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Chef de Partie

Saxmundham, Suffolk


The company


The Bell Hotel is a 19th century coaching inn, one of the last to be built in the UK, that has undergone recent, extensive renovations and is fast-establishing itself as a coveted destination for locals and tourists alike. The hotel has two dining rooms, a bar, and currently 10 letting rooms, with more to be added later in the year. Fantastic, newly installed commercial kitchen with extensive, all-electric, equipment list.

 

The job


As CDP, you'll work closely with our fantastic Head Chef to ensure the smooth running of kitchen operations in our recently refurbished, state-of-the-art commercial kitchen. We cook using seasonally available local produce to develop new and exciting menus and pride ourselves on cooking to a two AA rosette standard, which you will help to champion.

 

What you'll need


Good culinary skills and experience of working as a Chef in previous role, preferably in a quality restaurant/culinary environment

Organised & precise, with a keen eye for detail and creative flair

Relevant food safety training and culinary qualifications

Solid understanding of kitchen hygiene standards and procedures to ensure hygiene compliance

A passion for cooking high quality food, preferably to a two AA rosette standard

 

Where you'll be based


The Bell Hotel is based in Saxmundham, Suffolk, a historic market town that is beginning to realise its potential.

 

What you'll receive


- £24,000 - £26,000 per annum dependent on experience

- Gratuities (c.£150-£300 pm)

- Live-in accommodation available

- Long service awards

- Two days off per week

- Up to 47.5 hour working week (9 hour day with 30 minute unpaid break)

- Free meals whilst working

- Whites provided

- 28 days annual leave, rising to 34 days after 5 years of service (including bank holidays)

 

Find out more


To discuss this position in more detail, please send your CV to martin@martin-salter.com or call 07983 967143.

All communication will be treated in complete confidence.

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