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Cape Grace, A Fairmont Managed Hotel, Cape Town, South Africa



Senior Chef de Partie


Luxury & Lifestyle

Company Description

Why work for Accor? We are far more than a worldwide leader. We welcome you as you are and you can find a job and brand that matches your personality. We support you to grow and learn every day, making sure that work brings purpose to your life, so that during your journey with us, you can continue to explore Accor's limitless possibilities.

About Fairmont Hotels & Resorts: At Fairmont Hotels & Resorts we offer our guests the finest hospitality experience in each of our destinations. We know that to offer our guests the best, we first need to offer our employees the best. That is why you'll find exceptional work opportunities-throughout North America and the Caribbean, Europe and Africa, the Middle East and Asia Pacific-as well as industry-leading training, career development, recognition and rewards, Fairmont Hotels & Resorts is a celebrated collection of hotels that included landmark locations like London's The Savoy, New York's The Plaza and Shanghai's Fairmont Peace Hotel. Our teams are guided by values of Respect, Integrity, Teamwork and Empowerment: we employ the highest ethical and quality standards, treating all colleagues with fairness and dignity. A community and environmental leader, Fairmont is also regarded for responsible tourism practices and award-winning Green Partnership program. An exciting future awaits!

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    Job Description

    Scope of position:

    The Senior Chef De Partie will be focused, with special attention placed upon continuous practice to master skills and tasks assigned to them by their supervisors. They will be able to fully manage sections assigned to them and supervise staff. Always act in a professional manner using the company’s Mission, Vision, and Values. Senior Chef De Partie will strive to exceed guest expectation and take the culinary team to go from good to great.


    Communication and Conduct

    • Attend daily shift briefings to keep yourself informed of daily operational requirements.
    • Take charge of the kitchen in absence of Junior Sous chef or Sous Chef
    • Conduct daily shift briefings to kitchen colleagues in absence of Junior Sous Chef & Sous Chef
    • Lead by example using AccorHotels’s: Mission, Vision & Values
    • Communicate daily with supervisors to ensure open lines of communication.
    • Ensure all kitchen colleagues are aware of standards & expectations.
    • Promote a fun/ professional and disciplined work environment.
    • Actively share ideas, opinions & suggestions in daily shift briefings.
    • Always present yourself in a full chef’s uniform following all personal hygiene and grooming requirements
    • Support & motivate kitchen colleagues.

    Health and Safety

    • Manage the Health and Safety standards of the kitchen and ensure they are always followed.
    • Always promote Health and Safety
    • Ensure personal knives and tools are at the utmost cleanliness and always maintained.
    • Ensure proper hygiene practices are always followed in line with the Cape Grace, managed by Fairmont Food Safety Programme.
    • Ensure that all areas in the kitchen are always kept clean and tidy. 
    • Adopt a clean as you go approach.
    • Assist in clearing, cleaning, washing within the kitchen, including in-depth cleaning, using any approved specialized products and methods laid down.

    Stock Management

    • Ensure storeroom requisitions requested are accurate to minimize repeat visits.
    • Maintain cleanliness and proper rotation of stock in all chillers following FIFO system.
    • Ensure stock is stored and labelled correctly.

    Training and Development

    • Strive to develop as a leader by attending Accor Hotels Managerial Courses
    • Support/Coach/Lead & Motivate kitchen colleagues.
    • To undergo training in both formal courses and on-the-job to develop cooking and kitchen
      organizational skills.
    • Actively seek tools for self-growth and development.
    • Complete all assigned trainings on Ines.
    • Maintain consistent on the job training sessions for culinary colleagues.

    Sustainability and Stock

    • Always minimize wastage/ spoilage and record wastage on Winnow system.
    • To aid stock taking within the total Kitchen Department in conjunction with the Head Chef.
    • Lead by example when processing any fresh produce with respect to technique to use the product to its fullest yield.

    Food Quality and Control

    • Strives to maintain & improve all food preparations & presentations.
    • Strives to improve Guest Satisfaction results for Food Quality
    • Act as an extension of kitchen managers to communicate food consistency & quality.
    • Daily checks of all mise en place to ensure freshness & quality standards.
    • Support colleagues on sections to ensure consistency.
    • Perform tasks to the standards & expectations set forth, ensure that all food cooked and served is of a high quality and served at a safe and appropriate temperature.
    • Complete assigned tasks in an efficient and timely manner.
    • Assign and follow – up tasks as dictated by business volumes and supervisors.
    • Performs any other reasonable duties as required by the department head.


    • Have a strong working knowledge of ingredients and products with a strong knowledge in international cuisine.
    • 5 years of experience in a luxury hotel environment
    • Accreditation from a recognized Culinary School (an asset)
    • Food Hygiene and Safety trained.
    • Strong communication skills
    • Enthusiastic and guest driven.
    • Have a strong passion for food.
    • Be driven to succeed.
    • Must possess outstanding guest services skills, professional presentation and sophisticated communication skills.
    • Proficient in the English language (verbal & written), second language is an asset.
    • Must be able to handle a multitude of tasks in an intense, ever-changing environment.
    • Available to work flexible hours that may include early mornings, weekends and/or holidays.
    • Highly responsible & reliable.
    • Ability to work well under pressure in a fast-paced environment.
    • Ability to work cohesively with fellow colleagues as part of a team.
    • Positive attitude.

    Additional Information

    Our commitment to Diversity & Inclusion:

    We are an inclusive company, and our ambition is to attract, recruit and promote diverse talent.

    La diversité et l’inclusion pour Accor, c’est accueillir chacun et chacune dans le respect de ses différences en donnant la priorité aux seules qualités et compétences. Notre ambition est de développer l’emploi, mieux accueillir, offrir d’excellentes conditions de travail et  favoriser l’évolution de l’ensemble des collaborateurs et notamment des personnes en situation de handicap. N’hésitez pas à nous faire part de vos éventuels besoins spécifiques afin que nous puissions les prendre en considération lors de votre processus de recrutement.


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