Location: 34 Mastmaker Road, London, E14 9UB

Party Ingredients, part of Searcys, is a specialise event catering business. We are a team of event professionals with over 40 years' of experience providing lunches, dinners, receptions, weddings and other special events. We are enthusiastic, inspired and for whom nothing is too much trouble.

Searcys is steeped in rich heritage and is passionate about its people, therefore offers industry leading benefits which include: 

  • 50% discount across Searcys venues
  • 31 days of annual leave
  • Enrolment into the Searcys pension scheme
  • Meal provided on every shift
  • Access to everyday discounts and communication portal
  • Access to online GP and medical benefits
  • Employee assistance programme and qualified Mental Health First Aiders
  • Enrolment into the Searcys Champagne School
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Your birthday off to celebrate in style
  • A day off to volunteer and give back to a charity of your choice

Salary: £36,000

Our Chef de Parties will work alongside the kitchen brigade, operating out of our CPU in the Isle of Dogs. They will focus on the different sections of the kitchen, including the sauce, larder, pastry and garnish sections.

Key Responsibilities:

  • To produce food to a consistent high standard, including assisting senior chefs with functions in different areas throughout the business. 
  • To assist with the smooth running of daily operations. 
  • To be confident to work across multiple different areas and venues.
  • To liaise with key people in the team in order to plan for the provision of food in all kitchen areas.
  • To be responsible to manage stock levels of that specific area including ordering, and waste control. 
  • To ensure the presentation of food is consistent with the standards set by senior chefs.
  • To ensure all Health, Hygiene and Safety requirements are being adhered to.
  • Previous production and event work.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Takes the initiative, but also has ability to follow instructions and demonstration.
  • Proven excellent record keeping.
  • To be able to work under pressure.
  • To have a positive and cooperative attitude.

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