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 40 Hours Per Week
12 months (duration)
22 December 2021(start date)
Chef de partie (apprenticeship standard)
2 positions available
20 December 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 you'll be working for one of the brightest brands in hospitality.


You’ll work in a busy and hardworking team environment, where you’ll 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
  • Ensures that all dishes from that section are prepared consistently and according to standard recipes
  • Assists 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’s 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
  • Works in any sections of the kitchen when necessary or as requested by the Senior Sous Chef or Head Chef.
  • Ensures the sanitation standards for kitchen are being met
  • Is familiar with all sections of the kitchen to facilitate the flexible use of colleagues
  • Ensures that operating and kitchen equipment is maintained to a good standard with minimum breakage
  • Provides fast, friendly, professional and responsive customer service to the restaurant service delivery team
  • Ensures 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
  • Practices proper food handling procedures
  • Practices proper knife handling skills

We appreciate that completing and achieving an apprenticeship qualification takes dedication, hard work and a lot of personal motivation. At De Vere we are passionate about celebrating and sharing success, so when you pass your apprenticeship, we think it's only right that all of your hard work is recognised and rewarded. As such, we will celebrate this fantastic achievement with you by offering:

  • A £250 congratulations bonus
  • One extra day paid holiday
  • A bespoke gift from De Vere
  • A celebration dinner / event with other successful apprentices

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.

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 - provided
  • through the HIT training
  • Training offered
  • Healthy and Safety course
  • First aid (if interested)
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