Chef de Partie - London

Employer
Marriott Hotels - London
Location
London, Greater London
Salary
Competitive hourly rates of pay, leisure facilities membership, free meals whilst on duty & a global Marriott discount program
Closing date
2 Aug 2021

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Sector
Restaurant, Catering & Hospitality jobs, Food and Beverage Assistant, Waiter / Waitress, Waiting Staff
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Job Details

Chef de Partie - London

Posting Date Jul 02, 2021
Job Number 21069790
Job Category Food and Beverage & Culinary
Location Aloft London Excel, One Eastern Gateway, London, London, United Kingdom
Brand Aloft Hotels
Schedule Full-Time
Relocation? N
Position Type Non-Management
Located Remotely? N

At Aloft Hotels we're wired for next generation travelers who love open spaces, open thinking, and open expression. Aloft provides a space where style is necessary, social scenes are vibrant, and where the only direction is forward. Our guests are tech savvy and confidently social, with an eclectic style they're not afraid to show. We understand what our guests need, so we provide an affordable option for the tech-savvy design guru. We're looking for innovative self-expressers who aren't afraid to draw outside the lines. If you are someone who appreciates tech-forward features and vibrant social scenes, then we invite you to explore a career with Aloft Hotels.

POSITION SUMMARY

TECHNICAL SKILLS & JOB CONTENT KNOWLEDGE

 

 

  • Knowledge of all Food & Beverage standards, quality presentation, service and products and local health and sanitation
standards

 

  • Estimates and communicates daily production needs

 

  • Demonstrates proper and safe usage of all kitchen equipment

 

  • Knowledge of all standard procedures and policies pertaining to food preparation, receiving, storage and sanitation

 

  • Responds appropriately to guests' needs during the hours of operation

 

  • Ability to support the control of food cost

 

  • Ability to assess quality control and adhere to service standards

 

  • Ability to clearly define productivity standards with quality requirements and methods required to obtain them

 

  • Ensure that placement of all food orders are processed through the ordering system on a daily basis

 

  • Ensure that the dry store storage levels are maintained and stocks are rotated effectively

 

  • Check that all food and beverage outlets' orders are at the correct level and do not surpass the stocks which are required

 

  • Ensure that effective planning of holidays is in place in order to maximise the efficiency of the wage structure

 

  Leadership Skills
  • To ensure that revised or new Marriott standards are upheld in product
  • To manage the Kitchen area of operation in the absence of the Senior chefs
  • To ensure all Food & Beverage procedures are as per the current European Minimum Standards
  • To ensure all Food & Beverage standards are as per the current European Minimum Standards
  • To communicate and support the Food & Beverage development strategy of all products

Managing Change

  • To support effectively and positively the operational changes, policies and procedures with direct reporting to the Head Chef or Sous Chef
 

Innovation
  • To effectively support the process of maintaining the products, progress with ideas and input

 

Teamwork

  • Positively identify and acknowledge excellence in operations, maintain effective and appropriate liaisons with colleagues
Coaching & Mentoring
  • To identify to the Executive Chef and sous chef the potential candidates for promotion within the Brigade
  • To assist the departmental trainer in the setting up and implementation of training records for all of the chef brigade
  • To assist in the process of photographing and recipe building of all starters, main & desert courses
  • To implement all recipes for basic, stocks, sauces, dressings, or even pastry goods etc
  • To train and develop all the above disciplines to all junior members of staff
  • To support in the preparation and update a departmental training manual
  • To ensure attendance of Microsoft Word and Microsoft Excel training sessions and any additional training opportunities that
are available

  Communication
  • Attend the monthly Kitchen Communications meetings

 

  • Present the appropriate topics at staff meetings upon request
Team Management

 

  • To support the Food & Beverage food cost target, with control of wastage and productivity to ensure maximum profit

 

  • To be aware of all health and safety regulations, fire procedures and hygiene laws
  • To ensure that each member of the team has the correct uniform available to them whilst working and that they are
Presentable in line with agreed uniform standards.

 

 

 

Professional Demeanour & Conduct

 

  • To support the ES and Guest Voice targets as agreed with the Head Chef

 

  • To practice, maintain and educate other team members on the all relevant kitchen standards and procedures

 

  • To understand and be capable of carrying out total Kitchen operation, incorporating all hotel F&B and outlets functions.

 

  • To project a pleasant positive and professional image to all contacts at all times

 

  • To build a network amongst fellow colleagues in sister and competitor hotels
Human Resources

 

  • Identify potential employees during the process of interviewing in order to ensure that the standards are maintained
in all food and beverage areas

 

  • Understand and support all Marriott programs which are applicable to Food & Beverage

 

  • Communicate and liaise with the Head Chef on Banqueting and food, operational issues, standards and procedures
      Education and experience

  • High school / college diploma & 6-10 years' experience in kitchens or related professional area.

 

Management Competencies

       Leadership

  • Professional Demeanour - Exhibiting behavioural styles that convey confidence and command respect from others; making a good first impression and representing Marriott in alignment with its values.
  • Adaptability - Maintaining performance level under pressure or when experiencing changes or challenges in the workplace.
 

Managing Execution

  • Driving for Results - Setting high standards of performance for self and/or others; assuming responsibility for work objectives; initiating, focusing, and monitoring the efforts of self and/or others toward the accomplishment goals; proactively taking action and going beyond what is required.
  • Building and Contributing to Teams - Leading and participating as a member of a team to move toward the completion of common goals while fostering cohesion and collaboration among team members.
 

Building Relationships

  • Co-worker Relationships - Interacting with other in a way that builds openness, trust, and confidence in the pursuit of organizational goals and lasting relationships.
  • Customer Relationships - Developing and sustaining relationships based on an understanding of customer needs and actions consistent with Marriott's Spirit to Serve.
 

Learning and Applying Personal Expertise

Technical Acumen - Understanding and utilizing professional skills and knowledge in a specific functional area to conduct and manage everyday business operations and generate innovative solutions to approach function-specific work challenges.

    • Computer Skills - The ability to use computer systems and software packages to input, access, modify, store, or output information or to execute programs or analyses.  This includes the ability to enter and retrieve data from computer systems using a keyboard, mouse, or trackball.  Basic trouble shooting skills, for computers, printers and in room guest technologies.  Ability to adapt to changing technologies.
    • Problem Resolution - Ability to record, track and resolve guest problems via property software (i.e. Guest ware, Fosse, etc.) handle emergencies, and effectively deal with customer issues and complaints
 

Basic Competencies - Fundamental competencies required for accomplishing basic work activities.

  • Basic Computer Skills - Using ability to add, subtract, multiply, or divide quickly, correctly, and in a way that allows one to solve work-related issues.
  • Mathematical Reasoning - the ability to add, subtract, multiply or divide quickly, correctly, and in a way that allows one to solve work-related issues.
  • Oral Comprehension - the ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.
  • Reading Comprehension - Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents.
    • Performs other related tasks as assigned by management.
    • Complies with Marriott International Hotels Limited Regional Office policies and procedures.
    • Working hours as required to do your job but normally not less than 40 hours per week.
    • Ensure you comply with the Hotel Grooming standards
    • Writing - Communicating effectively in writing as appropriate for the needs of the audience.

 

Marriott International is an equal opportunity employer. We believe in hiring a diverse workforce and sustaining an inclusive, people-first culture. We are committed to non-discrimination on any protected basis, such as disability and veteran status, or any other basis covered under applicable law.
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