Commis Chef

Date: 13 Sep 2023

Location: Bristol Airport, GB

Company: MAG

  • Commis Chef
  • Based at Bristol Airport
  • Permanent Contracts
  • Full time hours available (37.5 hours per week) 
  • Salary £13.50 per hour (plus initial £500 onboarding payment)


About CAVU:

For airports, for partners, for people. We are CAVU. 

Formed from the union of MAGO, MAG USA and our network of direct-to-consumer brands - who together drive market leading passenger spend for airports across the world - we have combined our resources to address evolving passenger needs today and exceed them as we move forward into tomorrow. 


From our revenue accelerating single platform technology, Propel, through to our world class hospitality venues including Hangar, 1903 and Escape Lounges - our solutions make travel more seamless and enjoyable for passengers and more profitable for our clients and partners. 


Our name is taken from the aviation, meteorology term, ‘Ceiling and Visibility Unlimited’, which designates the perfect flying condition. 


More than just a name, CAVU is our mindset. It represents all that we stand for. Our proud aviation heritage, our drive to push boundaries, and the very essence of what we do: creating seamless, enjoyable travel experiences for airport passengers.  


Together, we can reach new heights. Together, we are CAVU  

About the role:


We are currently recruiting for Chefs to join our Airport Hospitality Team. Our award-winning airport lounges offer an unrivalled passenger experience and are ranked as the number one common-use lounge in the US across TripAdvisor, Google, Yelp! and Facebook reviews.

Principal Accountabilities:


  • To follow recipes and/or product directions for preparing and cooking all varieties of foods.
  • Operate a variety of kitchen equipment.
  • Prepare foods to be cooked. Some of the preparation procedures are, but not limited to, washing, peeling, cutting and shredding.
  • Maintain the food offering ensuring presentation meets operating standards
  • Maintain stock levels, receive delivery of supplies, ensure stored correctly, rotate and maintain.
  • Ensure floors are swept and mopped or vacuumed, ensure equipment is cleaned, sanitised and stored correctly, Assist with clearing and organising the kitchen ensuring a high standard of hygiene.
  • To dispose of waste, including recycling, in the appropriate manner and if required to remove it to the designated location.
  • Liaise with subcontracted suppliers, Airline representatives, handling agents and booking agents to develop positive working relationships to ensure the efficient operation and development of the Lounge
  • Assist in one to one training of new staff, including subcontracted supplier staff, in order to uphold the high level of presentation, hospitality and service

About you:

  • A solid background in hospitality and service sectors, with a proven track record of high end delivery
  • A team player with an absolute first class approach to customer service
  • Experienced in and with demonstrable examples of flexibility across long trading days
  • Numerical and analytical skills to process and interrogate data in order to provide performance information to deliver on budgets
  • Computer literate on mainstream PC applications including Microsoft office
  • Experience of working on own initiative, capable of building solid and beneficial relationships both internally and externally.


You will be required to work a range of shifts. Early shifts can start as early as 3am and late shifts finishing as late as 8pm. Our Lounges are open 7 days a week.


  • As a CAVU employee you will have access to some great benefits including:
  • Access to our employee rewards portal with discounts and savings
  • 24hour Employee Assistance Programme
  • MAG Pension scheme which doubles your contribution
  • Fantastic career development opportunities – We are the UK’s largest Airport Operator!
  • Tax free Airside shopping in our departure lounge
  • Meals on duty
  • Free shuttle bus (A1 Flyer) from the city centre to the airport


How do I apply?
Please submit your up-to date CV.

Advert will close once sufficient applications are received.

Equal Opportunities & Reasonable Adjustments


We believe in the importance of diversity & inclusion for all. We are committed to creating a workforce that is reflective of our society. As such welcome applications from candidates from all diverse backgrounds.


We are a disability confident employer and therefore are committed to creating an environment where candidates and employees can perform at their optimum. Please let us know if we can provide you with any reasonable adjustments to aid your application or interview process.