Chef De Partie Jobs

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

You 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 an number of chef de partie, and there is a hierarchy within this group, with a senior chef de partie, also known as the sauce chef, able to lead and direct them.  You are often promoted from commis chef level within the brigade and receive training in every station.

What does the Chef de Partie role profile look like?

  • Preparing, cooking and presenting dishes within your speciality.
  • Managing and training any demi-chef de partie or commis working with you.
  • Helping the sous chef and head chef to develop new dishes and menus.
  • Ensuring you and your team have high standards of food hygiene and follow the rules of health and safety.
  • Monitoring portion and waste control to maintain profit margins.

The standard working pattern covers a basic 40 hour week however overtime is often worked and shifts and split shifts are common.  This role may also be seasonal depending on the employer's busiest times.  You can earn between £18,000 and £25,000 per annum with part-time, casual and seasonal jobs being paid on a pro rata basis.

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  1. Relief PVG Cook

    Location: Glasgow Area

    Salary: TBC

    Category: Chefs and Cooks

    Are you a PVG Certified Cook, looking for the opportunity of flexible working hours and competitive rates of pay?
     
    An excellent opportunity has arisen for Experienced PVG Cooks for various Care Homes and Nurseries in Glasgow and surrounding areas.
    This would be on a temporary, relief basis, as contracts vary ...

  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. PVG Cook; Immediate Starts; Ayrshire

    Location: Glasgow Area

    Salary: TBC

    Category: Chefs and Cooks

    Are you looking for relief work? Available for an immediate start next week? Previous experience in a kitchen environment?
    Stafffinders are currently recruiting for Experienced PVG Cooks for various Care Homes and Nurseries in the North Ayrshire area. If the opportunity of flexible working hours and competitive rates of pay ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. Chefs & Kitchen Porters - work based in Ayrshire.

    Location: Ayr

    Salary: TBC

    Category: Chefs and Cooks

    Stafffinders are currently recruiting for Chefs & Kitchen Porters for Ayr Racecourse.

    About the role...
    You will be working at Ayr Racecourse accross the 21st, 22nd and 23rd of June. For our chef role, duties will include running your own section and as a kitchen porter you will help maintain a ...

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