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Chef de Partie (Events)

York Commercial Ltd
24,984.32 per annum
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University of York campus
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Role Description

We’re currently looking for a talented, innovative and hardworking Chef de Partie, to create a small events team to work alongside our Executive Chef. The team will provide exciting, fresh food menus and deliver outstanding service whilst helping expand our already well-established brand “Campus Kitchen”.

The role would encompass our in-house catering operation, as well as fine dining work, both on campus and at York’s prestigious Guildhall. We want people who push for high standards and take pride in a sandwich as well as a grand banquet and everything in between.

A flexible work approach is a must as the team would also offer support around campus when there is a downturn in events, filling in to facilitate our kitchens during our busy conference seasons. The roles would offer the same great work-life balance our other staff already enjoy, as well as all the benefits and assurances of working for one of the country's leading universities.

The salary offered is £24,984.32 per annum for 37 hours per week, on a 5 over 7-day basis and we offer back any overtime in Lieu. Additional hours may be required on occasion to meet business demand. Occasional weekend work is needed.

You will possess a minimum of City & Guilds 706/1/2 (or NVQ Level 2 equivalent) as well as an intermediate food hygiene qualification. We’re looking for someone who feels ready to step up from a junior role or a Chef De Partie looking for a better pace of life.

YCL has a fantastic rewards package available including:

  • 38 days annual leave, including 8 statutory public holidays (pro rata)
  • Concession rates at York Sport Village and Centre
  • Company pension scheme and work place pension scheme
  • Discount scheme with local and national retailers, restaurants and tradesmen
  • Salary sacrifice schemes including cycle to work, childcare vouchers and campus nursery
  • 10% off at campus Nisa Supermarkets and on-campus catering outlets
  • A supportive and friendly working environment
  • Downtime over Christmas and new year

This advert will be ongoing and may close at any time once the position has been filled.

York Commercial Ltd. (YCL) is a wholly-owned subsidiary of the University of York. The Head Office is situated at the University of York, Heslington, York, YO10 5DD. The successful candidate will be appointed on YCL terms and conditions of employment

The University strives to be diverse and inclusive  – a place where we can ALL be ourselves.

We particularly encourage applications from people who identify as Black, Asian or from a Minority Ethnic background, who are underrepresented at the University. 

We offer family friendly, flexible working arrangements, with forums and inclusive facilities to support our staff. #EqualityatYork

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