Chef de rang
We are looking for a hardworking and enthusiastic Chef de Rang to join the team at Mark's Club, part of Caprice Holdings. Mark’s Club is a private members’ dining club, based in a serene Mayfair townhouse. The ground floor dining room is open for lunch and dinner, with a private dining room on the second floor seating up to sixteen people. Due to the nature of our business, a face to face interview needs to take place within 1-2 weeks of your application. Please confirm you are able to attend an interview in London within this time frame.The ideal Chef de Rang will: •Ensure full understanding of the menu with the ability to effectively provide our customers with detailed description of dishes•Good knowledge of the wine list and cocktails with the ability to effectively provide descriptions to our customers of wines by the glass and signature cocktails as a minimum.•Ensure food orders are correctly taken from customers and all orders entered accurately into the electronic order system•Ensure that the order of service and procedures are followed at all times during service•Provide customers with full menu knowledge maximizing opportunities to up-sell in an engaging way•Provide the highest levels of service to our customers at all times and anticipate customer needs to deliver first class service•Have good knowledge of our regular customers and learn their food and drink preferences to ensure the service they receive is as they would expect.•Ensure you are well presented during service at all times, you welcome customers and provide friendly but professional service to customers•Ensure that your station/s is setup in good time for service and relays are done in a timely manner and meet the standards of the restaurant•Ensure the waiter station is fully stocked at the start of service and support the Commis Waiter to replenish during service if required•Support the more junior members of the team and help them develop their knowledge in the restaurant•Communicate effectively within the FOH team ensure you listen to instructions and ask questions when things are unclear.•Effectively communicate with the back of house team and ensure instructions are followed in a timely manner•Ensure compliance with all Company health, safety and food safety policies and procedures.•Effectively deal with customer requests and be able to handle any problems calmly and efficiently informing the Duty ManagerWe offer our employees:•A highly competitive starting remuneration package•Increased remuneration as you develop and progress in your role•Structured induction programme in the restaurant•Extensive career development and training opportunities•Meals on duty•Discounted gym membership•Access to our Cycle to Work scheme•Access to our Cycle to Work schemeIf you are looking to work in a fast paced and vibrant environment where you will be able to develop your knowledge and skills we would love to hear from you!