Chef de Partie

Chef de Partie

Chef de Partie

Closing: 01/11/2022

Position: Permanent

Hours: Full-time

Salary: £11 - £14.50 Per Hour

Reference: W3XR73W

Address: Bowness-on-Windermere, Windermere LA23, UK

The ideal Chef de Partie will be experienced, with good knowledge of fresh food preparation. Well versed in how to get the most out of fresh, often locally sourced, seasonal ingredients, you will be enthusiastic and passionate, with a genuine desire to learn and progress.

As a Chef de Partie, you will be given all the encouragement and training that you need to progress your career as a chef. You will be working under the Head Chef and Sous Chef(s) on-site at our clients.

Why join St John's Staff Hire?

We are big enough to have brilliant industry contacts but small enough to offer you all of the personal touches. Getting you placed at a client that suits you matters to us: we want to make sure good people get good jobs.

At St John's Staff Hire we focus on having the best people join our team, and we reward the team by providing a high hourly rate of pay. We are looking for chefs who are looking to work as temps, as well as candidates that are looking for new opportunities.


Coordinate daily tasks with the Head Chef and Sous Chef(s).

Share responsibility with senior chefs in supervising the more junior kitchen staff

Ability to estimate the daily production needs of the venue and aid the Sous Chef(s) and Head Chef in preventing wastage Ability to check the quality of raw and cooked food products to ensure that standards are met.

Experienced in a similar role and fresh food environment, with a genuine commitment and passion for food, training and quality service

Ability to deliver second-to-none, exceptional food service - taking full responsibility for your section before, during and after service

Be a team player with good communication, time-keeping and organisational skills

Be able to work at pace, with little supervision once allocated your tasks


Prepare all food items as directed in a sanitary and timely manner

Ensure the safety, security and appropriate storage, labelling and dating of food stock following appropriate legislation and company policy

Follow recipes and presentation specifications

Operate standard kitchen equipment safely and efficiently

Maintain a clean working station whilst adhering to health & safety standards

Assist with the cleaning and organisation of kitchen and equipment

Restock items as needed throughout the shift

Adhere to all food hygiene and safety standards

The good bits!

Salary: Between £11 and £14.5 per hour, dependent on age and experience

Location: South Lakeland

Hours: Flexible

If you think you have the abilities, passion and temperament to make a difference please apply.

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time, Permanent, Temporary, Freelance, Temp to perm, Zero hours

Salary: £11.00-£14.50 per hour


Referral programme


10 hour shift

12 hour shift

8 hour shift

Application question(s):

Are you a car driver?

Do you live in the South Lakes, or close enough that you can commute to Windermere, Bowness, Kendal, Ambleside etc.?

Would you prefer to meet at our Kendal office, or Windermere office?

Please list a couple of dates and times when it would be convenient to arrange an interview.


cooking: 1 year (preferred)

Apply on the St John's Staff Hire Careers Page!

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