Commis Chef - Pastry Kitchen

Location: The Grove

Contract Type: Full Time

Salary: £15,600 per annum plus gratuities plus fantastic benefits

Specific Hours: 40 Hours per week

Commis Chef - Pastry Kitchen

Guests visit The Grove, Hertfordshire’s spectacular 5 star hotel resort, for a real breath of fresh air. Central London quality – and benefits - without the hassle. From sheer indulgence to all sorts of outdoor activity across the 300-acre estate, our world-class, award-winning Sequoia Spa and Health Club soothes and stimulates, revitalises and inspires. To continue exceeding our guests’ expectations, we need to rely on, and develop, every member of the team.

Our busy Pastry Kitchen team are seeking a Commis Chef to support them in producing indulgent ranges of delicate desserts, proper puds and other sweet creations for the whole hotel. From large-scale conferences and events to inspired mini-desserts for The Glasshouse and afternoon tea pastries both classic and contemporary, this vacancy represents a great opportunity to develop your career in the specialisation of pastry.

As a Commis Chef helping to prepare and present this diverse cuisine, it is desirable that you will have the relevant qualifications like NVQ, or the willingness to study for them. Previous experience would be ideal – an obvious enthusiasm for the industry is essential. We’re looking for a positive, flexible, focused attitude. In short: passion. 

PERSON SPECIFICATION

Essential

Good grasp of the English language

A flexible attitude

Enthusiastic about Food and the Industry

Desirable:

Good communication skills

Good Team Player

Company benefits include:

Use of leisure facilities including gym and swimming pool One free meal whilst on duty in the staff canteen Uniform provided Staff shuttle bus to Watford town centre and train station (£1 per journey) Generous discount for you and your family/friends on food and beverage, room rate, golf and spa treatments Annual overnight loyalty stays Dental care Holiday entitlement which increases after 2 years’ service Subsidised staff accommodation if required Excellent training and development opportunities from a gold standard Investor in People Discounts with high street retailers through our Benefits App

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