This busy and vibrant Country House Hotel in Essex with Restaurant is looking for a Chef de Partie to join the kitchen team.

This Hotel has various dining options for guests and customers including a bar, lounge area, terrace and restaurant, plus they cater for all manner of events throughout the year where the talented Head Chef and his talented team create beuatiful looking and great tasting dishes using fresh locally sourced ingredients and produce.

The Head Chef and the kitchen team use fresh ingredients to create menus that will excite customers with the variety of modern classic dishes.

As Chef de Partie you will:

  • Prepare food on time, consistently and accurately
  • Willing to learn new techniques and skills from snr Chefs
  • Manage and maintain a clean, safe working environment
  • Be involved in stock control and orders
  • Be a great team player
  • Have good communication skills
  • Be smart in appearance

Qualifications/Requirements for this Chef de Partie opportunity:

  • NVQ levels 1&2
  • Good knowledge of cooking techniques and styles
  • Good understanding of food, hygiene and safety

Benefits of this Chef de Partie position inc:

  • 28 days Holidays inc Bank Holidays
  • Meals on Duty
  • Uniform
  • Pension Scheme
  • Staff Awards and Recognition

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In line with the requirements of the Asylum and Immigration Act 1996, all applicants must be eligible to live and work in the UK. Documented evidence of the eligibility will be required from candidates as part of the recruitment process.

I would like to thank you for your interest shown in this position. Please note that we take your application very seriously, but must stress that applications will only be answered in person if they match the criteria of the position advertised. If we haven’t contacted you within 72 hours, your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion for this position.

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  • Job Type: Chef de Partie
  • Location: Europe > UK > South East > Essex > Colchester
  • Reference: 14676MC
  • Wage: Between £21,000 and £23,000 per annum