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. Chef de Partie

    Location: Edinburgh

    Salary: £21063 p/a

    Category: Chefs and Cooks

    Hello Chefs!
    I am recruiting for experienced Chef de Parties and Demi Chef de Parties for a busy restaurant in the heart of Edinburgh City Centre. My client offers a competitive rate of pay with an excellent benefits package. Shift patterns are 3.5 days on, 3.5 days off ...

  2. Relief Chef's All Levels

    Location: Glasgow

    Salary: TBC

    Category: Chefs and Cooks

    Stafffinders are seeking relief chefs for various roles throughout the west of Scotland.
    Why consider taking a temporary role?

    Flexible working
    Pick and choose your workplace
    Learn in different kitchen environments
    Chance to expand existing culinary knowledge
    Opportunities to work in different areas throughout Scotland
    Competitive rates and weekly pay ...

  3. PVG Cook

    Location: Glasgow Area

    Salary: £10.00 p/h

    Category: Chefs and Cooks

    Want flexible hours to enjoy the rest of the year?
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    Stafffinders have vacancies available for PVG cooks within the Glasgow area to work with our prestigious clients based with Schools/Nurseries and Care Homes, your duties will include ...

  4. Chef de Partie

    Location: Edinburgh

    Salary: TBC

    Category: Chefs and Cooks

    Calling all Chef de Partie’s!
     Are you ready for a fresh, new challenge in an expanding business with big ambition? You are? Then read on!
    My client is based on the outskirts of Edinburgh and they are looking for charismatic chefs who enjoy the buzz of a busy service ...

  5. Relief Chefs Fife

    Location: Fife

    Salary: TBC

    Category: Chefs and Cooks

    Stafffinders are recruiting for commited Relief Chefs of all levels in FIFE who want to gain more experience and diversify skill sets, £10 - £15 per hour
    Why work for Stafffinders?

    Payment by the hour for all assignments worked £10 - £15 PER HOUR
    Holiday pay accrual
    Work in a variety of ...

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