Commis Chef

Terms: Full Time
Site: West Lodge Park

A vacancy has arisen for a COMMIS CHEF at West Lodge Park Hotel - Live in Accommodation available.

This prestigious country house hotel, set in 35 acres of beautiful grounds, is rated as one of the best 4* hotels in Hertfordshire, holding 1 AA Rosette 70 cover restaurant and up to 200 covers for banqueting, with a focus on local produce and fresh food. The hotel has 58 bedrooms, 7 conference and banqueting rooms, Restaurant and Terrace Bar.

  • Competitive salary
  • Full-time Hours: 45 hours* over a 5-day week (*excluding breaks)
  • Includes evenings and weekends as per the rota (to include weekdays, evenings, weekends as per business needs)
  • Live-in accommodation at discounted rate available, if required (includes meals and utilities)

We are looking for an experienced and dedicated Commis Chef, to join our Kitchen Brigade. The ideal candidate will be career-minded and hardworking with a passion for food. Previous experience of working as a Commis Chef is essential, as well as motivation, aptitude and commitment.

Key responsibilities:

  • Maintaining high standards of hygiene
  • Preparing the ingredients for a more senior chef
  • Measuring dish ingredients and portion sizes accurately
  • Dealing with deliveries and stock rotation

About us

Beales Hotels, a 9th Generation family owned business, are committed to developing their team and promoting from within where possible.

We offer a range of benefits, perks and discounts, including:

  • Free meals whilst on duty
  • Free parking and uniform
  • Live-in accommodation at discounted rate available, if required (includes meals and utilities)
  • Excellent opportunities for development.
  • Generous hotel discounts after six months’ service
  • Discounted gym membership at nearby leisure centre
  • Staff recognition scheme, long service awards etc.
  • 20 days holiday, rising to 26 days after 5 years’ service (plus Bank Holidays)

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 or download an application form.

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