Kitchen Assistant

  • Silverstone Circuits Ltd
  • Silverstone Circuit, Silverstone Circuit, Towcester, UK
  • 18 Mar, 2024
Contractor Catering & Hospitality

Job Description

Reporting To              Head Chef / Sous Chef / CDP

Department                                  Catering

Hours                                  Casual Hours

Job Purpose

You will be helping to deliver a high level of consistent food preparation and service across a range of operations for the catering department, including high volume race days, conference & events, and retail catering.

Your qualities will be key in supporting your team and be fundamental to the success of the department. You will need to play an active operational role in delivering the best service and engaging with the team.

Role Responsibilities


·         As directed by the Chef, carry out general food preparation and handling in accordance with company process & systems.

  • Support the chef team with the service of dishes and menu items in accordance with operational standards.
  • To undertake any other duties or training as required that are commensurate with the general level of responsibility for this post.
  • To use stock in an effective way with correct stock rotation followed.
  • To communicate effectively with colleagues maintaining a polite and helpful manner at all times.
  • To follow instructions to the best of your ability as directed by the chef team.
  • To conduct yourself in a professional manner at all times.
  • To complete all tasks and help deliver food to events in a timely manner to the highest of standards.

 Team Standards & Responsibilities

Health & safety

  • To follow the company Food Safety and  Health & Safety systems at all times to ensure full compliance.
  • To maintain a clean and tidy workplace at all times in compliance with current Food Safety Laws.
  • To carry out and record temperature controls daily as required or instructed in line with HACCP procedures.
  • To check-in deliveries ensuring correct items, quantities delivered, delivery temperatures are recorded and correct paperwork is completed on receipt of a delivery.
  • To report any health and safety issues to the senior chef team.

Key Relationships

Kitchen Staff, FOH Managers, Supervisors and staff, Event Managers, Customers and relevant SCL departments.

Knowledge, Skills & Qualifications

·         Good communication skills.

·         Self-motivated with a willingness to learn and progress in career. 

·         Ability to work as part of a team and on own initiative.

·         Ability to lift and move equipment and supplies.

·         Basic food handling/hygiene awareness.

·         Able to communicate effectively with other staff and customers.

·         Flexible to working hours subject to the demands of the business.

·         Able to work in a busy environment under pressure.

·         Full clean UK driving licence.

·         To hold a current food hygiene certificate.

·         To have relevant sector experience.

·         To present yourself in a fit and proper manner for work in your relevant clean uniform