Chef de Partie

Full Time | Lyndhurst, ENGLAND | 5 months
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Job Description

The Company and the Role:
Permanent premier Chef de Partie opportunity in an amazing 5-Star Hotel, with a superb rosette standard kitchen team, working 3.5 days per week, based in the New Forest, with opportunities to travel and work abroad.
First and foremost, you will be working in a fabulous 5-Star venue under the guidance of award-wining and renown Chefs, who are enthusiastic about modern British and Italian food.
Dedicated menu, ethos and brand values to grow and source local high-quality fresh sustainable produce, providing new ideas and twists to an ever-changing menu.
Chef de Partie will work hands-on throughout all areas of the kitchen, learning new skills and techniques from a recognised and established support structure and team network, to help you develop your long-term career progression and aspirations.
This ground-breaking and successful brand want to develop a keen Chef through their ranks of the brigade, someone who is interested in once in a lifetime opportunity to develop, train and learn from some of the best in the business.
Once trained you could be working abroad and internationally dazzling guests and diners with your menu knowledge, food creation, execution and pairing skills, all of this is offered to the right passionate and self-motivate individuals, who can deliver high standards of service.

Key Features of the Role:
The Chef de Partie will only work 3.5 days per week, to give you a better work life balance and lots of time off, with your work schedule provided up to 3 months in advance, so you can plan your free time with more notice.
Prepare and cook high quality award-winning British and Italian menu items from scratch every day using sustainable and locally sourced fresh food produce.
Take time to learn and develop your Chef career, progressing you through the brigade ranks.
Helping to come up with new Italian and British menu dishes subject to seasonal change.
Covering breakfast, lunchtime and dinner service in a very busy hotel restaurant.
With expansion planned over the next 2 years, reliable, adaptable and professional Chefs will be guaranteed promotion internally, or you can move into other brands in the Group.

Knowledge and Skills Required:
Must have your own reliable transport to get to the interview trial, and to work.
To be successful in this role you will need to be an accomplished Chef de Partie, existing Demi CDP or a Junior Sous Chef.
Must have relevant fresh food kitchen experience carrying out food preparation and cooking from scratch in an award-winning kitchen, a rosette or Michelin background is not essential.
Adherence to high standards of food preparation and cooking, focus on creativity, flavour combinations and presentation creating the perfect culinary experience in every plate.
Must be adaptable to work in a busy kitchen environment, with high guest expectations.
If you want to learn and develop your Chef skills, techniques, knowledge etc. Then you will be given a once in a lifetime opportunity to develop your career, mentored by professionals.
You must be reliable, emotionally robust and able to communicate.

What’s on Offer?
Chef de Partie basic annual salary of £21,400 – £24,000 based on trial assessment interview.
Tronc worth around £2500 per annum.
Working 3.5 days per week as a Chef de Partie on a full-time permanent basis.
Potential live-in option could be made available, you have to pay towards accommodation, and it would not be for any other family members.
International travel on summer charter cruises around the world, plus the opportunity to work during the ski season at fine dining venues.
Genuine personal and tailored career development within the group from celebrity Chefs.
Craft training for the Italian menu, learning how to make all menu items from scratch.
Holiday entitlement 20 days plus all bank and public holidays, rising by 1 day each year for 5 years.
The Company also offers a Pension, Meals on Duty, Uniforms, Long Service Awards, Childcare Vouchers, Cycle to Work Scheme, Perkbox employee discount scheme, Discounts on room rates across the Group’s hotels and Discounted meals and Spa days across the Group’s hotels.
In addition, there will be access opportunities with leading hoteliers, chefs and hospitality entrepreneurs, with a chance to shadow and train with them.
Development opportunities exist within the Group and they look to grow their people by way of a “Budding Entrepreneurs Programme”, their in-house hospitality training scheme. If you would like to develop new techniques and skills, as well as gain career progression.

Applicants Please Note:
Do not apply for this vacancy unless you are an experienced Chef de Partie with your own reliable transport or live within a realistic commute to the New Forest.
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