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Assistant Kitchen Manager / Senior Chef de Partie

Location: Elveden Forest Village - Suffolk

Hours of Work: Full-time

Salary/Hourly Rate: £11.67 per hour

Contract Type: Flexible hours over a 4 - week period

Transport Provided: No

Closing date: 28 February 2017

Assistant Kitchen Manager / Senior 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 

The Food and Beverage team are an integral part of the Center Parcs experience, ensuring that all our guests are met with a wide offering of different cuisines and serving styles. 

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 to appoint an Assistant Kitchen Manager / Senior Chef de Partie to assist with leading a kitchen brigade dedicated to providing a first class service and excellent food quality to our guests. 

Responsibilities will include: 

  • Assisting the Head Chef in the effective and efficient management of the kitchen and team
  • Ensuring the kitchen operates within its agreed budget through analysing and rectifying food costs and margins
  • Monitoring guest satisfaction levels on the quality of food and taking action to remedy shortfalls
  • Playing a key role in the Department’s compliance with food safety legislation
  • Preparing and presenting food to the determined specification 

HOURS OF WORK 

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

Shifts are straight and will typically fall between 7am and 11pm, working 5 days from 7. Some seasonal variations may apply and this will include working weekends and public / bank holidays on a rota basis. 

ABOUT YOU 

Essential requirements: 

  • Intermediate Food Hygiene
  • A group trainer qualification or experience of training a group of staff
  • A minimum of GCSE Grade C or equivalent in English and Maths
  • Previous experience as a Chef de Partie with supervisory and training responsibility for a team of chefs in a large organisation or as a Head Chef / Sous Chef in a smaller establishment
  • Computer Literacy 

Closing date: 28 February 2017 at 12 Noon 

Interviews to be held: 2 and 3 March 2017 

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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