Assistant Kitchen Manager / Senior Chef de Partie

Location: Whinfell Forest Village - Cumbria

Hours of Work: Full-Time

Salary/Hourly Rate: Circa £25,900 per annum

Contract Type: Flexible hours over a 4 - week period

Transport Provided: No

Closing date: 18 May 2021

Assistant Kitchen Manager / Senior Chef de Partie

Dining In provides restaurant-quality fresh food for guests to either collect or have delivered to their accommodation during their stay. There is an extensive menu covering everything from Thai to tapas and pizza to poppadums.

We’re now looking for a highly motivated Assistant Kitchen Manager / Senior Chef de Partie to join us, to develop the team and drive the business forward.

ASSISTANT KITCHEN MANAGER / SENIOR CHEF DE PARTIE

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.

Normal working hours will be 2pm to 10.30pm, however flexibility will be required to work outside of these hours for training and events.

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:

  • Staff bonus scheme
  • Reward & recognition scheme
  • Free use of on-site leisure facilities
  • Discounted Center Parcs breaks
  • 20% discount in restaurant and retail outlets
  • An employee assistance programme providing support on financial, health and legal matters

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

Closing date:   18 May 2021 at 12 Noon

Interviews to be held:   24 May 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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