Demi Chef de Partie - Knightsbridge, London

The Berkeley
Knightsbridge, London
Excellent + Benefits Package
16 May 2023
06 Jun 2023
Full Time

Demi Chef de Partie- Knightsbridge, London

Job Type: Full Time


A fantastic opportunity has arisen for an experienced and passionate Demi Chef De Partie to join the Main Kitchen team at The Berkeley.


With an independent spirit and an eye for style, The Berkeley is the epitome of modern British luxury. Rooms are furnished by leading designers, and London’s original fashionista afternoon tea ‘Prêt-à-Portea’ is served daily in the Collins Room. The Berkeley is perfectly positioned between Hyde Park, fashionable Knightsbridge and the residential neighbourhood of Belgravia. Its signature experiences include the famed Blue Bar, The Berkeley Bar & Terrace, Michelin-starred dining in ‘Marcus’ by Marcus Wareing and our Bamford Health Club & Spa.


As a Demi Chef De Partie you will assist Chef de Partie in the preparation and service of food ensuring that the highest standards are maintained at all times and to ensure that the kitchen areas designated, equipment and utensils are always kept clean and tidy to the standards required by the hotel. To ensure Health and safety and food hygiene levels are to the hotel`s standards.


Main responsibilities of the Demi Chef De Partie include, but are not limited to:


  • Be fully conversant with all Restaurants, Bar, Banqueting and Floor Service menus with regard to the particular items relating to your designated area and other kitchen areas as directed.
  • Being responsible for the production of food within your designated section.
  • Ensuring that food preparation is of the highest standard at all times.
  • Advise Chef de Partie of any commodity needing immediate use or attention.
  • Encourage and motivate staff within your section.
  • Ensure that all refrigerated areas are kept clean, and temperatures are maintained at correct levels and recorded in the correct manner.
  • Ensure that portion control is maintained in accordance with company guidelines.
  • Maintain high standards of personal hygiene and that the cleanliness of lockers, showers / toilets and changing rooms are maintained to the required standard of the Hotel.
  • Contribute to maintaining an excellent level of service in conjunction with the minimum requirement of the LQA standards at all times.


Successful candidates for the Demi Chef De Partie will demonstrate genuine dedication to The Berkeley and show a commitment to consistent quality in our product and service. The ideal candidate will be a team player who is a fast learner, adaptable and has exceptional interpersonal and communication skills.


This is an exciting role for a talented individual who is looking for a new challenge and wants to join a fast paced and high performing team renowned for their approach and delivery of unparalleled service.


We anticipate applicants will have previous experience in a similar role within a luxury hotel environment.


In return we offer fantastic industry leading rewards and benefits, including:


  • Highly competitive basic salaries Complimentary meals on duty
  • Exceptional opportunities for personal training & development
  • Paid birthday leave day Complimentary uniform laundry service
  • Uniform provided Social events & activities
  • Employee of the month/ year awards
  • Hotel Guest Experience Stay
  • Preferential room rates for yourself and your family across
  • Maybourne. Hotel Group  50% Food & Beverage discount across Maybourne Hotel Group 
  • Enhanced Maternity, Paternity, Adoption, Shared Parental Leave
  • Eye care vouchers for eye tests and contributions towards glasses
  • Free GP online video consultations
  • Occupational Health Service
  • Pension scheme
  • Subsidised monthly massage treatments
  • Subsidised monthly podiatrist treatments
  • Introduce a Star - Recommend a friend bonus scheme
  • Wedding and baby gifts
  • Death in Service
  • Insurance Employee recognition schemes
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Internal transfer & promotion opportunities
  • Long Service Awards
  • Travel Season ticket loan

Plus, many other additional benefits including a further fantastic range of benefits offered to all employees through one of the UK's leading benefit providers

**Terms & Conditions apply to all benefits**


In line with the requirements of the Asylum & Immigration Act 1996, all applicants must be eligible to live and work in the UK. Documented evidence of eligibility will be required from candidates as part of the recruitment process.