De Vere Cotswold Water Park

Chef de Partie Apprenticeship - Advanced (Level 3)

De Vere Cotswold Water Park (Employer)

Hit Training Ltd (Training Provider)

Weekly wage £412.80
40.0 hours per week Shifts to be confirmed
12 months (duration)
12 July 2021(start date)
Chef De Partie (apprenticeship standard)
2 positions available
7 July 2021 (application closing date)
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Job Description

A Chef career with De Vere, whether you are a Commis Chef, Chef De Partie or a senior Chef, means variety, industry-leading professional development, fun at work and career prestige, because youll be working for one of the brightest brands in hospitality.


Youll work in a busy and hardworking team environment, where youll continually learn and develop. We know you love food: we want you to love your career just as much.

As a part of the team you will:

  • Organise and sets up the assigned section of the Food, Beverage and Kitchens as efficiently as possible to increase speed and maximise productivity.
  • Ensure that all dishes from that section are prepared consistently and according to standard recipes
  • Assist the Sous Chefs and Head Chef in ensuring that all culinary standards in that section comply with company and Hotel Policies and Standard Operating Procedures
  • Monitor food and operating costs and controls these by reducing waste
  • Train the kitchen porters in that section of kitchen in the skills necessary for them to perform their function
  • Work in any sections of the kitchen when necessary or as requested by the Senior Sous Chef or Head Chef
  • Ensure the sanitation standards for kitchen are being met
  • Is familiar with all sections of the kitchen to facilitate the flexible use of colleagues
  • Ensure that operating and kitchen equipment is maintained to a good standard with minimum breakage
  • Provide fast, friendly, professional and responsive customer service to the restaurant service delivery team
  • Ensure that set ticket times are met and communicates to management if not met
  • Checks stations assigned to and check for complete setups
  • Stays focused and is conscious about food presentation and consistency
  • Practice proper food handling procedures
  • Practice proper knife handling skills

Future Prospects

  • Continue their De Vere Chef Career by taking on the next level apprenticeship and moving up the levels of Chef at the hotel
  • Be multi-skilled across more than one property to grow their skills and knowledge of different kitchens

Skills Required

  • Worked with in a busy kitchen is essential
  • Good communication skills
  • Good organisational skills

Qualities Required

  • You will need excellent organisational skills alongside the ability to work both independently as well as part of a team
  • It is essential that you can follow instructions whilst using your own initiative to prioritise tasks in fast-paced and potentially stressful environment
  • Must be able to drive due to the location of the property

Qualifications Required

  • No current qualifications require just a positive attitude towards a busy working environment and a passion for food

Training Provided

  • Chef de Partie Level 3 Apprenticeship Standard - provided through the HIT training
  • COSHH Training offered
  • Healthy and Saftey course
  • First aid (if interested)
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