Chef de Partie

Hamilton Mayday
29 May 2019
26 Jun 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Deadline for applications: Early applications are encouraged as we will be reviewing and inviting suitable candidates for interview at their earliest convenience. We will close this vacancy as soon as we have received sufficient applications.

Start date:As soon as possible

My client has stunning facilities, spread across three historic buildings, available to hire for residential and non-residential conferences, meetings, away days and special events including weddings. They are a close knit team of about 55 employees, and the kitchen team of five chefs and one apprentice chef provide breakfast, lunch and dinner for groups of up to 100 guests. Reporting to the Head Chef, with some supervision of junior kitchen staff, this role is to assist the Head Chef with the preparation of meals and maintaining the cleanliness any hygiene of the kitchen to the required standard.

Person Specification:

Previous experience in a similar role
Ability to supervise and share knowledge and skills with junior kitchen staff
Willing to be customer facing and serve groups within the dining room
Flexibility to work a varied shift patterns
Applicants must have access to a vehicle as the venue is located remotely with no transport options. The applicant must be a hard working individual with good all round kitchen skills and be an excellent cook.

Job Description
To ensure the smooth running of the kitchen in the absence of the Head Chef.
To assist in the preparation and presentation of all meals at the required times and to the required standard.
To assist with menu planning, orders, checking and storing deliveries and rotas as directed by the Head Chef.
To assist the Head Chef to minimise food loss and wastage.
To ensure compliance of all cleaning schedules required for the kitchen.
To assist with the training and development of the kitchen staff.
To record daily costings of menu items when required.
To ensure the security of the stores during working hours and that they securely locked at the end of the shift.
To ensure that statutory regulations including Food Safety and COSHH are adhered to in the absence of management.
To prepare and assist at special functions which may sometimes be outside normal working hours.
To report and where possible take action on customer and client complaints or compliments.
To report and where possible take action for any incidents of accident, fire, loss, theft, damage, unfit food or other irregularities.
To attend meetings and training courses as may be necessary from time to time.
This job description is designed to help you in the understanding of your role and is not intended to be a definitive list of your duties as flexibility in meeting business needs is required by all employees.

Application instructions

To apply you must include a CV and cover letter stating why you would be suitable for the role referring to the person specification and job description

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