Chef de Partie

Job Type:
Job Sector:
Food, Beverage
South East
£21,000 to £23,000 per annum
Salary Description:
�21k - 23k per year + tips + benefits
The rpc Group of Companies
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The Company and the Role:
The Company is setting a new benchmark by combining local produce and a table service restaurant.
They are currently seeking a permanent Chef de Partie for their restaurant just outside Aldermaston, someone with a passion for good food that is ready to continue developing their career.
The restaurant is table service with a full menu served from breakfast till lunch with cream teas proving to be very popular throughout the day. All food is cooked fresh to order and the emphasis being on good quirky presentation using seasonal ingredients.
All meals are prepared daily in their kitchens using fresh meat, fish and seasonal produce. These are sourced from their own farm shop on site but also use where possible, local producers and suppliers.
You will be responsible for working within the Kitchen team and supporting Sous Chef and the Head Chef in the production of food as directed through the daily shift plan and under the guidance of the senior Kitchen personnel.
You will be responsible for your safety and of those around you and the strict adherence of all Safer Food Better Systems and procedures.
You must maintain quality and consistency of all food produced in line with specification and recipes and stick to clear labelling and production procedures.

Key Features of the Role:
As a Chef de Partie you get to oversee a section of the kitchen, be it pastry, butchery, fish, sauces, vegetables and so on. Chances are that you'll be cooking great English cuisine.
You will be expected to create and develop and set the highest standards of food quality and consistency.
You will be a great team player with good organisational skills and the ability to thrive in a very busy environment, enhancing the company's reputation for consistently preparing cooking and presenting dishes to the right quality that is second to none.
Helping the Sous Chef and Head Chef to develop new dishes and menus.
Managing and training any Demi-Chef de Parties or Commis Chefs working with you.
Monitoring portion and waste control to maintain profit margins.
Ensuring you and the team have high standards of food hygiene and follow the rules of health and safety.

Knowledge and Skills:
Be an accomplished CDP or Demi CDP
Have good knowledge off all sections of the kitchen including food preparation, afternoon tea, sandwiches/paninis, larder and breakfast sections.
Familiar with all current legislation's regarding food hygiene, safety, risk assessments etc.
Have the skills and confidence to producing menu orders keeping to their specifications
Ideally with experience of working in a fresh food kitchen at a similar level, or a Commis Chef looking to move up to the next level.
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.

What's on Offer?
Salary range �21,000 - 23,000 depending upon experience and trial shift results
Share of tips for kitchen and front of house staff
Generous staff discount
Uniform provided
Free parking
Career progression and training opportunities
Great working hours, 5 days a week, 08.00am - 16.30pm

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 el

Contact Details:
The rpc Group of Companies
Tel: 023 8022 4654
Fax: 023 8022 0808
Contact: Frank Canonico

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