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8620 Chef de Partie

Job Title: 8620 Chef de Partie
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Hertfordshire
Salary: 20000 - 22000+ Live In + benefits
REF: 8620/CA7168GS
Contact Name: Graham Smith
Contact Email:
Job Published: over 2 years ago

Job Description

The Company and the Role:
An award-winning luxury 4 Star Hotel that is nestled in acres of beautifully manicured land deep in the Hertfordshire countryside. Once a stunning stately home which has over the years been transformed into a crème de la crème hotel. They are now seeking a full-time Chef de Partie to bolster their kitchen brigade, 
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 Required:
• 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
• Accommodation can be provided dependent on availability on application
• 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.
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