Chef De Partie - QE2 Conference centre

Job Description

Chef De Partie - QE2 Conference Centre
£35,690 per annum 
  • 5 out of 7 days per week 
  • Medicash - Healthcare benefits, including dental, optical and therapy treatments (includes up to 4 dependent children)
  • Aviva Digicare - Free annual healthcare check 
  • Exclusive Benefits & Wellbeing site (Perks at Work)
  • Entertainment discounts - up to 55% off cinema tickets
  • Health & Wellbeing discounts - Discounts for Nuffield Health (20%) and Pure Gym (10%) 
  • Travel discounts - Discounts with holiday companies such as TUI and Expedia
  • Shopping discounts - Save up to 15% at high street and online stores by purchasing Shopping Cards
  • Meals on duty
  • Vodaphone discounts
  • Pension scheme and Life Assurance
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • 23 days + BH's and an additional day off for your birthday
  • 2 days additional leave, following return from Maternity leave during the first year back
  • Competitive and supportive family benefits
  • Day off for baby's 1st birthday
  • Holiday purchase scheme
  • On-going training & development and career pathways
  • Professional subscriptions paid
  • Financial wellbeing programme and preferred rates on salary finance products
 Overall Objectives:           
To assist the Head Chef in the kitchen operation and ensure the company's reputation for food quality is maintained at all times.
Specific Responsibilities:
  • To plan, prepare and cook menu items as directed by the Sous / Head Chef.
  • To assist in the development and planning of menus, including future food trends, and to be passionate about developing new styles of service and concepts in the location.
  • To assist with stock taking when required.
  • To carry out the smooth and efficient running of your section as appropriate.
  • To look after the team in the kitchen in the absence of the Sous / Head Chef
  • To prepare mis en place lists and place orders as requested
Client Service:
  • To ensure that customers are given a prompt and efficient service and expectations are consistently exceeded.
  • To be customer focused at all times, approachable and quick to exceed expectations in fulfilling customer needs.
 People:
  • To be a team player, assisting other team members when necessary.
  • To treat members of the team at location as you would expect to be treated.
  • To demonstrate and instruct Commis Chefs in food preparation and cooking skills as directed by the Sous / Head Chef
Financial Management:
  • To compile all food orders for sections under your supervision, ensuring food standards and cost are agreed with the Head Chef; to ensure stock, deliveries and wastage are all checked and recorded in line with company and food standards.
  • To gain an understanding of food costing, sales mix and menu planning.
Health & Safety, Food Safety, the Environment:
  • To adhere to the company's Hygiene, Health and Safety policies.
  • To rigorously follow the company cleaning schedules.
  • To ensure that food storage areas are maintained in accordance with the company's Hygiene, Healthy and Safety policies and procedures.
 Additional Responsibilities:
  • To take responsibility for contributing towards your own development with the guidance of the Sous / Head Chef and attend training courses as identified.
  • To show commitment to company values in all aspects of your role.
  • To act as a positive ambassador for the business.
  • To attend to any reasonable request made by the client or BaxterStorey Management.
  • To attend training sessions when required.

Who we are:


Levy UK & Ireland is the vibrant and exciting sector of Compass Group, the world's largest catering company. We work at some of the greatest venues in the world, delivering legendary experiences in food, drink, and hospitality. 

In the UK, we are proud to have a wealth of long-standing partnerships with venues across sports, entertainment, and events. Our partnerships include venues such as Wimbledon, Twickenham, Edgbaston, Tottenham Hotspur, Chelsea, Principality Stadium, Scottish Event Campus (SEC) and ExCel London.  

We are culinary champions - it's what we do and it's what we are passionate about. At the core of our work is the belief that sustainably sourced great food and drink, coupled with exceptional service is key to creating legendary experiences.  

Focussed on doing the right thing' for our people and the planet, sustainability, wellbeing, diversity and inclusion are at the heart of what we do.  

We have a commitment to being Net Zero by 2027, are official partners of the British Paralympic Association, and are proud to pay all our team members at least the Real Living Wage or London Living Wage. 

We collaborate with some of the UK's most game-changing and well-loved brands, all sharing our vision for bringing best-in-class experiences.  


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About you:


At Levy UK & Ireland, we take pride in fostering a workplace culture that celebrates diversity and promotes inclusion. We believe that our differences are our greatest strengths, and we are committed to creating an environment where every individual is valued, respected, and empowered.

 

Our team is a vibrant tapestry of backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives, which enriches our creativity, innovation, and overall success. We are dedicated to providing equal opportunities, promoting fairness, and ensuring that all voices are heard.

 

We firmly believe that a diverse team leads to innovation and creativity. We welcome candidates from all walks of life and backgrounds to join us in our mission to create a supportive and equitable work environment where everyone has the chance to excel and collaborate.

 

Join us in our journey towards a more diverse and inclusive world, where every person has the chance to thrive and contribute their unique talents. Together, we can achieve greatness.