Chef de Partie BQT/Breakfast

Hilton Worldwide (HWW)
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Job Details

  • Location: Rotterdam, Zuid-Holland, 3012
  • Date Posted: 1 month ago
  • Employment Type: Full Time
  • Category: Restaurant
  • Req Number: HOT08DTF
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Job Description

Do you know how to blow individual guests, but also (big) groups away with your cooking skills? Are you flexible, independent and always aware of the latest food trends? We are looking for you!

Restaurant JAQ is situated in the center of Rotterdam, a trendy hotspot where quests can enjoy true Burgundian hospitality. The restaurant and the multi-functional meeting rooms are part of Hilton Hotels & Resorts, one of the biggest names in the hotel industry. Currently, Hilton is listed #2 of Great Places to Work Multinationals 2022 in the Netherlands. We know that when we invest in our Team Members, our guests and communities benefit. This is the reason why we are committed to providing industry-leading benefits that empower Team Members to be the best version of themselves. We do this in and outside of work, to creating meaningful personal and professional growth opportunities for all. We encourage our Team Members to find their passion to create their own journey to careers that are right for them.

As a Banqueting and Breakfast Chef de Partie, you are responsible for managing the daily production of food for all the catered events and breakfast and the team member restaurant to deliver an excellent Guest and Team Member experience.


Specifically, you will be responsible for performing the following tasks to the highest standards:

  • Draw up menus for banqueting, breakfast and team member restaurant in a cost effective, safe manner to meet/exceed customer expectations and attract future business
  • Analyze Banquet Event Orders, plan and coordinate the functions with the Catering staff to ensure the events meet/exceed customer expectations
  • Recommends and implements procedural/production changes
  • Responsible for the ordering of goods for breakfast, banqueting and team member restaurant. 
  • Train new team members
  • Give instructions to Demi Chef de Parties, apprentices and trainees from the banqueting and breakfast operations
  • Ensure breakfast, the buffet, and/or any other meal periods are prepared and presented to a high quality and within company guidelines
  • Keep all working areas clean and tidy and ensure no cross contamination
  • Prepare all mise-en-place for breakfast buffet and/or any other meal periods
  • Assist in positive outcomes from guest queries in a timely and efficient manner
  • Ensure food stuffs are of a good quality and stored correctly
  • Contribute to controlling costs, improving gross profit margins, and other departmental and financial targets
  • Assist other departments wherever necessary and maintain good working relationships
  • Report maintenance, hygiene and hazard issues
  • Comply with hotel security, fire regulations and all health and safety and food safety legislation
  • Be environmentally aware


A Banqueting and Breakfast Chef de Partie is always working on behalf of our Guests and working with other Team Members. To successfully fill this role, you should maintain the attitude, behaviors, skills, and values that follow:

  • Restaurant kitchen and/or Catering experience
  • Experience managing food costs
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Accountable and resilient
  • Committed to delivering a high level of customer service
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Flexibility to respond to a range of different work situations
  • Previous kitchen experience in similar role
  • Passion for food
  • Knowledge of current food trends
  • Advance food hygiene qualification
  • Speak, write, and read Dutch & English fluently

What are the benefits when working at Hilton Rotterdam?

  • Up to 30 nights per year highly discounted rates (staff rate) in all Hilton Hotels Worldwide, including 50% discount on F&B in restaurants managed by Hilton
  • Up to 70 nights per year highly discounted rates (Friends & Family rate) in all Hilton Hotels Worldwide
  • 50% discount in F&B in restaurants managed by Hilton Netherlands
  • Extensive development opportunities supported by our Learning & Development department
  • Travel allowance according to policy of Hilton Rotterdam
  • Free use of fitness facilities
  • Free Wi-Fi in hotel for Team Members
  • Team Member restaurant
  • Discount on health insurance of ‘CZ Zorgverzekeringen’


Do you recognize yourself in the description? Apply here! We look forward welcoming you to the Hilton Family.