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Chef De Partie

Surrey, United Kingdom
£24,733 to £26,891 per annum
Closing date
11 Mar 2024

The Bench Bar (SSP)

Location:  Guildford
Salary:  £24,733 to £26,891 per annum
Post Type:  Full Time
Closing Date:  23.59 hours GMT on Monday 11 March 2024
Interview Date:  To be confirmed
Reference:  066123-R

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Chef de Partie to join The Bench Bar at Surrey Sports Park, a state of the art Leisure Complex and Fitness Facility, home to numerous professional sports teams and partnered with the University of Surrey.

The Surrey Sports Park restaurant boasts a 70 seat bar, 2 day conference rooms and 2 activity rooms for large banquets of up to 250 people. The Bench Bar offers a wide selection of healthy, balanced food which aims to support the positive lifestyles of the SSP guests.

Key Responsibilities:

Under the general supervision and direction of the Sous Chef, you’ll work in all sections of the kitchen on the basic preparation and production of high quality food, maintaining the highest standard of cleanliness and tidiness according to current health and food hygiene legislation.

As part of a team, this role contributes to the maintenance of the unit’s reputation and the smooth running and reputation of the Hospitality, Catering and Conference Services. 

Other responsibilities include:

  • To determine buffet production requirements from catering diary sheets; to write buffet production sheets.
  • To cook raw and ready to cook buffet items; to garnish buffets; to cook food items using ovens, grills, fryers, microwaves and ranges.
  • To assist Chef with preparation and production of other menus; including semester menus and conferences.
  • To adhere to daily and periodic cleaning rotas; to maintain a clean, healthy and safe working environment in accordance with guidelines.
  • To assist with the completion of monitoring forms for the Safe Food System, Cleaning rotas and Wastage Records.

The kitchen is open 7 days a week all year round, therefore will require a strong chef to operate the kitchen at all times.

What’s in it for you?

We think Surrey is an amazing place to work, and we are carefully crafting a dynamic, flexible, and fun place to work and thrive.

Our campus is a beautiful, leafy environment with carefully designed gardens, vibrant green playing fields, and a picturesque lake. With the buzz of student life and superb working facilities, the University is a global community of ideas and people, dedicated to life-changing education and research in an inspiring, innovative and diverse environment.

Alongside our gorgeous campus setting, collegiate on-site atmosphere and plentiful development opportunities, we also offer:

  • 35 Days Holiday (20 Days Annual Leave + 7 University Closure Days + Bank Holidays)
  • Additional Day of Leave per year of service for 5 years
  • 36 Hour Working week
  • Highly-competitive Pension
  • Relevant Training & Development
  • On-site discounted Nursery/Childcare
  • Electric Vehicle Leasing scheme
  • Surrey Sports Park Membership

For more information or to be considered for this role, please apply via the University Website. For an informal chat, please contact Debbie Nottridge;

The University of Surrey is committed to providing an inclusive environment that offers equal opportunities for all.  We place great value on diversity and are seeking to increase the diversity within our community.  Therefore, we particularly encourage applications from under-represented groups, such as people from Black, Asian and minority ethnic groups and people with disabilities.

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