Chef de Partie

We are seeking a Chef de Partie to join our busy Catering Department to competently run a designated section of the kitchen to the required standards set by the Executive Head Chef.  

You should have substantial cooking experience in a similar or other high standard establishment, and have previous experience with working in a team and directing other chefs.

The ideal candidate will also have:

  • NVQ Level 2 in Catering & Hospitality (Food Preparation & Cooking), or equivalent gained through apprenticeship
  • Basic Food Hygiene Certificate
  • Training on HACCP & COSHH systems
  • Effective interpersonal skills.
  • Flexibility to work when required and adapt to changing methods
  • A methodical approach to expected workload.

And be:

  • Creative and passionate about food
  • Able to work under pressure to meet deadlines
  • Accurate, and have good attention to detail
£26,936 per annum (inclusive of bonus) plus benefits.
Contract type: 
Permanent, full-time, an average of 37.5 hours over 5 days per week to be worked on a rota
  • 32 days holiday per year (including Bank Holidays)
  • Meals on duty
  • Car parking (when available)
  • Healthcare scheme (upon successful completion of probationary period)
  • Uniform provided
  • Bonus
Application Process: 

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

Please note that we will be assessing applications, shortlisting and offering interviews as the applications are received. The job will close once a candidate has been appointed.

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