Chef de Partie
Location: LEGOLAND Windsor Resort, SL4 4AY
Hours: Working 5 days out of 7 covering hours between 06:00-23:00
Pay: Up to £11.80 p/h + pension, life assurance and Merlin Magic Pass 20 free tickets to our attractions
Are you an experienced Chef?
Do you love for preparing quality dishes and working in a fun environment?
Would you like to start an awesome career at one of the UK s favourite family theme park resorts?
We are currently recruiting for a Chef de Partie for our up and coming 2021 season at the UK s favourite children s theme park; the LEGOLAND Windsor Resort. The LEGOLAND Windsor Resort is the ultimate destination for families with children age 2-12. The Resort is home to two awesome LEGO themed Hotels and a host of rides, shows and attractions built around the iconic LEGO brick. This role is based at the Windsor theme park, located in 150 acres of beautiful parkland.
2021 is set to be one of the most exciting years yet, we re celebrating the LEGOLAND Windsor Resort turning 25. 25 years of building memories, 25 years of family fun and 25 years of everything being awesome! As well as celebrating our birthday we will be launching a brand-new land LEGO MYTHICA: World of Mythical Creatures what a time to join us and start your awesome career.
At the heart of the accommodation experience are three LEGO themed family restaurants which have been reimagined to include new concepts such as a large family ala-carte restaurant , a fine dining restaurant and a lighter a la carte bar and restaurant as well as room service provision. We are now looking for skilled Chef de Partie who can support our vision of creating exciting, destination appropriate, excellent quality food consistently for our guests of all ages.
As the Chef de Partie (CDP) will be working across our 3 restaurants in our 2 hotels with the responsibility to support the Head Chef and Sous Chef in the daily operation of the kitchen to achieve the required standard of food preparation and presentation to meet quality standards.
What the job of a Chef de Partie will involve
To assist as directed in the presentation and service of food and to maintain close liaisons with the Food & Beverage service team to provide the highest standards of food and service to our guests.
Establish and maintain strong communication links with the Food & Beverage team and with other departments across the hotel and resort.
Deliver excellent food production and presentation at all times; using recipes and menu cards where appropriate.
To maintain high standards of health and safety, hygiene, fire and food safety
Share your ideas and experience to improve the efficient running of the Kitchen areas and Food & Beverage department whilst maximising delivery standards and cleanliness.
Develop an interactive and unique style of food service that is tailored to each guest and their individual requirements. We are looking for the following skills and experience:
Have previous experience working as a Chef de Partie or equivalent within a similar high-volume buffet, gastro-pub, or branded high-street operations
Will be able to prepare, cook and present foods to meet company specifications
Have a strong understanding of food health & safety maintaining consistently high kitchen cleanliness standards at all times
Be knowledgeable of stock management and ensuring all processes are followed correctly
Have a fantastic work ethic and able to work well under pressure
Possess great communication skills being able to interact with all of our guests and colleagues
Bring a flexible working approach to accommodate breakfast service, dinner service and weekend working Benefits of joining the LEGOLAND Windsor Resort:
Pro Rata Holiday Allowance based on 28 days full time equivalent
Private pension scheme
Life assurance scheme
Employee assistance programme
Ongoing Training & Development
Access to our exclusive benefits portal with discounts across online and high street shops
Merlin Magic Pass 20 free tickets for you, your family and friends to enjoy all of our Merlin Attractions across the world
25% discount in Merlin retail shops and restaurants
40% discount online off LEGO, and much more! A job with Merlin isn t like a job anywhere else. With attractions around the world, from rollercoasters to wax figures, we don t trade in suits, handshakes or briefcases. We trade in fun. In smiles, shrieks and spine-tingles. In Memories. In magic. But there are no tricks behind our magic. Instead, there are people like you. Passionate, dedicated people who are committed to making sure our worldwide attractions and guests experiences are the best they can be.
To apply for the position of Chef de Partie within our Hotel Food & Beverage team please use the Apply Now function
LEGOLAND Windsor Resort is an equal opportunities employer and will provide reasonable support to disabled applicants throughout the recruitment process. If you feel that you need any additional support or reasonable adjustments to take part in the interview process, please contact the Recruitment Team on [email protected]
Here at Merlin Entertainments we are proud to have a diverse workforce, and we re all about providing equal opportunities to the whole team. Because of this we are committed to an active all together programme which starts with our recruitment and selection process.