Commis Chef - Hilton Garden Inn - Doncaster

We love entertaining people, creating memories to share and treasure! We are one of the largest operators of racecourses in the U.K and love working with people that are quick thinking, collaborative and commercial. We encourage each other to think big, challenge the norm and work at pace to deliver exceptional results. If you’re looking to build a successful career built on knowledge, trust and integrity and one that is full of potential then we think you’ll love working here too.

Hilton Garden Inn Hotel at Doncaster Racecourse part of Arena Racing Company (ARC) is looking for a Commis Chef who will report to the Head Chef. The successful candidate will assist in maintaining and improving the standard of food preparation and service of the kitchen.

Some of the Key Responsibilities

  • Prepare the food and mise-en-place in the assigned section of the kitchen for luncheon and dinner services as specified; ensure that all food items are ready at the agreed times, and prepared to the highest standard
  • To ensure that the highest standards of hygiene are maintained at all times in all parts of the kitchen and all machinery and equipment used
  • To assist in ordering of food service materials and equipment to cope with the anticipated business
  • To ensure that the agreed portion sizes and menu specifications are adhered to
  • To ensure wastage in the kitchen is kept to the absolute minimum to reduce costs and increase profitability
  • To undertake any other duties as directed, from time to time, by Chef de Partie or the Sous Chefs

Person Specification

  • GCSEs at grade C/4 or above
  • Level 2 food Safety in Catering


  • Minimum of 1 years’ experience in a food preparation environment
  • Branded hotel experience is advantageous


  • Attention to detail
  • Self-motivated
  • Excellent communicator
  • Customer service focused (internal and external)

In return we can offer you

  • A competitive salary
  • 22 days holiday per year plus Bank Holidays
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Personal and professional development opportunities
  • A range of racing & leisure benefits including complimentary tickets, offers and discounts at our racecourses and hotels across the Arena Racing Company group.

We look forward to hearing from you.

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