Senior Chef De Partie
at Edwardian Hotels London - Careers Site

Date Posted: 30/01/2020

Job Description

Corporate/Radisson Blu Edwardian Mercer Street/ 13078_28282_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.


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

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&B  controller
  • Takes appropriate action to maintain the competitive status and profitability of the operation
  • Ensures the highest quality of product within cost constraints by supervising and participating in the preparation of food
  • 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


The Requirements

  • Holds a level 2 Food Hygiene certificate
  • Culinary Skills
  • Good command of the English language
  • 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 & beverage product knowledge, and an understanding of menu content and impact, and pricing guidelines
  • Understands the strategic positioning of the hotel & company within the competitive market
  • Confident ability to communicate & establish rapport

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

  • Competitive Salary
  • Career development opportunities and wide range of Training Programs
  • 28 paid holidays per annum including Bank Holidays
  • Complimentary hot meals and salad bar, teas, coffees and juices provided each day
  • Uniforms provided per role requirement
  • Discounts on food and beverage up to 30% in all Edwardian restaurants and bars
  • Discounts on Spas and beauty treatments
  • Preferential accommodation rates for all Edwardian Hotels for Hosts, friends and family

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.