A fantastic opportunity to work in a tight-knit team specialising in hand-crafted pizzas. From preparing pizza dough, slicing and chopping toppings like vegetables and meats and executing customers’ orders considering special requests, you’ll help increase client satisfaction by preparing high-quality pizzas.

 

Key Activities and Responsibilities:

  • Prepare pizzas from the menu, based on customer order
  • Prepare and bake a wide variety of pizza doughs, including thin crust, thick crust and cheese-stuffed
  • Make fresh tomato, pesto and white cream sauces
  • Wash and chop vegetables such as tomatoes, peppers, onions and mushrooms
  • Cut, slice and grill meats like chicken, ham and beef
  • Use less traditional ingredients; vegan cheese / gluten-free flour
  • Be capable of cooking pizzas in wood-fired, gas or electric ovens
  • Removing pizzas from the oven and preparing them for serving or sale
  • Monitor food stock and place orders as needed
  • Recommend new recipes to update menus
  • Ensuring countertops are kept clean and tidy, maintaining oven and cooking utensils and a clean cooking station at all times

 

Candidate Requirements:

  • Work experience as a Pizza Chef or similar role
  • Hands-on experience with preparing and baking pizza doughs
  • Ability to use professional kitchen equipment and brick or stone pizza oven
  • Understanding of food hygiene
  • Reliability, professionalism and speed
  • Strong communication skills
  • Great interpersonal and teamwork skills
  • Ability to work under pressure in a busy environment
  • Flexibility to work shifts, including weekends, evenings and holidays
  • A diploma from a culinary school is an advantage
  • Full driving license and own transport is desirable
Job Category: Chef
Job Location: Cotswolds Swindon

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