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Nursery Chef Ref: 891157

Job Description:

This a great role for an experienced Nursery Chef to join the team in this amazing Children’s Day Nursery.

You will be an experienced cook/chef with the skill and ability to plan, prepare and cook delicious home cooked meals for children aged 5 and under.

As the Nursery Chef you will have experience in managing dietary requirements and managing the food safety systems of a fully functioning professional kitchen, a proven track record in Food Hygiene Inspections is highly advantageous.

As Nursery Chef you will support the management of the nursery in planning the menu cycles and ordering produce.

You will be the direct line manager of 1 staff member in your kitchen, you will be someone who offers a supportive working environment.

Some of your responsibilities will include:

• Plan, prepare and cook nutritious, home cooked meals for children under the age of five years, including young babies who are weaning.

• Manage and maintain the nursery kitchen environment to ensure hygiene standards.

• Support the management team in seasonal menu planning.

• To champion healthy eating.

• To be involved in the purchase and procurement of food and equipment.

You will need to have the following qualifications, training and experience:

• Ideally qualified to NVQ 2 or 3 in Catering and Food Safety Management.

• Experience in a professional kitchen environment.

• Knowledge and experience in planning, preparing and cooking nutritious meals.

• Knowledge and understanding of child led weaning.

• A thorough understanding of allergy management.

• A working understanding of Food Hygiene & Safety, ideally qualified to Level 2.

• A working understanding of the Safer Food Better Business management systems.

We believe that we can only be as successful as our employees. That is why we invest 100% in each and every member of our team.



Location: Finchley
Role: Nursery Cook
Salary: 20000 - 24000 per annum
Contract: Permanent

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