Assistant Kitchen Manager / Senior Chef de Partie

Location: Woburn Forest Village - Bedfordshire

Hours of Work: Full-Time, Various Hours Available

Salary/Hourly Rate: Circa £26,900 per annum

Contract Type: Flexible hours over a 4 - week period

Transport Provided: No

Closing date: 30 November 2021

Assistant Kitchen Manager / Senior Chef de Partie

Rajinda Pradesh is our contemporary Eastern-inspired restaurant serving freshly made dishes, from mild and creamy to rich and fiery using real ingredients inspired by tastes from India and across Asia.

ASSISTANT KITCHEN MANAGER / SENIOR CHEF DE PARTIE | Circa £26,900 per annum

You will 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 Kitchen Manager / 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

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 period. Shifts will fall between 2pm and 11.30pm.

As our village is open 365 days of the year, your working hours will include weekends, public / bank holidays and during Christmas and / or New Year on a rota basis.

EXPERIENCE, SKILLS & QUALIFICATIONS

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

Desirable requirements:

  • A formal cooking qualification or willingness to study

ABOUT THE BENEFITS

Center Parcs is a fantastic place to work and the benefits are as impressive as they are unique. Here are just a few:

  • Management/Colleague Bonus Scheme
  • Pension Scheme with Life Assurance
  • Colleague Recognition and Reward Scheme – offering a choice of Center Parcs and High Street vouchers
  • Free use of our leisure facilities
  • Discounted Center Parcs breaks
  • 20% discount in our restaurant and retail outlets
  • Access to Perks at Work Portal - offering a wide range of retail and leisure discounts
  • An Employee Assistance Program - providing support on financial, health and legal matters
  • Excellent opportunities for career development and progression with the opportunity to gain externally recognised qualifications

If this sounds like your ideal job, then we’d love to see your application.

Closing date: 30 November 2021 at 12 Noon

Interviews to be held: W/C 29 November 2021

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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Our colleagues work together to make sure guests have a memorable and safe short break. We are committed to ensuring a safe and secure environment for our teams. Throughout the pandemic Center Parcs have adapted in line with Government guidance and we are doing everything we can to ensure our colleagues feel safe at work by focusing on additional training, health and well-being, hygiene and PPE.

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