Kitchen Supervisor / Chef de Partie

Location: Woburn Forest Village - Bedfordshire

Hours of Work: Full-time

Salary/Hourly Rate: circa £21,700 per annum

Contract Type: Flexible hours over a 4 - week period

Transport Provided: No

Closing date: 04 October 2018

Kitchen Supervisor / Chef de Partie

We’re a thriving team passionate about working together to deliver excellence, all in a natural forest environment.

Join the UK’s number one short break destination. We are proud to have more than 7,000 team members across five Center Parcs Villages and Head Office, working to create memorable experiences for families in beautiful forest locations.

ABOUT US

A range of quality own-brand and high street restaurants and cafés, mixed with great food, family-friendly menus and a generous sprinkling of excellent service. That’s the recipe for success in our Food and Beverage department.

Around each Village, the Food and Beverage department employs around 350 team members across nine different restaurants, cafés and bars, as well as a production kitchen. There’s also a further five concessionary units including well-known brands such as Bella Italia and Café Rouge. From American grills to authentic Indian cuisine, or for those wanting a relaxing drink after a busy day, there’s something to suit all appetites at Center Parcs.

ABOUT THE BENEFITS

  • Annual profit share/management bonus
  • Staff Reward Scheme
  • Free use of leisure facilities
  • Discounted Center Parcs breaks
  • 20% discount in restaurant and retail outlets

ABOUT THE ROLE

We are looking for a Kitchen Supervisor (Chef de Partie) to join our busy team.  In this role, you will be responsible for preparing, cooking and presenting food to agreed Company standards.  Working with the Kitchen Manager, you will also help create new menu ideas and ensure that accurate costing and specifications are considered.     

Excellent communication skills are required as you will provide general supervision and coaching to all junior staff, ensuring the personal development of the junior team.  You will also deputise for the Assistant Kitchen Manager in their absence, supervising the unit chefs to maintain the smooth running of the kitchen.

Other responsibilities will include assisting with the management of the Cost of Sales for your unit through effective use of the company ordering system, stock and portion control and minimising food wastage.

HOURS OF WORK

Working straight shifts, you will be contracted to work 160 hours per 4 week period on a flexible basis.  This means that your days and hours of work could vary each week but you will always receive at least your contracted hours each 4 week period. 

Your hours of work will fall between 2pm and 12 midnight to include some weekends and public / bank holidays on a rota basis.

ABOUT YOU

Essential requirements:

  • Intermediate Food Hygiene certificate (or demonstrate experience/knowledge of Health & Safety/hygiene requirements in a kitchen)
  • A formal cooking qualification
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Previous experience as a Kitchen Supervisor / Chef de Partie in a small establishment or experience in a more junior position within a larger kitchen, including supervisory and training responsibilities

Closing date:  4 October 2018 at 12 Noon

Interviews to be held:  Weekly

Please note this vacancy may close at any time once sufficient applications have been received.  Early submission of your application is therefore encouraged.

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