We want all of our Partners to have a good work-life balance and we support flexible working. This might mean flexible or compressed hours, job sharing or shorter hour contracts, where it is possible to do so. Please discuss this further with the hiring manager during your interview.
Working in Partnership for a happier world – our shared Purpose that guides us in everything we do and inspires 3 important principles; happier people, happier business, happier world. The John Lewis Partnership is a truly unique business, one that seeks to make a positive difference to the lives of everyone.
What can you expect in this role?
As a Chef De Partie, you'll be working as part of our friendly kitchen brigade to ensure the efficient day to day running of the kitchen and to assist in providing a consistently high quality dining experience while maintaining sales, reputation and profit of the kitchen as agreed by the Head Chef.
This role will give you the opportunity to demonstrate your real passion for food and allow you to invent, produce and present quality dishes in accordance with our hotel offer. You’ll also be providing guidance to the Commis chef, controlling stock and minimising wastage.
As the hotel offers a variety of dining and food options to our guests, you'll need to be willing to work in different areas, if required, and adhering to all health and safety requirements at all times.
The role will offer you opportunities to display your talent, people management skills and knowledge of running a successful kitchen through supervising the department when required. It will also provide you with development opportunities and the progression routes.
What can we offer you?
The Partnership puts it’s Partners first in every area of the business. Working at Ambleside, you will get to work in a beautiful location with some of the best views and countryside around. Whilst working you will receive free meals on duty in addition to the great benefits that our Partners receive such as paid holiday, discount in our Waitrose & John Lewis shops and many other benefits designed to allow our Partners a great work / life balance.
You’ll be working 37.5 hours a week on a rota basis allowing you time to take advantage of the benefits.
We will offer on the job training and investment in your skills, providing you with progression opportunities and an extra level of support and encouragement.
Uniform is supplied to you and you will receive free meals when on duty.
There is a live-in opportunity if needed, allowing you to live in the beautiful surroundings as well as 3 meals a day.
What do you need?
Hospitality is an ever changing environment with a real focus on great customer service and providing an experience for our guests. This is achieved through each Partner being motivated, creative and great teamwork.
Ability to work under pressure
Experience working in a professional kitchen
Compliance of all food safety policies, procedures and practices
Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
Meticulous attention to detail.
What else could you bring?
City & Guilds 706 1 and 2 or NVQ equivalent
Food Hygiene Certificate Level 2
Competent in IT systems and able to use standard software
Please note this is a full time role.
Please consider the following when making your application:
- We occasionally close vacancies early in the event we receive a high volume of applications. To avoid disappointment, we recommend you apply early.
- Print off the job description now if you require it.
- Ensure you have an up-to-date CV.
To work as part of the Catering team to plan, produce and deliver the hotel food offer. To add value to the efficient and profitable running of your department in order to achieve your business and personal objectives, along with those of your team and the hotel.
We positively celebrate Diversity & Inclusion in the John Lewis Partnership. Our aim is to become the UK’s most inclusive business - for our Partners and for our customers, reflecting and connecting with the diverse communities that we serve. We want people from all walks of life to feel valued for their individuality, thrive in our business and share a sense of belonging. To find out more about D&I in the John Lewis Partnership visit this site - https://www.jlpjobs.com/about/diversityandinclusion/
Attachment: Chef De Partie- Partnership Hotels .pdf
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