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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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Conference and Events Head Waiter/Waitress

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Head Waiter in our Conference and Events department.

Our C&E team at the Royal Garden Hotel looks after 11 multipurpose Conference and Event 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.

About the Role

As Conference and Events Head Waiter, 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

We are looking for passionate and enthusiastic Waiters and Waitresses to join our busy Conference and Events Operations team on a casual basis.

Our C&E 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 in 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.

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Back of House - Day Cleaning Supervisor

A five red star hotel comprising of 394 bedrooms. Situated in central Kensington, you can rest assured that you are only minutes away from some of the capital's most popular tourist attractions. Our rooms offer panoramic views of Kensington Palace and Gardens, Hyde Park and London’s skyline.

In Park Terrace we pride ourselves in offering international cuisine with only the very best of British produce, in a relaxed and comfortable atmosphere. The Park Terrace has been awarded 2 AA Rosettes.

Our critically acclaimed, 3AA Rosette Min Jiang Restaurant offers a unique contemporary Chinese fine dining experience and cuisine with flavours, ingredients and cooking styles influenced from different provinces in China particularly Sichuan. The menu includes Dim Sum, with the house speciality of an authentic Beijing Duck cooked in a wood burning duck oven, a striking feature of the restaurant

As a 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 Eastern European languages is an asset.

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 - Night Cleaning Supervisor

A five red star hotel comprising of 394 bedrooms. Situated in central Kensington, you can rest assured that you are only minutes away from some of the capital's most popular tourist attractions. Our rooms offer panoramic views of Kensington Palace and Gardens, Hyde Park and London’s skyline.

In Park Terrace we pride ourselves in offering international cuisine with only the very best of British produce, in a relaxed and comfortable atmosphere. The Park Terrace has been awarded 2 AA Rosettes.

Our critically acclaimed, 3AA Rosette Min Jiang Restaurant offers a unique contemporary Chinese fine dining experience and cuisine with flavours, ingredients and cooking styles influenced from different provinces in China particularly Sichuan. The menu includes Dim Sum, with the house speciality of an authentic Beijing Duck cooked in a wood burning duck oven, a striking feature of the restaurant

As a 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 Eastern European languages is an asset.

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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