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About:

With three decades of experience, our team of culinary experts has developed a mouth-watering range of products from the best of Eastern and Western cuisine, ranging from Indian, Italian and Far Eastern to English and South American. All the products are hand prepared and cooked using Laila’s own closely guarded traditional family recipes and always the finest, freshest ingredients.
Laila’s Fine Foods is a dynamic manufacturer of high-quality, hand prepared ready meals. With a passionate and creative family management team and dedicated colleagues, we have the ability to deliver food that has a restaurant prepared taste and quality.
The family business has grown from its humble beginnings in Laila’s own kitchen, back when she persuaded the local delicatessen to purchase her traditional homemade samosas and onion bhajis. Now based in a 43,000 sq ft purpose-built factory in Bispham, we are made up of over 200 people working on more than 250 product ranges. The family ethos, home-prepared style of cooking and close attention to quality is still at the heart of everything we do. The only thing that’s changed is that the cooking pots are bigger!

Industry:

Food and Catering

Job Summary:

To prepare and cook products in accordance with product specification to Food Safety Standards and to ensure the consistency and quality of products are maintained at all times. Ensure the working area is maintained to the highest hygiene standards during production time

Responsibilities:

  • Ensure that all products are cooked in order with the production plan. Report any anomalies to the Kitchen Supervisor.
  • Ensure all products are cooked in accordance with Product Specifications. Report any anomalies or sub standard products to the Kitchen Supervisor.
  • Ensure Critical Control Points are strictly adhered to at all times including cooking temperatures, chill storage, transfer temperatures.
  • Ensure all Company documentation is correctly completed including Product Passports, Preparation to Kitchen Transfer Sheets and Transfer to Pen sheets.
  • Ensure the correct amounts (Kg) of products are cooked at all times.
  • Maximise cooking area to promote production efficiency ensuring burners are utilised to the maximum during production hours.
  • Report any production issues in a timely manner to the Kitchen Supervisor
  • Carry out any other reasonable business request as and when instructed to do so.
  • Ensure that all products are cooked to the highest standards at all times.
  • Ensure all work carried out in accordance with Operating Procedures.
  • Ensure the Kitchen area is operated in accordance with Health and Safety requirements. Maintain a safe working environment at all times.
  • Carry out any reasonable business instruction that would be expected of a person carrying the role, this may include duties in the preparation area and Pot Wash areas.
  • Ensure the Kitchen areas are maintained and cleaned to the highest level of Hygiene standards.
  • Report any mechanical breakdowns immediately to the Shift Manager and Engineering Department

Requirements:

  • Previous experience of working in a commercial kitchen is desirable.
  • A passion for quality food and desire to succeed is a must!

Location:

Lancashire

Salary:

Not disclosed on employers website

Duration:

Permanent

 

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