Chef de Partie

Job title Chef de Partie

Department Hospitality

Salary Starting from £18,777, rising to £20,989

Grade Grade 4

Placed on Thursday 07 December 2017

Closing date Wednesday 03 January 2018

Interview date Thursday 11 January 2018

Reference KN5412R

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The University Hospitality Department provides catering to students, staff and external customers throughout the academic year and during the summer months. There are numerous outlets run by the Hospitality Department offering a range of food and drink options. You can find out more about our outlets here:

We have a vacancy for a Chef de Partie in the Cafe at The Edge and are looking for a highly motivated chef with a passion for, and experience of, cooking high quality food and supervising junior kitchen staff. The Cafe is open Monday to Saturday and the shifts are predominantly during the daytime. The Cafe serves sandwiches, salads and homemade cakes as well as providing hospitality for conferences that take place in The Edge building. You should already hold the relevant NVQ or equivalent qualifications and have an awareness of food hygiene and health and safety. You should also have an enthusiasm for suggesting and contributing to new ideas.

The successful candidate will have experience of excellent standards of service in a customer focused environment. You will have knowledge of relevant health and safety and Food Hygiene regulations, and work well as part of a team. You will need to demonstrate the ability to form effective relationships with team members while remaining calm under pressure, as it can be extremely busy over peak times.

The role includes early morning, evening and weekend working on a 5 out of 7 days per week contract (36.5 hours per week).

Here are some of the fantastic benefits of working here:

  • A competitive rate of pay
  • A generous pension scheme
  • Up to 25 days annual leave per year, eight banks holidays and five extra discretionary days
  • We close over the Christmas break but you’re still paid for this time off
  • Regular awards for shining stars, from £20 Love2Shop vouchers up to annual awards of £750
  • A commitment to the wellbeing of our teams, with mindfulness sessions, fitness boot camps and free health checks
  • Great staff social events
  • A staff suggestion scheme, with the chance to share your ideas and earn a £20 voucher
  • The chance to develop, with many training courses and job shadowing opportunities
  • Up to 20 hours a year personal development time for fitness classes, training, volunteering and charity work
  • Tax and national insurance savings through salary exchange schemes on nursery care and child care vouchers.

The closing date for this job opportunity has now passed, and applications are no longer being accepted for this position

Further details:
The University of Bath is an equal opportunities employer and has an excellent international reputation with staff from over 60 different nations. To achieve our global aspirations, we welcome applicants from all backgrounds.