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Demi Chef de Partie

Job Category: Chef de Partie

Job Location: Southampton, Southampton

Description: The Company and the Role:

The Company is possibly the most talked-about group of hotels to emerge in recent years.
The Company’s Hotels are more like a restaurant with rooms and kitchen garden, the concept was created in 2011 and has been recognised with many accolades and industry awards.
The Company is still expanding with new openings in the pipeline. Their ethos is to give their staff a great place to work that is fun, professional and just a little bit different, with bags of opportunity.
The Company is currently looking for a dedicated, organised Demi Chef de Partie to join their deli style open kitchen, at their unique and exciting award-winning hotel and deli - restaurant in Southampton. The position is full time permanent.
A Demi Chef de Partie role at this Company is like no other. You will be working with a Deli style menu that is influenced by the kitchen garden and the local area, which can change by the hour and certainly every day. It can be challenging at times but very rewarding.
You will work with an ever changing fresh and vibrant menu, sometimes on your own and sometimes with the help of the team, with food service running 7 days a week from 12:00 till 20:00.

Key Features of the Role:
As a Demi Chef de Partie, you will be required to;
Work with an ever changing fresh and vibrant Deli style menu.
You may be responsible for any the junior staff.
Work enthusiastically as a member of a busy team.
Assist in coaching other staff.
Undertake training and development from Senior Chefs within the business.
Prepare ingredients for cooking, including washing, peeling and chopping.
Maintain fridges and other food storage areas, monitoring and recording temperatures.
Cook and plate food according to agreed recipes and standards.
Operate in a compact deli kitchen space which mainly services a range of leaf, grain, seed and mixed vegetable salads, as well as cold and hot bites for lunch and supper, (smoked fish, cured meats, Quiches, Cottage and Shepherd’s Pie, as well as other pies and cakes).
All cooked and prepared in a safe manner and ensuring correctness of temperatures.

Knowledge and Skills:
You should be an accomplished Demi Chef de Partie or Chef de Partie with experience of working in a fresh food Deli Counter service or kitchen, at a similar level.
Above all you must be a real “foodie” able to spread the word to the Company’s customers about the importance of the art of serving good, fresh and local food in an ever-increasing world where convenience is becoming the norm, they need people who have a love and passion for all things food.
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 will be a great team player with good organisational skills with the ability to thrive in a busy city centre hotel and deli style restaurant, where the Company’s reputation for consistently preparing, cooking and presenting dishes to the right quality, is second to none.
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 a 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.
The Company wants their Demi Chef de Parties to be as passionate and enthusiastic about modern British food as they are. In this unique venue you will focus on a deli style menu offering leaf, grain, seed and a variety of mixed salad dishes, along with quick bites that are cooked from fresh, smashed avocado, Quiche, Pies, Ploughman’s Platters, smoked fish, cured meats and quite a large vegetarian menu.
So, if you like what you have read, and are ready for a new challenge, then please make an application now.
No onsite parking, but it is accessible via public transport.

What’s on Offer?
A basic salary of £19K – £20K per annum plus Tronc worth around £2500 per annum. No live-in option is available.
Working hour can vary from 5 or 4 days on with 2 or 3 days off per week respectively, with service 7 days a week from 12:00 till 20:00.
Holiday entitlement is 20 days plus all bank and public holidays, rising by 1 day each year for 5 years.
The Company also offers a Pension, Meals on Duty, Uniforms, Long Service Awards, Childcare Vouchers, Cycle to Work Scheme, Perkbox employee discount scheme, Discounts on room rates across the Group’s hotels and Discounted meals and Spa days across the Group’s hotels.
In addition, there will be access opportunities with leading hoteliers, chefs and hospitality entrepreneurs, with a chance to shadow and train with them.
Development opportunities exist within the Group and they look to grow their people by way of a “Budding Entrepreneurs Programme”, their in-house hospitality training scheme.

Applicants Please Note:
Do not apply for this vacancy unless you are an experienced Chef.
For UK based roles, in line with the requirements of the Asylum and Immigration Act 1996, all applicants must either be eligible to live and work in the UK or must obtain permits to work in the UK prior to making an application. Documented evidence of eligibility will be required from candidates as part of the recruitment process.
By applying for this vacancy, you are giving your consent for us to hold your details on our database.
The rpc Group of Companies receives an overwhelming number of CV's /Resumes each day, and each one is reviewed personally by a Consultant. Our pre-selection process is very thorough in order to meet the specific requirements of our clients

Employer Reference: 8302/2018/CA6850FC
Job Type: Permanent
Contact Phone Number: 02380 224654

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Date Added: 24 July 2018

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