Beales Hotels

Chef De Partie Apprentice


Beales Hotels

Training Provider:


Weekly wage £325.80
45.0 hours per week Monday to Friday, shifts TBC
duration: 12 months
start: 29 November 2019
Advanced(level 3)
Chef De Partie (apprenticeship standard)
27 November 2019 (application closing date)
Experienced and dedicated Apprentice Chef required to join the Kitchen Brigade, at Beales Hotel, Hatfield. The ideal candidate will be career-minded, hardworking with a passion for food.


Beales is the finest contemporary Hotel in Hatfield, a stunning, contemporary 4-star Hotel boasting a modern yet versatile interior, Beales Hotel is ideal for hosting events such as weddings and celebrations, or corporate events and seminars.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an Intermediate Level Apprentice Chef at Beales Hotel, Hatfield, to join the Kitchen Brigade and develop.

The ideal candidate will be career-minded, hardworking with a passion for food. Would suit experienced Commis Chef willing to train and develop and work towards gaining a Qualification.

Duties will include:

  • Ingredient preparation
  • Cooking meals through various different cooking methods
  • Plating up and presentation of food
  • Taking instruction from senior chefs
  • Cleaning and clearing down workstations
  • Working in a safe manner at all times
  • Portion control

Ideal candidates will have:

  • Good knowledge of all sections within a kitchen
  • Good knife skills
  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience within a busy kitchen as a Commis Chef or higher
  • Passionate about cooking fresh food
  • Be able to work under pressure and use own initiative
  • To make sure that the cleaning schedule is completed every day/ week
  • To make sure that all food is labelled, and that stock is rotated
  • Minimising food waste and have an understanding of food costs
  • Ensuring all deliveries are checked correctly
    Keep own knowledge up to date and attend any training that is required
  • Ability to work well as part of a team


Future Prospects

Progress from Chef de Partie, and potential possibility for Junior Sous Chef in the future (subject to skills/experience).

Skills Required

  • Have good culinary skills and experience of working as a commis chef in previous role, preferably in a quality restaurant/culinary environment
  • Have ability to multi-task and work effectively under pressure
  • Be organised and precise, with a keen attention for detail
  • Have food safety training and relevant culinary qualifications
  • Ability to deal with deliveries and stock rotation, and maintain high standards of food hygiene
  • Have good interpersonal and communication skills and be good at working as part of a team

Qualities Required

  • Good team player
  • Able to multitask
  • Organised
  • Creative

Qualifications Required

Level 2 Food Safety Skills and Allergen Training, plus relevant culinary vocational qualification (ideally, though training can be given) 
Maths and English will be assessed as part of the interview process

Training Provided

Chef de partie Level 3 Apprenticeship standard

Maths and English if required