Chef de Partie Position
Chef de Partie – The Waldorf Hilton London
The Waldorf Hilton London
is an iconic & historic London hotel built in the late 1800, located in Aldwych.
The hotel features 298 Guest Rooms, including 19 suites. Blending Edwardian “Du Siecle” with modern comfort. Our hotel sits in the center of London’s glitzy theatre district, just a few minutes’ walk from Covent Garden, The Royal Opera House and Trafalgar Square.
Guests of this hotel will experience first-class service, distinguished by an unrivalled commitment to a personalised approach. We ensure a comfortable, luxurious stays all our guests, with guidance on locally immersive experiences where desired.
Homage’s restaurant and Décor pays tribute to the Grand Cafés of Europe Renaissance, offering a high standard of Modern British Food. Good Godfrey’s bar & Lounge offers crafty & cosmopolitan cocktails as well as canapés and light bites.
The benefits of working for The Waldorf Hilton London are huge:
Overtime fully paid + Service charge
Go Hilton rates so you can travel the world
Holiday pay increasing with length of service
Healthy meals provided
Laundry service and full provision of uniform
39 hour working week providing a healthy work / life balance
£13.00 an hour + Service charge
A Chef de Partie
is responsible for supervising staff and ensuring high levels of food preparation to deliver an excellent Guest and Member experience while assisting with food cost controls.
What will I be doing?
A Chef de Partie, will supervise staff and ensure high levels of food preparation to deliver an excellent Guest and Member experience. A Chef de Partie will also be required to assist with food cost controls. Specifically, you will be responsible for performing the following tasks to the highest standards:
Ensure all food preparation meets standards
Prepare and present high quality food
Keep all working areas clean and tidy and ensure no cross contamination
Prepare all mise-en-place for all relevant menus
Assist in positive outcomes from guest queries in a timely and efficient manner
Ensure food stuffs are of a good quality and stored correctly
Contribute to controlling costs, improving gross profit margins, and other departmental and financial targets
Assist other departments wherever necessary and maintain good working relationships
Assist Head Chef/Sous Chef in the training of all staff in compliance of company procedures
Report maintenance, hygiene and hazard issues
Comply with hotel security, fire regulations and all health and safety and food safety legislation
Be environmentally aware
What are we looking for?
A Chef de Partie serving Hilton brands is always working on behalf of our Guests and working with other Team Members. To successfully fill this role, you should maintain the attitude, behaviours, skills, and values that follow:
A minimum of 2 years of previous experience as a Chef de Partie or strong experience as a Demi Chef de Partie role
A current, valid, and relevant trade commercial cookery qualification (proof may be required)
Strong coaching skills
Ability and desire to motivating Team
Excellent communication skills
NVQ Level 3
Achieved Basic Food Hygiene Certificate
Ability to work under pressure
Ability to work on own or in teams
It would be advantageous in this position for you to demonstrate the following capabilities and distinctions:
Previous kitchen experience in similar role
Intermediate Food Hygiene
Knowledge of current food trends
What will it be like to work for Hilton?
Hilton is the leading global hospitality company, spanning the lodging sector from luxurious full-service hotels and resorts to extended-stay suites and mid-priced hotels. For nearly a century, Hilton has offered business and leisure travelers the finest in accommodations, service, amenities and value. Hilton is dedicated to continuing its tradition of providing exceptional guest experiences across its global brands. Our vision “to fill the earth with the light and warmth of hospitality” unites us as a team to create remarkable hospitality experiences around the world every day. And, our amazing Team Members are at the heart of it all!