Chef de Partie
Job Category: Chef de Partie
Job Location: Lyndhurst, Southampton
Description: The Company and the Role:
The Hotel is laid-back luxury at its best – a stunning building set in the middle of the New Forest landscape.
A multi-award-winning 32 bed hotel with a restaurant which has a different approach to hospitality – fine dining has been thrown out and replaced with a fun dining experience which includes seasonal, locally sourced and fresh British food with an Italian twist.
The hotel is currently looking for a dedicated, organised Chef de Partie to join their kitchen team. The position is permanent and is located in the New Forest.
A Chef de Partie role at this hotel is like no other, you will be working with an Italian style menu that is influenced by the season and dedicated to fresh produce.
You will oversee a section and be responsible for the junior staff.
Key Features of the Role:
Oversee one of four sections.
Managing, training and coaching any Demi-Chef de Parties or Commis Chefs working with you making sure that they are competent, confident and organised to produce food to a rosette standard.
Work enthusiastically as a member of a busy kitchen team working in conjunction with service staff to ensure a high level of service is received by the guest
Assist other Chefs and the Sous Chef when Head Chef is absent, take responsibility for food cost and wastage, cleanliness, hygiene, stock control, organization and section standards.
Undertake training and development from Senior Chefs
Work with an array of fresh produce and fresh meats
Knowledge and Skills Required:
Be an accomplished Demi CPD or Chef De Partie with experience of working in a fresh food 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.
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.
Be a great team player with good organisational skills with the ability to thrive in a very busy hotel and restaurant, where the Company’s reputation for consistently preparing, cooking and presenting dishes to the right quality, is second to none.
Have a passion for producing the perfect dish every time, having a desire to aim for high standards.
A driving licence and reliable transport is essential to get to interview and to and from the hotel if you chose not to live in.
What’s on Offer?
If you're somebody who has a passion for food, and studies and experiments what makes up great dishes and flavours and you have a hunger to try new things and take yourself and your cooking to new levels, then this could be the ideal Chef De Partie role for you.
On offer is a basic salary of £20k – £22k per annum depending upon your experience and skill set plus Tronc worth around £2500 per annum. A live-in option is available subject to a personal contribution towards the rent.
Working 4 days on 3 days off.
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 de Partie
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.
Employer Reference: 8604/2019/CA7152FC
Job Type: Permanent
Contact Phone Number: 02380 224654
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Date Added: 29 December 2018