressions, and ages. We also encourage veterans and individuals with disabilities to apply.