Do you want a career working for The Sunday Times 6th Best Big Company in the UK?
As a Chef de Partie at Haven, you will assist the Head Chef in delivering an exceptional dining experience for our guests. You will have direct responsibility for the production of food products to a high standard as agreed with leaders within a specific section of the kitchen, your duties will also include covering other sections within the kitchen when required. You will work in a high performing, fast paced volume catering environment aiming to exceed our guest's dining needs and expectations.
The purpose of the role:
To ensure the Restaurant delivers and exceeds guest expectations
To ensure that all areas deliver to the agreed standards in line with Standard Operating Procedures, Recipes Sheets and Product Specifications
To assist and welcome the introduction of new systems and processes to ensure all standards are achieved to meet all guest expectations and targets.
Ensure a high standard of cleanliness is maintained at all times in the kitchen.
Ensure Food Safety Documentation is maintained as per Company Food Policy.
Liaise regularly with Head Chef and Sous Chef to discuss & prioritise any department needs.
Prepare, cook and present dishes to agreed specification.
Managing and training any team members working with you
Monitoring portion and waste control to maintain profit margin
Develop a strong working relationship with the restaurant team to ensure we have no weak links in our service journey
Control budget margins with the support of the Head Chef and Sous Chef
We are looking for candidates who:
Have experience in a similar environment
Have a flexible approach to work and passion to progress
Ideally hold valid Level 2 Food Safety certificate and Level 2 professional cookery qualification OR willing to train towards
Good culinary skills/passion for food
Have great communication and Interpersonal skills
Be organised and motivated
Be able to follow direction from senior chefs and managers
Be a team player
Have the ability to deputise in the chefs absence
Be enthusiastic with a willingness to grow and learn.
Have a cool head and embrace responsibility.
An ability to delegate appropriately
We can support your career choice by helping you achieve a Level 2/Level 3 Professional Cookery Qualification.