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2nd Chef

  • Shepperton, TW17 8QN
  • 2nd Chef
  • Permanent
  • Full-time

If you are interested in this position, please apply now.



Charlton Grange Care Home, Charlton Lane, Upper Halliford Village, Shepperton, TW17 8QN

Summary of Role

As Second Chef you will assist in the preparation and presentation of innovative and high quality food in line with Company objectives and client requirements. As Second Chef, you will be responsible for
•Cooking all food from fresh on a daily basis
•Delivering a high standards of produce with minimum of wastage, whilst working in a tidy, safe and pleasant environment.
•Working as part of a team and accepting responsibility for a share of the work.
•Helping to put away deliveries and completing due diligence paperwork.
•Ensuring that special diet requests are actioned and dealt with.
•To accept additional tasks without complaint and to be an effective and valued team member.

Key Tasks & Responsibilities

As Second Chef for Caterplus you will be expected to:
•Ensure food preparation and control meets requirements in respect of COSHH, Food & Safety and Health & Safety regulations are adhered to and any incidents are reported in line with procedures.
•To check food for taste, appearance and quality, before serving
•Support manager in maintaining, ordering and controlling food stocks within budget.
•Responsible for maintaining up to date product and menu knowledge, and maintaining a high standard of food preparation and presentation,
•Ensuring portion and quality control.
•Be responsible for collecting and checking deliveries as required and placing them in the appropriate storage areas.
•Be responsible for ensuring high standards of cleanliness of all areas in the kitchen and of equipment.
•Provide support to other members of the kitchen and front of house team as required.
•To complete and accept training both online and in person.


•City & Guild, NVQ or similar
•Certificate in Food Hygiene
•Previous experience in a professional kitchen


As well as an enjoyable place to work, Caterplus offer a comprehensive benefits package including access to offers, promotions and discounts to retail and leisure providers.

Closing date


Here at Elior UK we have lots of opportunity for progression and personal development within our business and work with a diverse range of clients.

Elior is a multi-award winning global player in the contract catering sector,
with operations in over 16 countries, over 120,000 employees and 25,000 points of sale. We are one of the largest contract caterers in the industry with our Group headquarters in Paris. Here in the UK we have approximately 15,000 colleagues helping us deliver our promise in achieving excellence in everything that makes up the customer experience across 1,600 sites.

Our Caterplus division is one the UK's leading catering services business specialising in the care and retirement living sector. We operate across a spectrum of establishments, including residential care homes, assisted living & extra care, independent living, Jewish and charitable communities.

Join the team and contribute towards making food one of life's real pleasures for the over 55 community in your area.

If you are interested in this position, please apply now.