IHG Chef de Partie in York, United Kingdom

Chef de Partie

Job Number EMEAA01855

Hotel Brand: Principal Hotels

Europe, Middle East, Asia & Africa - United Kingdom - Yorkshire - York


About us

The Principal York, adjacent to the train station and dating back to 1878, provides the first tangible glimpse of the ambitions for and investment in the Principal hotel brand. All of the hotel’s 155 bedrooms have been given a beautiful look and feel by interior architects Goddard Littlefair, whilst the refurbished public spaces include The Garden Room, with views across the hotel lawns to York Minster in the background. The hotel also has a restaurant – The Refectory Kitchen & Terrace, serving fresh, seasonal produce from “God’s Own Country” – as well as a comfortable, cosy bar called the Chapter House.

Your day to day

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Chef de Partie to join our Kitchen team. Reporting to the Executive Chef you will work within a brigade of chefs creating dishes made with fresh, local and seasonal produce to be served to our guests dining in the Refectory Kitchen & Terrace.

Key Duties and Responsibilities - Preparing, cooking and serving food to a high standard consistently, in line with the menu specifications provided.- Stock control, replenishing stock, wastage control, etc.- Ensuring high standards of cleanliness within the kitchen.- Supporting the achievement of targeted gross profit margins.- Supporting the team in the development of the menu’s and the food product with the aim of becoming ‘Best in Class’.- Supporting the whole kitchen staff to ensure the smooth running of the kitchen in order to meet and exceed guest expectations.- Working closely with the other food and beverage departments to encourage and support each other to ensure success.

What we need from you

As Chef de Partie it is essential you can demonstrate the following;

  • Previous experience at Demi Chef de Partie/Chef de Partie level

  • A real passion for making dishes using fresh and local ingredients

  • Able to work well under pressure in a fast paced kitchen environment

  • A team player will excellent communication skills

What we offer

  • A competitive salary- 28 days holiday each year, including bank holidays (this increases annually up to a maximum of 33 days)- Hotel based incentive and recognition schemes- Access to our Voluntary Benefits portal, which includes discounts on some travel, leisure time activities, health, retail and motoring- Discounted accommodation with competitive colleague rates at our other hotels- Long service awards which increase with length of service- Excellent training and development opportunities within the hotel, the Company and our online e-learning portal- Rewards for delivering sensational service- Free meals on duty

Under the Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006, all prospective employees are required to provide official documentation of their eligibility to work in the UK.