Senior Chef de Partie £24,000 per annum

  • Job Reference: AM4263
  • Date Posted: 12 July 2021
  • Recruiter: Amaris Hospitality
  • Location: Mercure Cardiff Holland House Hotel & Spa, Cardiff
  • Salary: On Application
  • Bonus/Benefits: Competitive Salary
  • Sector: Hotels
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Do you want to excite the world of Hospitality? 

We bring together a portfolio of Hotel assets and brands under a common philosophy centered around delivering exceptional customer experiences, nurturing talent and smart investment to drive superior performance and growth.

What will I be doing?

As Senior Chef de Partie, you will be responsible for menu creation and will supervise staff and ensure high levels of food preparation to deliver an excellent Guest and Member experience. A Senior Chef de Partie will also be required to assist with food cost controls. Specifically, you will be responsible for performing the following tasks to the highest standards:

  • Ensure all food preparation meets standards
  • Prepare and present high quality food
  • Supervise staff
  • Keep all working areas clean and tidy and ensure no cross contamination
  • Prepare all mis-en-place for all relevant menus
  • Assist in positive outcomes from guest queries in a timely and efficient manner
  • Ensure food stuffs are of a good quality and stored correctly
  • Contribute to controlling costs, improving gross profit margins, and other departmental and financial targets
  • Assist other departments wherever necessary and maintain good working relationships
  • Assist Head Chef/Sous Chef in the training of all staff in compliance of company procedures
  • Report maintenance, hygiene and hazard issues
  • Comply with hotel security, fire regulations and all health and safety and food safety legislation
  • Be environmentally aware
  • Assist with menu creation

What are we looking for?

A Senior Chef de Partie is always working on behalf of our Guests and working with other Team Members. To successfully fill this role, you should maintain the attitude, behaviours, skills, and values that follow:

  • A minimum of 2 years of previous experience as a Chef de Partie 
  • A current, valid, and relevant trade commercial cookery qualification (proof may be required)
  • Strong coaching skills
  • Ability and desire to motivating Team
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Excellent planning and organisational skills
  • NVQ Level 3
  • Achieved Basic Food Hygiene Certificate
  • Supervisory experience
  • Positive attitude
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Ability to work on own or in teams

It would be advantageous in this position for you to demonstrate the following capabilities and distinctions:

  • Previous kitchen experience in similar role
  • Intermediate Food Hygiene
  • Knowledge of current food trends

What will it be like to work for Amaris Hospitality?

Amaris Hospitality operates branded hotels in key locations across the UK and Ireland.  We offer our employees excellent opportunities to grow and develop within our portfolio along with the following benefits:

  • Staff, Friends & Family discount within Amaris Portfolio of hotels and also within the International brand you would work within.
  • Food & Beverage discount.
  • Modern, stylish uniforms.
  • Meals on duty.
  • Social calendar of events.
  • Learning & Development for all levels.