Overview

Job Title: Chef De Partie

Hours: 35-40 hours (per week average)

Location: North London

Pay: £13 per hour

Holiday Entitlement: 28-days annual, inclusive of bank and public holidays

We are looking for a passionate & ambitious Chef to join our team at our exciting new site in North London.

This is an amazing opportunity to get involved in the launch of a new, lively, buzzy restaurant. You will be working as part of our kitchen team and supporting our renowned head chef, Nathan Collymore, to create exquisite looking vegan Caribbean food.

Our team is at the very heart of what we do which is why we take personal growth, career progression and training seriously. We are always looking internally when an opportunity to progress arises and will support you with your chosen path.

We also have a bunch of perks we offer our team and are always looking for new things we can offer.

Current perks include:

  • Free Food – Free meal per shift
  • 50% off inhouse dining
  • Pension Scheme
  • Holiday Pay
  • Discretionary Bonus
  • Team Incentives
  • Open Door – A family feel environment where your voice matters

If you think this is the job for you and you want to get involved reach out and let us know!

This is a fantastic role for anyone with prior kitchen experience and looking to move to an ethical, innovative and fast-growing business.

Experience is essential – along with big smiles and a drive to succeed!

 

ROLES & RESPONSIBILITIES

CREATIVE

  • Preparing and cooking to a high standard for diners and catering clients

MANAGEMENT

  • Running a busy Section
  • Supporting all Kitchen staff in all aspects of their role
  • Taking direction and working with the restaurant’s kitchen management & operations team
  • Monitoring and controlling stock and ordering levels
  • Ensuring correct stock rotation procedures are followed

HEALTH & SAFETY

  • Following best food safety best practices and ensuring other kitchen staff members do the same
  • Complying with in house mandatory requirements to follow all food hygiene procedures and fill out documentation on a daily, weekly, and monthly basis
  • Recording all incidents and accidents in the correct and timely manner
  • Acting with appropriate caution in a dangerous environment where there are knives and high-temperature surfaces
  • Implementation of health and safety procedures in the kitchen

REQUIREMENTS

  • 1+ years of experience in a similar position
  • 2+ years working as a chef in a busy kitchen
  • Experience cooking plant-based (vegan) cuisine is desirable but not essential
  • Experience cooking Caribbean cuisine is desirable but not essential
  • Formal chef training
  • Valid level 2 food hygiene certificate or above
  • Fast and organised working
  • Physical stamina
  • Creative flair
  • Detail-orientated
  • Flexible approach to working hours
  • Strong communication
  • Good time-management skills and decision making
  • Team mentality
  • Leadership skills

About Jam Delish

Jam X Delish is a leading family-owned Caribbean vegan restaurant. Born in 2020 during the COVID - 19 pandemic out of both passion and an adapting necessity, we have grown in just over a year and a half to become a major distinguished player and purveyor of high quality, creative and deliciously crafted Caribbean vegan food in the United Kingdom. At Jam X Delish we use bold herbs and spices alongside the freshest and best quality ingredients to help proudly create our signature "Caribbean Vegan" cuisine. Our versatile menu is rooted in traditional Jamaican and Ital recipes and naturally accommodates a variety of preferences including vegan, vegetarian, and gluten-free. Our growing reputation is built upon not only our food, but the fun filled, customer-focused environment we have created.

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