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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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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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C&E Striker

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.

As Conference and Banqueting Striker you will be responsible for setting up Conference and Banqueting rooms as directed by the Operations Manager to hotel standards. You will also need to ensure that sufficient stock of equipment and materials is kept within the department to guarantee a smooth operation.

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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Supervisor - Back of House

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 specialty of an authentic Beijing Duck cooked in a wood burning duck oven, a striking feature of the restaurant.

 

As 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

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.

Casual Night / Day 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.

Waiter/Waitress - Park Terrace

Waiter/ Waitress – Park Terrace Restaurant and Bar

We are currently looking for an experienced Waiter/ Waitress to join our Team in our Park Terrace Restaurant and Bar at the Royal Garden Hotel.

Overlooking Kensington Gardens, the award-winning, fine dining Park Terrace Restaurant serves fresh, seasonal cuisine created by Executive Head Chef Steve Munkley and his talented kitchen brigade. Using the finest ingredients from sustainable sources and featuring produce that can be traced to local farms and orchards, the Park Terrace menus are always succulently seasonal. Discreet, friendly service adds to a dining experience with all the frills but none of the fuss.

For intimate occasions or celebrations, Park Terrace Restaurant boasts a Private Dining Room with floor to ceiling windows for up to 40 guests.

Park Terrace Lounge, with a more tranquil setting, serves light bites throughout the day and plays host to an award-winning afternoon tea. The Lounge also benefits from an intimate semi-private dining area – Feature Room – that hosts up to 10 guests.

We are looking for an enthusiastic, motivated and distinctive individual, who has the gift of making our guests feel special whilst maintaining our high professional standards. The right candidate for the Waiter / Waitress role will be able to adapt easily and positively to ever changing circumstances and 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. Good command of English is essential.

You must have previous A la Carte or Fine Dining experience, preferably in a similar establishment. You must demonstrate a good understanding of different service styles.

Staff accommodation is available.

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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Bar Person

We are currently looking for an experienced Bar Person to join our Team in the Park Terrace Restaurant and Bar at the Royal Garden Hotel.

As the Royal Garden Hotel’s all day dining restaurant, the Park Terrace is open for breakfast, lunch, afternoon tea and dinner. At the Park Terrace we pride ourselves in offering international cuisine with only the very best of British produce, in a relaxed and unpretentious atmosphere. The Royal Garden Hotel is a 396 bedroom, five red star hotel, which prides itself in delivering only the very best in customer service.

The Park Terrace has been holding 2 AA Rosettes.

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. You must have good knowledge of wine, spirit and cocktail making.

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.

Staff accommodation is available.

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

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 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 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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Assistant Conference and Events Operations Manager

(Events) Assistant Operations Manager

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an Assistant Operations Manager in our Conference and Events department.

The team at the Royal Garden Hotel looks after 10 multipurpose Conference and Event rooms, catering for up to 400 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

In the role 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

  • Meets the client prior to the start of the event to check final arrangements and timings.
  • 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.
  • Ensures constant, effective communication is maintained with the conference and events co-ordinators along with all other departments of the hotel.
  • To pro-actively plan work to ensure the smooth running of the department.
  • Deliver training in the department on SOP.
  • Carries out any other duties requested by the Conference and Events 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 managerial 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 three weeks, please assume that your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion.

"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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