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Casual Waiter/Waitress - Conference and Events

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 to 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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Waiter/Waitress - Park Terrace Restaurant

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 the Royal Garden Hotel’s 2AA Rosette all-day fine dining restaurant, Park Terrace serves breakfast, lunch, Afternoon Tea and dinner as well as playing host to a number of special events throughout the year. Using only fresh produce from trusted local suppliers, Park Terrace serves seasonal European cuisine with a modern twist. The relaxing atmosphere overlooking Kensington Gardens means that guests can unwind while enjoying the best possible guest service which echoes throughout the hotel. 

We are looking for an enthusiastic and motivated individual, who has the gift of making our guests feel special whilst maintaining our high professional standards. We are looking for an individual who can adapt easily and positively to ever changing circumstances and who is keen to work in a challenging environment. Being able to work with others and having the ability to communicate effectively with members of the team and departments, even when working under pressure, is key. Previous A la Carte or Fine Dining experience, preferably in a similar establishment is desirable. You must demonstrate a good understanding of different service styles.

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 - Main Kitchen

A fantastic opportunity for a 2nd 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 Restaurant, 24 hour Room Service as well as extensive Conference and Banqueting.

To apply for the 2nd 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.

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Demi Chef De Partie - Pastry

A fantastic opportunity has arisen for an experienced Demi Chef de Partie position within our Main Kitchen at the Royal Garden Hotel.

We are a five red star 394 bedroom hotel located in the heart of Kensington in easy walking distance to 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 Restaurant, 24hour Room Service as well as extensive Conference and Banqueting.

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 the 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.

Staff accommodation is available at a very reasonable cost.

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 respond 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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Assistant Restaurant and Bar Manager

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 the Royal Garden Hotel’s 2AA Rosette all-day fine dining restaurant, Park Terrace serves breakfast, lunch, Afternoon Tea and dinner as well as playing host to a number of special events throughout the year. Using only fresh produce from trusted local suppliers, Park Terrace serves seasonal European cuisine with a modern twist. The relaxing atmosphere overlooking Kensington Gardens means that guests can unwind while enjoying the best possible guest service which echoes throughout the hotel. 

As Assistant Restaurant Manager you will be working alongside the Restaurant Manager to oversee the smooth, effective and efficient operation of the Restaurant. This involves ensuring that all members of staff within the Park Terrace are enabled to deliver a truly five-star dining experience to our guests.

We are looking for an enthusiastic and well-presented individual who leads the team by example and who has a proven track record of five-star Food and Beverage Service experience in a similar or supervisory capacity. You will need strong communication skills, both, written and verbally and a disposition to foster strong positive working relationships with your colleagues as well as key personnel beyond the Park Terrace. You should bring a good knowledge of the market we operate in which you will have gained through work experience in a similar establishment. You will also need to be conversant with UK Health and Safety and Food Hygiene legislation.

This is a full-time position, with the hours of work depending on business demands

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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"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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