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Apprentice Chef de Partie The Star At Alfriston

As Chef de Partie, you will be assisting the Head Chef & Sous Chef in the responsibility of all the highest professional quality food production, including all items produced for The Dining Room, The Inn & Lounge, Room Service & Banqueting. Menu development, food purchase specification and standardised recipes.

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Closing date: 16 Dec 2021

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £424.00

  • Working week

    Days and shifts to be confirmed.

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Expected duration

    24 months

  • Possible start date

    23 Dec 2021

  • Date posted

    23 Aug 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC001755673

  • Positions

    2 available

As Chef de Partie, you will be assisting the Head Chef & Sous Chef in the responsibility of all the highest professional quality food production, including all items produced for The Dining Room, The Inn & Lounge, Room Service & Banqueting. Menu development, food purchase specification and standardised recipes.

The Chef de Partie also helps the management lead the development and monitoring of training, hygiene standards, and creative excellence culture.  Responsibilities will include:

  • To carry out the food preparation and culinary activities to the highest professional quality for all food production at the hotel. Including all items produced for; The Dining Room (60 covers), The Inn & Lounge (approx. 70), Room Service (30 Rooms) & Banqueting (One event space with a capacity: dining 60 & reception 100).
  • To carry out The Star’s culinary offering within the required quality expectations and ethos from the Head Chef & Sous Chef’s created, developed, and updated menus.
  • To assist the Head Chef & Sous Chef in understanding what food products and other necessary supplies need to be requested and purchased
  • To participate in the departmental training, hygiene standards, and a creative excellence culture

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Completed level 2 Catering/ Food Preparation desirable or have experience in the kitchen 
  • Good communication skills

Personal qualities

  • Focused and high attention to detail

Desired qualifications

  • Level 2 Catering qualification (or equivalent) is desired
  • GCSEs at grades C/4 or above (or equivalent) in maths and English are desirable

Future prospects

We are exciting new project and would really like passionate and driven individuals to carry on and become a well-rounded chef.

Things to consider

  • Variable shift pattern
  • Consider Location 

About the employer

A stunning grade II Listed 15th-century building in the medieval village of Alfriston, near the Seven Sisters and in the South Downs National Park, close to the historic town of Lewes and both Glyndebourne Opera House and Charleston. Following a year-long refurbishment it provides 30 bedrooms, an inn with all-day casual dining, a more formal restaurant and will also cater to events and weddings.

We are delighted to be recruiting for up and coming chefs. The exciting role allows you to make your name and enjoy establishing our reputation as the place to visit for fresh a la minute and simple food with a unique attention to detail

Employer

The Star At Alfriston

Address

High Street

Polegate

BN26 5TA

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Training

Training provider

EAST SUSSEX COLLEGE GROUP

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Sussex Coast College Hastings

Contact

Debbie Baldock-Apps 07971711253 Debbie.baldockapps@escg.ac.uk

Level 3 Chef De Partie apprenticeship standard, which includes:

  • Level 2 Functional Skills in maths and English (if required)
  • End-Point Assessment (EPA)

East Sussex College will provide the apprenticeship standard which will include the Diploma and Functional Skills if required.

East Sussex College will ensure Health & Safety, and Equality & Diversity.

Apprenticeship standard

Chef de partie

Level 3 (A level)


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