Chef de Partie | Gastro Pubs With Rooms

at The rpc Group of Companies (view profile)
Location Newbury, Berkshire, England
Date Posted February 24, 2019
Category Chef de Partie
Job Type Full-time
Area England
County Berkshire


The Company and the Role:
The Company is an award-winning group of gastro pubs with rooms, many of their establishments have been awarded with accolades and they are very much a food focused company with each pub having its own identity.
This Gastro Pub situated just outside the Newbury area are seeking a Chef de Partie on a full-time permanent basis to join their award-winning kitchen brigade.
This particular Gastro Pub’s kitchen is managed by a very talented Head Chef that has been awarded a 1 rosette. The passion and aim for this pub are to create fantastic fresh traditional English cuisine with a little French twist and ultimately would like to progress further with more accolades.
This role would be ideal for an existing Chef de Partie or a Senior Chef de Partie that would like the experience to work in a vibrant, busy award-winning kitchen and be a part of the team that will no doubt win more awards in the near future.

Key Features of the Role:
You will work in conjunction with service staff to ensure a high level of service is received by the guest, maintaining channels of clear communication between all Teams and Departments.
You will be responsible for running a specific section of the kitchen when it comes to service time but also will have to have a broader knowledge of every section.
Working within a 1 rosette kitchen you must have great understanding of food combinations and seasonal cooking as you will be able to have input with the ever-changing A la Carte menu and specials.
Managing and training any Demi-Chef de Partie’s or Commis Chefs working with you making sure that they are competent, confident and organised to produce food to a rosette standard.
Assist other Chefs and the Sous Chef when Head Chef is absent, take responsibility for food cost and wastage, cleanliness, hygiene, stock control, organization and section standards.

Knowledge and Skills Required:
To be successful in this role you will need to be an accomplished Chef de Partie ideally with experience of working in a fresh food kitchen to a rosette standard and at a similar position, or as a Senior Chef de Partie
Your practical Chef de Partie experience should ideally be supported by some form of catering qualification.
Previous experience in a similar role requiring a broad food knowledge and precise attention to detail is essential especially when working to a rosette standard.
You must have experience and a desire to work with fresh and quality ingredients and possess ambition to continually improve yourself the business.
You will need to have your own form of reliable transport due to their location, should you not require accommodation.
You must be self-motivated, able to motivate others, possess excellent organisational, communication and interpersonal skills so that you can demonstrate in a trial interview, attention to detail and high standards.

What’s on Offer?
A competitive basic salary ranging from £8.50 - £9.50 per hour, dependent on experience.
Tips will be issued, roughly an extra £3000 per annum on top of your basic salary.
Working in a One Rosette kitchen
You will be working under very talented, award winning Head Chef and his brigade.
Accommodation can be provided if required.
Industry Training courses.
Discounts across the estate.

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