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Chef de Partie Thainstone House, Inverurie, Inverurie, Aberdeenshire, AB51 5NT

A rare opportunity has arisen for the right candidate to join our kitchen brigade as a Chef de Partie, where you will be cooking, preparing and presenting our dishes to the high standards our guests expect. As Chef de Partie, you will receive training in the preparation of a wide range of dishes, allowing you to develop your culinary skills within this high quality environment.

We employ people who apply the same amount of care and passion to their jobs as they do their hobbies - people who put our guests at the heart of everything they do. And we're looking for more people like this to join our friendly and professional team.

Candidate Attributes:

  • Previous experience as a Chef de Partie, or a Senior Commis Chef looking to move to the next level in their career
  • Exceptional attention to detail and organisation skills
  • Highly motivated and hardworking with a can-do attitude; willing to learn new skills and develop your knowledge
  • Determination to succeed
  • Passion and flair for Rosette food preparation, presentation and for local and seasonal menu content
  • Can-do attitude with the ability to work as part of a small team as well as on your own initiative
  • Flexible to work a variety of shifts – 5 days from 7 including bank holidays and weekends
  • Good common sense and a mature attitude to work

Candidate Responsibilities:

  • Organising kitchen operations and preparing and serving a range of dishes whilst supervising junior members of the kitchen brigade
  • Conducting shift briefings to ensure hotel activities and operational requirements are known
  • Food preparation and understanding of current food and hygiene legislation
  • Preparing, cooking and presenting menu items

Following recipes and maintaining the food costs set by Head Chef at all times

  • Monitoring portion control and wastage
  • Liaising with senior chefs to complete daily tasks and advise of stock requirements for your section
  • Maintaining and developing our standards
  • Working alongside the senior team to develop your culinary skills and knowledge
  • Provide a friendly, courteous and professional attitude at all times
  • Ensure legal compliance with Food Hygiene and Safety, policies, procedures, standards and guidelines
  • Ensure your designated section is prepared and ready prior to each service
  • Keep all work areas clean and tidy at all times

Relevant Qualifications:

You will be qualified to Intermediate Food Hygiene level (REHIS or similar); understanding of HACCP would be an advantage, as would City and Guilds 706/1 and 706/2 or equivalent.

Crerar Hotels Values: Crerar Hotel Group is one of Scotland’s leading privately owned hotel companies.  Crerar Hotels work hard on talent development and always look to progress individuals through internal promotion.  This role represents a fantastic opportunity for a dynamic individual to join a dynamic company. 

By joining the Crerar Hotels team you'll also automatically be eligible to receive our Fair Fund. Our Fair Fund has been created to reward staff and encourage personal development. Each time a guest or customer decides to pay an optional service charge for great customer service, all staff members will benefit on an equal basis.

Thainstone House
Inverurie, Inverurie, Aberdeenshire, AB51 5NT

  • Job Ref CH252
  • Branch Thainstone House
  • Location Inverurie, Aberdeenshire
  • Salary/Benefits Competitive Salary
  • Contract type Permanent
  • Hours Full Time
  • Posted date 08/02/2019
  • Closing date 10/03/2019

Thainstone House is a grand family home and hotel in Inverurie, near Aberdeen.  The house dates back to the 18th century and has a rich history as both a grand private home and as a much loved Aberdeenshire landmark.  Now lovingly restored, this elegant Aberdeen hotel welcomes its guests with traditional Scottish hospitality.

Set in the heart of Aberdeenshire amongst 44 acres of woodland and parkland, Thainstone House is minutes from the vibrant town of Inverurie and close to Aberdeen Airport. Also with great rail links to and from Aberdeen city centre and the airport, it is perfect for short breaks and makes an ideal business accommodation choice.