Chef de Partie
Job Category: Chef de Partie
Job Location: Southampton, Southampton
Description: The Company and the Role:
Working for a Top 20 Restaurant in the heart of Historic Southampton. The Company offers a great opportunity for a Chef de Partie to join an established Brigade with career development, opportunities in a 4.5 star rated award winning restaurant and bar.
This exciting venue is part of a well-known group of bars and restaurants offering a wide range and styles of menu choices and fresh menu items.
The Company is offering 48 hours per week with a basic salary, plus tips on top and a host of other additional benefits.
This is a perfect career move for a Junior Chef, Line Cook, Station Cook, Demi Chef or someone at a similar Chef level or higher who wants the chance to develop a name for themselves and to work without supervision.
You will have a great opportunity to learn new styles of cooking, as well as creative food and menu items, using fresh ingredients and locally sourced produce.
The Company is extremely customer focused and likes their staff to engage with the customer’s culinary experience. This requires someone who is extremely passionate about quality and the food they produce.
Key Features of the Role:
The Company takes great pride in the quality of the local fresh food they serve, the diversity of their menu and the attentive, passionate and friendly staff they employ.
Together as a team it's your job to ensure that the customer’s expectations are met and exceeded every time, as customers expect a great culinary experience every time they visit.
The Chef de Partie role required a great team player with good organisational skills and the ability to thrive in a very busy restaurant and bar, where the Company’s reputation for consistently preparing, cooking and presenting dishes to the right quality, is second to none.
You will be a valued member of the team assisting the Head Chef to produce the best quality results for every customer’s culinary experience emulating the highest standards of food quality and consistency.
The venue can have very busy lunch and evening services due to many varied private functions, corporate events and other themed parties. So you will need to be able to handle prep work and a busy service ranging in 100-150 covers, producing high standards and demonstrating good attention to detail.
Knowledge and Skills:
You should be an accomplished Demi CPD, Chef De Partie, Senior CDP or Sous Chef with experience of working in a fresh food kitchen.
You should possess ambition to continually push yourself to move up to the next career level.
Your practical experience should ideally be supported by some form of catering qualification.
You should have a passion for producing the perfect dish every time, having a desire to aim for high standards.
Previous experience in a similar role requiring broad food knowledge and precise attention to detail is essential, with fresh, quality food and someone who can thrive under pressure in a busy kitchen environment.
You need to be able to take direction and apply yourself in a professional manner at all times.
You will be an excellent team player who can respectfully communicate to the team.
You will be required to carry out a trial shift, which will assess your skills, ability, attitude, aptitude and your performance when carrying out the explained food tasks. This will determine your salary level and personal development plan.
What’s on Offer?
As a Chef de Partie your standard contracted working hours will be 48 hours per week, 5 days on, 2 days off. Flexible shift patterns. However on average most kitchen staff work 42 hours per week.
Basic salary will range from £19,000 to £21,000 based on the skills, ability, aptitude, attitude and all round cookery test performance.
Basic salary is paid monthly, plus tips on top (paid fortnightly), with a total package around £22,000 - £24,000 per annum.
On-going training and development to help you achieve a higher career Chef level and increased earnings and basic salary, for those who can prove their ability.
Excellent career progression and opportunities within the group’s multiple venues across the South Coast.
20 days’ holidays plus bank and public holidays or if required to work a day off in lieu.
Staff Discount Card, free uniforms, meals on duty.
The chance to work for a well-known and established company that has lots of opportunities to offer the right emotionally robust and career minded Chef.
Taking part in their many corporate and themed events they hold throughout the year.
Please do not apply for this vacancy unless you are an experienced Chef de Partie or similar level Chef living in Hampshire who can travel to Southampton.
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UK Work Eligibility: This employer has chosen to only allow applications from those that hold current UK work permissions.
Employer Reference: 8023/2018/CA6612FC
Job Type: Permanent
Contact Phone Number: 02380 224654
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Date Added: 03 February 2018