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Chef De Partie

Deadline for applications: N/A

Salary: £10.22 - £10.73 per hour
Contract Type: Full time, permanent
40hr per week contract 5/7 with some weekends (around 1 in 3)

Job overview

We are looking for a Chef de Partie to join our team at our flagship site in Brighton city centre, to assist in the production of fresh food to a diverse range of International customers. Our operation includes breakfast, lunch and dinner services and occasional events. We are a 7 day operation serving up to 3000 covers per week to the students and staff of the college.

This is an ideal position for an experienced Commis or Chef de Partie who will assist with our canteen service with a passion to produce food from fresh ingredients to high standard for our buffet service.

You’ll need some food preparation knowledge and be passionate about providing high quality dishes from fresh ingredients as well as being methodical and organised with high standards of cleanliness. A good team player is a must and on occasions you will be serving customers and providing a welcome atmosphere for the students and staff of the college. A basic food hygiene certificate and experience in Food preparation would be an advantage.

Key responsibilities

  • Assisting with food preparation including prep, mains, breakfasts, salads & soup
  • Keeping server area clean and organised, displaying products as per dept. standards
  • Maintain excellent standards of Food safety, cleanliness and compliance procedures
  • Provide a high standard of customer service providing information and assistance with regard to the food and service as required (we have an open kitchen)
  • General cleaning duties
  • Any other kitchen duties as required


  • A team player
  • Have the ability to work under pressure/manage own work load
  • Have effective interpersonal skills
  • Confident communicator
  • Flexible and adaptable to change
  • Enthusiastic and dedicated
  • Accurate with good attention to detail

Key benefits

  • 25 days holiday (plus 8 days bank Holidays) days rising to 30 days after 5 years’ service
  • Free meals whilst on duty
  • Excellent work-life balance & great location in Brighton City centre
  • Enhanced pension scheme, season ticket loans, cycle to work scheme, Wellbeing centre, and much more.

About Study Group

Study Group is a global leader in preparing students for international academic success and rewarding careers through a transformational learning experience. Our global recruitment teams enrolled over 30,000 students from 142 countries in 2018. The universities we work with trust us to increase their international footprint, access student diversity and provide assured progression, so they can continue to focus on academic excellence.

Organisational compliance

Study Group is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of its students, and expects all staff and volunteers to share the same commitment.

Applicants will be required to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the role, including checks with past employers, an Enhanced Check from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) and overseas criminal records if appropriate.

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How to apply

We take pride in providing an excellent candidate experience to all potential candidates, so will ensure a timely response and process for all applicants. If you are interested in finding out more then please submit a CV on our jobs board and a member of the Recruitment Team will be in contact.

What does a role at Study Group mean?


We are a unique business within the sector, giving our people a completely different working experience.


We have a large global network and encourage collaboration across the whole business. We work with a number of partners across the network including top tier universities.


We encourage innovation throughout our Centres, ensuring that our students are given an interactive, student centred, and creative, tailor-made learning experience. Our people are given an autonomy within their roles that is rarely seen within the industry.


We believe in continuous professional and personal development, and take pride in offering our staff ample opportunity to achieve their goals. Utilising our large organisational infrastructure, across our different brands, we invite our people to gain valuable experience, and maximise all the exciting tools available to help develop their career.