Job Description:Have a full operational knowledge of all recipes, standards, portion sizes and presentation style of dishes produced within the kitchen Assist in the creation of menus. Discuss food preparation issues with the manager and other staff and monitor the preparation and presentation of the dishes. Work with the management and set daily and weekly production levels for the kitchen. Maintain stock levels according to requirements of business and understand how this can have an effect on food costs. Implement and ensure compliance with food hygiene standards and health and safety requirements. Check the freshness and quality of ingredients. Ensure food prepared in the kitchen is of highest possible standards. Be responsible for the supervision and training of the junior kitchen staff. Deal with food complaints efficiently. Demonstrate strong organisational skills. Prepare curries, sauces and desserts as and when required.