Senior Chef De Partie
at Edwardian Hotels London - Careers Site

Date Posted: 03/09/2019

Job Description



Corporate/Radisson Blu Edwardian Bloomsbury Street/ 12126_27346_RFT_F03


At the heart of Edwardian Hotels London is a simple founding belief, that from back of house to the boardroom we are all Hosts. Everyone is encouraged to express their individuality and initiative, and to bring their passion to work. (We may wear uniforms, but we don’t believe in uniformity.)

Everything we do is driven by a desire to exceed our guests’, clients and partners expectations. To surprise and delight. To make the time our guests choose to spend with us genuinely exceptional. So that even the shortest stay with us, will last long in their memory. Everyone who works here does this every day across our portfolio of brands, in highly prestigious locations in London and beyond.

For 40 years Edwardian Hotels  London has built upon this ambition, and as a family owned company we’re proud of the freedom our independence gives us to grow our business on a relentless and memorable curve – upwards.

With an enviable collection of luxurious distinctive hotels and restaurants such as The May Fair Hotel, Radisson Blu Edwardian London Hotels, Steak and Lobster, Scoff and Banter, May Fair Kitchen, Annayu and May Fair Bar; in the most desirable locations of the UK's most vibrant cities, EHL's vision is unique: To Be Memory Makers.

Being a Memory Maker as a Senior Chef De Partie

In this role, you will become part of the Edwardian family and work within Food Production in Radisson Blu Edwardian Bloomsbury Street

The Role

  • As a Senior Chef de Partie you will begin your management training and assist the senior kitchen team in the daily directions, you will also oversee the junior chefs in the execution and consistency of cuisine. You are required to cook and also ensure all hygiene standards are met and food safety guidelines are adhered to.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Leads the daily operation of the kitchen
  • Coordinates the inventory, purchasing and disbursement of all supplies with the F and B controller
  • Ensures that proper sanitation practices are followed
  • Ensures proper staffing and adequate supplies for all stations
  • Prioritises and assigns work
  • Keeps current with local competition
  • Takes appropriate action to maintain the competitive status and profitability of the operation
  • Develops and implements strategies and practices which support employee engagement
  • Provides employees with the orientation and training needed to understand expectations and perform job responsibilities
  • Communicates performance expectations and provides employees with on-going feedback
  • Provides employees with coaching and counseling as needed to achieve performance objectives and reach their fullest potential
  • Leads by example, and motivates employees, communicates and reinforces the company vision to employees
  • Provides employees with the tools necessary to perform job responsibilities by assuming responsibility for ordering equipment as necessary
  • Seeks opportunities to improve the guest experience by seeking feedback and developing strategies to help improve the department
  • Gives personal attention, takes personal responsibility and uses teamwork to provide excellent guest experience
  • Ensures the highest quality of product within cost constraints by supervising and participating in the preparation of food
  • Adheres to Edwardian Hotels London standards of food quality, recipes and preparation.
  • Assists in overseeing all kitchen operational areas
  • Supervises the proper set up and readiness of each item on menus
  • Oversees the seasonings, portions and appearance of food served
  • Stores unused food properly to minimise waste and maximise quality
  • Trains other team leaders (Chefs de Partie) in all standards in any all sections of the kitchen.
  • Participates in the development of recipes
  • Participates in the management of the kitchen. assists the Sous Chef, Senior Sous Chef and Head Chef
  • Assures smooth kitchen operation by co-ordinating with related Food Departments

Key Requirements


Key Requirements

  • Holds a level 2 Food Hygiene certificate
  • Culinary Skills
  • Good command of the English language
  • Knowledge of Edwardian Hotels London systems and procedures
  • Can take responsibility for any section of the kitchen and meet standards in health and hygiene, staffing and organisational planning, recipe standards, promotion of learning environment, and food quality and preparation
  • Understands and can manage cost of sales
  • Food and  beverage product knowledge, and an understanding of menu content and impact, and pricing guidelines
  • Understands the strategic positioning of the hotel and  company within the competitive market
  • Confident ability to communicate and establish rapport
  • Skilled in the use of techniques and strategies required to deliver training material in-group and in one-on-one settings
  • Skill in developing and adhering to department budget
  • Demonstrate ability to relate to, communicate with, and motivate employees to sustain high performance and quality levels
  • Skilled in the use of Micros Management, Micro soft Word, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Power Point, E-mail and Internet

 We Believe In Developing and Delighting Our Hosts So You Will Receive:

  • Competitive Salary
  • Complimentary 2 night stay in a luxury Edwardian Hotel of your choice (after two years service)
  • Preferential accommodation rates for all Edwardian Hotels for Hosts, friends and family
  • Discounts on food and beverage up to 30% in all Edwardian restaurants and bars
  • Discounts on Spas and beauty treatments
  • Hot meals and salad bar, teas, coffees and juices provided each day
  • Uniforms provided per role requirement

All Hosts must have valid permission to live and work in the United Kingdom. Verification of documentation will be undertaken as part of the recruitment process.


Job Snapshot

About Us

Welcome to Edwardian Hotels London.

Edwardian Hotels London is a collection of luxury hotels in central London, Heathrow, and Manchester. Our hotels provide luxury without pretension. Individually designed rooms, the latest technology, new meeting spaces, chic restaurants and bars and service that focuses on every detail of your stay, so that you do not have to.

With an enviable collection of distinctive hotels and restaurants such as The May Fair Hotel, Radisson Blu Edwardian London Hotels, Steak and Lobster, Scoff and Banter, May Fair Kitchen, Annayu and May Fair Bar; in the most desirable locations of the UK's most vibrant cities, Edwardian Hotel's vision is unique: To Be Memory Makers.