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Senior Chef de Partie

Country: UK

City: London

Hotel/Office/Restaurant: Park Plaza Sherlock Holmes London

Department: Kitchen

Type of employment: Full-time

Level: Supervisor

Date posted: 23/10/2017

Closing date: 21/04/2018

This vacancy has now expired.

Love providing great service and being part of uplifting moments? Take the next step in your career with us as Senior Chef de Partie. This will be covering at Park Plaza Sherlock Holmes.  Park Plaza is the ideal place for you to develop your skills and shine in a collaborative team environment.

Description of the Company:

At Park Plaza we love to celebrate the individual. We believe every one of our team members has a contribution to make and personal touch to share with our guests and colleagues. We’re always striving for excellence and know that if we invest in our team members, they’ll invest in us. For an engaging work environment where the little things are celebrated along with the major milestones, you’ve come to the right place.

Main role and objectives:

To contribute to the production of the highest possible food quality in the delegated section at all times, and to co-ordinate and be responsible for staff in the delegated section.  All production is carried out in line with appropriate food portion control, the departmental business plan, and Park Plaza Hotel guidelines, and service concepts.

Your responsibilities:

  • Prepares and properly garnishes all food orders as they are received in accordance with menu specifications, insuring proper plate presentation
  • Prepares sauces, soups and hot entrees; controls the positioning and rotation of foods and ensures proper plate presentation
  • Sets up for lunch and dinner by ensuring proper amounts are in place for forecasted covers, special functions and all reservations
  • Adheres to PPHE standards of food quality, preparation, recipes, and presentation
  • Orders adequate supplies for own section, and sets up “mis-en-place” for section
  • Supervises the proper set-up of each item on menus and insures their readiness
  • Works with Chefs to ensure seasoning, portions, and appearance of food
  • Stores unused food properly
  • Ensures that food from own section is delivered on time
  • Follows proper safety, hygiene, and sanitation practices
  • To carry out any other duties as directed by your senior chef and the exe chef.
  • Ensures readiness and makes priorities in case of last minute changes to reservations
  • Maintains an exact record of preparation, cooking and presentation specifications of all dishes produced in the section in a file which is kept at the section at all times for reference
  • Confers closely with the Sous Chef and takes every opportunity to become familiar with all aspects of his or his/her position, in order to be ready to fill in whenever required
  • Co-ordinates job tasks with staff in own section
  • Helps employees to achieve optimum quality


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