Chef de Partie, The Swan

The Swan, Wedmore


up to £23,000 + tips

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Post Title:

Chef de Partie

Purpose: To prepare, run and oversee a section within the kitchen as directed by the Sous/Head Chef.
Reporting to: Head Chef/Sous Chef
Hours: 48 hours per week organised on a shift basis
Salary/Rate: Salary dependent upon skills and experience.



·         Run and manage a section efficiently during service time to produce dishes to the standard set by the Head Chef in a timely manner ensuring guest expectations of prompt and efficient service and a quality product are met.

·         Assist the Sous Chef/Head Chef during service times on various sections as requested.

·         Compile daily prep lists for the section and carry out food preparation in a timely manner to the required volume needed for the number of guests per service as advised by the Sous Chef/Head Chef.

·         Work with both the kitchen and FOH team in an effective and respectful manner.



Stock Management


·         Assist the Sous and Head Chef to establish and maintain excellent relations with suppliers by accepting deliveries in a professional manner ensure all goods are received as per the invoice.  Any issues with quality of product should be brought to the Head Chef/Sous’ attention at the time of delivery before acceptance.

·         Assist the Head Chef/Sous Chef to ensure the consistent rotation and levels of stock in order to minimise waste and ensure food quality and safety for the guests.

·         Assist with the accurate recording of waste, complimentary items and staff food.



Health & Safety and Food Hygiene

·         Establish, maintain and monitor the highest standards of  Hygiene and Health and Safety in accordance with all statutory, legal and company requirements.

·         Maintain the highest standards of cleanliness and hygiene in all areas of the kitchen and stores, utensils and equipment.

·         Carry out the recording of fridge temperatures when requested by the Sous Chef/Head Chef.

·         Wear PPE safety work wear/goggles/gloves in line with Head Chef/company instructions.

·         Ensure that the company Health and Safety policy is abided to, thereby safeguarding the welfare of all team members, by ensuring fire exits are always kept clear, spillages are cleaned up immediately and that any Health and Safety issues are immediately reported to the Head Chef and General Manager.





Company Assets, Safety and Security


·         Ensure that all company assets, keys, stock, property and goods are well cared for and secure at all times.

·         Maintain the highest personal standards of presentation, dress and behaviour and to ensure that this is maintained by all team members.

Additional Duties

·         Ensure the proper implementation of all company policies and procedures.

·         Attend training and team meetings as required.

·         Act as an ambassador for the company at all times and to carry out PR activities when requested by senior colleagues.

·         Undertake any other duties as may reasonably be required by the company.


Whilst every effort has been made to explain the main duties and responsibilities of the post, each individual task undertaken may not be identified.


A review of the post and its responsibilities will be undertaken periodically and may result in modification to the tasks of the post holder.


This job description is current at the date shown, but, in consultation with the post holder, may be changed by the company to reflect or anticipate changes in the job commensurate with the grade and job title.


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