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Breakfast Chef/DCDP - Melia London Kensington 



“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. 


At Meliá Hotels & Resorts we put our soul and our passion into everything we do so that our guests can live a unique experience, full of the warmth and the hospitality that are so typical of our Spanish origin. If you have an eye for detail and wish to improve yourself every day in an environment which stands out for its personalized customer service, if you enjoy working for a stylish urban or leisure hotel brand, if you want to be part of a team of people who are passionate about what they do… Then you belong at Meliá Hotels & Resorts.


We are currently looking for Demi Chef de Partie to join our Breakfast Team at Meliá London Kensington, a Meliá Collection Hotel.


About Meliá London Kensington, SW7 4PE

Meliá London Kensington, a Meliá Collection Hotel, is an elegantly newly refurbished Victorian style boutique hotel centrally located near the capital’s historic Royal Parks, Kensington Gardens and Hyde Park, and a stone’s throw from the iconic V&A Museum and opulent Royal Albert Hall. World-famous Harrods and luxury Knightsbridge boutiques are just minutes away.

The nearest underground station is Gloucester Road, which is just 2 minutes’ walk away.


Our Benefits Package Includes:

  • Competitive Salary:  + service charge 
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Refer a friend bonus: £500 (subject to successfully completed 6 months’ employment)
  • Discounted dental and health cover with HSF
  • Travel & Food discounts: excellent employee special rates in Meliá Hotels worldwide for our team members, their friends & families while travelling and staying in our hotels including F&B discount (subject to individual outlets)
  • Complimentary hot meals, salad bar and beverages provided daily.
  • Personal Development: programmes designed to support your career right from the start, with unlimited access to online learning platform
  • Career growth: fantastic opportunity to progress and access to a network of over 350 hotels across the world (subject to local right to work rules)
  • High street discounts: with Perks at Work
  • Paid time off to volunteer with one of our partner charities


About the role, what will I be doing?

Demi Chef de Partie will ensure the highest standard in food preparation is maintained. You will train and help develop the kitchen team. You will be working during morning hours covering Breakfast. You will:

  • Oversee a section of the Kitchen and ensure that it runs according to performance standards established by the Sous Chef or the Chef de Partie.
  • Take up the responsibilities of Chef de Partie during his absence
  • Organize and set up the assigned section efficiently as possible to increase speed and maximize productivity.
  • Ensure that all items from that section are prepared consistently and according to standard product specifications.
  • Assist the Chef de Partie in ensuring that all culinary standards in that section comply with company and Hotel Policies and Procedures and Minimum standards.
  • Monitor food and operating costs and control these by reducing waste.
  • Assist in maximizing employee morale and productivity.
  • Work in any section of the kitchen when necessary or as requested by the Sous Chef.
  • Become familiar with all sections of the kitchen to facilitate the flexible use of employees.
  • Ensure that all fridges and/or freezers within the kitchen is kept tidy and organized at all times
  • Ensure that stock rotation is being carried out properly
  • Ensure all foods are properly stored and date stamped



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 are critical to our success as a global company. 


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