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Chef De Partie / Cook - Riviera International Centre, Torquay

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Riviera International Centre


About Us

Lex Leisure is a Community Interest Company (CIC) that has been established to build upon the legacy of two successful paralympic games in London and Rio, the Invictus Games and other sporting events that have helped to inspire persons with physical, mental or health related inequalities to be physically active. Aiming to deliver high quality services to our customers, the Company also prides itself on its exemplary health and safety record and commitment to staff.

The RIC is a multi use venue comprising a range of Leisure facilities as well Conference/Event and Function spaces. These facilities are complimented by a Food and Beverage department including a public cafe and an event kitchen team.

Primary objectives for the Chef de Partie will be:

  • To prepare and cook meals for customers and clients using the centre’s cafe and functions

  • Deliver a catering offer which produces high quality and nutritionally balanced food to ensure customer satisfaction.

  • Assist with all aspects of the day to day catering including; food safety, stock control, ordering and cleaning.

The Chef de partie will focus day to day on the following tasks:

  • Prepare and cook food for customers and visitors.

  • To ensure the company HACCCP procedures and responsibilities are carried out at all times.

  • Maintain and develop systems of stock control to minimise wastage and aid profitability.

  • Ensure a consistent high level of service is delivered to customers.

  • To undertake maintenance, housekeeping and cleaning duties as and when required.

  • To undertake any regulatory requirements.

  • To undertake any other duties as may be required by the Centre Manager to ensure that the business objectives of the contract are achieved.


  • You will demonstrate a detailed knowledge of HACCP and food safety legislation.

  • Knowledge of the standards of baking, cooking and grilling techniques

  • Ability to work under pressure and in a fast-paced environment

  • Ability to quickly learn new recipes and new cooking procedures

  • Time management skills

  • Ability to work efficiently and cooperatively in a team environment

  • Ability to solve problems quickly

Among the personal characteristics sought the applicant:

  • Must be able to build strong relationships with customers, clients and employees.

  • Have good communication skills.

  • Must be able to meet the demands of the role by working additional hours and/or additional duties as and when required.

  • Must be able to maintain and, be committed to good employee relations and deliver quality training.

  • Must be flexible as working hours will vary.

We are proud to be Equal Opportunity Employers that are committed to inclusion and diversity.

If you are interested in applying for this role, we suggest that you do so at the earliest opportunity to avoid disappointment as interviews will be held throughout the process. Please note that if you have not received correspondence within 21 days then please assume your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion