Breakfast Chef

Terms: Full Time
Site: West Lodge Park

A vacancy has arisen for a full-time BREAKFAST CHEF at WEST LODGE PARK in Hadley Wood

This prestigious country house hotel is rated as one of the best 4* hotels in Hertfordshire, holding 1 AA Rosette. The hotel has 58 bedrooms, 7 conference and banqueting rooms, Restaurant and Terrace Bar.

Terms: Full-time Hours: 45hr–5 day week, including evenings and weekends as per the rota.

Salary on application.

As a breakfast chef you would be responsible to prepare and deliver breakfast service, providing a high standard of fresh food in a busy hotel restaurant. Oversee the checking of all early morning deliveries.

Also, be able to undertake a varied list of food preparation for the kitchen on a daily basis and take full responsibility and accountability for the Breakfast Shift. Additionally, ensuring that all policies and procedures laid down by management are implemented.

Role Responsibilities:

  • Take control of the breakfast service and ensure guests receive a truly delicious and memorable breakfast
  • Cooking and managing breakfast service and assisting with lunch service.
  • Setting up and cleaning down the kitchen after breakfast.
  • Ensure the kitchen is kept clean and hygienic at all times.
  • Ensure all stocks are kept under optimum conditions.
  • Ensure all mise-en-place is always freshly prepared and on time.
  • Ensure all dishes are being prepared to the correct recipe and to the correct quantity.
  • Ensure the department is operated within the appropriate legislation and the appropriate records are maintained up-to-date.
  • Ensure any anticipated issues are communicated promptly to the Head Chef.
  • Monitor and Ensuring that the production, preparation and presentation of food are of the highest quality at all times.
  • Personal grooming and appearance standards are met regarding cleanliness, sanitation and hygiene.
  • Adhere to Health & Safety policies and regulations.
  • Have a good knowledge on health & safety, hygiene, equal opportunities, HACCP and any other legislation.
  • Able to handle pressure calmly and professionally.
  • Attend training courses as and when required.
  • Hours of work are normally 6am to 3pm.
  • Carry out any other duties as required by management.

Role Requirements

  • Passion for cooking
  • Friendly outgoing personality along with excellent personal presentation.
  • Passionate about producing high quality food.
  • Able to tackle every task given to you with the highest levels of enthusiasm.
  • Be an excellent team player
  • Relevant experience gained in a similar environment is desirable.

Benefits

  • 28 days paid annual holiday (including bank holidays)
  • Discounted gym membership at nearby leisure centre
  • Generous hotel discounts after 6 months service
  • Staff meals and uniform
  • Annual staff Boat trip

You must be eligible to live and work in the UK unrestricted.

Please note that only those candidates who are shortlisted will be contacted

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Want to apply for this vacancy?

Address: West Lodge Park Hotel, Hadley Wood, Hertfordshire, EN4 0PY

For all vacancies please contact Sally Tustain – HR Co-ordinator on 0208 216 3922 or hradmin@bealeshotels.co.uk or download an application form.