Chef de Partie

  • Melbourne
  • The Ritz Carlton
POSITION SUMMARY Assists the Sous Chef in ensuring the quality, consistency and production of areas of responsibility in kitchen. Exhibits culinary talents by personally performing tasks while leading the staff and managing all food related functions. Works with team to improve guest and employee satisfaction while maintaining the operating budget. Must ensure sanitation and food standards are achieved. Position Summary: Maintain adherence to sanitation/health regulations and requirements. Meet with the Chef to review assignments, anticipate business levels, changes, and other information. Prepare ingredients for cooking, including portioning, chopping, and storing food so that they are ready for service. Continue preparation work between meal services. Prepare and cook food according to recipes, quality standards, presentation standards, and food preparation checklist. Monitor food quality while preparing food. Weigh, measure, and mix ingredients according to recipes or personal judgment. Test foods to determine if they have been cooked sufficiently, using methods such as tasting, smelling, or piercing them with utensils. Ensure proper portion, arrangement, and food garnish to be served. Serve food in proper portions onto proper receptacle. Anticipate and communicate any assistance needed during busy periods. Be aware of food and labor costs and monitor food levels to minimize waste and maintain controls to meet forecasted food costs and identify instances of shortages when items may run out. Direct and assist Stewards to maximize clean-up efficiency. Provide new ideas to and run the department in the absence of the Chef and Sous Chef. Use kitchen tools safely and appropriately. Wash and disinfect kitchen area, tables, tools, knives, and equipment. Check and ensure the correctness of the temperature of appliances and food. About You: Passion for the industry Working rights in Australia Enthusiastic to escalate your career Self-motivated, driven and energized in a fast-paced environment Armed with smart solutions and a can-do attitude High school diploma or GED; 4 years experience in the culinary, food and beverage, or related professional area. OR 2-year degree from an accredited university in Culinary Arts, Hotel and Restaurant Management, or related major(eg Certificate III in Commercial Cookery, Australian Food handlers certificate); 2 years experience in the culinary, food and beverage, or related professional area. Our Benefits: Exclusive staff discounts on food and beverage and hotel rooms (including all properties within the Marriott International group) for you, your family and friends Be part of Life with the Works program where you can enjoy flexible working hours & locations, time off to pursue your passion through sabbatical leave, and paid leave during your birthday month Grow, develop, and progress with internationally recognised training programs, unlimited strategic development and exciting career opportunities within the Marriott International group Genuine care for associates’ physical, emotional and financial wellbeing through our Employee Assistance Program Opportunity to receive Employee Referral Incentives and get paid for working with your friend Work for the Largest Hotel Network in the World which values equality, diversity and inclusiveness The Ritz-Carlton Hotel is part of Marriott International's Luxury portfolio, which has committed to putting people first for + years.