Assistant Cook

Posted almost 2 years ago by Bitco
Location Erbil Job Type Permanent
Salary Sector Hospitality & Catering
Assistant cook performs a variety of tasks such as preparing base ingredients for soups, salads, meats, vegetables, desserts, beverages, etc.; operates all kitchen equipment to include grill, ovens, steam equipment, ovens; maintains a high standard of sanitation and cleaning relative to equipment and working environment; may participate in serving food; may receive training in the preparation of food on a large scale; performs related tasks as required.

Job Summary:
  • Assists with the preparation, set up and service of breakfast, lunch or dinner.
  • Assists with weekly ordering of supplies and food products.
  • Strict adherence to all sanitation and food handling procedures.
  • The Assistant chef is responsible for preparing items prior to a meal service, such as chopping vegetables, butchering meat, or cleaning seafood.
  • Attends meetings as required.
  • May perform data entry in Food Pro or other related database.
  • Performs other job related duties as assigned by supervisor.
  • Prepare food of the highest standard, maintaining:
  • High levels of food presentation and quality
  • Efforts to minimize wastage at all times
  • A clean and hygienic working environment courtesy of regular and thorough cleaning efforts
  • Assist the Head Chef with operation of the Stock Control System
  • Maintain Kitchen Hygiene Program and legal standards at all times
  • Strictly follow Health and Safety policy
  • Maintain a high level of customer service and presentation of staff and facilities
  • To serve food and beverages to guests (children and adults)
  • To carry out cleaning duties in Café area, as necessary
  • Estimates food needs, reviews inventory to assure that adequate supplies are available, requisitions food and other supplies from stockroom.
  • Performs skilled cooking and food preparation.
  • Coordinates food service activities to have meals prepared at scheduled time.
  • Stores and supervises storage and use of leftover foodstuffs and uncooked products.
  • Inspects, supervises and participates in the cleaning of kitchen.
  • Packages and freezes food to comply with health regulations.
  • Assists in developing and evaluating new recipes and products.
  • To work with the kitchen team to produce food for the unit to a high standard on a daily basis.
  • To take responsibility for the daily paperwork with regards to ordering.
  • To assist the Chef with ordering and menu planning.
  • To cover all duties normally assigned to the Chef in their absence.
  • To carry out any reasonable requests made by your line manager
  • Assist in unloading delivery trucks and ensuring that food is stored in the appropriate conditions.
  • Testing Recipes- Assistant chefs are often called upon to help Chefs test new recipes.
Act as per the instruction of the chef
Qualification / Education Level :
High school education; cooking experience either in institutional or catering operation combined with proven ability.
Special Skills, if any:
  • Speaks English
  • Nationality: Filipino
  • Basic Food Hygiene Certificate
  • Positive attitude
  • Good communication skills
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Ability to work on own or in teams
  • Commitment to delivering high levels of customer service
  • Cleanliness of presentation
  • Creativity
  • Accuracy of following recipe
  • Good knowledge of computer Word excel
at least 4-6 experience
Training :

Share this Job



BITCO as a link to a vast wealth of longstanding professional experience has established a business model of limitless potential. Minding quality services, we leverage our immense capacity for what...

Live Jobs: 0 - View all Jobs
Sector Specialisms: Services
Office Location: ATCONZ Project (NewAzadi City), Villa No. 90 Street No.: R2