Job Details

Job Ref :
Job Title :
Chef de Partie 
Job Category :
Posted :
11/14/2019 12:00:48 AM 
Company Name :
The rpc Group of Companies 
Location :
Southampton, Hampshire, England 
Benefits :
tips + benefits 
Salary :
£21k per year + tips + benefits 
Security :
Description :

The Company and the Role:
Permanent full time Chef de Partie opportunity, working in a 4.5 star rated restaurant based in Central Southampton.
This exciting venue is part of a well-known group of bars and restaurants offering a wide range and styles of menu choices and fresh menu items.
The Company is offering 48 hours per week with a basic salary, plus tips on top and a host of other additional benefits.
This is a perfect career move for a Junior Chef, Line Cook, Station Cook, Demi Chef or someone at a similar Chef de Partie level or higher who wants the chance to develop a name for themselves and to work without supervision.
You will have a great opportunity to learn new styles of cooking, as well as creative food and menu items, using fresh ingredients and locally sourced produce.
The Company is extremely customer focused and likes their staff to engage with the customer`s culinary experience. This requires someone who is extremely passionate about quality and the food they produce.

Key Features of the Role:
The Company takes great pride in the quality of the local fresh food they serve, the diversity of their menu and the attentive, passionate and friendly staff they employ.
Together as a team it`s your job to ensure that the customer`s expectations are met and exceeded every time, as customers expect a great culinary experience every time they visit.
The Chef de Partie role required a great team player with good organisational skills and the ability to thrive in a very busy restaurant and bar, where the Company`s reputation for consistently preparing, cooking and presenting dishes to the right quality, is second to none.
You will be a valued member of the team assisting the Head Chef to produce the best quality results for every customer`s culinary experience emulating the highest standards of food quality and consistency.
The venue can have very busy lunch and evening services due to many varied private functions, corporate events and other themed events so you will need to be able to handle prep work and a busy service ranging in 100-180 covers, producing high standards and demonstrating good attention to detail.

Knowledge and Skills Required:
Accomplished Demi CPD, Chef De Partie, Senior CDP working in a fresh food kitchen.
Your practical experience should ideally be supported by some form of catering qualification.
Passionate producing the perfect dish every time, having a desire to aim for high standards.
Attention to detail is essential, with fresh, quality food and someone who can thrive under pressure in a busy kitchen environment.
Able to take direction and always apply yourself in a professional manner.
Successful team player who can respectfully communicate to the team.
You will be required to carry out a trial shift, which will assess your skills, ability, attitude, aptitude and your performance when carrying out the explained food tasks. This will determine your salary level and personal development plan.

What`s on Offer?
As a Chef de Partie your standard contracted working hours will be 48 hours per week, 5 days on, 2 days off. Flexible shift patterns, however on average most kitchen staff work 42 hours per week.
Basic salary will be £21,000 per annum based on the skills, ability, aptitude, attitude and all-round cookery test performance.
Basic salary is paid monthly, plus tips on top (paid fortnightly), with a total package around £22,000 - £24,000 per annum.
On-going training and development to help you achieve a higher career Chef level and increased earnings and basic salary, for those who can prove their ability.
Excellent career progression and opportunities within the group`s multiple venues across the South Coast.
20 days` holidays plus bank and public holidays or if required to work a day off in lieu.
Staff Discount Card, free uniforms, meals on duty.
The chance to work for a well-known and established company that has lots of opportunities to offer the right emotionally robust and career minded Chef.
Taking part in their many corporate and themed events they hold throughout the year.

Applicants Please Note:
Do not apply for this vacancy unless you are an experienced Chef de Partie.
For UK based roles, in line with the requirements of the UK Asylum and Immigration Act 1996, all applicants must either be eligible to live and work in the UK or must obtain permits to work in the UK prior to making an application. Documented evidence of eligibility will be required from candidates as part of the recruitment process.
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