Chef de Partie - Contract Caterer

14 Nov 2016
12 Dec 2016
Contract Type
Full Time
Chef de Partie - Contract Caterer - Job Summary

Great opportunity for a confident Chef De Partie, who is passionate about delivering fantastic cuisine and great customer service to join one of the UK's leading contract catering organisations within a visitor attraction.

My client is one of the UK's leading high end contract catering and hospitality specialists. They operate across a variety of sectors providing mostly catering, and hospitality services. Contract catering organisations are an outsourced solution adopted by any of the UK's largest companies that fall into a variety of different sectors including; Banking, Retail, Business & Industry, Healthcare, Education, Fine Dining & Events etc.

Chef de Partie - Contract Caterer - Role Responsibility

You will be expected to deliver high quality fresh food, using the finest of ingredients and great service to a prestigious client.

As Chef De Partie you will:

Oversee the preparation, cooking, and presentation of meals
Be responsible for all dishes that are prepared in the section
Be very knowledgeable about your speciality, as well as culinary functions in general
Be very organized and comfortable working in a high-pressure environment
Be able to give orders within your section
Reliably carry out orders handed down to you by the Sous Chef and Head Chef
Working with the Head Chef and the kitchen team to maintain high standards in the quality of food both as to its preparation and its presentation
Working in all areas of the kitchen depending on the daily needs of Head Chef preparation of a whole range of food
To observe all Company Food Hygiene and Health and Safety policy
To be aware of current food trends with regard to presentation and style and help with new menu ideas and menu design

Chef de Partie - Contract Caterer - The Ideal Candidate

As Chef De Partie you must have:

Contract Catering experience
NVQ Level 1/2 in food preparation and cooking or equivalent
Basic Food Hygiene certificate
The skills to produce great food
Self motivated and the ability to work in a pressurised environment
A can do attitude
Communicating effectively at all levels
Impeccable standards around quality, service and presentation
Able to demonstrate substantial experience in catering
Planning and organising effectively
Focussed on excellent detail and standards
The ability to demonstrate a hands on approach to your work
Demonstrating excellent customer care skills
Positive, articulate and polished, and knows how to professionally interact with clients within their environment
Expert at adapting style and behaviour to meet the needs of the situation

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