Chef de Partie

Location
Bradfield
Salary
c. £22,000
Posted
21 Apr 2017
Closes
19 May 2017
Ref
compass/TP/83355/31080/JW
Contact
Mr Joel Whitehouse
Job Function
Chef de partie
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

You will be part of a team that supports high quality education at this school by providing outstanding food and service to the pupils and staff.

You will be leading a team who share the same passion for preparing exciting fresh and nutritious food on a daily basis.

It all starts with enjoyment - great tasting, healthy food that pupils look forward too and really love.

We are looking for a talented Chef de Partie to join our great team at this prestigious Independent School that can help further enhance our food offer.

In return we offer support and development to grow within our business alongside a competitive salary.

Package description

Chef de Partie – Prestigious Independent School, Reading

Salary – c. £22,000

40 Hours per Week, 5 days out of 7

Excellent opportunities to progress and develop your career

Chartwells Independent is the leading provider of catering and support services to Independent Schools in the UK. We provide innovative catering, hospitality and food service by creating imaginative menus delivered with an exceptional service.

We know as a company that great food comes from great ingredients. Our Chefs use seasonal produce, adding their own individual creativity to let the food speak for itself. We pride ourselves on being able to provide a diverse range of cuisines that keep up to date with today’s trends ensuring we offer a great dining experience.

We nurture and develop our teams to enrich their skills which allows them to show their passion and inspiration that as a company we are proud encourage.

Main responsibilities

The Main Responsibilities for a Chef de Partie are:

  • Excellent culinary skill
  • High standards and be quality driven
  • Excellent people skills with the ability to develop and work well within a team
  • Immaculate personal presentation, outgoing, passionate, excellent customer service and communication skills are required for this highly visible position
  • Adopt a hands on approach taking responsibility for the food production covering pupil and staff feeding along with an extensive range of  hospitality and events
  • Possess an exceptional drive for quality for Hospitality events
  • Responsible for all aspects of food safety, HS and COSHH
Ideal candidate
  • A 'Can do' attitude
  • Excellent people skills
  • High standards and be quality driven
  • Passion about food and customer service
  • Good organisational & communication skills
  • Proven experience in a Corporate Catering or Luxury Hotel environment
About the company

Chartwells is part of the Compass Group UK and Ireland which is part of Compass Group Plc, the world's leading foodservice company. We specialise in providing food, vending and related services in our clients' premises. The company operates across the core sectors of Business & Industry, Defence, Offshore & Remote Site, Healthcare, Education, Sports & Leisure and Vending with an established brand portfolio.