Dartington Hall is an inspiring venue; a social enterprise offering genuine customer service.
We aspire to deliver innovative, sustainable and creative hospitality that challenges industry standards whilst embracing the aims and values of the Trust.
As Chef de Partie, you will support the effective and efficient operation of all kitchens within Dartington Hall, with the aim that they provide the highest quality of product, are cost effective, meet budgeted targets and achieve a regional and national quality profile. Your role will include food preparation and cooking under the direction of the Sous Chefs, routine cleaning duties and providing excellent customer service, while maintaining an awareness of food hygiene and health and safety.
You will have a keen interest in cooking and the hospitality industry and previous experience working in kitchens and customer facing roles. You will be comfortable working on routine tasks with minimal supervision, as well as working with the rest of the kitchen team to ensure high quality operation. You will also be able to demonstrate good organisation and communication skills. You will run a station by yourself with minimal supervision; you must able to follow recipes and plating techniques.
Accommodation may be available.
The Dartington Hall Trust is a remarkable, many-sided organisation with a fascinating history and significant future potential. We have a progressive tradition of using our 1200 acre estate to stimulate and nurture new thinking and activities that can help to improve the world we live. Dartington continues to forge a path that seeks to explore both individual disciplines such as learning, arts, agriculture, enterprise and social justice, and the broader notion of how they can be brought together to help create more fulfilling lives and a better society.
To apply for this post please send your CV or completed application form to firstname.lastname@example.org along with a Supporting Statement outlining the reason for your interest in the role and Dartington, and what you believe you could bring to the role. This is a key element of the decision making process so please take the time to put together the Supporting Statement as without it your application is likely to be at a disadvantage.