Chef de Partie – The Joshua Bradley – Gee Cross

at Hydes Brewery (view profile)
Location Gee Cross, Greater Manchester, England
Date Posted April 7, 2019
Category Chef de Partie
Job Type Full-time
Area England
County Greater Manchester


Could Hydes be on your menu? Do you have excellent standards and enjoy working with fresh food. We may have the perfect role for you.

Here at Hydes, we are not only a pub operator but we also brew our own beer, and have over 150 years of history and heritage.

We are now looking to recruit to our kitchen brigade at the Joshua Bradley, Gee Cross to enhance our strong team, and help us be the best at what we do, serving ‘excellence as a habit’

The Benefits

We offer comprehensive training packages, to ensure that you are up to speed with the way we do things. This will include understanding our menus and beers as well as understanding the culture of the site you will be working in.

Part of this training will also include undertaking an NVQ through our training provider lifetime. This in turn will assist you with any career progression plans within our estate

You will receive an hourly rate of £8.20 - £9.50 per hour depending on experience

5.6 weeks holiday and a pension plan

Free Uniform

50% discount card for food at several of our sites, upon completion of Hydes mandatory online training

The Site

A beautifully restored mansion, makes the Joshua Bradley an exciting place to go in Gee Cross. Recently refurbished, it hosts a beautiful orangery overlooking the extensive, well maintained grounds. The site hosts dining facilities for 150c within the large pub area and orangery. Customers have plenty of options to enjoy our extensive ranges of drinks and fresh food.

The site also has a separate 1 st floor meeting room [The Bamford Room] with annex space and a separate function area [The Bluebell]. The Bluebell hosts a satellite kitchen for functions and is registered to perform wedding ceremonies. The main property also holds a bridal suite and changing area for bridal parties.

The extensive outside area, holds a children’s play area in a safe location with a woodland area to the rear of the site. There is also additional seating outside for 150c. The site also has extensive parking both for the Bluebell and main property.

The Role

Whether you work part time or full time, our customers are in your hands. You will be required to oversee the day to day activities of the kitchen at the Joshua Bradley. You will be knowledgeable about all the dishes on our menu and how to support the site to turn out mouth- watering dishes with ease. You will produce all starters, mains and desserts as well as acting as a coach and mentor to any junior staff members. You will also be require to oversee stock, ordering and audits.

The Person

With relevant experience, in a fresh food environment, you will relish the chance to develop your career. We are therefore looking for someone who can demonstrate the following attributes and skills

  • Deliver a reliable efficient food service
  • Ability to work under pressure and use your own initiative
  • Be flexible and the kind of person who jumps in to help out to ensure service is never compromised
  • Positive ‘can do attitude’
  • Has the ability to cope with a busy kitchen and work safely within all legislations
  • Has excellent attention to detail and enjoys working to high standards
  • Able to give clear direction, delegate effectively and adapt to change
  • Strong decision making skills.
  • Strong organisational skills
  • Ability to assist with menu development
  • Ability to prepare cook and present all dishes
  • Has excellent personal standards regarding time keeping, attendance and personal presentation