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Chef De Partie

Date: 19-Nov-2021

Location: London Stansted Airport, GB

Company: MAG

•Chef de Partie

•Based at London Stansted Airport

•Permanent - Full Time (40 hours per week)

•Salary £13.00 per hour which includes 17.5% shift allowance



About us:


MAG is the UK’s largest Airport operator. We own and operate Manchester, London Stansted and East Midlands Airports along with MAG USA, a major Airport services business based out of Chicago.


Find out more about us here -



About the role:


We are currently recruiting for a Chef de Partie to join our Airport Hospitality Team.


Our Hospitality Lounges provide our customers with the very best start to their journey.


Take a look in our lounges here -


See some of our colleagues in action here -




Principal Accountabilities:


  • To prepare, cook and deliver food in accordance with the agreed menu and Lounge Operating Procedures.
  • Follow recipes and/or product directions for preparing and cooking all varieties of foods.
  • Operate a variety of kitchen equipment.
  • To work with the Commis Chef and Senior Chef as appropriate to prepare foods to be cooked. Some of the preparation procedures are, but not limited to, washing, peeling, cutting and shredding.
  • To ensure the food offering is presented to a high standard. Maintain the food offering ensuring presentation meets operating standards
  • Maintain stock levels, receive delivery of supplies, ensure stored correctly, rotate and maintain.
  • To assist with stock counts and compete the appropriate documentation.
  • To complete required stock checks including temperature checks as per the required schedule and complete the appropriate documentation.
  • Assist with clearing and organising the kitchen ensuring a high standard of hygiene. Ensure floors are swept, mopped or vacuumed and ensure equipment is cleaned, sanitised and stored correctly.
  • Dispose of waste, including recycling, in the appropriate manner and if required to remove it to the designated location.
  • Assist in one to one training of new staff, including subcontracted supplier staff, in order to uphold the high level of presentation, hospitality and service.
  • To work flexibly to the rota




Knowledge, Experience and Skills:


  • NVQ Level 2 Commis Chef or C&G Food production or equivalent is desirable
  • A background in hospitality and service sectors, with a proven track record of high end delivery.
  • Undertaken a similar role or working as a Commis Chef and ready for the next step.
  • Demonstrate advanced skills and techniques in food production.
  • Know how to handle and store product to maintain quality and in line with food safety legislation.
  • Be able to demonstrate a wide range of food preparation, knife and cooking skills and technique to produce quality dishes in line with business requirements.
  • A team player with an absolute first class approach to customer service, know how to brief and coach and team to deliver high quality dishes and menu items.
  • Understand the principles of profit and loss and recognise how to support the overall financial performance of the business through operating efficiently to reduce wastage and deliver profit margins.
  • Understand the principles of supply chain management, sustainable procurement and working practices in the kitchen.
  • Computer literate on mainstream PC applications including Microsoft office.
  • Experience of working on own initiative, capable of building solid and beneficial relationships both internally and externally.



Please note flexibility will be required with shifts as early shifts can start as early as 3.00am and late shifts can finish as late as 10.30pm. Our units are open 7 days a week.





As a MAG employee you will have access to some great benefits including:


Free on-site parking whilst on duty

Free Airport parking when you go on holiday (subject to availability and pre-booking)

Access to our employee rewards portal with discounts and savings

24hour Employee Assistance Programme

MAG Pension scheme which doubles your contribution

Discounts on public transport to work

Discounts on MAG products such as Airport Hospitality Lounges and holiday parking at our Airports

Fantastic career development opportunities – We are the UK’s largest Airport Operator!

Tax free Airside shopping in our departure lounge

Enrolment in our All-Colleague Annual Bonus Scheme



How do I apply?


Please submit your up-to date CV and a covering letter detailing how you meet the role criteria.


For current MAG employees applying for this role, applications will only be accepted through Colleague Self Service (CSS) - please follow this link:


Advert will close once sufficient applications are received


Equal Opportunities


MAG are a values led organisation and we are committed to providing equal opportunities in all areas of work and business.  We want people to achieve their best, which will in turn positively impact on our customers and the communities in which we live and work.  At MAG we empower people to be themselves within an inclusive and supportive environment, enabling everyone to achieve their full potential in line with their abilities and career aspirations.


Reasonable Adjustments


As an inclusive employer, MAG wants to see every candidate performing at their best throughout the job application process, interview process and whilst at work. We therefore encourage you to get in touch with our Recruitment Team to inform us of any reasonable adjustments you might need to enable this to happen. You can contact the team by emailing

For more information on our equal opportunities and diversity policy please view our Equal Opportunities page on our careers site.