Vacancy - Chef De Partie

Chef De Partie




Croydon - CR9 7AT


40 Hours Per Week, 5 Days Out Of 7, Full Time


£11.75 - 12.75-- Per Hour


To Apply please send your CV to the email address below.

Jan van-Eyk :

We want you

Can you commit to feeding hungry tummies as well as hungry minds? We serve more than just a meal in our kitchens, so are you the exceptional Chef De Partie we’re looking for?

The essential ingredient at the heart of our business is our people so we are searching for an experienced Chef De Partie with a background in exceptional food catering services to join our business and work at one of our highly prestigious education settings based in Croydon – CR9 7AT

If you are looking for an employer that will invest in you and develop your career further, then look no further and apply!

Benefits we offer…

There are many advantages to working for us and we provide our employees with bespoke benefits which include:

·         Free meals whilst at work
·         Career development opportunities
·         HIT Apprenticeships for all experience levels
·         Reward & recognition schemes 
·         People awards to celebrate our employees 
·         Work/life balance 
·         Employee Benefits Platform 
·         Employee Assistance Program 
·         Recommend a friend scheme 
·         Company sick pay scheme
·         Prestigious working environments 
·         Team events scheduled throughout the year
·         28 Holiday days inclusive of bank holidays 
·         Pension scheme
·         Competitive salary

As a Chef De Partie you will…

As well as having excellent presentation, communication, and management skills, you will be able to demonstrate a real passion for food and service and possess bags of enthusiasm.

• Ideally have experience working within Education catering
• Have a progressive career to date
• Be up to date with current food trends
• Have a real passion for food and customer service
• Have good Health & Safety knowledge
• Be able to work within set budgets
• Know how to cost and plan menus accurately

SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES • To plan, prepare and cook menu items as directed by the Sous / Head Chef. • To assist in the development and planning of menus, including future food trends, and to be passionate about developing new styles of service and concepts in the location. • To assist with stock taking when required. • To carry out the smooth and efficient running of your section as appropriate. CLIENT SERVICE • To ensure that customers are given a prompt and efficient service and expectations are consistently exceeded. • To be customer focused at all times, approachable and quick to exceed expectations in fulfilling customer needs. PEOPLE • To be a team player, assisting other team members when necessary. • To treat members of the team at location as you would expect to be treated. • To demonstrate and instruct Commis Chefs in food preparation and cooking skills as directed by the Sous / Head Chef FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT • To compile all food orders for sections under your supervision, ensuring food standards and cost are agreed with the Head Chef; to ensure stock, deliveries and wastage are all checked and recorded in line with company and food standards. • To gain an understanding of food costing, sales mix and menu planning. HEALTH & SAFETY, FOOD SAFETY, the ENVIRONMENT • To adhere to the company’s Hygiene, Health and Safety policies. • To rigorously follow the company cleaning schedules. • To ensure that food storage areas are maintained in accordance with the company’s Hygiene, Healthy and Safety policies and procedures. ADDITIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES • To take responsibility for contributing towards your own development with the guidance of the Sous / Head Chef and attend training courses as identified. • To show commitment to company values in all aspects of your role. • To act as a positive ambassador for the business. • To attend to any reasonable request made by the client or Holroyd Howe Management. • To attend training sessions when required. • To ensure compliance with the company’s policy on safer recruitment and safeguarding children and young adults at all times whilst at work.

Who we are… 

Holroyd Howe is one of the UK’s leading contract caterers, providing fresh innovative food services solely to independent schools and colleges.

We are a team of experienced professionals who tailor our catering service provision specifically to suit children of all ages in order to meet the bespoke requirements of each school.

We invest in the training and development of our teams to give them the appropriate skills necessary to thrive in their job roles. We have outstanding teams of experienced professionals who tailor our catering service provision specifically to suit children, of all ages, meeting the bespoke requirements of our clients.  

“Holroyd Howe is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all employees to share this commitment. All roles within Holroyd Howe are regarded as regulated activity and therefore we require an Enhanced DBS which includes a Barred List Check for all successful applicants. We will also require shortlisted applicants to provide appropriate information regarding their criminal offences.”

This appointment is offered on the return of satisfactory professional references.



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