Chef de Partie Job Description – 4 star Hotel

There is some difference between a Chef de Partie Job Description in a 4 star hotel and a 5 star resort. You can read more about each below. If you’re looking for Chef de Partie jobs, check out the link.

  • Follow rigidly and observe all hygiene regulations and enforce HACCP.
  • Report for duty on time and in the correct uniform.
  • Prepare and produce food for the area which you are assigned as well as to the agreed standards in conjunction with other chefs
  • Ensure that preparation is done for the next morning..
  • Assist other chefs in the kitchen when requested.
  • Work closely with other CDPs and take responsibility for a section in the kitchen.
  • Assist the Sous Chefs/Head Chef and Executive Chef when required.
  • Minimise wastage.
  • Ensure all necessary mis-en-place are ready prior to service.
  • Make sure that all the guests’ needs and requirements are met.
  • Ensure a high standard of personal hygiene and grooming.
  • Adhere to all safety procedures and rules
  • Attend all in house training including manual handling, fire training, food hygiene training etc.
  • Report and where possible take action on incidents of accidents and damage
  • Assist in creating and preparing menus items and specials.
  • Communicate with the Sous Chefs and the Executive Chef regarding menu items, problem situations or shortages.
  • Utilize the computer system in retrieving orders.
  • Work closely with standard recipes and plate presentations in order to maintain standards of quality in production and presentation.
  • Store items properly at the end of the shift.
  • Ensure a clean, neat and organized work area.
  • Respond properly in any hotel emergency or safety situation.

Chef de Partie Job Description – 5 star Resort

  • Responsible for a section in the kitchen.
  • Ensure the smooth running of the section ensuring the standards of cuisine and hygiene are maintained.
  • Prepare all ingredients for service to the required standard, ensuring no wastage.
  • Ensure all special requests made by guests are met.
  • Prepare dishes to the required specifications.
  • Ensure all goods are stored correctly and hygienically in accordance with HACCP specifications.
  • Promote a positive working atmosphere at all times.
  • Must be able to work well on their own initiative and to work in a team environment.

Minimum requirements

Necessary requirements for a CDP role in a 4 or 5 star hotel are listed below. The ideal candidate should:

  • Have previous experience as a Chef de Partie within a hotel industry (minimum 2-3 years) ∙ Excellent Knowledge of HACCP
  • Possess excellent communication and organisational skills
  • Have fluency in English, both oral and written
  • Be flexible in their working hours

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