Chef de Partie
An award-winning luxury 4 Star, 1 rosette Hotel is seeking a full-time permanent Chef de Partie, set in the heart of Cheshire surrounded by beautiful countryside with its own leisure activities.
The Hotel has 3 eating outlets from its champagne bar offering light snacks and cream teas, a relaxed brassiere serving lunch to a formal 1 rosette restaurant for the evening dinner. With the capacity and suburb surroundings they also accommodate many weddings and conferences throughout the year
The Hotel is part of a small chain of well-known and established destination resorts located across the English Counties, in areas known for their natural beauty, relaxing and calming environments.
As Chef de Partie, it will be your duty to ensure all food is prepared to the highest standard and providing a fine dining experience to guests, whilst assisting and developing the skills of the team.
Key Features of the Role:
As Chef de Partie, you will work in conjunction with service staff to ensure a high level of service is received by the guest, maintaining channels of clear communication between all Teams and Departments.
Responsible for the food preparation and presentation of breakfast and lunch buffets ensuring it is well stocked and presented during service time.
Ensuring all food items are reasonably stocked and available, implementing healthy eating philosophy, Company standards and offering a personal service to all guests.
Training team members on cooking sections, delegating tasks to Commis and Demi Chefs to motivate, coach and build team work.
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.
Knowledge and Skills:
You will be an accomplished CDP and expected to have NVQ Level 1 + 2, Food Hygiene Certificate Level 2 is preferred but not essential.
CDP experience in a high-quality establishment working to strict Health and Hygiene regimes with covers of 100+.
You must be self-motivated, able to motivate others, possess excellent organisational, communication and interpersonal skills so that you can demonstrate in a trial interview, attention to detail and high standards.
You must have a good understanding of all applicable Health and Safety legislation, Budget and Stock Control, Nutritional and Allergy knowledge and food control experience.
You must have worked in a fresh food kitchen, having carried out your own food preparation and you must be experienced cooking from scratch.
Re-heating and working with pre-packed, pre-made frozen food menu items is not the background required.
What’s on Offer?
- A competitive basic salary of £22,000 per annum
- Contracted 28 days / shift annual holiday including bank holiday, which increases with service.
- Generous staff discount, Discounted Club Membership, Subsidised meals whilst on duty.
- Employee and family member discount for mid-week residential breaks.
- Complimentary staff facility use on successful completion of probation period.
- Childcare vouchers.
- Participation in Wider Wallet shopping discount scheme.
- Options to join private healthcare scheme.
- Training and personal development opportunities.
- Free parking.
Applicants Please Note:
Do not apply for this vacancy unless you are an experienced Chef de Partie
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