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Demi Chef De Partie 



“Whatever story you choose, you are the star” 


At Meliá Hotels International, you have the power to create your future. For us, the most important thing is your talent: We share the passion that makes you put your heart into everything you do, day after day. We are by your side to help you go beyond your limits, to celebrate every victory with you. Because together, we are the stars of our own stories. 


ME by Meliá is a collection of hotels in which culture, lifestyle and The ME People community come together to create an inimitable personality. Each hotel is connected to the destination, becoming the social epicenter of the city and attracting the best of the local cultural scene. Music, art, design, fashion and gastronomy make up the ME scene to provide visitors with an experience beyond accommodation. If you radiate energy and have a personal style that captivates others, if you like to follow the latest trends and live for the moment; if you love music, culture and new technologies… Then you connect with the ME by Meliá brand.



The Demi Chef de Partie is responsible for the preparation of all requested items in accordance with proper recipe and company guidelines. Work alongside his peers on a required section.


Duties and Responsibilities


  • Responsible for assisting the Executive Chef & Sous Chefs and Chef De Partie in the day to day running of the kitchen.
  • Responsible for day to day production on all sections within the department.
  • Must be able to execute all menu items for assigned stations.
  • Has a complete understanding of work safety and emergency procedures.
  • Responsible for ordering for the sections and assisting sous chefs with ordering.
  • Fully understand the importance of and have the ability to follow recipes.
  • Knowledge and ability to produce all levels of food preparation.
  • Ensure that all food products are prepared to maintain our quality standards consistently at all times resulting in positive feedback.
  • Ensure that all given tasks are completed daily before you leave for the day and that you communicate your departure with the sous chef before leaving.
  • Assure that all daily cleaning and organizational standards are met consistently throughout the day in both storage and production areas.
  • Perform all duties while following all health department sanitation requirements and due diligence document.
  • Complete any other task given with enthusiasm, dedication and professionalism.
  • Be competent in training all junior staff including demi chef de partie’s, commis chefs and apprentices or students.
  • Be fully committed to assisting the Executive Chef, Sous Chefs, and Chef De Parties in the day to day running of the operation.
  • Be responsible for food safety, food production, monitoring stock levels and production levels against business levels.





  • Minimum 1-2 years professional cooking experience in a full service restaurant
  • Basic product identification knowledge in produce, meats, fish and shellfish, dry goods, pastry items and equipment.
  • Understand basic cooking methods: braising, poaching, roasting, steaming, sauté, grilling, blanching.
  • Proficient knife skills, ability to cut all vegetables and fruits in all utilized cuts and have the ability to train and monitor others.
  • Possess good financial and English skills for calculating, communicating, writing requisitions/ completing prep food forms, inventory lists, and for retrieving information as needed.



What will it be like to work for Meliá Hotels International? 


Meliá Hotels International is unique among the 20 largest international hotel groups in having an origin in leisure and the ideal size to combine exceptional hospitality with management that is efficient and close to its stakeholders. All of this, along with our Spanish warmth and passion, makes us distinct and different. 


At Meliá Hotels International you are the protagonist. The combination of your talent and your passion with our desire to grow by your side has no limits. Together, we will step forward with the strength of a great company. Together, we’ll turn the future into an amazing story. 


We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity.  We do not discriminate on the basis of disability, race, religion, age or any other basis protected under federal, state or local laws. We believe that diversity and inclusion among our teammates is critical to our success as a global company.