Apprentice Chef

Business Operations
Malta

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Catena Media is growing in size at our Malta Head Quarters (based in Gzira) and because of this, we are looking for a Apprentice Chef for the next 3 months to support our superstar kitchen team. Our kitchen on the 6th floor is the heart of the office and is both a busy and lively shared space for the whole company.

SCOPE OF THE JOB:

  • Organize work station set by Head Chef.
  • Preparation of vegetables, washing, cutting, packing & storing.
  • Operate equipment such as bratt pan, blender, oven, mixer etc.
  • Maintain cleanliness & sanitation of assigned work area.
  •   Have Knowledge of cooking temperatures.
  • Always keep hot & cold buffet stations full and organized.
  • Check supplies in stores and fridge/freezer inform Head Chef if stock is low.

  • YOUR CHALLENGE:

  • Use FIFO system in stores and fridge/freezer.
  • Minimize food waste & maintain control to attain forecasted food cost.
  • Separate waste into according bins plastic/metal/paper & glass.
  • Remove garbage bags when full to garbage room.
  • Monitor fridge/freezer temperatures twice daily.
  • Assist other team members in the kitchen when needed.
  •  Have Knowledge of cooking temperatures.
  • Always keep hot & cold buffet stations full and organized.
  • Check supplies in stores and fridge/freezer inform Head Chef if stock is low.
  • Duties may include certain amount of lifting. Gas cylinders, flour sacks etc.
  • TO DO IT, YOU WILL NEED:

  • Experience working in a kitchen environment, i.e. a hotel or restaurant kitchen
  • Preferably speak both Maltese and English
  • Team player who wants to work as part of a team
  • Takes initiative to sort out issues when they happen  
  • Ability to remain calm under pressure
  • Ability to learn quickly and follow instructions 
  • Understanding of hygiene and safety regulations 
  • WHAT'S IN IT FOR YOU:

  • Duration: 3 Months
  • Paid Internship
  • Free smoothies/orange juice in the morning
  • Free lunch
  • Free coffee made by our in-house barista
  • Free access to our office gym
  • Experience working in a dynamic but fun environment