Chef de Partie (CDP) Job Description

Chef de Partie (CDP) Job Description Template

Our company is looking for a Chef de Partie (CDP) to join our team.


  • Participates in loading of products;
  • Follows the instructions and recommendations from the immediate superiors and the Corporate Executive Chef to complete the daily tasks;
  • Checks requisitions and receiving of goods in the galley;
  • Organizes working schedules and monitors performance of staff in his/her work area;
  • Consults daily with the Sous Chef, Executive Sous Chef and Executive Chef on daily requirements, functions and also about any last minute events;
  • Ensures highest levels of guest satisfaction, quality, operating and food costs on an ongoing basis;
  • Guides and trains the subordinates on a daily basis to ensure high motivation and economical working environment;
  • Responsible to supervise Demi-Chef de parties and Assistant Cooks;
  • Has excellent knowledge of menu creation, whilst maintaining quality and controlling costs in a volume food business;
  • Daily feedback collection and reporting of issues as they arise;
  • Attends pre- and post-dinner briefings;
  • Takes care of daily food preparation and duties assigned by the superiors to meet the standard and the quality set by Windstar Cruises;
  • Ensures effective communication between staff by maintaining a secure and friendly working environment;
  • Establishes and maintains effective inter-departmental working relationships;
  • Able to estimate the daily production needs and checking the quality of raw and cooked food products to ensure that standards are met.


  • PSCRB Certificate;
  • Must pass a security background check;
  • STCW 4th Part Basic Training;
  • Valid Seafarers Medical.