Chef de Partie – Pub Company – South East

at The rpc Group of Companies (view profile)
Location Southampton, Kent, England
Date Posted January 22, 2017
Category Chef de Partie
Job Type Full-time
Area England
County Kent


Our client is an award pub company operating 7 sites in the South East. They are currently seeking a Chef de Partie for their public house located near Orpington, Kent. The position is permanent.
This public house is the latest acquisition in our client’s portfolio and they are looking for a Chef de Partie to join the new team in the kitchen to create amazing food.
Everything is prepared on site using the best ingredients, local where possible using carefully sourced suppliers.
You will need to have excellent cooking skills and want to reach the top of your profession.
You will be a great team player with good organisational skills and the ability to thrive in what will be a very busy pub where our client’s reputation for consistently preparing cooking and presenting our dishes to the right quality will be second to none.
You will assist the Head Chef in influencing good gross profits, hygiene standards, stock rotation and ordering
Everything is prepared in house using fresh ingredients using local suppliers wherever possible.
As Chef de Partie you will help set the highest standards of food quality and consistency.
This is a very busy working environment, and as well as having high standards and demonstrating good attention to detail, you’ll be part of a team who helps influence effective kitchen controls to achieve good gross profit and stock control as well as driving excellent standards of health and hygiene.
You will need to thrive in a very busy environment and enjoy working as part of a team.
If this sounds interesting and you would like to develop your career within a multi award winning pub group, then please contact us immediately.

Knowledge and Skills:
You should be an accomplished Chef de Partie ideally with experience of working in a fresh food kitchen at a similar level or a Demi CDP looking to move up to the next level.
Your practical experience should ideally be supported by some form of catering qualification.
Alternatively, as our client is supportive to the ex-military community, our client welcomes applications from Chefs at all levels who are either about to leave the Armed Forces or who have trained and served as a Chef in the Armed Forces.
You should have a passion for producing the perfect dish every time.
Previous experience in a similar role requiring a broad food knowledge and precise attention to detail is essential.
You should have worked in a busy kitchen and thrive under pressure.
You must have experience and desire to work with fresh, quality food.
You should possess ambition to continually drive the business forward.
You will be an excellent team player and leader who can respectfully communicate to the team.
You will have a track record of working with and developing strong teams.
You will have good financial understanding and have a track record of controlling costs and stocks.
You will have good knowledge of hygiene and health and safety.
You should possess a lot of stamina/energy to keep up to speed during occasional hectic spells of business.
You should have a desire to aim for high standards.
You should be reliable, hardworking, trustworthy and passionate in your work.
Standard working week is 45 hours working 5 shifts a week.
Basic salary will be around £16,500 – 19,500 per annum plus tips which will be worth around £80 per week. In addition, there is a monthly bonus scheme. Other benefits include a pension scheme, staff loyalty Scheme after 3 months; Uniform / Chefs Whites and Childcare Vouchers.
This is an outstanding opportunity for an accomplished Chef de Partie to work in a fabulous award winning public house
Please do not apply for this vacancy unless you are an experienced Chef.