The Company and the Role:
The Company is possibly the most talked-about group of hotels to emerge in recent years.
The Company’s Hotels are more like a restaurant with rooms and kitchen garden, the concept was created in 2011 and has been recognised with many accolades and industry awards.
The Company is still expanding with new openings in the pipeline. Their ethos is to give their staff a great place to work that is fun, professional and just a little bit different, with bags of opportunity.
The Company is currently looking for a dedicated, organised full time Breakfast Chef to join their kitchen team, at their exciting award-winning hotel and restaurant in Dorset. The position is permanent.
A Chef role at this Company is like no other. You will be working with a menu that is influenced by the kitchen garden and the local area which can change by the hour and certainly every day. It can be challenging at times but very rewarding.
Key Features of the Role:
As a Breakfast Chef you will be required to;
• Commit to early starts 7am to 4pm working 48 hours per week over a 5 day week.
• Highly organised.
• A passion for modern British food.
• Running the breakfast service.
• Ensuring standards are maintained on made to order and buffet items.
• Responsible for food prep for the next day and providing the staff lunch.
Knowledge and Skills:
You should be an accomplished Breakfast Chef with experience of working in a fresh food kitchen at a similar level.
Above all you must be a real “foodie” able to spread the word to the Company’s customers about the importance of the art of serving good, fresh and local food in an ever-increasing world where convenience is becoming the norm, they need people who have a love and passion for all things food.
You should possess ambition to continually push yourself to move up to the next career level.
Your practical experience should ideally be supported by some form of catering qualification.
You will be a great team player with good organisational skills with the ability to thrive in a very busy hotel and restaurant, where the Company’s reputation for consistently preparing, cooking and presenting dishes to the right quality, is second to none.
You should have a passion for producing the perfect dish every time, having a desire to aim for high standards.
Previous experience in a similar role requiring a broad food knowledge and precise attention to detail is essential, with fresh, quality food and someone who can thrive under pressure in a busy kitchen environment.
The Company wants their Breakfast Chef to be as passionate and enthusiastic about modern British food as they are.
So, if you like what you have read, and are ready for a new challenge, then please make an application now.
Driving licence and car is essential to get to interview.
What’s on Offer?
A basic salary ranging from £20k to £22k per annum, a live in option is available subject to a personal contribution towards the rent.
Working 5 days per week from 7am to 4pm and a total of 48 hours per week.
Holiday entitlement is 20 days plus all bank and public holidays, rising by 1 day each year for 5 years.
The Company also offers a Pension, Meals on Duty, Uniforms, Long Service Awards, Childcare Vouchers, Cycle to Work Scheme, Perkbox employee discount scheme, Discounts on room rates across the Group’s hotels and Discounted meals and Spa days across the Group’s hotels.
In addition, there will be access opportunities with leading hoteliers, chefs and hospitality entrepreneurs, with a chance to shadow and train with them.
Development opportunities exist within the Group and they look to grow their people by way of a “Budding Entrepreneurs Programme”, their in-house hospitality training scheme.
Applicants Please Note:
Do not apply for this vacancy unless you are an experienced Breakfast Chef, with your own transport.
For UK based roles, in line with the requirements of the Asylum and Immigration Act 1996, all applicants must either be eligible to live and work in the UK or must obtain permits to work in the UK prior to making an application. Documented evidence of eligibility will be required from candidates as part of the recruitment process.
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