Kitchen Manager vacancy: We're looking for a Kitchen Manager to lead the kitchen team at the Mansion House, Reading. This one of a kind site is situated in the middle of a large park area on the outskirts of Reading. The site regularly hosts functions within its 3 meeting rooms and extensive outdoor space, which means the Kitchen Manager will be responsible for creating exciting events menus. With a large investment around the corner, we are looking for a passionate and driven Kitchen Manager who is able to deliver quality, coach, train & motivate their team to do the same. Kitchen Manager role: Overseeing food ordering Food preparation Delivery of operations Managing a team Stock control Conforming at all times with health and hygiene regulations Dedicating time to develop your team using our tailored development framework You’ll train, motivate and inspire your team to deliver an efficient food operation and be responsible for the kitchen’s financial performance which can lead to attractive rewards. What we can offer you: Holiday Career progression Cycle to work scheme Childcare vouchers Pension scheme Share incentive scheme High-street retail vouchers and discounts 33% of all Mitchells and Butlers businesses when you eat! If you think you’re up for the challenge of this role we’d love to hear fr
We have an exciting opportunity for a General manager to manage this new premium pub in Bracknell. Aft er a half a million pound refurbishment only a year ago, the site offers a large quality bar and dining area and wonderful gardens to the front and side. This wonderfully located pub is seeking a General Manager who is able to demonstrate an excellent track record of growing wet and food sales. This is a great outlet with huge potential and the ideal candidate will need: Good knowledge of premium and craft beers. An interest in food and a full understanding of the function and importance in a quality food operation to drive sales is essential. A leader to ensure that this business will flourish. A manager with a strong track record who is able to attract, train and retain a team, adapt to new trading patterns, take strong decisions and connect with the guests and the retail team is essential. Operational experience, along with a track record of fantastic service delivery whilst using community connections to establish and grow a robust business is vital. Demonstrate control over stock, stock holding, wage percentage and driving turnover. Our General Manager Benefits This is a live in position. Excellent remuneration opportunities A salary of £35,000 negotiable depend
Head Chef – Sonning Golf Club Sonning Golf Club has established itself as one of the most desirable locations for any celebration. With a large function room able to accommodate up to 180 guests the Club offers a wide range of services for Weddings, Dinner Dances, Conferences, Golf Societies & Members alike. Head Chef requirements: A ‘hands-on’ Head Chef with all-round cooking abilities A proven track record of large scale banqueting Excellent communication skills A great eye for detail and the ability to work well under pressure Availability to work during normal hours, evenings, weekends & public holidays Head Chef responsibilities: Staff training & development To create bar, banqueting and restaurant menus Implementation of work schedules To ensure high levels of hygiene / health & safety To manage stock and maintain / meet GP targets within a small friendly kitchen Our current focus is on using fresh local ingredients to produce Home-made, hearty, British food, but with regular Member evenings and a very busy Sunday lunch trade there is plenty of scope for creativity. Head Chef benefits: Self-contained, li
Cluster Meetings & Events Coordinator Fixed Term Contract - Maternity Cover Do you have a proven track record of working within meetings and events? If this sounds like you, please read on! We are a unique hotel, offering a lifestyle retreat for our guests and we’re always thinking of ways to make our design, our services and our guest’s time with us more enjoyable. Whether it’s the hotel’s retro and relaxed ambience, the casually dressed professional staff or the games console being played in the lounge; we provide a fun place to work and a fabulous place for our guests to enjoy. The ideal candidate will: Have a proven track record in a similar role within hotels or conference centres An understanding of budgets, driving additional sales and controlling costs. A passion to deliver great events tailored to the individual needs of our customers Ability to effectively manage and motivate the individuals within your team to support them in achievement of their personal development goals Be familiar with event management
We are looking for people who share our energy, enthusiasm and passion for creating the best experience possible for our guests. As a kitchen porter in our Food & Beverage team, you will play a key role in working within a team to ensure we can deliver the best service possible to our customers. You must have a flexible approach to hours of work, which will include evenings, weekends and bank holidays. We are recruiting for both full and part time positions. What you’ll do: Be able to adapt and be versatile to the various responsibilities within the role: Washing & cleaning of all crockery, pans and utensils Empty & clean dustbins Ensure the dishwasher is kept maintained and cleaned at regular intervals throughout the shift Assist with safe storage of deliveries Assist with cleaning of all kitchen areas Assist with food preparation if requested Who you’ll be: Passionate about working in hos
Kitchen Manager vacancy: A new challenge for the new year? Here at the Abbot Cook we are looking for a Kitchen Manager who has high food quality standards, an eye for presentation, and a passion in team development. Due to internal succession we are currently recruiting for a Kitchen Manager at a very exciting time for the pub. Currently weekly food sales circa £5,500 and covers in the region of 600+. However, our recent menu refresh allows the management more ownership over menu creation so a passion for food and an understanding of the local market is desired to take the offer to the next level. The pub benefits from two external areas and a car park so the opportunities for a motivated, passionate and dedicated individual are unlimited. Kitchen Manager role: Overseeing food ordering Food preparation Delivery of operations Managing a team Stock control Conforming at all times with health and hygiene regulations Dedicating time to develop your team using our tailored development framework You’ll train, motivate and inspire your team to deliver an efficient food operation and be responsible fo
We are currently looking for a Senior Chef De Partie to join the team. You will be part of a challenging department achieving high standards of customer care, creating the ultimate customer experience within our busy and vibrant kitchens. Experience in a food & beverage environment and NVQ level 2 is essential. This is an exciting opportunity to work alongside an experienced and inspirational team who will help the development of your kitchen skills and support your career progression going forward. The role is full time and will involve working evenings and weekends. What you’ll do: Be able to adapt and be versatile to the various responsibilities within the role: Follow all food & hygiene legislations Prepare & deliver food in all kitchens Assist senior chefs with menu designs Assist senior chefs with food developments in the salad bar area Be responsible for ensuring all
We are seeking an exceptional, proactive and passionate Sous Chef to take on this rewarding challenge as the second in command at our new and exciting Lido in Reading. The seasonally changing Lido menu has been carefully crafted by Freddy Bird to take on a Moorish and Mediterranean style of cooking with a strong focus on provenance. Primarily cooking over fire on ur new Fire Pit and in wood ovens at the Lido, the chefs are dedicated to great tasting and unpretentious food. The Lido is open 7 days a week for breakfast, lunch and dinner so this is a huge undertaking. Furthermore we serve our tapas menu from 12pm throughout the day. We require any applicant to have at least 1 years experience in a similar role and establishment with proven experience as a reliable Sous Chef. We are looking for somebody who knows how to work in a high volume kitchen but most importantly somebody who wants to be a relied upon, hard working pillar to this iconic site whilst being inherently passionate about food. Other responsibilities you will undertake; · Deputising in the absence of the Head Chef · In the absence of the head chef overall responsibility for daily operations in the kitchen
We are currently looking for a Senior Sous Chef to lead our salad bar and grill kitchen. You will be part of a challenging department achieving high standards of customer care, creating the ultimate customer experience within our busy and vibrant kitchens. Experience in a food & beverage environment and NVQ level 3 is essential. This is an exciting opportunity to be part of an ever growing Spa food & beverage team and one where you have an opportunity to change and develop the salad bar area on a constant basis. The role is full time and will involve working evenings and weekends. What you’ll do: Be able to adapt and be versatile to the various responsibilities within the role: Follow all food & hygiene legislations Prepare & deliver food in all kitchens Assist the Head Chef with completing new seasonal menus Develop and change the food offerings in the salad bar area B
bartlett mitchell currently have a vacancy for a Barista based at a unit in Reading, Green Park. Your duties will include preparing hot drinks, operating cashless system, setting up cake bar, yoghurt bar, toast station, salad bar etc. ready with signage. Topping up snacks and confectionary at the end of lunch service and having a thorough clean. This unit operates from 8.00 a.m. till 4.00 p.m., Monday to Friday. We serve breakfast, lunch and coffees from the coffee bar, which is fully operational during those hours. This is a busy site and this role does require great customer service and customer focus. The site also provides hospitality which tends to fully booked throughout the year. Previous Barista experience will be beneficial but not necessary as full onsite training will be provided. You will be reporting to the unit manager. You will be working Monday to Thursday, 8.00 a.m. till 4.00 p.m. and Friday 8.00 a.m. till 2.30 p.m. The hourly salary will be £7.52 ph. If this sounds like the role for you and you feel you could add to our fundamentally fun and foodie philosophy please email your CV using the link below. If you are selected for interview you must bring with you your Passport/Right to Work documents and Certificates relating to any qualifications stated in your CV. Ple
De Vere Wokefield Estate If you are looking to join a team in a property that spans over 250 acres, 376 bedrooms and 51 meeting rooms, then look no further than De Vere Wokefield Estate. Sat on the outskirts of Reading, the De Vere Wokefield Estate boasts a traditional mansion house hotel, a modern executive centre and US PGA-standard 7 golf course to name but a few of the amenities. With such a large property there are plenty of opportunities for you to shine in hospitality here. What is the main purpose of the role? Assist in the running of the kitchen, contributing to the overall success of the restaurant or banquets in accordance with the hotel’s standards. You will be able to produce food of a high standard, and be confident in all aspects of food preparation and service. You are required to have the willingness to learn from more experienced chefs as well as passing on knowledge to junior members of the team. Organises and sets up the assigned section of the Food, Beverage and Kitchens as efficiently as possible to increase speed and maximise productivity. Make sure our customers receive a fast, friendly, professional and responsive customer service The Ideal Candidate The ideal Chef De Partie will have previous experience of working within a similar sized kitchen and be
De Vere Wokefield Estate If you are looking to join a team in a property that spans over 250 acres, 376 bedrooms and 51 meeting rooms, then look no further than De Vere Wokefield Estate. Sat on the outskirts of Reading, the De Vere Wokefield Estate boasts a traditional mansion house hotel, a modern executive centre and US PGA-standard 7 golf course to name but a few of the amenities. With such a large property there are plenty of opportunities for you to shine in hospitality here. Food and Beverage Assistant Manager Main purpose of the role: In conjunction with the Food & Beverage Manager, you will ensure that the overall quality and profitability of the F&B Department, along with service standards and staff motivation, are maintained and are continually improving. You’ll be involved with everything from training to auditing, stock control to recruitment, in order to ensure the best F&B experience for our customers. The ideal Candidate: You will be customer focused and committed to delivering exceptional levels of guest service. You will already have experience in a management/supervisory role and will naturally be: - An excellent organiser who is able to delegate effectively - Highly motivated and enthusiastic - Professional and flexible, willing to learn A competitive salary 31 days holiday each year, including bank holidays (this in
De Vere Wokefield Estate If you are looking to join a team in a property that spans over 250 acres, 376 bedrooms and 51 meeting rooms, then look no further than De Vere Wokefield Estate. Sat on the outskirts of Reading, the De Vere Wokefield Estate boasts a traditional mansion house hotel, a modern executive centre and US PGA-standard 7 golf course to name but a few of the amenities. With such a large property there are plenty of opportunities for you to shine in hospitality here. Food and Beverage Assistant Main purpose of the role: You’ll be responsible for delivering the highest standard of food and beverages to all our customers, in order to ensure guest satisfaction. Serving customers in a friendly and professional manner, you’ll ensure their food and drink arrives smoothly and efficiently. Responsible for ensuring the food and beverage facilities are always well presented, you’ll always be focussed on great customer experience. The ideal candidate: We’re looking for someone who is naturally passionate about creating a great hospitality environment that delivers fantastic customer service. Ideally you will: - Be engaging, outgoing and confident - Have an eye for detail - Find achieving great customer service highly motivating A competitive salary 28 days holiday each year, including bank holidays (this increases annuall
Thomas Franks take pride and passion in creating fresh homemade food using local family own suppliers and we currently have a fantastic sous Chef opportunity in a prestigious private boarding school in Reading. The role will involve supporting the head chef (when at work or when off/holiday) managing a brigade of 5 experienced chefs and 2 kitchen porters. Providing meals for 500 pupils and 150 staff Monday to Fridays and 120 boarders at the weekend. Responsibilities Providing breakfast, lunch, dinner, morning breaks, afternoon teas, working lunches, match tea, and occasionally fine dining dinners. Managing, motivating and training the team. Responsible for stock taking, stock control, stock rotation and ordering. Menu planning and accurate costing. Budget control, ensuring company standards are adhered to and wastage controlled. Ensuring all Food Hygiene and Health & Safety policies and procedures are followed. Ensuring dietary requirements are strictly managed and adhered to. This opportunity is perfect for a passionate and creative food lover and people manager. In the first instance please contact Alessandro on 01189 879691, we look forward to hearing from you. Please note all successful candidates will undergo a full trade test and will be subject to an enhanced DBS application (funded by the company) and overseas checks. All candidates must be able to provid
We’re looking for a Sous Chef to join our kitchen brigade at the Horse and Groom, Hare Hatch, near Reading The role As a Sous chef you'll work across all areas of the kitchen and have the ability to confidently manage the kitchen in the Head Chef’s absence. You will be involved in a range of duties including: · fresh food preparation · menu design · setting and reviewing GPs · managing wage targets · ordering · stock control · meeting food safety and cleaning standards We encourage all our Sous chefs to embrace our food culture and take part in menu development so you’ll have the chance to submit your own ideas for new dishes on our regularly changing menu. The potential here is enormous and we’re looking for an ambitious and committed Sous chef with a passion for fresh food.
ibis Reading Centre (new ibis rooms). We are looking for a bright and passionate Breakfast Team Member to join the team - Please get in touch with us if you are able to deliver outstanding customer care with ease and a massive smile :) Among other missions and tasks, you will be in charge of the organisation and preparation of our breakfast buffet. In addition, you ensure that the kitchen and restaurant are clean and ready at all times. Are you the one? We are waiting for your application!. Anticipated Start Date: 04-09-2017
Waiting Staff: Live in - Henley on Thames This is an beautiful Hotel with an exceptional food and beverage service located in Oxfordshire. We are looking for Food and Beverage Assistants. The style of service is formal and exclusive. We are looking for an experienced bar and waiting staff for this full time position. This role will involve some superb guest communication, you'll remember your guests name, what they like to drink and spend time with them explaining the menu and encouraging a niche ambiance. You will be working with the Head Waiter to ensure smooth running of your section, room service and bar and lounge service., The ideal person will have excellent communication skills, be personable, warm and a breath of fresh air able to make guests feel welcome and someone whom can portray the very high standards expected with this environment. Location: Walking distance to Henley town centre Accommodation: Available at £184pcm This is a full time position at 41 hours per week.
You are a good chef with excellent organizational and cooking skills, able to meet targets and drive sales. It is a Head Chef role in an Italian restaurant, part of well know brand. Your duties would include Training and recruiting staff Making rotas Keeping high food quality standards Manage food stock We offer excellent progression opportunities within our brand and generous bonus scheme in addition to standard holidays and pension. Apply now!
Novotel Reading Centre. We are looking for a proactive hospitality focused Conference and Banqueting Supervisor. As Supervisor, you will assist with the smooth operation of the Conference and Banqueting ensuring that all guests receive the exceptional service that we are so well known for. You will lead team briefings and oversee the team on service whilst leading by example. The training and development of current and potential new team members will also be a key focus in your role.. Anticipated Start Date: 02-10-2017 Responsibilities: ensure staff is working together as a team communicate with guests, other employees, or departments to ensure guest needs are met respond to and try to fulfill any special banquet event arrangements be proactive in increasing customers loyalty set up banquet area/room, ensuring cleanliness and proper set up of furniture/equipment inspect and maintain table set-ups for cleanliness, neatness and agreement with group requirements and company standards, and resolve any problems manage and report all emergencies and complaints using the procedures set by the Hotel develop and maintain positive working relationships with others, and support team to reach common goals attend any meetings and training sessions as required for the position keep up to date with the current situation and trends of the market and industry be informed about developments in practice and technologies and to use thi
At Crowne Plaza Reading we are looking for exceptional people to provide outstanding service to our guests and who put our people at the heart of everything we do. The Exciting Opportunity The position of Leisure Manager has become available at Crowne Plaza Reading. Reporting into the Operations Manager, you will be responsible for : Manage day-to-day staffing requirements of the Leisure Club & Spa, plan and assign work, and establish performance and development goals for employees. Provide mentoring, coaching and regular feedback to help manage conflict and improve employee performance. Educate and train all employees in compliance with governmental and safety regulations. Ensure staff are properly trained and have the tools and equipment to carry out job duties. Promote teamwork and quality service through daily communication and coordination with other departments. To ensure all Club staff are maintaining the cleanliness and appearance of their department throughout the day, this includes performing hourly walk-rounds of unmanned areas within the Club and documenting this task. To organise the Pool Plant training and coaching for the team and assist in maintaining all pool plant machinery to ensure both the spa and pool water quality is at the very highest standard and adhering to all current legislation. Responsible for resolving equipment breakdowns through either the Ho