Chef/Cook Job Description Template

Our company is looking for a Chef/Cook to join our team.


  • Working together with the team;
  • Using fresh ingredients to make good, quality food;
  • Check that food is fresh and eliminate expired items;
  • Cooking and preparation of quality meals for the elderly, ensuring dietary requirements are adhered to;
  • Experiment with recipes and suggest new ingredients;
  • Study each recipe and gather all necessary ingredients;
  • Implement Health & Safety legislation and COSHH at all times;
  • Ensuring an attractive presentation of the dishes;
  • Extensive food knowledge with the ability to cook and present fresh food to a consistently high standard;
  • Prepare food in a timely manner;
  • Delegate tasks to the kitchen assistant;
  • Organize the kitchen with cooking utensils and equipment, such as knives, pans and kitchen scales;
  • Monitor food stock and place orders;
  • Slightly modify recipes to meet dietary needs and requests (eg reduce salt, remove dairy products);
  • Ensure compliance with all health and safety regulations in the kitchen area.


  • Passionate about cooking;
  • Care about passing down knowledge;
  • Working part-time or retired.

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