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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Job Listings

  1. Temporary Chef

    Location: Perth and Kinross

    Salary: TBC

    Category: Chefs and Cooks

    We are currently recruiting a CDP who is living near Auchterarder.
    This position requires the chef to drive but we are happy to cover fuel costs within 1 hour of the venue.
    The Hotel is a luxury hotel with a brand new Kitchen, Great hourly pay and Holiday pay accrual ...

  2. Chef

    Location: Argyll and Bute

    Salary: £14.35 p/h

    Category: Chefs and Cooks

    We are currently recruiting Temporary CDP's for Live-in roles in the Argyll Area.
    This position requires the chef to drive or travel to the venue to start the live-in role.
    The Hotel/Holiday park is set in one of Scotland finest Locations and offers unbelievable scenery.
    This position requires ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. Housekeeper

    Location: Argyll and Bute

    Salary: TBC

    Category: Housekeeping


    We are recruiting for two housekeepers to work in a Beautiful hotel in Arrochar.
    I will need someone with at least 1-year housekeeping experience who can provide a reference.
    The position is starting as soon as possible and below are the benefits that come with the job
     

    Hourly rate of ...

  5. Assistant General Manager

    Location: Argyll and Bute

    Salary: TBC

    Category: Hotel Management

    We are recruiting for an experienced deputy general manager for a 4 start, 3 rosette hotel In the Port Appin area of Scotland.
    The position would require you to travel to and from the venue for a 48-hour working week.
    The position will require a someone with excellent hospitality skills ...

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