Commis Chef

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Do you keep up to date with things food?
Do you always find yourself thinking about recipes?
Do you love all things fine dining?
If YES, we may have the role for you…


Luxury department store, Harvey Nichols, is searching for a new Commis Chef to join its thriving Second Floor Fine Dining Restaurant in Bristol Store. Our culture is based on inclusivity; we embrace diversity. Whoever you are, Harvey Nichols has a place for you.

For the role of Commis Chef, The average salary for the position is £11,42 per hour + TRON & TIPS, working 45 hours a week.

How we reward your hard work…

Being part of Harvey Nichols, we champion career development and are passionate about our people. We will do all we can to support your journey and career path with us. Alongside this you will have access to a world of amazing benefits such as;

  • Up to 40% off fashion
  • Up to 40% off hospitality, foodmarket and hampers
  • 30% off beauty and perfumery, wine and spirits
  • Clothing allowance
  • Competitive service charge (TRONC)
  • Paid overtime
  • Add local benefits

You will also have access to charity days, a season ticket/bike loan; learning and development opportunities; to our Employee Assistance Program - Retail Trust and recognition schemes and the opportunity to join one of our Employee groups – Wellbeing, Diversity & Inclusion and Sustainability. These are just some of the reasons people join and stay!

About the role…

As a Commis Chef, you will be helping prepare food for our customers and make their eating experience with us a memorable 5* experience. You will:

  • Work underneath one of our experienced Head Chefs to support the kitchen team
  • Prepare all the ingredients for our fine dining menus
  • Operate all the kitchen equipment needed to deliver great food experiences for our customers
  • Show we are obsessed with customer and colleague experience and service by maintaining a high standard of hygiene, health and safety
  • Develop a high level of food knowledge
  • Work closely with your team and celebrate fabulousness wherever you see it
  • Flexibility is a must; hospitality service can’t wait during weekends and evenings!

Is this you?

We are looking for individuals who embrace diversity, love a challenge, are passionate about luxury retail and food and are looking for something uniquely different.

  • Have you done something like this before?
  • Do you have a great knowledge and passion for all things food?
  • Are you great at talking to people?

If this sounds like you, we want to hear from you!

Where do I sign?

If you are already thinking of what you will wear on your first day (no we don’t have uniforms) and this role catches your eye, hit the “apply” button below to kick-start your journey with us.

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