Chef de Partie

Harrow, null, gb
Company: Harrow School
Category: Food Preparation and Serving Related Occupations
Published on 2021-07-31 06:09:33
Job summary

Average of 40 hours per week worked over 5 days out of 7 across a 3-week rota, including evenings and weekends. Split shifts may be required. 

Term time only, 33 weeks per year

Salary: £19, (pro rata of £26, FTE)

The environment : The School’s Catering Department produces over 3, meals per day during term time and over 25, packed meals per year. The School also caters for sports teas, open days, parents’ meetings, departmental dinners, working lunches, and provides high-end hospitality for events such as wedding receptions and conferences.

The role: Harrow School is seeking a Chef de Partie to join our friendly team, producing innovative, cost-effective and healthy food to serve in the central dining hall and other venues throughout the School. This varied role focuses on food production and service delivery, working with quality ingredients to deliver the highest standard of food. There will also be an opportunity to develop experience of general kitchen management practices, ordering and stock-control procedures, menu planning and costing, managing food safety and wastage reporting.

The skills : You should have demonstrable kitchen experience in a mass-catering operation or high-end hospitality kitchen. An NVQ Level 1 or 2 (or equivalent), City and Guilds /1 & 2 (or equivalent), current food hygiene certification recognised in the UK hospitality industry and full UK driving licence are essential. You will pride yourself on your initiative, flair, flexibility and organisation skills in a fast-paced environment, and will be able to confidently communicate to teachers, clients, colleagues and pupils. 

The benefits include: 
•free lunch
•free parking
•automatic enrolment in the School’s pension scheme
•use of the School’s sports facilities such as the swimming pool, gym, and running track.
•subsidised membership of the tennis, golf, angling and social clubs.

Closing date for applications: Sunday 01 August

The School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. All successful applicants must be willing to undergo enhanced child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with any past employer and the Disclosure and Barring Service. Harrow School is an equal opportunities employer.

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