Chef de Partie

Egham, United Kingdom
£21,336 to £23,839 per annum - including London Allowance
13 Sep 2018
End of advertisement period
30 Sep 2018
Contract Type
Full Time


Location:  Egham
Salary:  £21,336 to £23,839 per annum - including London Allowance 
Closing Date:  Sunday 30 September 2018
Interview Date:  To be confirmed
Reference:  0917-352-R-R-R-R

Royal Holloway University of London is a unique and exciting venue catering for circa 10,000 students in a range of Restaurants, Cafes and Bars and an award winning conference and wedding venue.

Are you passionate about food? Do you have an outgoing personality with the creative flair to help develop exciting menus for our students during term time as well as providing a fine dining experience for our visitors? Then this may be the role for you!

We are looking for two experienced, energetic Chef de Partie's to join our Catering team. These positions offer excellent career progression for the right candidate. The two positions will be based in one of the following locations:

Founder's Hall - This caters for approx. 400 students in term time and consists of counter service, self help bars and grab and go pots. 70% of the catering in the College is catered from this kitchen, including hot deli food for the Crosslands bar and the menu used in the Senior Common room. This kitchen also has fine dinging menus which are used for large events outside of term time, such as weddings and banquet dining.

The Hub - A Dining area that creates and serve concept style counters catering for approx 400 students in term time. 30% of the catering in the College is catered from this kitchen. This kitchen also provides menus for large conference events outside term time.

The ideal candidate must be motivated by people, with a passion for food and able to support other members of the team. You must be able to stay highly focused during intense service periods whilst maintaining attention to detail.

To be successful in this post you will need:

  • A real passion for food and creative flair
  • Excellent craft skills
  • Proven experience in a Chef de Partie role
  • Experience in high volume catering and fine dining
  • Appropriate Craft and Health and Safety Qualifications
  • A “can do” attitude

Key responsibilities

As a Chef de Partie you will be part of a team developing:

  • an excellent customer experience to all our students, staff and visitors
  • Menu planning and Costings
  • Kitchen processes and team training

This is a full time position, 35 hours per week for 52 weeks per year and is available immediately. 

This post is available in Egham, Surrey where the College is situated in a beautiful, leafy campus near to Windsor Great Park and within commuting distance from London.

Please quote reference: 0917-352-R-R-R-R

Closing date: Midnight, 30th September 2018. Applications will be reviewed as soon as they are received, and you may be invited to interview stage prior to the closing date of the role. Please note that the panel chair may close this vacancy earlier than the closing date depending on the applications received.

Interview date: To be confirmed

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