Chef de Partie

Posted 6 days ago by Dakota Hotels

We are seeking skilled Chef de Partie's to join our team.

Set to transform The Piccadilly Basin, Dakota Manchester has announced it will open to guests this weekend, promising to be the city’s most anticipated and luxurious hotel.

Situated on Ducie Street, close to Piccadilly Station in an eight-story purpose-built structure, Dakota Manchester will offer a quality of hotel unparalleled in Manchester, complete with beautiful spaces, luxurious details and waterside views. An onsite chauffeur service and a team of dedicated butlers will be available for all guests.

Dakota will be home to 137 luxury bedrooms, including 27 suites - the most in the city, a destination cocktail bar with Champagne room, and a brasserie style grill with private dining rooms.


The role carries a permanent contract for 45 hours per week, working 4 or 5 shifts per week.

Earning are £10 per hour, paid weekly. This equates to a minimum guaranteed sum of £23,400pa.

Perks include:

-Fantastic bedroom rates starting from £40 per night

-30% off dining at Dakota

-Access to Perkbox discounts including free mobile phone insurance, free Nero coffee, £5 cinema tickets, and 9% off ASOS (for 2019)

-£50 gift voucher on every anniversary of your employment

-Accredited, certified training given on employment

-Meals on duty and uniforming


Dakota is a growing UK-based lifestyle brand with five locations, known for our stylish hotels, bustling brasserie Grills and upscale cocktail Bars. Dakota’s story started with two boutique hotels on the outskirts of Edinburgh, in South Queensferry, and Glasgow, in Eurocentral. We have now expanded into prime city centre locations in Glasgow, Leeds, and Manchester.

Dakota is synonymous for delivering attentive and genuine guest service. We attract hard-working individuals who are passionate about working to the highest standards.


Job responsibilities include:

-Be confident in working a busy service and be able to run at least two different sections within the kitchen.

-Prepare, cook, and present all dishes to the Dakota standard.

-Be committed to working wholeheartedly as part of the team, effectively communicating with all members of the kitchen and front of house team.

-Adhere to all Health & Safety and Food Hygiene legislation.

-Display a willingness to learn and support across different areas of the Kitchen.


The successful applicant will have/be:

-A minimum of 2 years professional cooking experience in a restaurant.

-Demonstrate a passion for quality food and preparation.

-Be hardworking and a team-player.

-Previous qualifications in Food Safety are preferred, although training in Health & Safety, Allergens, and Food Hygiene standards and procedures will be given.

-Fully flexible in their shift pattern.


To apply, please email us your up-to-date C.V. For more information on our luxury hotel, please visit our:

-Instagram @dakotahotelsuk and @dakotahotel_mcr

-Trip Advisor

-Facebook page

Required skills

  • Boutique
  • Chef
  • Dishes
  • Hotels
  • Luxury

Application questions

Do you have the right to live and work in the UK?
Do you have experience as a line cook?

Reference: 37988970

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