Commis Chef

Recruiter
The Lanesborough Hotel
Location
London (Greater)
Salary
Competitive salary
Posted
11 Sep 2018
Closes
17 Sep 2018
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

We are looking for a talented and passionate Commis 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 Commis Chef, you will be supporting the production and mise en place of an excellent food offering, being able to adapt when necessary based on guests' requirements. Flexibility is required to be involved in different sections and take a pro-active approach in developing your knowledge in all areas.

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

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

  • Experience in as similar role within a fine dining restaurant preferred but not essential
  • Show drive and passion for food and cooking
  • Exhibit excellent technical and natural cooking abilities
  • Excellent command of the English language
  • Food Hygiene Level 2 certification preferred although not essential for commencement as will be certified with the Company
  • 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