Chef de Partie, Aldeburgh

The White Lion

The Hotel Folk are looking to employ a Chef de Partie to join their friendly team at The White Lion Hotel.

Chef de Partie at The White Lion Hotel
Salary: £20,000 p/a

Vacancy for: Chef de Partie

The Hotel Folk have a fantastic opportunity for an experienced and enthusiastic Chef de Partie to join their team at The White Lion Hotel.We are looking for a professional and hard working individual with a passion for food and who will be a team player.

Overall Job Purpose:

This is a development role for an experienced Commis Chef with some formal qualifications. The job holder may have responsibility for running a specific section of the kitchen.

Main Responsibilities:

Customer Focus:

  • Work closely with the team to deliver the highest possible standard of service to guests.
  • Put the “customer first” at all times.
  • Respect other members of the team.
  • Be flexible and willing to work in all areas of the kitchen.

Key Tasks:

  • Be responsible for a specific area of the kitchen.
  • Work with the Head Chef/Sous Chef to plan menus and dishes.
  • Order stocks and supplies from approved suppliers.
  • Ensure that stocks and supplies are of an acceptable quality.
  • Ensure that stock is rotated on a first in, first out basis.
  • Ensure that food is dated, stored correctly and at the right temperature.
  • Carry out temperature checks at the start of each shift.
  • Carry out all mise en place for the following shift/day before going off duty.
  • Ensure all mise en place check lists are complete before service starts.
  • Ensure that prepared food is of the right quality and that the presentation of food is to the required standard.
  • Cover breakfast duties.
  • Assist with the preparation of staff meals.
  • Supervise Commis Chefs within area.
  • Give support and guidance to Commis Chefs.
  • Help to train other members of staff.
  • Ensure that equipment is used safely and in accordance with health and safety procedures.
  • Know and understand fire, health, safety and food hygiene requirements and procedures.
  • Report anything that is faulty, damaged or which could cause a hazard either to colleagues or customers.

Key Performance Measures:

  • Attendance and time-keeping.
  • Consistent achievement of food preparation standards.
  • Guest comments/feedback.
  • Relationships with other members of staff.

Special Requirements:

  • Be willing to continue development training and/or to work towards a formal qualification.
  • Have up to date food hygiene certificates.
  • Wear a uniform.
  • Be able to work flexibly – working shifts, weekends and bank holidays.
  • Be willing to cover in other hotels within the group.

Benefits of Working for The Hotel Folk:

  • Free Golf at our Thorpeness Golf Club
  • 50% off Treatments & Products at our Weavers' House Spa
  • 50% off in all our Restaurants
  • Free meals when on duty
  • B&B in any of our hotels for only £35prpn
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Simply Health – health benefit scheme
  • EdenRed – employee rewards scheme
  • Free car parking
  • Competitive salary
  • 28 days annual leave increasing with service
  • Company pension scheme
  • Training & Developments Opportunities