Chef de partie
voco™ Brussels City North
Do you consider yourself a culinary specialist? Great! You cook well and enjoy it. As a chef de partie, you are not just a cook but also a local expert and proud brand ambassador. You feel right at home in the kitchen. With love, you prepare various dishes, taking care of their presentation and appearance. You work as part of a team with super enthusiastic and motivated colleagues, effortlessly putting your knowledge of safety and hygiene measures into practice.
Place of Employment
The brand-new voco™ Brussels City North is located on the innovation campus of Living Tomorrow and is easily accessible via major highways, just a ten-minute drive from Brussels Airport. The rooms are designed with high-quality bedding and environmentally friendly amenities, and offer a personal voco™ touch. Our experience rooms feature the latest technologies in your room. Meetings, conferences, gatherings, or parties? We have the perfect solution for you, all equipped with state-of-the-art technology. Our bar, restaurant, and terrace are the perfect places to relax after a busy day. The free fitness room is available to all guests, perfect for a good workout. voco™ Brussels City North is part of a larger company called PREM Hospitality. PREM Hospitality is a management company specializing in hotel management. Originally of Irish origin, PREM Hospitality has experienced significant growth across Europe in recent years. The headquarters of PREM Hospitality Continental Europe is located in Ghent, Belgium. PREM Hospitality has developed a collection of various hotels and serviced apartments in over 20 different locations.
At PREM Group, we believe in always doing the right thing. This ethos works both at a commercial and human level. We have a practical, entrepreneurial spirit. We evolve and adapt, making smart performance-driven commercial decisions, but we primarily work with a higher purpose. We aim to set industry standards. We want PREM Group to be synonymous with quality and innovation. The PREM Group principle of doing the right thing trickles down through our organizations. It means doing the right thing for stakeholders, our people, our guests, the industry we love, and ultimately for our guests. “Do the right thing.”
As a hotel, we aim to exceed the expectations of our guests in everything we do by hiring a dedicated team of people who work creatively and ethically in the interest of the individual, society, and the organization.
As a chef de partie, you are responsible for the service in the kitchen and the restaurant. You provide the ultimate culinary guest experience in our hotel. You are responsible for preparing and serving drinks and dishes. You also handle taking orders, recording reservation requests, and settling bills in the restaurant.
- Mise en place: Preparing cold and hot dishes and desserts, preparing items for banquets, sandwich preparation, and pastry work.
- During service: Preparing and finishing dishes according to orders, adhering to specific timing, recipes, work methods, and organization. Plating and garnishing dishes, ensuring the correct portioning of different meal components, possibly providing instructions to helpers, and filling in for the head chef when absent.
- After service: Cleaning your section, checking the quality and freshness of products, handling food leftovers, ensuring hygienic storage and preservation of food, keeping the fridge(s) and freezer clean and organized, monitoring stock, placing orders, cleaning work tools and workstations.
- Guest service: Welcoming guests and guiding them to their tables, providing menu and drink advice, taking orders, clearing and resetting tables, being attentive to the needs and wishes of guests, handling complaints, setting up buffets, preparing meals if necessary, preparing drinks, serving dishes and drinks, following hygiene standards.
This job description is not exhaustive.
The duties listed here are intended to represent the main tasks and the level of work performed. It is not meant to encompass all responsibilities or qualifications of the position.
This is you
- Hospitable: You act based on the needs and desires of guests.
- Flexible: You can adapt your behavior under different and changing circumstances to work effectively and purposefully.
- Teamwork / Collaboration, inclusive and intercultural attitude: You can collaborate with others, make agreements, and work together to accomplish tasks and projects.
- Creativity & Innovation: You can think of alternatives and go beyond existing frameworks.
- Planning – Organizing – Structuring: You can effectively plan and organize activities and tasks.
- Performance Motivation: You continuously improve (your own) performance and results.
- Communication + Social Skills (language proficiency): You can communicate messages clearly so that the message’s purpose is understood.
- Problem Analysis (problem-solving thinking): You can gain a good understanding of complex issues.
- Attention to Detail: You can work with precision, paying attention to details and connections.
- Listening Skills: You can extract the essence from spoken words and encourage the other person to convey their message.
- Stress Resistance: You can efficiently act and function under time pressure, resistance, adversity, and intense, uncertain situations.
- Positive Curiosity: You enjoy learning and take the initiative to acquire new knowledge to broaden your skills.
- Directive Leadership: You can lead employees to help them achieve their goals.
Knowledge and Meaningful Skills:
- You have at least a secondary diploma, preferably from a hotel school.
- You speak fluent Dutch and are proficient in at least one other language.
- You have sufficient digital skills.
Working with us means
Working with us is more than a 9-5 office job. Work/life balance is central. Through flexible hours, you can plan your hours in a way that best suits your life. This creates a unique work/life balance that is characteristic of jobs in the hotel sector. Hospitality work is a unique industry where you can meet interesting people from all over the world. Your colleagues can also be a great support. You have the opportunity to create connections that will last a lifetime. You make friends for life.
Hotel work opens doors, and PREM helps you with that. Through training and education, you can continue to develop and grow. Hard work within the hotels is rewarded with unique benefits, including discounts for you, your family, and friends at our hotels.
No matter where you come from, there is a place for you in our hotel. We look at your skills, ambitions, and talents. Your age, gender, orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, ethnic background, nationality, or any other characteristic do not play a role in assessing your competencies. Within our hotels, the following values and standards are central: a passionate team that approaches their job mindfully and their place within the organization. We also expect you to be performance-oriented in your job, both individually and collegially. Hardworking people who are down to earth are the perfect addition to our hotel.
Are you ready to join our great team and further develop your culinary skills? Do you constantly strive for improvement and are you ready for the next step in your career?
Then apply now using the form below or send your CV and email to general manager Wim Maervoet: [email protected]
See you soon!