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Commis Chef (m/f)

  • Switzerland, Europe
  • Competitive Salary

An Exhilarating Opportunity
Looking to be a part of an award-winning team that leads at the forefront of Culinary personality focused on delivering first-of-its-class gastronomic experiences at FIVE Hotels and Resorts, dare-to-be-different destinations that capture the glamour and vibe of Dubai and Zurich.

FIVE's exciting new project, FIVE Zurich, which opened on 30th June 2022, is a newly revamped lifestyle hotel and Swiss hotspot that has previously been visited by the likes of Rihanna, Freddy Mercury, Grace Jones and Muhammad Ali as regular guests. Set to be a huge success, overlooking the city center from Zurich's stunning Uetliberg plateau, this property is home to 87 suites and rooms as well as 7 award-winning and new culinary concepts centered around FIVE's hallmark musical stylings. The new FIVE hotel in Zurich seamlessly unites the very best of Swiss hospitality with FIVE's characteristic flair for exceptionally indulgent experiences for guests from the city and international visitors alike

So, stay tuned!

Our Culinary team are the final piece of the puzzle, they are cultured yet trendy personalities with an intuitive ability to anticipate colleagues' needs by being in the right place at the right time and delivering a hospitality experience that goes above and beyond - crafting experiences for our team members that last a lifetime.

As a Commis Chef you will join a committed Culinary team driven with the intent of delivering 'FIVE-star' guest experiences to an international diaspora.

As our ideal candidate, you have proven experience in a highly active environment. Your organizational, communication, and leadership skills are second to none and you enjoy developing solutions that push groundbreaking boundaries.

You'll work closely with the management team to develop constantly evolving service goals.
Key Responsibilities

  • Prepare and cook food according to recipes, quality standards, presentation standards, and food preparation checklist, establishing priority items
  • Prepare ingredients for cooking, including portioning, chopping, and storing food before use
  • Cook food and prepare top-quality menu items in a timely manner
  • Test foods to ensure proper preparation and temperature
  • Maintain up-to-date knowledge of company Food Safety Programs within assigned area of responsibility.
  • Prepare hot food including working on the grill and also have and experience of working in the Hot and/or cold kitchen
  • Follow company and department safety and security policies and procedures to ensure a clean, safe, and secure environment
  • Anticipate Chef's needs, including asking questions to better understand their needs and watching/listening to preferences and acting on them whenever possible
  • Test foods to ensure proper preparation and temperature
  • Operate kitchen equipment safely and responsibly
  • Ensure the proper sanitation and cleanliness of surfaces and storage containers
  • This role requires the ability to move and lift to 25 lbs.
  • Standing, sitting, or walking for extended periods of time is also a part of the job profile
Rewards At Work! Benefits For Life!
  • Live the exciting FIVE Life
  • Attractive incentive schemes
  • Rapid career advancement
  • Team-spirited colleagues
What We're Looking For
  • Hands-on approach with a 'can-do!' work attitude
  • Commitment to delivering exceptional guest services with a passion.
  • Ability to find creative solutions while taking ownership for all duties and tasks assigned
  • Teamwork-oriented
  • Positive, proactive outlook, hardworking and outgoing personality - and a fun-to-work-with energy at all times!
  • Previous relevant experience in Hot and/or Cold kitchen a
  • Swiss work permit holder or EU ID / Passport holder
  • Proficiency in multiple languages is a bonus
  • Strong working knowledge of industry regulations

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