|Title:||*** LONGLEAT - Chef De Partie|
|Department:||Food & Beverage|
Longleat Safari and Adventure Park has been one of the UK’s best-loved attractions for over 50 years. Longleat Safari and Adventure Park has been one of the UK's best-loved attractions for over 50 years. The multi-unit Food & Beverage department caters for approximately 8000 guests per day during peak months, and consists of quick service outlets offering a variety of cuisine from snacks and pizzas to quick service hot meals. At Longleat, the team is hard working with a passion for delivering the highest quality of service.
By Easter this year, we’ll be opening a brand new restaurant offering great quality wholesome comfort food for all the family; from rotisserie chicken and ribs, vegan tagine and classic fish and chips to a vibrant salad selection, hot brunches and freshly baked pastries!
ABOUT THE ROLE
We are looking for Chef de Parties to prepare, cook, present and serve menu items (where appropriate) at all food and beverage sites across the Park to the standards outlined by the Kitchen Production Manager.
You will be responsible for maintaining the food production work areas, equipment and utensils in clean and orderly condition and to comply with Health and Safety Legislation whilst maintain a high level of customer service at all times.
A full job description can be forwarded upon request via firstname.lastname@example.org
Our ideal candidate will have interest in food production and well as excellent cooking skills with a flexible approach to work to the highest standards at all times. You will need to remain calm under pressure as well as an outgoing and enthusiastic personality with a flair for excellent cooking!
A level 2 Food Hygiene, Level 2 Diploma in professional Cookery (City & Guilds or ASET or Equivalent), as well as previous experience in a kitchen environment are essential to this role.
IT skills and an understanding of profit margins would also be desirable.
HOURS OF WORK
This is a full time permanent role, working 39 hours over 5 out of 7 days. The hours of work will vary according to business needs and seasonal demand due to the nature of our business. A degree of flexibility is required including some weekend, evening and bank holiday working.
Our Values and Behaviours
We expect all of our team to embrace our company values, and display ‘Longleat behaviours’. This post requires flexibility of hours, energy application and passion.
At Longleat, we focus on our People and our Guests, to listen actively, to work as a team, to empower others and to show empathy. Our values are:
We Engage and Inspire – We focus on engaging and inspiring our guests, delivering unique and lifelong memories
We Put People First – We seek to serve others and put their interests first. We treat them with respect, we value their opinions and collaborate to be better together
We Continuously Improve – We embrace change and pursue excellence in everything we do
We Act with Integrity – We work in a principled, open and conscientious manner
We Take Safety Seriously – Never compromising on a safe and secure environment
When we recruit we place equal emphasis on technical ability and personal attributes to match our brand values.
As part of the Longleat team, we offer unique benefits such as complimentary Longleat and Cheddar Gorge & Caves Day Tickets, attractive discounts on annual passes, special nightly rates on group hotels, discounted hotel Spa treatments, life assurance cover, and 29 days paid holiday (pro rata).