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Job listing closed on 9 Jun 2024
20 May 2024

Senior Chef de Partie

🇬🇧 Brentford, UK
Full Time
3+ years exp.
£33,000 – £37,000 per year

Job Title: Senior Chef de Partie

Department: Catering

Reporting: Head Chef

Location: Training Ground – Jersey Road

Salary: £33,000 - £37,000

Brentford FC is a bit different to other Premier League football clubs. We put our fans first, we are a true community club and while we are financially sustainable, we are not afraid to take calculated risks. We take huge pride in our environment and culture within the Club which focuses on development, inclusion and not being afraid to think differently.

Being progressive, humble and respectful while sticking together as one team across the Club guides how we work and the decisions we make each day.

We also firmly believe that a diverse workforce is a better workforce which will help us develop ideas, solve problems and ultimately grow Brentford FC.

We play in a brand-new stadium, 15 minutes from Heathrow in vibrant west London.

We will never forget where we have come from, but we are excited about the future that lies ahead.

Come join us.

Inclusion Statement

Brentford FC is an organisation which values and is passionate about diversity and inclusivity. We welcome and encourage applications from qualified candidates, including those from underrepresented groups – such as those from ethnically diverse backgrounds, women, those from the LGBTQ+ community and those with disabilities. Should you require any workplace accommodations (also known as ‘reasonable adjustments’), you will have the opportunity to let us know at the appropriate points in the hiring process.

Safeguarding Statement

Brentford FC is committed to equality, the safeguarding and welfare of all children and adults at risk. This responsibility is shared by all staff and volunteers at the club, safeguarding is everyone’s responsibility. Staff will be required to undertake regular safeguarding training to enable and reinforce a proactive approach to safeguarding. This role requires the post holder to apply all relevant policies and uphold the club’s commitment to safeguarding vulnerable people to ensure a safe environment for all. This includes the timely reporting of any safeguarding concern to the safeguarding team. We remind those barred from regulated activity that it is an offence to apply for such positions.

Please note that where appropriate for the role, you may be required to complete additional background checks such as Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check and this will include any time living or working outside of the UK in the last 10 years. You can find out more about this at

Please also note that a CV application will not be sufficient. Applications will not be considered where the application form has not been completed in full.

If the role you are applying for involves regulated activity and you have been shortlisted for a first stage interview, you will be asked to fill out a Declaration of Offences Form.

The Role of Senior Chef de Partie

The role is made up of many varying responsibilities including preparing, cooking using fresh ingredients, placing orders with suppliers and presenting high quality dishes. Assisting the Head Chef in supervising the kitchen, ensure good quality of stock and prepared food, creating menu items, recipes and developing dishes.

Main Accountabilities

To run and supervise the kitchen to the required standards set by the Head Chef

Be able to develop menus and lead the kitchen team to prepare and deliver, with the support of Head Chef

Ensure good stock and waste control is practiced

Be responsible for the quality control of stock and prepared foods

Execute cooking to the expected high standard quickly and efficiently

Ensure the cleanliness and organisation of designated section

Always maintain a positive and proactive attitude

Comply with all health and safety regulations, the Staff Code of Conduct and company policies

Perform other duties as assigned by the head chef and management

  • To ensure that any concerns you observe, or are raised with you in your role, are shared with the Safeguarding Team through appropriate channels.

General Club Accountabilities

  • To ensure compliance with all relevant Club policies, including health and safety policies and with specific reference to the data regulations.
  • To ensure compliance with all relevant legal, regulatory, ethical, and social requirements.
  • To ensure compliance with the Club’s Safeguarding Policy and processes.
  • To ensure compliance with the Club’s Code of Conduct.
  • To promote equity, diversity and inclusion at the Club, in line with our EDI strategy
  • To build and maintain good working relationships both internally and externally, maintaining a professional image at all times when representing Brentford FC
  • To keep confidential any information gained regarding the Club and its personnel.
  • To maintain a flexible approach to work at all times.
  • Any other relevant tasks and duties as directed by your line manager

Person Specification - Essential Personal Characteristics

Be prepared to work independently at times and as part of a team at other times to deliver a high-quality service.

Prepare and cook meat, fish, veg and all carbs.

Knowledge and ability to manage a section daily, potentially in charge of a 2nd chef working on your section.

Organise orders and manage a team for pre and post-match food

Travel away with the team, checking on hotel’s food offering and cooking a live station

Keep on top of your own section’s orders, with high level of attention to detail.

Help to maintain good food hygiene practices and good health and safety routine within the kitchen environment.

Help plan and develop new menu ideas with the help of the Head chef.