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: Perthshire

    Salary: TBC

    Category: Chefs and Cooks

    We are actively recruiting permanent chefs for a location in Pitlochry.
    This role would be starting on or around April 26th, live-in accommodation will be provided at a small cost.
    Our client is looking for smart, well-trained chefs who can work in a busy tourist environment.
    Pay will be salaried ...

  2. PVG Cook

    Location: Renfrewshire

    Salary: £10.00 p/h

    Category: Chefs and Cooks

    We are currently hiring PVG chefs for our care home clients across Renfrewshire and central Scotland.
    To be considered for this role you must have at least 2 years cooking experience in care homes and you must have a valid PVG.
    At Stafffinders we aim to provide a quality service ...

  3. Chefs of All Levels

    Location: St Andrews

    Salary: TBC

    Category: Chefs and Cooks

    Stafffinders urgently require a talented Chef De Partie to join one of our reputable clients based in St. Andrews.

    The day to day:

    This position offers hours of 10:00am to 20:00pm and 12:00pm to 20:00pm.
    Shifts are Monday to Friday and may include weekends.
    The rate ...

  4. Waiter

    Location: Argyll and Bute

    Salary: £9.21 p/h

    Category: Bar/Pub Staff

    We are recruiting experienced bar staff to work on temporary assignments in Dunoon.
    These jobs last between 3 days and 8 weeks, we have positions starting immediately.
    The job will include looking after customers, serving alcohol, pouring drinks, and waiting tables.

    What can we offer you?

    Great hourly pay plus ...

  5. Waiter

    Location: Glasgow City Centre

    Salary: TBC

    Category: Waiting Staff

    We are looking for experienced waiting staff to join our ever-growing team here at Stafffinders Hospitality Paisley.
    In this flexible role you will be expected to work with teams across the Glasgow City area providing quality hospitality moments and creating fantastic memories for your guests. In this role you will ...

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