Senior Chef de Partie
Swanage, Dorset, England
9d ago

Description :

The Company and the Role :

The Company is possibly the most talked-about group of hotels to emerge in recent years.

The Company s Hotels are more like a restaurant with rooms and kitchen garden. The concept was created in 2011 and has been recognised with many accolades and industry awards.

The Company is still expanding with new openings in the pipeline. Their ethos is to want to give their staff a great place to work that is fun, professional and just a little bit different, with bags of opportunity.

The Company is currently looking for a dedicated, organised Senior Chef de Partie to join their kitchen team, at one of the most exciting award-

winning hotel and restaurants in Dorset. The position is permanent.

A Senior Chef de Partie role at this Company is like no other. You will be working with a menu that is influenced by the kitchen garden and the local area which can change by the hour and certainly every day.

It can be challenging at times but very rewarding.

As a Senior Chef de Partie you will oversee one of the kitchens 4 sections, which is likely to change so you are able to experience all sections and take on Sous Chef responsibilities and duties.

Key Features of the Role :

  • As a Senior Chef de Partie, you will be required to;
  • As a Senior CDP you will oversee one of our 4 sections

    You will be responsible for the junior staff on the section

    Work enthusiastically as a member of a busy kitchen team

    Assist in coaching other staff

    Undertake training and development from Senior Chefs

    Prepare ingredients for cooking, including washing, peeling and chopping

    Maintain fridges and other food storage areas, monitoring and recording temperatures

    cook and plate food according to agreed recipes and standards

    Operate ovens, stoves, grills, microwaves, and fryers in a safe manner and ensuring correctness of temperatures.

    Knowledge and Skills :

    You should be an accomplished Demi CPD or Chef De Partie or Junior Sous Chef with experience of working in a fresh food kitchen at a similar level.

    Above all you must be a real "foodie " able to spread the word to the Company s customers about the importance of the art of serving good, fresh and local food in an ever-

    increasing world where convenience is becoming the norm, they need people who have a love and passion for all things food.

    You should possess ambition to continually push yourself to move up to the next career level.

    Your practical experience should ideally be supported by some form of catering qualification.

    You will be a great team player with good organisational skills with the ability to thrive in a very busy hotel and restaurant, where the Company s reputation for consistently preparing, cooking and presenting dishes to the right quality, is second to none.

    You should have a passion for producing the perfect dish every time, having a desire to aim for high standards.

    Previous experience in a similar role requiring a broad food knowledge and precise attention to detail is essential, with fresh, quality food and someone who can thrive under pressure in a busy kitchen environment.

    The Company wants their Senior Chef de Partie s to be as passionate and enthusiastic about modern British food as they are.

    So, if you like what you have read, and are ready for a new challenge, then please make an application now.

    What s on Offer?

    A basic salary of £22K - £24K per annum plus Tronc worth around £2500 per annum. A Live-In option is dependent on availability and subject to a personal contribution towards the rent.

    Working 4 days on 3 days off.

    Holiday entitlement is 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.

    Applicants Please Note :

    Do not apply for this vacancy unless you are an experienced Chef de Partie with your own transport and with fresh food cooking experience.

    By applying for this vacancy, you are giving your consent for us to hold your details on our database.

    The rpc Group of Companies receives an overwhelming number of CV s / Resumes each day, and each one is reviewed personally by a Consultant.

    Our pre-selection process is very thorough in

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