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Chef de Partie - The Diamond Jubilee Tea Salon

Job description

Located in the heart of Piccadilly in our beautiful flagship store. This central London location, offers so much to explore including restaurants, bars, cultural sites, shopping and more, and only a short walk from the Green Park Tube Station and plenty of bus stops.

Chef de Partie – Diamond Jubilee Tea Salon


Epitomising the sophistication of Afternoon and High Tea in all its splendour, our Diamond Jubilee Tea Salon serves an extraordinary selection of teas, our famous fluffy scones and delicious sandwiches 7 days a week for all those special occasions. The Queen opened the Tea Salon in 2012 in honour of her Diamond Jubilee. The Tea Salon also specialises in private dining hosting an array of events from charity balls to private birthday parties.


We are currently looking for an experienced Chef de Partie to join our Diamond Jubilee Tea Salon restaurant. This is an exciting opportunity for someone looking to expand their skill set within a busy restaurant


Key Accountabilities:


Working with the Senior Team to ensure the food is delivered to the highest standard in the section of responsibility

Coach and develop Demi Chefs and Commis Chefs to ensure their skills are being enhanced, leading by example

Check the Section for standards regularly ensuring that all audits and temperature checks are completed

Take ownership of the stocktake and feedback any key indicators to the Head chef

Work closely with the Restaurant team to ensure a collaborative partnership between front and back of house

Communicate effectively ensuring that the teams are aware of the menu

Demonstrate high levels of planning, organising, and time management to drive the operational execution across the section

Ensure adherence to company policies, controls and standards (e.g. due diligence, cleanliness, and HSE)

Monitor and maintain inventory, ensuring these are highlighted to the Senior Chefs


We expect the successful candidate to have the following skills and experience:


Experience as a Chef de Partie within Afternoon Tea or Private Dining.

 Willing to learn and grow

Passionate about food

Have excellent longevity with your past employers

Maintaining Food Safety standards


We are committed to developing your career and nurturing your talent, regardless of age; disability; gender reassignment; marriage and civil partnership; pregnancy and maternity; race; religion or belief; sex; sexual orientation. We respect and embrace each other’s differences, to create a truly inclusive environment.


n the last year alone, our people have been recognised and celebrated, winning awards for their outstanding contributions to Retail, Technology, Global Hospitality & Tourism, Visual Merchandising & Display, Customer Service and Local Community Awards