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Manchester Airports Group

Chef de Partie (Airport Lounges)

Manchester Airports Group - Posted 11 months ago
£14/hour  + Equity
*high salary
*Based on 0 Food Service Worker salary records


Manchester, ENG

Food Service Worker
no experience required
Company size
12k employees

Airport:  Manchester Intl (MAN)

Food Service Worker Job description

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.

As the UK’s largest Airport operator, we offer a wealth of benefits. So, if you join us in our Hospitality Team, expect things like free meals and drinks whilst on duty, double pay on bank holidays, paid for any additional hours worked, free Airport parking, tax-free shopping in our departure lounge, and discounts on tram and train travel to work to name a few.

Our Hospitality Team is growing as we expand and open up more venues so join us now at a truly exciting time and watch your career take off!

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.

Principal accountabilities include:

  • 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 are 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
  • Maintained stock levels, receive delivery of supplies, and ensure stored correctly, and rotate and maintain.
  • To assist with stock counts and complete 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 organizing the kitchen ensuring a high standard of hygiene. Ensure floors are swept, mopped, or vacuumed and ensure equipment is cleaned, sanitized 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 a high level of presentation, hospitality, and service.
  • To work flexibly to the rota

About you:

We are looking for someone who has/is:

  • 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.
  • Demonstrates advanced skills and techniques in food production.
  • Knowledge of how to handle and store products to maintain quality and in line with food safety legislation.
  • 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.
  • Understands the principles of profit and loss and recognize how to support the overall financial performance of the business through operating efficiently to reduce wastage and deliver profit margins.
  • Understands the principles of supply chain management, sustainable procurement, and working practices in the kitchen.
  • Computer literate in mainstream PC applications including Microsoft office.
  • Experience working on my 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 3.00 am and late shifts can finish as late as 10.30 pm. 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
  • 24-hour 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
  • On-site discounts and heavily discounted staff shop
  • 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 cover letter detailing how you meet the role criteria.

Advert will close once sufficient applications are received

Equal Opportunities

MAG are a values led organization 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

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