Senior Chef De Partie

Sodexo Inc.



Job Introduction

Sodexo Live! have a fantastic opportunity for two talented Senior Chef De Parties to join our first-class team at Brighton and Hove Albion Football Club!

At Sodexo Live! we bring people together, we create exceptional moments and lasting memories. We are a unique community of people mobilized to create live experiences that are unforgettable.

Sodexo support with the hospitality at Brighton and Hove Football club both on Match Days and for Events; this is an exciting time to join us as giving you the opportunity to create and produce a wide range of pastry, dessert and on site produced items supporting the fine dining and events business.

In this diverse role you will be able to use your creative skill set and imagination to bring a gastronomic flair to Brighton. You will support and report into the Executive Head Chef. We are seeking someone with a passionate interest in the catering industry, knowledge of current trends and someone who is excited about food. You... will also have the ability to plan, execute and monitor exceptional Food Safety and Health and Safety standards in event business.

This is an amazing opportunity to join a world leading food and facilities management company, which can offer unrivalled opportunities for career progression.

When you join Sodexo Live! you truly belong, you will have the opportunity to thrive with career and learning opportunities available across the organisation - we cant wait for you to join us!

Role Responsibility

  • Preparation and creation of all items within the operation
  • Ensuring the kitchen areas are clean and tidy
  • Health and safety regulations, ensuring they are always followed
  • Delivering a world class customer experience to our customers and staff
  • Assisting in all areas of the kitchen for breakfast, lunch and hospitality
  • Assisting the Exe Head Chef or Head Chef Production with paperwork including stock ordering
  • Menu planning
  • Menu costings

The Ideal Candidate

  • Demonstrate experience in fine dining operations
  • A passionate interest in the catering industry - knowledge of current trends, well read, eats out of interesting restaurants on a regular basis, talks about and gets excited about food.
  • A competent communicator and ability to present to colleagues, peers and clients
  • Financial awareness and understanding of a food profit and loss account and articulate how to control food cost and generate a positive food margin.
  • Evidence of being organised and possess excellent planning skills
  • A basic food hygiene qualification
  • Proven ability to manage and lead a team of chefs
  • Expected to work all match days

Package Description

28,000pa - 30,000pa + great benefits

Location: Brighton and Hove Albion Football Club


Work Pattern - 40hrs pw 5/7 early starts and late finishes so flexibility required

We also offer Sodexo Discounts site promoting discounted mobile phone tariffs, savings across restaurant chains and days out, where you and your family can save money on everything from your weekly food shop to the latest cinema blockbuster and much more!

We're all about building a workplace for the future, we believe in equal opportunities, and we celebrate diversity. We're an inclusive workplace, where everyone is welcome, everyone can be natural, and be the best versions of themselves. We recognise that we're on a journey with regards to diversity and inclusion and would therefore welcome applications for candidates from underrepresented backgrounds.

About the Company

In the UK and Ireland, Sodexo employs around 30,000 people, and partners with clients in many sectors across business and industry; schools and universities; sports and leisure; energy and resources; government and agencies; healthcare; justice and defence.

Sodexo's connected; people-centric approach brings together a diverse range of expertise. The breadth of services it offers ranges from food and hospitality; cleaning; reception; concierge (Circles); security; property management and technical services through to data driven workplace strategy and design (Wx); employee engagement and recognition services (Sodexo Engage) and personal home services through Prestige Nursing + Care and the Good Care Group.

Vital Spaces is Sodexo's value proposition that puts people at the heart of everything we do, bringing together services and solutions and focusing on the productivity and wellbeing of people wherever they are.

Sodexo is committed to being an inclusive employer; we welcome and encourage applications from people with a diverse variety of experiences, backgrounds and identities.

We're a Disability Confident Leader employer. We're committed to changing attitudes towards disability, and making sure disabled people have the chance to fulfil their aspirations.

We are building on our support to the Armed Forces community through the development of specific pathways within our recruitment process to support ex-forces personnel and reservists, those applying for jobs with us who meet the ideal candidate criteria for the role advertised are guaranteed to progress to the selection process