Chef de Partie

Chef de Partie, Independent Boarding School, Abingdon, £24,000 – 28,000

Select Hospitality Oxford are currently recruiting for 2 experienced Chef de Parties to join the catering team at a prestigious Oxfordshire independent boarding school. I am looking for a passionate Chef de Parties, someone who wants to learn from some of the best in the area, cooking with the best ingredients & using the most up to date equipment in a purpose built kitchen.

The Role
To work as an effective member of the kitchen brigade in achieving the highest possible standard of food preparation and presentation for the students, teachers and operational staff.

• To prepare high quality and appropriate quantities of food for the various services and ensure that all dishes are prepared to the quality and nutritional value as determined by the Executive Head Chef.
• Prepare dishes that comply with the school’s high standards policy regarding allergens, nutrition and also maximise the safe storage of food and minimise food wastage.
• Help the Executive Head Chef to develop new dishes and menus.
• Prepare mis-en-place for all relevant menus.
•To achieve and maintain the highest possible standards of health and hygiene and report any deficiencies to the Executive Head Chef.
• To take an active part in daily team briefings and undertake other related duties as requested.

Experience and Skills Required
•Minimum 2 years’ experience in a similar role
•A formal and recognised qualification in professional cookery such as a NVQ Lv 2 (or equivalent) as well as minimum level 2 Food Hygiene.
•Training on HACCP & COSHH systems
•Ability to work under pressure to meet deadlines and support others during demanding periods

Personal Characteristics
•Positive attitude, reliable, enthusiastic and self-motivated
•Responsible and trustworthy
•Ability to work on own or in a team.
•Due to the location, candidates must be able to drive and have access to their own car

Salary and Benefits
•42.5 hour week
•Free meals on shift
•Free parking
•Fantastic pension scheme, uniform
•5 weeks holiday per year

If you are looking to work for a true market leader, who really reward hard work, loyalty and attitude then please send your CV to Andrew Cochrane at our Select Oxford office.

Please note, only successful applicants will be contacted.

Job Summary

Job Title Chef de Partie
Location Oxon
Job Type Permanent
Salary £26k
Last Updated 25/09/2019
Reference SF46908
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