Firmdale Hotels

Demi Chef de Partie - London

12 Jan 2017
20 Jan 2017
Job Type
Full Time

Job Type: Permanent

Location: London

Salary: Competitive

Start Date: ASAP

Reference: FIRM-DEMICDP -2014

We are currently recruiting for a Demi Chef De Partie to join our busy and highly successful kitchen team. Our high profile Brasserie style restaurant, serves modern international cuisine with an emphasis on fresh, seasonal and organic produce. Working closely with the team, and taking instruction from the Senior Sous Chef and Head Chef, your main responsibility is to ensure exceptional standards and a high quality for each dish is delivered. You will experience a rotation of the kitchen, spending time in each section to help with your development and knowledge of our kitchen.

Main Duties

  • Run daily operations of the kitchen
  • Have a good command of the menu and the ingredients required
  • Support the senior members of the kitchen team to create exquisite dishes that maintain Firmdale standards and continue to exceed our guest expectations
  • Deliver orders in an efficient time         
  • Maintain strict health and safety, and food hygiene standards
  • Mise en place and stock control of your section 


  • Previous experience as a Demi Chef de Partie or a Commis Chef within a 5* hotel or luxury restaurant
  • Knowledge of a variety of local and international food ingredients and correct methods of preparation
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Excellent team working skills
  • Superb attention to detail and driven by delivering exception standards
  • Demonstrate a flair for producing exquisite dishes, and coming up with new and exciting concepts to contribute to menu planning and seasonal changes
  • A passion for food
  • Resilience and drive to get things right first time

Hours Required:

45 hours per week on a flexible rota, where some weekends will be required for you to work.

To apply for the role of Demi Chef de Partie:

In line with the Asylum and Immigration Act 1996, we do require all applicants to have the eligibility to live and work in the United Kingdom. Documentation will be required at interview stage.

Why Firmdale Hotels?

Firmdale Hotels is an award winning hotel group with 8 luxury boutique hotels in London and 1 in New York. We have won the Queens Award for Excellence three times and the Soho Hotel has won The Cateys Award for Hotel of the Year.

Quality is what we are all about at Firmdale and that’s from our individually designed bedrooms containing original pieces of artwork to the Egyptian cotton linen used in the restaurant. We believe that the customer truly comes first and that if we get the minor detail right then everything else will follow.

Our culture suits down to earth, genuinely friendly, ambitious and hardworking people. If you want to be noticed and recognised for your individual contribution then this is the company for you.

Due to the large number of applications we receive we are unable to respond to all applicants individually. Your CV will be considered over the next 5 working days. If you do not hear from us by this time, your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion.