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The Lanesborough Hotel

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Job description

 

We are looking for a talented and passionate Junior Sous Chef to join a fantastic culinary team in our main kitchen at The Lanesborough. One of London’s pre-eminent dining destinations, The Lanesborough is celebrated as much for its exceptional food and drink as its beautiful rooms and suites. With seven individually designed private dining rooms representing some of the most refined event spaces London has to offer, a business meeting, special occasion or social gathering at The Lanesborough will exceed every expectation. From the vibrant Library Bar to the intimate Garden Room to the stately Withdrawing Room, to the Michelin-starred restaurant Céleste, The Lanesborough offers an exclusive culinary experience.

 

As a Junior Sous Chef, you will seek all opportunities to increase revenues through decreasing pastry expenses and practicing standards for productivity without compromising Guest satisfaction and constantly liaise with food stores to ensure that insufficient or excessive food pars are reported and dealt with immediately. Supporting the Sous Chef and Senior Sous Chefs, you should be creative and willing to experiment with flavours and textures. You should have a strong background in fine dining or Michelin-starred restaurant, focusing on progression within the team. You will also promote teamwork amongst all departments of the kitchen as well as departments within the hotel and lead and inspire Colleagues to reach their full potential through thorough training, follow up and setting the standards of excellence by practicing the same at all times. Please note this is a 24 hour kitchen operation.

In return we offer fantastic industry leading rewards and benefits (Conditions apply):

  • Dental and Optical Benefits
  • Season Ticket Loan
  • Private Medical Insurance
  • Meals on Duty
  • Enhanced Pension Scheme
  • Tailored Uniforms
  • Cycle Scheme (Loan to Purchase)
  • Dry Cleaning (Non Uniformed Ambassadors)
  • Childcare Vouchers
  • Training & Development Plans
  • Social Committee Activities
  • Training Fund Assistance
  • Awards & Recognition Programs

Requirements

 

The ideal candidate would be able to demonstrate the following attributes:

  • Experience in as a Junior Sous Chef/Senior Chef de Partie within a fine dining restaurant essential
  • Proven track record in running a kitchen section
  • Exhibit excellent technical and natural cooking abilities
  • Catering School qualifications preferred
  • Food Hygiene Level 3 preferred although not essential for commencement as will be certified with the Company
  • Exhibit excellent technical and natural cooking abilities
  • Excellent command of the English language
  • Please note this role requires an element of manual handling and on occasion heavy lifting

 

 

Eligibility

In line with the requirements of the Asylum & Immigration Act 1996, all applicants must be eligible to live and work in the UK. Documented evidence of eligibility will be required from candidates as part of the recruitment process

Job type
Full-time
Location
London, United Kingdom
Department
F&B kitchen
Languages
English
Starting in
As soon as possible

The Lanesborough Hotel

Following an extensive renovation project throughout 2014, The Lanesborough will reopen its doors in early 2015 as London's finest residence. The designs by world renowned interior designer Alberto Pinto have enhanced all guest rooms and public areas, providing our guests with unrivalled facilities and services.

The renovation has honoured the building's architectural heritage as one of London's most revered Regency landmarks. The project embodies the signature style that has become synonymous with The Lanesborough, whilst incorporating the latest in contemporary luxury and technological innovations.

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