Kitchen Supervisor / Chef de Partie

Location: Longleat Forest Village - Wiltshire

Hours of Work: Full-Time

Salary/Hourly Rate: Circa £22,600 per annum

Contract Type: Flexible hours over a 4 - week period

Transport Provided: No

Closing date: 11 May 2021

Kitchen Supervisor / Chef de Partie

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.

KITCHEN SUPERVISOR / CHEF DE PARTIE

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 period.

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 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

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 / 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: 11 May 2021 at 12 Noon

Interviews to be held: W/C 10 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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