Demi Chef de Partie

Supervise the day to day running of the allocated sections. Make sure relevant food is prepared to standard for all food and beverage outlets.

Main Objective & Job Role

  • Supervise the work of all Commis and Apprentice Chefs
  • Make sure & check that all mis-en-place is up to date & liase with other sections regarding their mis-en-place and wastage
  • Check board for functions and number of people to cater for
  • Ensure that a high standard of preparation, hygiene and presentation is achieved before any dish leaves the kitchen
  • To requisition a sufficient supply of food from the stores/suppliers on a daily basis
  • Motivate all staff on section
  • Reports all faults, errors, complaints and compliments to the Senior Chef on duty
  • Makes sure all food and beverages are used up in strict rotation
  • Attends meetings and liaise on Banqueting functions or any special parties as required
  • Be constantly aware of new ideas and create new dishes in the Food and Beverage outlets
  • Ensures that all food items are date stamped

Health & Safety

  • To adhere to all the company's procedure on health, safety and hygiene
  • Full awareness and compliance with the fire evacuation and security procedures for the Hotel
  • Report any accidents and potential hazards to the Department Head


  • To attend any internal or external courses that management may deem beneficial
  • To be energetic to new ideas and systems which could benefit the department or hotel                                                         
  • Attend departmental meetings

Maintaining image of the hotel

  • To be smart in appearance and courteous at all times and to act as an ambassador for the Hotel
  • To be punctual for duty at all times
  • Train all new staff to a competent standard of work in the section

Occasional duties

  • Work at the FOH in service of food, e.g. Sunday Brunch buffets, breakfasts
  • To take charge of the kitchen occasionally in the absence of senior chefs
  • To carry out any reasonable requests made by management
  • To be flexible in the duties required of you, by assisting in another department if requested to by Department Head

Salary: £22,000 - £23,000 per annum, 40 hours per week, paid overtime


Here at Whittlebury we have a fantastic range of benefits available to our staff. Some of the benefits associated with this role are:

  • Free Golf & Leisure membership - Use of our Hi-tech gym and pool
  • Free staff meals on duty, including Pepsi soda on tap
  • Cashback on essential healthcare
  • Employee awards
  • Enhanced pension contributions

Discounts also available on: Food & Beverage (up to 50%), Spa products and treatments, hotel stays, Virgin experience days and new cars.

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