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3rd Wok Chef - Min Jiang Kitchen

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 critically acclaimed 3AA Rosette restaurant, Min Jiang, offers guests the most authentic Chinese fine dining experience in London. Using fresh ingredients and traditional cooking styles, Min Jiang offers guests breathtaking views of Kensington Gardens and the London skyline while they enjoy a perfect dining experience.

We are looking for a specialty chef at Chef de Partie level in the Wok section of our Min Jiang kitchen. The ideal candidate brings substantial previous experience in an establishment of similar size and quality. The successful candidate demonstrates a thorough understanding of Chinese cuisine, especially Sichuan, and Chinese BBQ, and is able to demonstrate strong kitchen skills. Previous experience in a specialist cutter chef position is essential. Working knowledge of spoken Mandarin or Cantonese is also essential.

Min Jiang, London is open for lunch and dinner, seven days per week. The hours of work are as business required, normally allowing for two days off per week. You will be expected to work split shifts.

If you are excited by a career within a very unique service environment and are keen to develop new skills and broaden your culinary knowledge, we would love to hear from you.

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.

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 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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Chef de Partie - Pastry Kitchen

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, Vice president of the Craft Guild of Chefs and Tom Crawley Award Winner.

We are looking for an enthusiastic and motivated individual with a passion for food production. As a Chef de Partie you will need to be able to communicate in a clear manner, work well under pressure, supervise Demi Chef de Parties and Commis Chefs in a professional manner.

You will need to bring extensive Chef de Partie or Senior Demi Chef de Partie experience, preferably in a similar establishment.

We offer a competitive salary as well as a range of employment benefits and opportunities for 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 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 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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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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"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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