Chef de Partie

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AC Hotel Cape Town Waterfront


Job description

At AC Hotels, we believe attention to detail is the greatest form of generosity we can offer. Whether it’s the artful pour of a drink or the elegant line of a chaise, AC Hotels believes that if we have time to make it, we have time to make it beautiful. Our guests recognize and appreciate the edited beauty of AC Hotels. They feel connected to us through a shared concern for details. They enjoy feeling a part of our small, discrete, global tribe. In fact, the feeling of being among like-minded people is a significant part of the AC appeal.
We’re looking for cultural innovators to join our team. If you are someone who has an inner creativity and love for art, design and culture, then we invite you to explore a career with AC Hotels.




To ensure that all tasks are completed in a timely manner, communication is maintained with all senior chefs and that all food handled within the section is in an hygienic manner and to the highest standard. To effectively manage the Kitchen Department and staff recourses in the absence of the department head through Systematic controls, effective delegation and supervision in accordance with Company Procedures and Standards



Experience and Qualifications


  • Matric Certificate with pass and chef diploma

  • Must have 3-4 years practical kitchen experience within a Pastry Kitchen

  • Use initiative, takes on responsibility and problem solving and who is accountable for his/her actions

  • Ability to manage, plan and delegate to staff ensuring deadlines are met

  • Ability to assess quality control and adhere to service standards

  • Ability to clearly define productivity standards with quality requirements and methods required to obtain them

  • Basic administrative and computer skills necessary – ordering, handovers, check system, MEP lists, SOP files. 

  • Assist the HOD with Menu Planning, controls and implementation

  • Knowledge of all kitchen hygiene standards and diligence reporting.

  • Good understanding of food trends locally & internationally


 Key Responsibilities 


  • Prepare fresh ingredients for cooking/baking according to recipes/menu

  • Create, bake and decorate pastries and desserts according to specific dietary requirements, example (gluten free, sugar free, diabetes- friendly etc.)

  • Effective supervision of section MEP / planning to ensure consistency in food quality and execution, presentation and service delivery

  • Assist with the quality, presentation and preparation of the cuisine through innovative and varied menu planning, self and staff development and training, knowledge of current trends, effective implementation and monitoring of controls and systems to ensure consistency  

  • To support the Food cost target, with control of wastage and productivity to ensure maximum profit – i.e. casual labour, departmental expenses, monthly stock takes and O/E counts

  • To be aware of all health and safety regulations, fire procedures and hygiene laws

  • To support the GEI targets as agreed with the Head Chef

  • To ensure that revised or new standards are upheld and maintained in product

  • To train and develop all junior members of staff

  • Effective time management and forward planning to ensure all service and administrative deadlines are met

  • Ensure effective stock ordering according to business levels and correct stock rotation is maintained

  • Assist with preparation and be responsible for the execution of all functions in the restaurant to ensure all deadlines are met and quality standards achieved

  • To ensure that each member of the team has the correct uniform available to them whilst working and that they are presentable and not in a poor state

  • Check and ensure all MEP to outlets is as per department SOP’

  • Cook food and prepare top-quality menu items in a timely manner

  • Test foods to ensure proper preparation and temperature                               

Physical Aspects of Position


  • Frequent standing and walking throughout the shift

  • Frequent lifting and occasionally required to lift up to 24kgs

  • Frequent kneeling, pushing, pulling, lifting, standing

  • Occasional ascending or descending ladders, stairs and ramps


Marriott International is an equal opportunity employer committed to hiring a diverse workforce and sustaining an inclusive culture. Marriott International does not discriminate on the basis of disability, veteran status or any other basis protected under federal, state or local laws.


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Job type
Cape Town, South Africa
F&B other
Starting in
As soon as possible
Duration of the contract

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