Chef de Partie

Location : Devizes, Wiltshire, England
Job Ref : HA97
Consultant : Holly Arman
Sector : Education
Salary : Market related


HA97: Chef De Partie 

Location: Devizes, Wiltshire

Salary: Competitive DOE


First Military Recruitment are currently seeking a  on behalf of one of our clients.

Reporting to the Sous Chef and Chef Manager, the candidate will work as part of a team preparing, cooking and serving over 1200 meals a day.

Our client encourages applications from ex-military personnel however all candidates will be given due consideration.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • To carry out and the preparation, cooking, presentation and service of all meals using a variety of cooking equipment and methods.
  • To ensure a high standard of professional practice throughout all procedures, from preparing and presenting at the hot plate or table.
  • To be conversant with craft skills and be creative in design and presentation of the finished product.
  • To be responsible for the hygiene standards of all areas of the catering department and ensure quality control is monitored and standard maintained
  • To provide nourishing, balanced, attractive, varied and tasty meals as required, including special dietary needs, medical, religious or other (vegetarians).
  • To ensure all mealtimes are adhered to, whilst preparing the food in different batches to allow for different service times.
  • To garnish all food attractively and serve with traditional accompaniments.
  • To liaise with the Sous Chef & Chef Manager to ensure all stocks are properly stored and rotated in accordance with manufacturer’s guidelines.
  • To prepare daily lists of stores and accepting responsibility for these items after issue from the stores.
  • To ensure all temperatures are logged throughout the receiving, cooking and serving processes.
  • To ensure that all food stored in refrigerators and deep-freezers is wrapped correctly labelled as to its contents, date of opening/storing “use-by” date etc.
  • To actively contribute to the cleaning of the kitchen and the serving of food.
  • To adhere to a kitchen and equipment cleaning rota.
  • To monitor the servery during mealtimes ensuring the choice is not limited, presentation standards are maintained, and you are smartly presented.

Skills and Qualifications:

  • Educated to GCSE level
  • City & Guilds 706 1 & 2 or NVQ equivalent
  • Health & Safety certificate
  • Immediate Food Hygiene
  • Full clean driving licence
  • Experience • Minimum of 2 years within the catering industry
  • Previous experience within a boarding school
  • An interest in patisserie or other speciality culinary areas

Location: Devizes, Wiltshire

Salary: Competitive DOE

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