Chef De Partie

  • Job Reference: 00000609-1
  • Date Posted: 23 May 2023
  • Recruiter: Grapevine
  • Location: Colchester, Essex
  • Salary: £28,983
  • Sector: Hospitality & Catering
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: Rob Wells
  • Email:

Job Description

Our prestigious client based in Colchester is looking for an experienced Chef De Partie to join their busy team.

48 hours a week to be worked flexibly over 5 out of 7 days.

Duties of the post: The duties of this post, some of which will require physical effort such as standing for long periods of time and working in hot conditions will include the following:-

1. Preparation and production of high quality foods at all times

2. Working within agreed budgets and regulations, and meeting budget targets

3. Supervising and mentoring Edge Hotel School students and less experienced brigade members

4. Work closely with the Food and Beverage team to enhance product knowledge and increase the customer experience

5. Some planning and pricing of menus

6. Ensuring the highest level of food hygiene in the kitchen at all times

7. Ensure health and safety legislation is complied with in the Kitchen areas

8. Preparation of staff lunch or dinner

9. Assisting with mis en place for functions as required

10. Any other such duties that may be required from time to time by the Head Chef or his/her nominee

The successful candidates must have NVQ level 3 or equivalent in cooking and a food handlers certificate.

Previous experience of working in a quality hotel or restaurant is essential, as is working within budgets.

Skills / Abilities:

  • Cook to a standard of a 4 star hotel
  • Ability to supervise a small team
  • Attention to detail
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Calm and well organised
  • Passion for excellence in customer service

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: £28,983.00 per year



  • Company pension
  • Employee discount
  • On-site parking
  • Referral programme




  • Monday to Friday
  • Weekend availability


Supplemental pay types:


  • Bonus scheme
  • Performance bonus
  • Yearly bonus




  • Chef: 1 year (required)
  • Cooking: 1 year (required)
  • Kitchen experience: 1 year (required)