DO & CO Airline Catering

Lounge Chef De Partie

DO & CO Airline Catering

Hounslow ,GB
Contract Type
Company Description

Our production unit takes pride in offering top-tier luxury airline catering that is both elegant and sophisticated. Our team is dedicated to crafting a one-of-a-kind experience that is attractive to even the most discerning passengers. We focus on providing exceptional quality, first-class service, and an exquisite range of menu options that are sure to impress.

Job Description

Strong culinary ability by preparing and plating of all food items and you will be handling the à la carte food preparation for the Lounge at Heathrow Airport. You will need to have a strong knowledge of food hygiene and safety and always maintaining a clean and safe kitchen including completing all HACCP requirements in your daily duties. In your role you will handling Halal meat so it’s important that you understand the Halal preparation requirements. Also you will need to have a positive approach with all service staff and lounge management and the ability to supervise the Commis and Kitchen Stewards.

  • Always Ensuring food safety and hygiene
  • Preparation and plating of all food items as per agreed menu specifications
  • Ensuring that all kitchen equipment is used as per Standard Operating Procedures and agreed specifications
  • Ensuring portion control is followed as per the client standards and agreed menu specifications
  • Monitoring and maintaining expiry/use by dates of all food items so that all items offered to passengers are well within expiry
  • Daily orders of food requirements for the next food service period
  • Avoiding wastage of food and beverages through effective requisitions
  • Maintaining kitchen cleanliness together with the stewarding staff to ensure that all aspects of food hygiene are a top priority
  • Maintaining fridge temperatures, monitoring food labels and all other food safety systems stipulated by the Service Provider 
  • Items on the agreed food menus that are unavailable are communicated to the service team promptly
  • Play an active role in keeping the whole kitchen environment up to a high level of kitchen hygiene
  • Previous experience as a Chef De Partie working on multiple sections
  • Impressive knife skills
  • Airline catering would be fantastic, although not essential
  • Confident working in busy, fast paced culinary environments
  • Ambitious and motivated to produce high quality dishes
  • Able to communicate effectively in English
  • Confident working in a team
  • Flexibility in regards to your work availability is essential as the Lounge operates 7 days a week, including evenings, weekends and public holidays.
  • Right to work in the UK
Additional Information

We believe that our employees are the driving force behind our success and strive to create a positive and supportive work environment. As a member of our team, you will have access to a range of benefits, including:

  • £31,000.00 per year
  • Enjoy perks by referring your friends through our Refer a Friend Scheme
  • Save money and time with On-Site Free Meals
  • Expand your skills and knowledge through our in-house training opportunities.
  • A business where you can have a real impact, we’re not afraid of new ideas!
  • Genuine career development opportunities, both nationally and internationally
  • The opportunity to work with and represent one of the most innovative players in the luxury global gourmet entertainment market

DO & CO is an equal-opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status