Chef de Partie- Staff Canteen

  • The Berkeley
  • Kitchen
  • Full time

A fantastic opportunity has arisen for an experienced and passionate Chef de Partie to join the Staff Canteen Kitchen team at The Berkeley.

With an independent spirit and an eye for style, The Berkeley is the epitome of modern British luxury. Rooms are furnished by leading designers, and London’s original fashionista afternoon tea ‘Prêt-à-Portea’ is served daily in the Collins Room. The Berkeley is perfectly positioned between Hyde Park, fashionable Knightsbridge and the residential neighbourhood of Belgravia. Its signature experiences include the famed Blue Bar, The Berkeley Bar & Terrace, Michelin-starred dining in ‘Marcus’ by Marcus Wareing and our Bamford Health Club & Spa.

Main duties & responsibilities

As an Assistant Staff Chef you will assist in the preparation and cooking of all meals to be served in the staff restaurant, at the appropriate times, in a safe, hygienic and cost effective manner to The Berkeley standards.

Main responsibilities of the Chef de Partie include, but are not limited to:

  • Prepare the items for the days salad bar and to prepare (where possible) items for the following days salad bars.
  • Assist in the preparation of the lunch / dinner and for the following days meals and to assist in the service of the day’s lunch / dinner as well as with the ‘on going’ cooking of days lunch / dinner during service.
  • Before going off duty, ensure the kitchen area of the staff restaurant is clean and has adequate stock, also ensure that there are adequate instructions for the next shift.
  • Maintain high standards of personal hygiene and that the cleanliness of lockers, showers / toilets and changing rooms are maintained to the required standard of the Hotel.
  • Contribute to maintaining an excellent level of service in conjunction with the minimum requirement of the LQA standards at all times.

Entry Requirements

Successful candidates for the Chef de Partie will demonstrate genuine dedication to The Berkeley and show a commitment to consistent quality in our product and service. The ideal candidate will be a team player who is a fast learner, adaptable and has exceptional interpersonal and communication skills.

This is an exciting role for a talented individual who is looking for a new challenge and wants to join a fast paced and high performing team renowned for their approach and delivery of unparalleled service.

We anticipate applicants will have previous experience in a similar role within a luxury hotel environment.

Benefits package

  • Competitive salary
  • Preferential room rates for yourself and family across Maybourne Hotel Group
  • 50% food & beverage discount across Maybourne Hotel Group
  • Vast range of learning and development programmes, for colleagues and managers at all levels
  • Opportunities for transfer and promotion across Maybourne Hotel Group
  • Social events & activities
  • Wellbeing events & activities
  • Critical illness cover
  • Paid Birthday Leave
  • Season ticket loan
  • Additional benefits & initiatives may be available in local properties

Terms & conditions apply to all benefits


In line with the requirements of the Asylum & Immigration Act 1996, all applicants must be eligible to live and work in the UK. Documented evidence of eligibility will be required from candidates as part of the recruitment process.

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