Banqueting Sous Chef Position
Banqueting Sous chef – The Waldorf Hilton London
The Waldorf Hilton London
is an iconic & historic London hotel built in the late 1800, located in Aldwych.
The hotel features 298 Guest Rooms, including 19 suites. Blending Edwardian “Du Siecle” with modern comfort. Our hotel sits in the center of London’s glitzy theatre district, just a few minutes’ walk from Covent Garden, The Royal Opera House and Trafalgar Square.
Guests of this hotel will experience first-class service, distinguished by an unrivalled commitment to a personalised approach. We ensure a comfortable, luxurious stays all our guests, with guidance on locally immersive experiences where desired.
Homage’s restaurant and Décor pays tribute to the Grand Cafés of Europe Renaissance, offering a high standard of Modern British Food. Good Godfrey’s bar & Lounge offers crafty & cosmopolitan cocktails as well as canapés and light bites.
The benefits of working for The Waldorf Hilton London are huge:
Go Hilton rates so you can travel the world
Holiday pay increasing with length of service
Healthy meals provided
Laundry service and full provision of uniform
39 hour working week providing a healthy work / life balance
£38,000 a year
A Banqueting Sous Chef
will work closely with the Executive Chef to manage all aspects of the kitchen to deliver an excellent Guest and Member experience while managing food provisions, assisting with guest queries, and controlling costs.
What will I be doing?
A Sous Chef, will work closely with the Executive Chef to manage aspects of the kitchen to deliver an excellent Guest and Member experience. A Sous Chef will also be required to manage food provisions, assist with guest queries, and control costs. Specifically, you will be responsible for performing the following tasks to the highest standards:
Manage all aspects of the kitchen including operational, quality and administrative functions
Manage the provision of food to Food and Beverage outlets and taking action where necessary to ensure compliance with current legislation
Assist in positive outcomes from guest queries in a timely and efficient manner
Ensure food stuffs are of a good quality and stored correctly
Contribute to menu creation by responding and incorporating Guest feedback
Ensure the consistent production of high quality food through all hotel food outlets
Manage customer relations when necessary, in the absence of the Executive Chef
Ensure resources support the business needs through the effective management of working rotations
Support brand standards through the training and assessment of the Team
Manage the kitchen brigade effectively to ensure a well-organized, motivated Team
Control costs without compromising standards, improving gross profit margins and other departmental and financial targets
Assist other departments wherever necessary and maintain good working relationships
Comply with hotel security, fire regulations and all health and safety and food safety legislation
Report maintenance, hygiene and hazard issues
Be environmentally aware
What are we looking for?
A Sous Chef serving Hilton brands is always working on behalf of our Guests and working with other Team Members. To successfully fill this role, you should maintain the attitude, behaviours, skills, and values that follow:
Relevant qualifications for this role
Excellent planning and organizing skills
Ability multi-task and meet deadlines
Strong supervisory skills
A current, valid, and relevant trade qualification (proof may be required)
A creative approach to the production of food
Good communication skills
Ability to work under pressure
Ability to work on own or in teams
It would be advantageous in this position for you to demonstrate the following capabilities and distinctions:
Previous kitchen experience in similar role
Passion for producing high quality food
Knowledge of current food trends
Proficiency with computers and computer programs, including Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook
What will it be like to work for Hilton?
Hilton is the leading global hospitality company, spanning the lodging sector from luxurious full-service hotels and resorts to extended-stay suites and mid-priced hotels. For nearly a century, Hilton has offered business and leisure travelers the finest in accommodations, service, amenities and value. Hilton is dedicated to continuing its tradition of providing exceptional guest experiences across its global brands. Our vision “to fill the earth with the light and warmth of hospitality” unites us as a team to create remarkable hospitality experiences around the world every day. And, our amazing Team Members are at the heart of it all!