Chef de Partie

High level kitchen experience is  essential as you will be responsible for supervising a section and all that is associated with that section. The role will be supporting senior chefs as well as commis chefs below while also completing stock takes and ordering. You will have a great opportunity to bring new and creative ideas for dish development while working in the kitchen with the senior team. 

Key Responsibilities include:

A Chef de Partie runs a specific section in a kitchen, and report to the Sous Chef. The role is made up of many varying responsibilities including:

  • Preparing, cooking and presenting high quality dishes within the speciality section

  • Assisting the Head Chef and Sous Chef in creating menu items, recipes and developing dishes

  • Preparing meat and fish

  • Assisting with the management of health and safety

  • Assisting with the management of food hygiene practices

  • Managing and training any Commis Chefs

  • Monitoring portion and waste control

  • Overseeing the maintenance of kitchen and food safety standards

While working as a Chef de Partie you will gain a vast cross section of transferable skills such as organisation, communication, problem-solving, multitasking, diligence and attention-to-detail that can be utilised in many roles and industries.

What are we looking for?

We are looking for an experienced individual with a good amount of experience in the industry to ensure that they are able to work with the Sous chef to the highest quality and maintain control of the commis in the kitchen through the use of leadership and delegation. 

We are looking for someone that thrives in a busy atmosphere, remaining calm under pressure and also have the creativity, stamina and attention to detail to maintain the levels of excellence expected by all guest. 

Being a Chef de Partie can bring many varied challenges and learning opportunities and if you are enthusiastic about self-development and embrace opportunities to improve your skills and knowledge you could build a long and rewarding career as a Chef de Partie, progressing to a role as a Sous Chef. Finding the right balance between your lifestyle and your work is at its utmost importance and this can be something that helps one succeed in the position..

Alongside some of these more general skills, all good Chefs de Partie should possess:

  • Knowledge and ability to run a section

  • Ability to work without close supervision

  • Ability to manage Commis Chefs

  • Ability to produce good quality food in all sections Good oral communication

  • Team management skills

  • High level of attention to detail

  • Good level of numeracy

  • Enthusiasm to develop your own skills and knowledge plus those around you

  • Adaptability to change and willingness to embrace new ideas and processes

  • Positive and approachable manner

  • Team player qualities

If you think this could be for you then we would love to hear from! If you think you are not quite there yet for this level, please consider our Commis Chef position roles and be trained by some of the best in the industry to get you ready!


  • 28 holiday days inclusive of bank holidays

  • Permanent contracts available 

  • Belmond discounts and experiences

  • Loyalty and Recognition Awards

  • Auto-enrolment into the Company Pension Scheme

  • Free meals on duty

  • Free Car Parking

  • Staff parties and social events

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