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Chef De Partie - Market Kitchen

Retail (Stores) Hourly Paid
Work Level:
Work Level 1
Job Type:
Full Time and/or Part Time Permanent
11 Oct 2021
About The Role
Chef De Partie – Market Kitchen, Full Time
Morrisons Market Kitchen is coming to a store near you! 
Starting hourly rate £10.40ph plus benefits including pension, colleague discount of 15% & excellent training and development opportunities. 

We are excited to recruit a number of Chef De Parties to be part of our new Market Kitchen concept, joining at the very beginning of its journey.

Market Kitchen is a brand new food service concept for Morrisons and is based within our busy stores. The new launch follows the successful launches within Manchester, Edgbaston, Camden & Canning Town. 

Market Kitchen will use ingredients straight from our famous Market Street to create delicious and affordable meals for customers. Customers can either wait for food to be prepared by our chefs, pick it up in pre-packed portions, or order food from home via Deliveroo. Our food offering will be trend driven and often reacting to consumer behaviors and feedback and will offer tasty dishes on the go at affordable prices. 

As a Chef De Partie you will prepare Market Kitchen products from scratch to specification using appropriate equipment and applying food making skills.  Your role will be varied, some days working on prep, and others live cooking in front our customers, no day will ever be the same!  You should be seeking a challenge, and used to managing lots of tasks at once.

You will ensure customer confidence in good quality dishes, produced in applicable timelines, maintaining quality, fresh and attractive displays of food. Chef De Parties will have responsibility for their own workstation food production and achieve KPIs in Sales, Food, Health & Safety & responding to customer feedback. 

As part of your role you will contribute your thoughts and feedback to the development of the annual Store plan by identifying opportunities, using your knowledge of the products and what our customers love, which will maximise the Kitchen performance. You will be working in an open plan kitchen that is visible to our guests and you will be communicating directly with our customers.

You will listen to the customer’s feedback and use local knowledge of customer trading patterns to predict volumes of orders and prepare ingredients accordingly. 
Part of your role will be working with colleagues in the Market Kitchen to deliver outstanding, friendly and helpful service helping to remove barriers as well as taking ownership for delivering menus to the highest spec
About You
All the right Ingredients
You will have proven experience in food making in a Kitchen environment with strong skills to produce high quality products. Great communicator who will share knowledge, experience and best practices being able to build relationships with customers and colleagues

You will have the proven ability to deliver under pressure and in situations of ambiguity. Ability to complete various activities, including physically standing, walking, pushing & pulling able to use equipment required within the market kitchen department. Passion, ability and willingness to personally manufacture and serve food to a consistent high standard leading by example sharing knowledge

You will have previous experience working at a Chef De Partie level. 

Qualified to 706/1 and 2 or NVQ in professional cookery levels 1 and 2

Minimum level 2 Award Food Safety in catering for supervisors

About The Company
Shopkeepers for over 100 years, we love providing our customers with a great shopping experience they won’t find anywhere else.
At just under 500 stores across the UK, our retail colleagues work as one team to provide plenty of food essentials, a great service and a buzz people enjoy. It’s why our customers keep coming back for more.
The UK’s 4th largest supermarket, we provide great value for money and good quality fresh food and groceries to over 11 million customers every week. Our focus on freshness makes us stand out as we prepare more fresh food in-store than any other supermarket. It’s challenging. It’s fast-paced. But from Market Street to checkout our friendly team loves going above and beyond to bring our customers what they want.
At Morrisons we believe in investing in our colleagues and industry-leading training programmes. We provide our colleagues with the opportunities they need to make it to the top. Many of our store managers started out on the shop floor. They’ve been there and done that. It’s how they know how to support our colleagues and help our customers so well.