Hotel Du Vin

Assistant Bistro Manager - Hotel du Vin, Tunbridge Wells

Tunbridge Wells, Kent
18 Oct 2016
15 Nov 2016
Job Type
Full Time

Our appeal is all down to our attitude. Simple yet sophisticated. Informal yet luxurious. Elegant yet unpretentious. It’s a commitment to doing the little things brilliantly. We’re justifiably proud of our collection of 16 townhouse and city-centre properties. Each Hotel du Vin has its own character, shaped by the architecture, history and sensitive conversion of the original building. At the heart of each, our bistros serve French classics with a British twist. And thanks to our close relationships with vineyards and winemakers, our cosy, low-lit bars offer many of the world’s finest and best-kept secret wines.

In return you get to work for great brands with like-minded people with an award winning benefit package including:

  • A range of fabulous flexible benefits to help you outside of work – including health & life insurance.
  • A contributory Pension Scheme
  • A Childcare scheme providing tax credits on any childcare you may be paying.
  • Service Charge (department specific) which will be performance driven
  • Free uniform
  • Annual People Awards
  • Amazing People Engagement and Activity Plan
  • Employee assistance scheme to help you navigate through life’s challenges
  • Generous holiday entitlement
  • Fantastic company discounts including staff rates & Food & Beverage discounts at all of our exciting locations
  • Major high street discounts –helpful when buying things to treat you or others!

Assistant Bistro Manager

Job Description:

Sometimes you may not be quite ready for Bistro Manager but just a little bit more experience and training to get you there. The role involves assisting the Bistro Manager to take responsibility for ensuring that all food and beverage within the hotel is delivered with personality. You will be required to ensure that all guest expectations are met during the bistro experience and providing amazing hospitality to our guests. As part of the role you will be responsible for motivating the team, communicating with the kitchen and other departments, managing the restaurant ensuring all standards are met with attention to detail, creating memories of an experience that the guest will never forget. We are looking for someone who is passionate about food and beverage and delivering amazing hospitality to our guests. The ideal candidate will be organised, an excellent communicator, a hands on manager who has excellent attention to detail. Experience of working in a similar quality restaurant is required and knowledge of food, wine and beverage is an advantage. You must have passion for hospitality and deliver service with a smile. This is also a great opportunity to develop yourself to a Manager level.

Lovingly converted from a Grade II-listed mansion, Hotel du Vin Tunbridge Wells is one of this beautiful spa town's architectural landmarks. We've enhanced the authentic Georgian period detail, and, of course, added our own characteristic flourishes throughout. Stroll in the beautiful gardens, enjoy the clink of glasses on the terrace or dine al fresco with wonderful views across lush lawns to the ornamental gardens of Calverley Park. Take afternoon tea in the Dom Perignon Lounge. Flop into a leather sofa with your favourite tipple or explore our extensive wine list in the Burgundy Bar. Celebrate a family get-together or stylish wedding in one of our quirky private rooms. Relax with a digestif and fine cigar in the atmospheric Cigar Bothy. Tuck in to tasty, seasonal dishes in our trademark bistro. All before sinking into a hand sprung mattress with Egyptian cotton bed linen on your huge custom-made bed in one of our 34 idiosyncratic bedrooms, complete with fluffy towels and robes, and monsoon shower or roll top bath. Business or pleasure, you'll be royally taken care of at our hotel in Tunbridge Wells.