Chef de Partie

40 hours per week, 5 over 7

Annual Salary – £20,000 - £22,000 (depending on experience)

We currently have an excellent opportunity for a creative and effective Chef de Partie to join our catering team at a Prestigious College location in Cambridge.

Duties of the role include:

  • Prepare all Food service areas for the day’s business relating to that meal service.
  • Ensure that the prompt service of all meals and service at all times to the company /client’s standards.
  • To ensure that the methods of preparation and presentation comply with company expectations.
  • Prepare, set-up, serve, clear, clean and store away any food, beverage or equipment required for daily service.
  • Prepare all food for sale/service, following good hygiene and safety practices and to the standard specified.
  • Restock and replenish stocks and consumables as required during service periods, pre-empt customer needs and achieve optimum customer service delivery.
  • Keep the Front of house informed of any food running out and pre-empt any delays in customer waiting.
  • Complete all / any necessary cleaning/hygiene duties.
  • Serve customers, visitors and guest in line with company and client service standards and expectations.
  • Empty, remove and store rubbish / recycle rubbish in the correct place.
  • To assist in the preparation and placing of orders.
  • Ensure that the kitchen operates in line with current health & safety regulations.
  • To ensure all area in the Kitchen are left in a clean state at the end of each shift.
  • To attend meetings and training courses as required.
  • Notify the head chef of stock movements to ensure all products are ordered for forthcoming menus.

General Responsibilities

·Ensure attendance to all staff meetings as required.

·Ensure that all policies and procedural requirements of both legislation and company are adhered to in order to promote a professional and flexible approach at all times.

·Ensure that the correct uniform is worn neatly and cleanly at all times.

·To ensure personal presentation is of the highest standard at all times.

·Ensure all necessary checks are carried out in the service and associated areas for food temperatures.

·Carry out all reasonable request of the management.

·As required provide cover for other staff during periods of absence.

·Be conscientious with regard to Health & Safety and report any hazards to the Head Chef or Location manager.

Key personal skills and attributes

  • Team working abilities, listening skills, the ability to work on own initiative, impeccable personal presentation, hygiene and behaviour to others, Food hygiene certificate preferred.
  • The ability to be adaptable and be flexible as necessary. Reliable, Honest and able to demonstrate an open attentive approach to customer service.
  • Willingness to learn new skills and take some responsibility.
  • Ability to manage some moderately heavy lifting, carrying, and pushing.

Thomas Franks pride themselves on delivering exceptional standards coupled with a real passion for excellent food, outstanding service and fresh thinking, goodwill and a consistent smile. If you to have pride in your abilities, a desire to prove that you are one of the best and if your standards meet with ours, we would love you to join our vibrant fresh food company.

All applicants must be able to demonstrate that they have the Right to Work in the UK to be considered for this role. A full trade test will be required for all chef roles. Identity & reference checks (covering the last five years) will form part of the selection process.

To apply for this job email your details to head-chef@st-edmunds.cam.ac.uk

Closing date
28 Jul 2019