Commis 1

Full time @Hotel 5* Doha, Qatar in Hotel
  • Post Date : May 23, 2024
  • Salary: QR2,000.00 - QR2,500.00 / Monthly
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Job Detail

  • Job ID 78209
  • Job Company Transport, Accommodation is provided. Meals, flight ticket every two year
  • CAREER LEVEL Junior
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Job Description

Commis 1

As a Commis 1, you play a fundamental role in the kitchen brigade, supporting the chefs and ensuring that food preparation is carried out efficiently and to a high standard. Here’s an overview of the key responsibilities and duties typically associated with the role of a Commis 1:

Key Responsibilities:

  1. Food Preparation:
    • Assist in the preparation of ingredients, including washing, peeling, cutting, and portioning fruits, vegetables, meats, and other food items.
    • Follow recipes and guidelines to prepare basic dishes, sauces, and stocks under the supervision of senior chefs.
  2. Cooking:
    • Cook and present food items according to established recipes and standards.
    • Ensure that food is cooked to the right temperature, consistency, and flavor.
    • Monitor and adjust the cooking process as needed to maintain quality.
  3. Station Management:
    • Set up and stock workstations with necessary ingredients, equipment, and supplies.
    • Maintain a clean and organized workstation throughout the shift.
    • Ensure that all ingredients are properly stored and labeled.
  4. Adherence to Health and Safety Standards:
    • Follow all health and safety regulations, including proper food handling, storage, and sanitation practices.
    • Ensure that kitchen equipment and utensils are cleaned and sanitized regularly.
    • Wear appropriate protective clothing and equipment as required.
  5. Assisting Senior Chefs:
    • Support senior chefs with various tasks, including preparing complex dishes, plating, and presentation.
    • Take direction and guidance from senior chefs to learn new techniques and improve culinary skills.
    • Assist with inventory management, including checking stock levels and reporting shortages.
  6. Quality Control:
    • Ensure that all prepared food items meet quality and presentation standards.
    • Conduct taste tests and quality checks as directed by senior chefs.
    • Notify senior chefs of any issues or discrepancies in food quality.
  7. Waste Management:
    • Minimize waste by using ingredients efficiently and following portion control guidelines.
    • Dispose of food waste and other kitchen waste in accordance with established procedures.
  8. Learning and Development:
    • Take the initiative to learn new skills and improve your culinary knowledge.
    • Participate in training sessions and workshops provided by the employer.
    • Seek feedback from senior chefs to identify areas for improvement.

Key Skills and Qualities:

  • Basic Culinary Skills: Proficiency in basic cooking techniques, knife skills, and food preparation.
  • Attention to Detail: Ability to follow recipes and instructions accurately and consistently.
  • Time Management: Efficient time management skills to handle multiple tasks and prioritize effectively.
  • Teamwork: Strong team player who can collaborate effectively with other kitchen staff.
  • Adaptability: Ability to work in a fast-paced and dynamic kitchen environment.
  • Hygiene and Safety Awareness: Knowledge of food safety and hygiene practices to maintain a clean and safe kitchen.
  • Communication Skills: Good communication skills to interact with colleagues and take direction from senior chefs.
  • Passion for Cooking: A genuine interest and enthusiasm for cooking and culinary arts.
  • Physical Stamina: Ability to stand for long periods and perform physically demanding tasks in a hot and busy kitchen.

Career Development:

Working as a Commis 1 is often a starting point in a culinary career, providing valuable experience and opportunities for growth. With dedication and continuous learning, you can progress to higher positions such as Commis 2, Demi Chef de Partie, Chef de Partie, and beyond.

Overall, as a Commis 1, your role is crucial in supporting the kitchen team and ensuring the efficient and high-quality preparation of food. Your willingness to learn, attention to detail, and commitment to maintaining high standards contribute to the success of the culinary operation.

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