Chef de Partie (Nr East Grinstead)

£29,000 – £32,000 per annum depending on experience, (£27k – £30k + £2,000 per annum guaranteed service charge payment paid quarterly)

  • An additional end of financial year service charge bonus also paid
  • Accommodation support for those relocating
  • 4 weeks holiday increasing to 5 weeks with service
  • 8 Bank holidays
  • Free car parking
  • Employee uniform

In addition you will benefit from a range of company benefits including:

Discounted hotel accommodation for yourself and your family at all hotels
Discounted hair treatments at our two Utopia Spas
Discount off all food & beverage at all hotels
Discount of individual treatments booked in our two Utopia Spas
Discount on retail products in our two Utopia Spas
Refer a friend staff recruitment scheme In additional you will enjoy a range of other benefits when you celebrate your 1 yr, 3 yr and 5 yr anniversary including; your birthday off paid, complimentary overnight stays, complimentary lunch/afternoon tea and service related holiday

The Place

Alexander House Hotel & Utopia Spa, part of Alexander Hotels a private group of quality hotels of distinction just outside London.

5 Red Star, Award winning Utopia Spa, 58 bedrooms including the new luxury Cedar Lodge development and a 2-bedroom self-contained Gatehouse are available for guests.

2 Award winning restaurants, Reflections Restaurant (2 Rosettes x 60 covers), AG’s Restaurant (3 Rosettes x 38 covers) together with a range of conference and banqueting and private dining rooms catering for 8 to 95 guests.

Please see our website for a full list of facilities and also to see sample menus for our restaurants and lounge operations.

Join Darrel Wilde, our Executive Chef and his team creating award winning dishes across a range of fresh menu choices. Our Kitchen Brigade creates dishes for our 3 Rosette Grillroom, 2 Rosette Reflections Restaurant as well as our Banqueting, Room Service and Lounge operations.

The Role

Duties will include;

  • Producing food for all service periods in the Restaurant, as well as Brasserie, Fine dining , Bar food, Room Service and Afternoon tea
  • Preparation, production and service of food to the standard required in a timely and efficient manner
  • Assist with the preparation of daily/weekly orders for food and kitchen supplies adhering to stock control procedures as directed by the Head/Sous Chef
  • Be responsible for receiving and storing of all relevant food and non-food items
  • Assist Head/Sous Chef with daily menu planning and composition as and when required
  • Supporting the Head and Sous Chef with the design of menu items for restaurant, afternoon tea, as well as banqueting menus
  • To deputise for the Head Chef/Sous Chef in their absence as and when required including supervision of the kitchen, internal communication / attending meetings
  • Practice and promote effective teamwork and communication amongst your direct work colleagues and colleagues in other departments
  • Carry out daily cleaning duties within the kitchen as directed by the Head/Sous Chef in addition to following a ‘clean as you go’ policy
  • Ensure compliance with inhouse HACCP and food hygiene, health and safety systems to ensure compliance.
  • Completing duties in a culture and with an attitude of always striving to exceed standards to promote improvements and raise the quality of feedback from all diners across the hotel


  • Working 5 shifts per week 48 hrs per week
  • Demonstrate during a trial shift the practical ability to be able to produce plated desserts to a rosette standard
  • Hold the experience to manage the multi menu requirements
  • Live locally or have the ability to relocate to the area with own transportation


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