SD-2381 - Chef de Partie - Edinburgh
Job Title: Chef de Partie
Location: Edinburgh central
Accommodation: Live Out
Salary: Generous + Competitive Benefits
Are you fascinated by food? Are you seeking an entry level position in to the catering and hospitality industry? If you love to cook for others and are contemplating or have completed NVQ in Cooking and Preparation, then we could help you develop your career and experience as we take on board a Chef de Partie We are a luxury five-star hotel located in the centre of Edinburgh. Our Head Chef and kitchen team have created some superb seasonal menus which bring something new to the Edinburgh dining scene. Not only a hotel we also cater for weddings, functions, private events and offer a bar service/afternoon tea.
Duties: As Chef de Partie you will become an integral part of our compact team, learning all aspects of preparation and service in this busy environment. This is your big chance to learn all there is to know about your trade
- Maintaining high standards of hygiene
- Supporting the brigade through service
- Covering certain food areas such as breakfast and room service
- Measuring dish ingredients and portion sizes accurately
- Dealing with deliveries and stock rotation
What skills do I need?
You'll need to have a lot of stamina, can learn on your feet and be passionate about food because cooking in a high-pressure kitchen is hard work. You'll also need to be versatile, because it is important that you gain experience in all sections of the kitchen.
Which qualifications would be helpful?
- The 14-19 Hospitality & Catering diploma
- NVQs or SVQs
- City & Guilds diplomas in professional cookery
- BTEC HND in professional cookery
- A foundation degree in culinary arts
- Any health & safety and food hygiene courses
Turnover in this prestigious restaurant is low and it is rare that roles come up. This client is a luxury small operation and able to offer fresh food in an exclusive environment. We are looking for someone who would be willing to work in our commercial operation and able to adapt to our modern style. This is a super opportunity for someone who wants to work for a strong environment and simply within the best in the industry and a position offering generous salary and benefits.