Chef De Partie in John Lewis Partnership at Poole, England, United Kingdom

Part Time

Website John Lewis Partnership

This listing is about John Lewis Partnership in Poole, England, United Kingdom
in 2022

About the job


Brownsea Castle, it’s our place by the sea, our island getaway across beautiful Poole Harbour offering an escape, history and nature to our guests. Guests stay in the amazing Tudor castle set in 17 acres of private grounds on the National Trust and the Dorset Wildlife Trust run island, surrounded by stunning Italian gardens with a private beach offering relaxation and beautiful nature walks where you might be able to spot the native deer and red squirrels.

If you are looking for a hotel with a difference, this could be it. You’ll be surrounded by a team of passionate and dedicated hospitality Partners to give our guests the best experience possible. What is different about our guests though, is that they are Partners, their friends and family. As co-owners in the business, you’ll see this difference in the way your teammates and you approach your job and carry out your responsibilities.

With all of the island to explore or using any of the facilities on offer; a croquet lawn, children’s play area, badminton, football, cricket, fishing, archery and frisbee golf you can guarantee that our guests will be hungry and looking to recharge with the fantastic food offering we give them.

What can you expect in this role?

As a Chef De Partie, you’ll be working as part of our friendly kitchen brigade to ensure the efficient day to day running of the kitchen and to assist in providing a consistently high quality dining experience while maintaining sales, reputation and profit of the kitchen as agreed by the Head Chef.

This role will give you the opportunity to demonstrate your real passion for food and allow you to invent, produce and present quality dishes in accordance with our hotel offer. You’ll also be providing guidance to the Commis chef, controlling stock and minimising wastage.

As the hotel offers a variety of dining and food options to our guests, you’ll need to be flexible to work in different areas, if required, and adhering to all health and safety requirements at all times.

The role will offer you opportunities to display your talent, people management skills and knowledge of running a successful kitchen through supervising the department when required. It will also provide you with development opportunities and the progression routes.

What can we offer you?

The Partnership puts its Partners first in every area of the business. Working at Brownsea, you will get to work in a beautiful location with some of the best views and countryside around. Whilst working you will receive free meals on duty in addition to the great benefits that our Partners receive such as paid holiday, discount in our Waitrose & John Lewis shops and many other benefits designed to allow our Partners a great work / life balance.

You’ll be working 37.5 hours a week on a rota basis allowing you time to take advantage of the benefits.

We will offer on the job training and investment in your skills, providing you with progression opportunities and an extra level of support and encouragement.

Uniform is supplied to you and you will receive free meals when on duty.

What do you need?

Hospitality is an ever changing environment with a real focus on great customer service and providing an experience for our guests. This is achieved through each Partner being motivated, creative and great teamwork.

  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Experience working in a professional kitchen
  • Compliance of all food safety policies, procedures and practices
  • Proactive
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Meticulous attention to detail.

What else could you bring?

  • City & Guilds 706 1 and 2 or NVQ equivalent
  • Food Hygiene Certificate Level 2
  • Competent in IT systems and able to use standard software

Additional Information

We have a number of different ways to work flexibly so at your interview feel free to talk about what flexibility means to you. There are no guarantees, however, it may open the door to not only a new role but a new way of working.

Please review the advertised working hours and contract length to be certain that you can commit to these or we may not be able to progress your application.

Please Consider The Following When Making Your Application

  • We occasionally close vacancies early in the event we receive a high volume of applications. To avoid disappointment, we recommend you apply early.
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  • Ensure you have an up-to-date CV.

Company: John Lewis Partnership

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Job Location: Poole, England, United Kingdom

Application Deadline: N/A

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