Chef de Partie
£21,181pa + benefits
44 hours per week annualised
Birmingham Hippodrome B5 4TB
A great theatre needs great people. We can only thrive by having the right team on board in a fast-paced, constantly changing, creative workplace.
Presenting the best in musical theatre, ballet and opera, dance, drama, comedy and pantomime, we work successfully with some of the world’s biggest international producers. With our resident partners Birmingham Royal Ballet and DanceXchange; with collaborators such as Welsh National Opera, The Lowry and Sadler’s Wells; and with names like Disney, Cameron Mackintosh, Qdos and Cape Town Opera dull moments don’t get a look in.
Average annual paid attendance of over half a million theatre-goers underlines our claim to be the UK’s busiest and most popular single theatre. We are managed by a voluntary board of Trustees as an independent charity with no revenue subsidy from the public purse. In our main auditorium or Patrick Centre studio, in our conference spaces or restaurant, and in schools and communities, we make sure that everyone is welcome, we settle for nothing but the best and we bring flair to everything we do.
About The Role
As Chef de Partie you will work in all sections of the kitchen producing delicious menu dishes for our wide variety of popular food outlets. Working in a premier destination, you will enhance your Chef skills helping with menu planning and stock management as well as ensuring food hygiene standards and waste control. We will look to you to build on our reputation for delivering a great customer experience too. Your ability to prepare and present fresh local produce, efficiently and to the highest standard will make sure we continue to deliver a profitable operation and delight customers.
The Chef de Partie will have responsibility for the kitchen operation in our restaurant ensuring the highest standard of food is achieved. We will look to you to build on our reputation for delivering a great customer experience too. You will manage all aspects of the kitchen operation, stock ordering, menu development and food costings. You will also ensure a safe working environment by ensuing we comply with all health & safety and food hygiene procedures at all times.
You must have an NVQ level 1 or 2 or equivalent and a Food Hygiene Certificate as well as experience of working in a high quality food establishment. You will be able to demonstrate a strong knowledge of food and good general cooking skills, coupled with an in-depth understanding of health & safety and food hygiene legislation. You will also be team player with an eye for details and comfortable working under pressure. Critically your passion for food and commitment to service excellence will be obvious.
As one of Birmingham’s premier entertainment venues our business requires working unsocial and weekend hours so you will need to be flexible regarding hours worked too.
To enjoy a new stage for your skills please visit our website via the link and apply online.
Everyone’s welcome at Birmingham Hippodrome and we are committed to providing equal opportunities for everyone.