Assistant Kitchen Manager / Senior Chef de Partie

Location: Woburn Forest Village - Bedfordshire

Hours of Work: Full-Time

Salary/Hourly Rate: Circa £27,500 per annum

Contract Type: Flexible hours over a 4 - week period

Transport Provided: No

Closing date: 28 May 2019

Assistant Kitchen Manager / Senior Chef de Partie

Hucks American Bar and Grill – where everything from the welcome at the door to the food on your plate, is all-American.

We’ve combed the West Coast and scoured the Deep South looking for the most mouth-watering recipes the United States has to offer.  We’re now looking for a highly motivated Assistant Kitchen Manager to join us, to develop the team and drive the business forward.


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


Working straight shifts, 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 at least your contracted hours each period.   

Your working hours will include some weekends and public / bank holidays on a rota basis. 


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


  • Staff Bonus Scheme
  • Staff Reward Scheme
  • Free use of leisure facilities
  • Discounted Center Parcs breaks
  • 20% discount in restaurant and retail outlets

Closing date: 28 May 2019 at 12 Noon

Interviews to be held:  6 and 7 June 2019

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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