Chef de Partie - Terrace

Ref: 053
Type: Permanent
Location: The Montagu Arms Hotel
Salary: up to £34248 plus service charge tips

The Terrace Restaurant is based at the four-red-star Montagu Arms Hotel, located in the beautiful village of Beaulieu and surrounded by the glorious scenery of the New Forest. We offer our guests 3AA Rosette fine dining cuisine with a seasonal menu inspired and driven by the superb natural larder of the New Forest, and includes spectacular produce straight from the restaurant’s organic kitchen garden. The restaurant is renowned for its food philosophy, utilising the best, seasonal, local produce to deliver expertly crafted dishes.

Transport is an advantage to reach the picturesque village of Beaulieu. The hotel is situated 6 miles from Brockenhurst Village and train station with excellent rail links to Bournemouth, Southampton and London.

We have an opening for an enthusiastic Chef de Partie to join our friendly kitchen brigade. This is a unique opportunity for an imaginative, detail-orientated Chef de Partie to be part of an innovative kitchen, provide input into developing exciting new dishes and learn new skills from the experienced team. With training and support you will be challenged in this fast-paced kitchen but will be rewarded with significant opportunities to develop and grow, gaining experience in all sections within the kitchen.

The role is full time, permanent, 48 hrs per week working 5 days out of 7 (including weekends) on a rota basis.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Run a section unassisted in the main kitchen, keeping it organised and well prepared at all times
  • Support and lead other chefs in your section through clear communication and delegation, and identify any training needs
  • Produce dishes as per Head Chef’s instruction, maintaining consistency and high quality for our guests
  • Make sure all Mise en place meets the required high standards set by Head Chef
  • Help with the day-to-day cleaning and organisation of the kitchen, dry stores, veg stores and main cool room
  • Take a proactive role in the team, identifying and resolving issues as well as sharing ideas for improvements.


Our ideal candidate will have:

  • Good knowledge of classic and technical cooking methods
  • Excellent organisation skills and adaptability
  • A collaborative approach to teamwork
  • A passion for food and ambition to achieve culinary excellence
  • High standards of cleanliness, personal hygiene and food hygiene
  • Experience in a similar establishment or hotel


Company benefits include:

  • Competitive rate of pay plus Service Charge tips
  • Leisure membership of our award winning SenSpa facility at Careys Manor (sister hotel)
  • Paid day off on your birthday
  • Employee Referral Bonus
  • Quarterly social budget for your team
  • Training and Development opportunities
  • Friends and Family discounts in our Hotels, Spa, and Restaurants across Group
  • Employee Assistance Programme through Hospitality Action
  • Long serving staff enjoy enhanced holiday entitlement & annual celebratory dinner
  • Pension; eligible team members benefit from a NEST pension scheme

If you have relevant experience in a professional kitchen and are keen to join like-minded chefs who are truly passionate about food then this might be the role for you. Please apply with a CV and covering letter via the link below.

The Montagu Arms Hotel is owned by Greenclose Hotels Ltd, also in the group are Careys Manor Hotel and SenSpa, Brockenhurst and The Imperial Hotel, Llandudno.

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