Chef de Partie

Organisation: Conifox Adventure Park

Salary: £12.25 per hour

Location: Kirkliston

Role Summary:
As a Chef de Partie at Conifox, you will be a key member of our kitchen team, responsible for the daily operations of food preparation and service of food to customers, activity centre café and social/corporate events.

We are looking for an enthusiastic, self-driven individual who will embrace opportunities to improve their skills and knowledge whenever possible.

Due to the nature of the business, we are closed on Mondays and Tuesdays with exception of school holidays. Shift rota is generally 4 to 5 shifts of 8-hours Wednesday to Sunday.

If you are looking to the future, then it is good to know that career progression prospects are excellent as a Chef de Partie. The role provides the opportunity to learn and develop specialist skills and knowledge while developing your craft with creativity and flair.

Main Duties and Responsibilities:
• Maintaining a clean and hygienic working environment whilst ensuring a product of high quality and presentation standards.
• Adhering to HACCAP principles at all times.
• Ensure strict stock rotation and minimum wastage. Have stock control procedures implemented and maintained.
• Assist to lead the kitchen in absence of the head chef and sous chef.
• To ensure that all deliveries are checked and put away promptly and correctly.
• Be pro-active at all times and use initiative, diplomacy, and discretion to solve any problems that may arise.

Qualifications and Skills:
• Excellent customer service skills, with the ability to work as part of a team within a public facing environment.
• Ability to comply with legislation and follow all rules and regulation laid down in the staff handbook and unit policy statements, with regard to uniform, personal hygiene, health, and safety.
• Possess great communication skills in order to be able to liaise with a wide range of team members and customers within your work environment.
• Flexible can-do attitude with an approachable and enthusiastic manner.
• Ability to remain calm in emergency situations and make balanced decisions.
• The ideal candidate will have experience of running their own section and working with high quality food in a premium environment. While some knowledge of seafood is preferred this is not essential as full training will be given.
• Ability to work under pressure whilst maintaining a positive attitude.
• Applicants must be over the age of 18.

Staff Benefits:
We’re growing fast and alongside a fun and friendly environment, we offer a fabulous package and amazing prospects.
• Fantastic work life balance – site closes at 5pm
• 28 days annual leave (Pro-rata)
• Flexible working hours
• Discount children’s parties
• Free access to events
• Family tickets to the Adventure Park & Activity Centre
If you think this is a challenge you’d like to accept or find out more about then email us and we can give you more reasons to be part of the Conifox Family.