Chef de Partie

Chef de Partie

Department: Catering
Responsible to: Executive Head Chef
Responsiblity: To assist the Executive Head Chef in ensuring that the highest possible standards of food preparation and presentation are achieved by the College Catering Department. To competently run a designated section of the kitchen to the required standard set by the Executive Head Chef.
Salary: £23,391 per annum
Contract type: Permanent, full-time, 5 days per week
Person specification: 

The ideal candidate for this vacancy will be creative and passionate about food and will have:

  • Significant cooking experience in a similar or other high standard establishment;
  • Previous experience with working in a team and directing other chefs;
  • NVQ Level 2 in Catering & Hospitality (Food Preparation & Cooking), or equivalent gained through apprenticeship;
  • Basic Food Hygiene Certificate;
  • Training on HACCP & COSHH systems;
  • The ability to work under pressure to meet deadlines;
  • Effective interpersonal skills;
  • Flexibility to work when required and adapt to changing methods;
  • Accuracy and attention to detail;
  • A methodical approach to expected workload.
Other Details: 
  • 32 days annual leave
  • Car parking (when available)
  • Bonuses
  • Pension
  • Uniform
  • Meals on duty

Applications should be made on the form provided below, including salary history and reasons for leaving jobs. You should include under 'general comments' examples of relevant tasks in previous roles, showing how you meet the Person Specification. Completion of the Equal Opportunities form is optional.

You may submit a CV instead of completing the education and employment history parts of the form but should then take care to provide the information requested on the form (including salary history and reasons for leaving jobs).

Applications should be submitted to arrive on or before Friday 8 December 2017 and may be submitted electronically to jobs@kings.cam.ac.uk