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Day/Night Kitchen Porter

The Royal Garden Hotel is one of the UK’s largest five red star hotels comprising of 394 bedrooms, three bars, two restaurants, extensive conference and events spaces and a health club. Priding itself on providing a tailored personalised guest service, the Royal Garden Hotel is located next door to Kensington Palace and some of London’s most famous attractions. The hotel also has a rich and remarkable sporting legacy dating back to the famous World Cup win of 1966.

As a Kitchen Porter, you will be expected to provide the highest levels of service and support to the chefs during service, therefore a willingness to learn and take instruction are essential to be successful in this role. Attention to detail will be crucial to ensure consistency and a smooth running operation, as well good organisation skills.

If you are interested in this position and are entitled to work in the UK, please send us a copy of your CV and cover-letter. If you require any special assistance with your application or have any further questions, please do not hesitate to contact a member of our Human Resources team.

Please note: We endeavour to respond to the majority of applications, however, if you do not receive a response within three weeks, please assume that your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion.

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Back of House Day/Night Supervisor

The Royal Garden Hotel is one of the UK’s largest five red star hotels comprising of 394 bedrooms, three bars, two restaurants, extensive conference and events spaces and a health club. Priding itself on providing a tailored personalised guest service, the Royal Garden Hotel is located next door to Kensington Palace and some of London’s most famous attractions. The hotel also has a rich and remarkable sporting legacy dating back to the famous World Cup win of 1966. 

As Night Supervisor you will be responsible for organising the shift by delegating tasks to the individual stewards. You will ensure that all cleaning schedules have been followed and carried out to the required standard. Furthermore, you will ensure that all equipment is operated according to the manufacturer’s manuals as well as cleaned regularly. You will ensure that all staff comply with the Hotel’s Health and Safety policies.

We are looking for a motivated individual, who has previous experience in working with chemicals as well as experience in kitchen cleaning including stoves and floors. You need to bring knowledge of basic sanitation controls and the purpose and use of different cleaning supplies. Knowledge of an Eastern European language is an asset.

  • Competitive annual Salary
  • Friendly and creative working environment with great development opportunities
  • 5.6 weeks holiday per year (including bank holidays)
  • Discounted food and beverage rates to dine in our restaurants
  • Discounted room rates for friends and family
  • Free meals provided on duty

If you are interested in this position and are entitled to work in the UK, please send us a copy of your CV and cover-letter. If you require any special assistance with your application or have any further questions, please do not hesitate to contact a member of our Human Resources team.

Please note: We endeavour to respond to the majority of applications, however, if you do not receive a response within three weeks, please assume that your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion.

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Conference and Events - Floor Manager

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Events Floor Manager in our Conference and Events department.

Our Events team at the Royal Garden Hotel looks after 10 multipurpose Conference and Events rooms, catering for up to 500 guests in our largest Event room, the Palace Suite. Our C&E team are passionate about delivering only the very best in five star services.

The Royal Garden Hotel is one of the UK’s largest five red star hotels comprising of 394 bedrooms, three bars, two restaurants, extensive conference and events spaces and a health club. Priding itself on providing a tailored personalised guest service, the Royal Garden Hotel is located next door to Kensington Palace and some of London’s most famous attractions. The hotel also has a rich and remarkable sporting legacy dating back to the famous World Cup win of 1966. 

About the Role

As Events Floor Manager, you will ensure that all function arrangements are adhered to as pre-arranged with the client. This includes meeting with clients prior to events to discuss final arrangements and timings. Furthermore, you will assist the management of the department with daily operational requirements

Responsibilities

  • Performs duties in line with departmental Standard Operating Procedures.
  • Meets the client prior to the start of the event to check final arrangements and timings.
  • Works closely with the Assistant Operations Manager in the discussion of the delegated function requirements.
  • Communicates on a regular basis to all members of the department, and to maintain a close working relationship with all members of the department.
  • Assists the management of the department with the daily operations in the Operations Manager’s absence.
  • Checks room set-ups prior to the event ensuring SOPs are being adhered to, feeding back any inconsistencies to set up team.
  • Attends any relevant operational meetings in the absence of the Operations Manager.
  • Assists with the supervision of Kosher functions.
  • Ensures constant, effective communication is maintained with the conference and banqueting co-ordinators along with all other departments of the hotel.
  • To pro-actively plan work to ensure the smooth running of the department.
  • Carries out any other duties requested by the Conference and Banqueting Operations Manager.
  • To assist in delivering training in the department on SOP.
  • Carries out any other duties requested by the Conference and Banqueting Operations Manager.

Ideal Candidate

This role requires you to build strong working relationships with all members of the Conference and Events department and relevant support departments. We are looking for an enthusiastic and confident individual, with proven supervisory experience, in a similar role, in a five star environment, as well as strong communication skills at all levels.

If you are interested in this position and are entitled to work in the UK, please send us a copy of your CV and cover-letter. If you require any special assistance with your application or have any further questions, please do not hesitate to contact a member of our Human Resources team.

Please note: We endeavour to respond to the majority of applications, however, if you do not receive a response within two weeks, please assume that your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion.

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Conference and Events Casual Waiter/Waitress

The Royal Garden Hotel is one of the UK’s largest five red star hotels comprising of 394 bedrooms, three bars, two restaurants, extensive conference and events spaces and a health club. Priding itself on providing a tailored personalised guest service, the Royal Garden Hotel is located next door to Kensington Palace and some of London’s most famous attractions. The hotel also has a rich and remarkable sporting legacy dating back to the famous World Cup win of 1966. 

Our Events team at the Royal Garden Hotel looks after 10 multipurpose Conference and Events rooms, catering for up to 500 guests in our largest Banquet room, the Palace Suite. Our C&E team are passionate about delivering only the very best in five star services.

This position would suit individuals who are looking to take their first steps in a professional events operation and who are looking to build a career within hospitality. The right personality is absolutely key for this position. The hours of work are flexible, but fluctuate with business levels. Previous Food and Beverage experience would be an asset, but is not essential as full training will be provided.

If you are interested in joining our C&E team for the upcoming Events Season, please send us a copy of your CV as well as an indication of the number of hours you are looking to work per week and your availability if known.

We are looking forward to receiving your application.

If you are interested in this position and are entitled to work in the UK, please send us a copy of your CV and cover-letter. If you require any special assistance with your application or have any further questions, please do not hesitate to contact a member of our Human Resources team.

Please note: We endeavour to respond to the majority of applications, however, if you do not receive a response within two weeks, please assume that your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion.

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Commis Chef - Main Kitchen (LIVE IN/OUT)

A fantastic opportunity for a Commis Chef has arisen within the Main Kitchen at the Royal Garden Hotel.

The Royal Garden Hotel is a five red star 394 bedroom hotel located in the heart of Kensington within easy walking distance of Kensington Palace and Hyde Park. Our Main Kitchen consists of a brigade of 35 Chefs and caters for our 2 Rosette A la Carte Park Terrace Restaurant24 hour Room Service as well as extensive Conference and Banqueting.

To apply for the Commis Chef role applicants need to have completed their NVQ 2 and 3 in cookery and ideally gained work experience within a similar establishment.

This is a great opportunity to start your career in the role of 2nd Commis Chef and be part of a talented team. You will be rewarded with a competitive salary and benefits along with career development. This is a full-time role working straight shifts on a rota system. Live in accommodation is available.

To apply, please send us a copy of your CV and cover letter. Please note that you must be eligible to live and work FULL TIME in the UK.

Regrettably, due to the high volume of applications we receive we are not able to answer each application individually. If you have not received a reply to your application within three weeks then your application will have been unsuccessful on this occasion.

We offer very competitive salaries and benefits package and great opportunities for training and development and career progression. Live-in accommodation is also available.

You MUST be eligible to live and work full time in the UK.

If you are interested in this position and are entitled to work in the UK, please send us a copy of your CV and cover letter. If you require any special assistance with your application or have any further questions, please do not hesitate to contact a member of our Human Resources team.

Please note: We endeavour to respond to the majority of applications, however, if you do not receive a response within three weeks, please assume that your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion.

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Commis Chef - Pastry Kitchen (LIVE IN/OUT)

The Royal Garden Hotel is one of the UK’s largest five red star hotels comprising of 394 bedrooms, three bars, two restaurants, extensive conference and events spaces and a health club. Priding itself on providing a tailored personalised guest service, the Royal Garden Hotel is located next door to Kensington Palace and some of London’s most famous attractions. The hotel also has a rich and remarkable sporting legacy dating back to the famous World Cup win of 1966. 

We are looking for a talented Pastry Commis Chef to complete our brigade in the pastry section. Our pastry team is responsible for the preparation of all pastry items, using the finest fresh ingredients, for the hotel's 2 and 3 AA Rosette restaurant, room service, and banqueting (up to 600 pax), which will include daily breads, Danish pastries, and petit fours.

Applicants need to have completed their apprenticeship/ NVQs and need to have gained previous experience in pastry, ideally within a similar establishment.

This is a great opportunity to further your skills and to work alongside a very experienced and established Pastry Head Chef. You will be rewarded with a competitive salary and benefits along with career development. No split shifts.

If you are interested in this position and are entitled to work in the UK, please send us a copy of your CV and cover-letter. If you require any special assistance with your application or have any further questions, please do not hesitate to contact a member of our Human Resources team.

Please note: We endeavour to respond to the majority of applications, however, if you do not receive a response within three weeks, please assume that your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion.

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Demi Chef de Partie - Main Kitchen (LIVE IN/OUT)

The Royal Garden Hotel is one of the UK’s largest five red star hotels comprising of 394 bedrooms, three bars, two restaurants, extensive conference and events spaces and a health club.  Priding itself on providing a tailored personalised guest service, the Royal Garden Hotel is located next door to Kensington Palace and some of London’s most famous attractions. The hotel also has a rich and remarkable sporting legacy dating back to the famous World Cup win of 1966.

Located in the bustling heart of Kensington, next door to Kensington Palace and Hyde Park, the Royal Garden Hotel is one of UK’s largest five red star hotels. A team of 35 experienced Chefs occupy the hotel’s main kitchen; catering for the 2AA Rosette restaurant, Park Terrace; our extensive conference and events spaces as well as providing 24-hour room service.

The Kitchen team is headed by our Executive Chef, Steve Munkley, who was recently recognised with the Tom Crowley Award at the 2014 HR in Hospitality award ceremony.

We are looking for an enthusiastic and motivated individual with a passion for food production, who is looking to further their career within a very busy five star operation. You will need to bring previous experience within a similar environment and ideally in a Demi Chef de Partie position, however we would also consider a strong Commis Chef with extensive experience in a similar operation. As a Demi Chef de Partie you will need to be able to communicate in a clear manner, work well under pressure, and supervise Commis Chefs in a professional manner.

This is a full time position and you will be working straight shifts. We are offering a competitive salary and benefits package and great opportunities for training and development and career progression.

If you are interested in this position and are entitled to work in the UK, please send us a copy of your CV. If you require special assistance with your application or have any further questions, please do not hesitate to contact the Human Resources team.

Please note: We endeavour to response to the majority of application, however if you do not receive a response within 3 weeks, please assume that your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion.

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Room Service Head Waiter/Waitress

The Royal Garden Hotel is one of the UK’s largest five red star hotels comprising of 394 bedrooms, three bars, two restaurants, extensive conference and events spaces and a health club. Priding itself on providing a tailored personalised guest service, the Royal Garden Hotel is located next door to Kensington Palace and some of London’s most famous attractions. The hotel also has a rich and remarkable sporting legacy dating back to the famous World Cup win of 1966. 

As a Head Waiter/Waitress you will become part of a special service team that engages with our guests throughout their patronage with us. Room Service offers our guests the opportunity to sample a select range of dishes from our menus in the intimacy of their own private rooms and suites, served with the same sophistication and style found within our restaurants.

You will manage all guest requests and Room Service Orders orders received by telephone and coordinate the Room Service team to ensure a seamless and professional service is maintained. You’ll also perform a range of other duties such as the coordination of guest amenities, the billing and charging of guest accounts and be the main point of contact for the department.

Please note: We endeavour to respond to the majority of applications, however, if you do not receive a response within three weeks, please assume that your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion.

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"Overnight stay"

"Excellent from start to finish. Beautiful hotel. Smart and well groomed staff give a good impression on entering."

Guest Review, 2016

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