Chef De Partie Akeley Wood Senior School

Milton Keynes
Up to £9.50 per hour
27 Feb 2018
27 Mar 2018
Ms Caroline Pearson
Job Function
Chef de partie
Contract Type
Full Time

We are currently looking for a Chef De Partie to join the team at one of our education site Akeley Wood Senior School based in Milton Keynes. This is a fantastic opportunity for a Chef De Partie to work at this independant school as part of a highly experienced and trained team.

You will be number you will be part of a team of 8 staff ireporting on to the Chef Manager onsite. You will be preparing the highest standard of food for the breakfast, lunch and hospitality for c460 students and teachers.

For the right candidate we offer fantastic career development programmes and management training opportunities. We encourage our staff to be the best they can be and support future career aspirations.

Package description

£9.50 per hour + chance for overtime

Predominately Monday – Friday 37.5 hours per week, need to be flexible as occasional weekend work

Free car parking, candidate will need their own transport

Opportunity to join the Compass share and pension scheme

Up to 10% discount in various high street stores

Plenty of opportunity to progress within the company.

Main responsibilities
  • Will be catering for breakfast and lunch service, all from fresh produce
  • Catering for hospitality and cooking to very high standards
  • Assist the  head chef in managing a small brigade
  • Working to high standards and be quality driven
  • Committed to food and customer service innovation
  • Assist in stock taking, ordering of stock
  • Excellent people skills with the ability to develop and work well within a team
Ideal candidate
  • Passionate and aims to cook to the highest quality freshest food possible
  • Good motivator and able to work well within a team
  • IT literate
  • Have excellent culinary skills with great attention to detail
  • A creative thinker with sound knowledge of the latest food trends and fashions
  • Have sound knowledge of hygiene, health and safety requirements
  • Self-motivated with the ability to work in a pressurised environment
  • A team player with experience of supervising a team within a similar environment
  • You will have Qualified to NVQ level 2 in food preparation and cooking or equivalent
  • 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
About the company

Chartwells Independent is the leading provider of catering and support services to Independent Schools in the UK, part of Compass Group UK&Ireland. 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.