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Title:  Chef de Partie

Requisition #:  1635

Ouston, ENG, GB, NE15 0RF

Career Area:  Culinary

Our Mission

At Aramark, our mission is to enrich and nourish lives. Every day, we deliver an impact wherever people work, learn, recover and play. And we need talented, energetic, passionate people to help us do it. 

Aramark Food Services is currently recruiting for a Chef de Partie to join our team in Newcastle upon Tyne, NE15 0RF. The successful candidate will support the Head Chef with the leadership and management of the entire kitchen brigade. Their focus will be to ensure there are consistently high standards of food delivery and kitchen management across all sections of the business onsite.  

**This is a full time role working 35 hours per week, shifts will be 5 out of 7 days** 

The successful candidate will have their own transport and be DBS checked.

Key Responsibilities

  • Maintain the highest standards in food hygiene, service & presentation (HACCP & Health & Safety Legislation)  
  • Assist with menu planning and menu costings to ensure that the budgeted Gross Profit Margin is achieved, eliminating waste where possible.  
  • Assist with food orders in line with company purchasing policy, ensuring that only suppliers from the approved supplier list are used. 
  • To ensure that any Food Safety/Quality records assigned to you are being carried out daily within the kitchen and related areas, without exception.  
  • To lead the performance of the team to deliver the highest standards of food for our clients. 
  • To share responsibility with the Chef Manager/Catering Manager for the checking, probing, and signing of all food deliveries to ensure that only the highest standards of produce is accepted into the unit.  
  • To ensure that food presentation is innovative, and at the required temperatures are recorded on the appropriate charts.  
  • To assist with carrying out stock takes as appropriate.  
  • To review the kitchen hazard list every week with the Chef Manager/Catering Manager.  
  • To maintain good communications and working relationships with your client, customers, and all staff.  

Key Requirements

  • Relevant culinary qualification
  • 1-2 years’ experience in a Professional kitchen.
  • Experience in industrial catering.
  • Experience of H.A.C.C.P. documentation
  • Ability to prepare sophisticated food items for consumption 
  • Ability to multitask 
  • Ability to deal and communicate optimally with staff and customers at all levels
  • Ability to follow accurately and issue instructions, written or oral
  • Ability to handle food costings and ensure budgets are met.
  • Experience of menu planning
  • Dedication and self-motivation
  • Good reliability and time keeping
  • To work on own initiative or as part of a team
  • To be able to maintain personal hygiene
  • Professional and Courteous manner
  • A passion for food and service
  • Flexible approach to hours and duties
  • Willingness to undergo training as required

About Aramark

Aramark (NYSE: ARMK) is a leading service and solutions provider within the Northern Europe region. We proudly support clients, partners and customers in food, facilities management, property services, and retail solutions. Our work strives to contribute to a better world for both people and the planet, including commitments to engage our employees, empower healthy consumers, build local communities, source ethically, inclusively and responsibly, operate efficiently and reduce waste. Aramark employs over 16,000 people throughout Northern Europe.