Demi Chef de Partie

Our client is a centrally based restaurant in the heart of Chichester. Here, all food is freshly prepped and produced and the restaurant has an excellent seasonally changing a la carte menu which uses the best of local, sustainable and seasonal French food. This position would suit Chefs looking to learn and take the next step…

We are looking for 2 Demi Chef de Parties’.

Job Purpose

To assist in the production of all food, ensuring we maintain the specifications as written in the recipe files.

Key Responsibilities

  • Promote the image of the Restaurant as a professional organisation.
  • Assist with sales initiatives and promotion of the brasserie.
  • Assist in the training and continuous development of the junior kitchen team to achieve their personal best. Support training initiatives in line with the business needs.
  • Encourage team-work to deliver excellent standards.
  • Comply with all company policies and legal requirements relating to the operations of the kitchen, ensuring good practise in all aspects of the kitchen.
  • Assist in maintaining all records as required by the HACCP to ensure due diligence across the whole of the food production.
  • Ensure that all equipment is functional and used according to company / manufacturer’s guidelines. Report any faults or maintenance issues promptly to the sous chef and head chef.
  • Maintain the highest standards of hygiene and health & safety throughout the kitchen and comply with the legal requirements.
  • Comply with all security measures to ensure the protection of guests and company property
  • Lead by example:
  • Cooking and preparing all items to the required standard.
  • Ensuring all menu items are available at the appropriate times.
  • Storing and rotating all food items to ensure the minimum wastage.
  • Maintaining an appearance and attitude appropriate to the role Demi Chef.
  • Ensuring all equipment is safely maintained.

Person Specification Qualifications & Training

  • NVQ Level 2 in Food preparation or equivalent.
  • Basic Certificate in Food Hygiene.

Work Experience

  • Experience in a similar operation with high volume and standards orientation.
  • Proven track record with a steady career progression.

Skills Required

  • Well organised and of good presentation.

Personal Qualities/Attributes

  • Mature attitude and approach.
  • Positive and enthusiastic.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills at all levels.