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Chef De Partie

Convene

Convene

London, UK
Posted on Monday, December 11, 2023

We are seeking a Chef De Partie to join our Culinary Team. The Chef De Partie will report directly to the Head Chef.

Please note: candidate must currently reside in the UK and be able to work in the UK without sponsorship.

What You’ll Do:

We’re looking for a Chef De Partie to join Convene’s prestigious culinary team. This position requires experience in high-volume environments with a focus on presentation and conference style catering. As a Chef De Partie, you will be responsible for assisting in maintenance of budgeted food cost, ordering, menu development, sanitation and overall food quality and presentation, as well as assisting in daily ordering and inventory.

  • Maintain full knowledge of menus, recipes, and other pertinent information
  • Participate in company-wide cost savings initiatives
  • Cooperate with implementation of cooperative training programs
  • Display passion for increasing knowledge of the culinary field through collaborative development and curation of menus and specials
  • Responsible for constant sanitation, organization, and proper food handling
  • Cultivate a kitchen environment conducive to learning and growth opportunity through a pattern of hands-on leadership skills inclusive of the ability to delegate and follow up

What We Look For:

  • Minimum 5 years of progressive culinary/kitchen management experience, depending upon formal degree of training
  • Fine dining experience highly desirable
  • Knowledge of café operations is a plus
  • Extensive catering including high volume, complex foodservice operations experience desirable
  • Comprehensive knowledge of food and catering trends with a focus on quality, production, sanitation, food cost controls, and presentation
  • Must be willing to participate in client satisfaction programs/activities inclusive of following up with front of house teams
  • Leading pre-shifts and recurring property leadership meetings
  • Flexible and long hours are sometimes required; rotating work schedules that may include nights and weekends
  • Move, lift, carry, push, pull and place objects weighing less than or equal to 25 pounds without assistance
  • Reach overhead and below the knees, including bending, twisting, pulling, and stooping
  • Stand, sit, or walk for an extended period of time
  • Operate common kitchen equipment

Who We Are:

Convene is a premium hospitality company that designs and operates meeting, event, flexible office, and membership spaces. With a network of 38 locations across nine cities in the U.S. and UK, Convene thoughtfully combines beautiful yet intuitive design, fully-integrated technology services, and a warm and welcoming environment to create a turnkey solution for extraordinary meeting and work experiences. Founded in 2009 with the goal of bringing hospitality and lifestyle into traditional commercial real estate assets, Convene partners with the industry’s top landlords to deliver increased value to their assets and premium experiences to their tenants. The company counts Hudson’s Bay Company, Ares, and RXR Realty among its investors and has been named one of America’s 100 Most Promising Companies by Forbes and a Best Workplace by Inc. magazine, Fortune magazine, and Built In. Learn more at https://convene.com/

We’re Here For You:

At Convene, you’ll receive:

  • Generous paid time off, including an extra day off for your birthday
  • Participation in our pension scheme with contributions from Convene
  • Professional development support
  • Wellness subsidy to support your wellbeing
  • Savings on bikes and equipment through Convene’s Cycle to Work programme
  • A chance to be part of a dynamic, growing team
  • The opportunity to have a significant impact on your team and the business in the work that you do

Convene is committed to building an inclusive and diverse workforce. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and welcome people from all backgrounds, experiences, abilities and perspectives.