Fish and Chip Shop Fryer Job Description

Do you want a career cooking Fish and Chips? Krispies are looking for a fish and chip fryer to come and work in our busy, award winning, fish and chip shop in the popular seaside town of Exmouth, Devon. Tim Barnes is one of the best Fish Friers in the UK, learn from him, take your skills to the next level and develop your career.

Fish and chips is more than just a job at Krispies, it is our vocation and we want someone who wants to build a career in frying and catering, who is quick to learn, thrives under pressure, has pride in what they do and shares our desire to cook food to the very highest standard consistently.

Krispies is an ambitious business who takes fish and chips seriously and our priority is to find the right person with the right aspirations to fit in with our team. So if you have either some experience or no experience we are interested in hearing from you.

Duties include:

- Food cooking and preparation including
• cutting fish
• making batter
• oil management
• cooking fish, chips and other menu items

- Maintaining high standards of food hygiene and following the rules of health and safety
- Stock control – including stock rotation and ordering
- Monitoring portion and waste control to maintain profit margins
- Understanding all aspects of the business both back and front of house.
- Undertake all training given both internal and external
- Following the Krispies operations manual to the letter

As a member of the Krispies crew you will also need to demonstrate strong communication skills, be flexible at all times and thrive when working under pressure (it gets busy and hot in our kitchen). You should also show initiative, have pride in all aspects of your work and you should relish being part of our award winning team.

Krispies is proud to offer a programme of ongoing training and assessment to all new starters to our business to ensure your role, reporting line and career progression are clear and you are able to attain the high levels of competency and professionalism we require. Internal training is offered to all and if completed satisfactorily, external courses and active support for further education in the areas of frying, hygiene and general catering will be discussed and supported on a case by case basis. It is part of your role to participate and complete, to satisfactory levels, all training given.

The Fryer role will report to the Team Leader but we are a small team and you will be expected to help and support other Crew Members, the Team Leader, Manager and Proprietors as and when needed.

The salary is dependent on experience but will be no less than £8.00 per hour. Krispies also offer two consecutive days off per week plus 5.6 week holiday per year

Krispies vision is to give the best Fish and Chip experience. Being the best means providing outstanding quality, service, cleanliness and value and to make very customer smile.

We use the best ingredients and equipment and need the very best staff to make it all work. The role of fryer is a vital member of the team that make Krispies the award winning Fish and Chip shop it is today and will be long into our future.