Chef de Partie

Funding Source:
  • The Grand York

The award-winning Grand Hotel & Spa in York is Yorkshire's only 5-star hotel & boasts 107 luxury bedrooms & invigorating Spa within its Edwardian building. The perfect destination for Spa Days or Spa breaks in Yorkshire, offering the very best in traditional English style and service, set off with a friendly Yorkshire welcome.  Our guests can experience the luxury, opulence and style of the golden age of travel at The Grand Hotel & Spa, housed in the iconic former headquarters of the North Eastern Railway Company. The brand new Rise restaurant, terrace and bar offers modern cuisine across a new ‘small plate’ concept, allowing guests to enjoy a feast of sharing dishes in an immersive and social dining experience. And the amazing Hudson's restaurant- has recently been awarded 3 AA Rosettes for culinary excellence.

Banqueting Chef

The Grand Hotel and Spa

We are now looking for a Banqueting Chef to join the team at The Grand Hotel and Spa.

Being a key part of the Splendid family, all our team members need to be able to commit to:

  • Being the Best;
  • Making Responsible Decisions;
  • Keeping Promises;
  • Treating others, the Way They Would Like to Be Treated;
  • Continually Challenge Yourself and Each other.

Key Responsibilities:

Ensure that a high standard of preparation and presentation is achieved before any dish leaves the kitchen.

Check kitchen stock and control on a daily basis.

Ensure accurate records are kept at all times relating to the food production and wastage, for all service periods.

Ensure that all foods are labelled, stored and handled in accordance with the Hotel and Health and Safety requirements.

Ensure all hygiene, health and safety standards are adhered to and the Hotel’s Health & Safety policy are complied with.

Make sure the wastage is kept to a minimum at all times.

Menus must be followed to ensure all financial targets are achieved.

Assist in the development of menus and specials.

Be constantly aware of new ideas and create new dishes in the Food and Beverage outlet.

Maintain a high standard of discipline to reduce waste and accidents. 

Adhere to all the company's procedure on health, safety and hygiene.

Attend any internal or external courses that management may deem beneficial.

Attend departmental meetings.

Complete all required training (Food Hygiene & Safety, Health & Safety & Fire Safety).

Person Specification

1.  Knowledge, skills and abilities

  • Career motivated.
  • Strong customer awareness and focus.
  • Able to work flexibly to suit the hours (various shift patterns) and needs of the Kitchen.
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills to effectively deal with team and customers.
  • Ability to work and interact well as part of a team.
  • Sound organisational skills with the ability to identify and juggle priorities.

2.  Proven experience/education level

  • Previous kitchen experience is preferable
  • Previous experience in a luxury environment is preferable

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The Grand Hotel & Spa York
Grand Hotel, York, Yorkshire, United Kingdom, YO1 6GD
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