Advertising Salary:
From £22000 to £25000 per annum, plus excellent benefits
Location
AL5 2JQ, Herts, UK
Work Area
Catering
Closing Date
12 Dec 2021
Overview Of Role

As a Chef De Partie, you will be a key member of the Kitchen Team at Rothamsted Enterprises, situated on the Rothamsted Research Campus, Harpenden, Hertfordshire. 

We are searching for an experienced and organised person to fill this kitchen role. The ideal candidate will have a positive attitude, is passionate about our profession and enjoys working with people. 

Benefits:

  • A full-time position at 37 hours per week (5 days over 7)
  • Competitive salary
  • 25 days paid annual leave, plus Bank Holiday allocation 
  • Free car parking onsite
  • Meals whilst on duty
  • Generous pension scheme
  • Uniform provided and laundered
  • On-site gym and sports and social club
  • Commitment to ensuring great work life balance
  • Annual pay reviews

As a Chef De Partie you will be a key kitchen team member assisting in the food preparation and presentation for all of our events, from conferences and weddings, to meetings and private events. The Chef de Partie role will also involve training and coaching junior staff members as well as leading the kitchen in the line manager’s absence. We pride ourselves on our fresh food, sustainable ethos and using local produce.

This is an exciting time to join our small and friendly team working in our kitchens on the Rothamsted campus. These include our beautiful, state-of-the-art conference centre, 200 seat restaurant and Grade I listed Manor House. We are passionate about using fresh, sustainable ingredients with full flexibility on our seasonal menus.

If you pride yourself on delivering an excellent customer experience from start to finish, consistently exceeding expectations and producing amazing food then this is the job for you.

This role will support the needs of the business and will include occasional weekend and evening work. Hours will be allocated by rota in accordance with the business needs. 

 The post is a 3 year fixed term contract, attracting a salary of £22,000- £25,000 per annum, dependent on experience. 
Closing date is 12 December 2021 and interviews expected to take week commencing 19 December 2021
 
About The Company

Rothamsted Enterprises was established in 2015 with four key business areas in our portfolio: Rothamsted Agri-Tech Business Centre; Rothamsted Manor; Rothamsted Conference Centre and Rothamsted Restaurant.

We have a variety of office and lab spaces for rent as well as a newly refurbished hotdesking hub, a superb, spacious conference centre, a popular local café, and a Grade 1 listed weddings and events venue.

Rothamsted Enterprises is built on a strong, diverse, and financially sound platform that capitalises on the facilities on site and our excellent transport links.

We are proud to be part of the Rothamsted family – a campus steeped in agricultural science history thanks to the discoveries of our founder Sir John Lawes and all that have followed in his footsteps.

Our team culture is supportive, friendly, honest, hardworking and ambitious.

Our commitment to learning and development, equality and diversity enable a welcoming environment for all prospective employees. We have an attractive benefits package including 28 days annual leave (incl bank holidays), free lunch and hot drink daily from the café, discounts on other food and drink purchases, a generous pension scheme and an attractive campus close to nature, offering walks and recreational activities - such as tennis courts, and a small gym. 

Rothamsted Enterprises is a commercial entity owned by the Lawes Agricultural Trust, Rothamsted Research and BBSRC. The income generated is gifted back to the partners to ensure long-term financial sustainability for science and research.
Our role:

  • To ensure financial sustainability
  • To foster relationships
  • To facilitate opportunities for collaboration and deliver impact

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