Chef de Partie Jobs

Chef de partie jobs is a junior member of the kitchen brigade but is crucial to its success. Chef de partie jobs run different sections of a kitchen. For example the pastry chef de partie jobs prepares all desserts and pastries, and the sauce chef de partie jobs prepares sauces, hot starters and runs the flow of food to the head chef prior to it being delivered by waiters.

The chef de partie jobs are in charge of the vegetable corner deals with all vegetable and salad accompaniments, the preparation of soups and some cold starters. Most kitchens will have a number of chef de parties, and there is a hierarchy within this group, with a senior chef de partie jobs, also known as the sauce chef, able to lead and direct them.  Chef de partie jobs are often promoted from commis chef level within the brigade and receive training in every station.

Chef de partie jobs should:

  • be able to deal with pressure and cope with doing several things at once
  • have an interest in food preparation
  • have creative flair and imagination
  • have strong organisational skills

Most chef de partie jobs work a basic 40 hour week however overtime is often worked and shifts and split shifts are common.  Chef de partie jobs may also be seasonal depending on the employer's busiest times.  Chef de partie jobs can earn between £11,000 and £16,000 per annum with part-time, casual and seasonal jobs being paid on a pro rata basis.

Contact the Hospitality & Catering Division Team

Email the Hospitality & Catering Division at

Candidates can submit a CV online using our online Registration service.

Hospitality & Catering Jobs by Email

If you would like to receive notification of new hotel & catering job opportunities by email please subscribe to the hospitality & catering mailing list.

recieve update button

Job Listings

  1. Relief PVG Cook

    Location: Glasgow Area

    Salary: TBC

    Category: Chefs and Cooks

    If the opportunity of flexible working hours and competitive rates of pay sounds appealing, then this could be the ideal job for you! 
    An excellent opportunity has arisen for Experienced PVG Cooks for various Care Homes and Nurseries in the Glasgow and surrounding areas.
    This would be on a temporary ...

  2. Relief Chefs - Various Golf Clubs

    Location: Glasgow Area

    Salary: TBC

    Category: Chefs and Cooks

    Stafffinders are currently recruiting for experienced Relief Chefs for various Golf Clubs in the Glasgow and surrounding areas.

    With this assignment, it would involve shifts on a temporary basis. Whether you are looking for part time work, or extra shifts alongside your current job, this could be a fantastic assignment ...

  3. Temporary Relief Chefs £10 to £14ph

    Location: Edinburgh

    Salary: £10 to £14 p/a

    Category: Chefs and Cooks

    Stafffinders are currently recruiting experienced Chef de Parties, Sous and Head Chefs for work within Edinburgh, Fife, Lothian and Borders area for immediate start and over the coming months with rates from £10 to £14 per hour plus holiday pay.
    We have various temporary positions short term and long term ...

  4. Breakfast Chef

    Location: Edinburgh

    Salary: £18500 p/a

    Category: Chefs and Cooks

    Stafffinders are working with one of Scotlands top hotels in Scotland to find a Breakfast Chef.
    The benefits
    A great salary of up to £19000pa  Access to leisure facilities including gym & pools. Working with fresh produce in a supportive environment under a talented Exec Chef who is fantastic at developing ...

  5. Kitchen Porter

    Location: Edinburgh

    Salary: £7.50 p/h

    Category: Catering Staff

    This is an exciting opportunity for people who want to develop their catering skills through working as a part of kitchen team.
    Duties include general kitchen activities (including washing up, setting up and clearing away equipment and tables). You will also be responsible to communicate with other staff members to ...

View All Chef De Partie Jobs Jobs.