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Canteen Chef - Central London

The Langham, London
Central London
£32,834 - £36,434 per year
Closing date
6 Jun 2024

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Canteen Chef - Central London

Canteen Chef Staff Canteen

The Langham, London; Europe’s first Grand Hotel and Forbes 5* rated property, is currently recruiting for a Canteen Chef to join our talented team in our staff restaurant, The Yard.In this role, you will be responsible for executing and improving the delicious selection for colleagues in The Yard.

In the role of Canteen Chef, your key focus will be to:

  • work with the Canteen Manager in providing healthy meals for colleagues
  • ensure correct preparation, cooking and presentation of food
  • work on projects eg themed meals, Christmas lunch, staff parties
  • deliver an efficient and smooth service at all times
  • work independently and resourcefully with minimal supervision
  • collaborate with the Canteen Assistant to deliver and exceptional dining experience for colleagues

Do you have? –

  • previous similar experience as a professional chef
  • knowledge of healthy diets and a variety of local and international cuisine
  • experience with large volume covers, catering to up to 350 colleagues/day
  • good interpersonal and communication skills
  • understanding of excellent customer service and is engaging and adaptable
  • food safety training along with relevant culinary qualifications

Apart from a competitive salary, we also offer an excellent range of colleague benefits; such as:

  • 28 days of holiday (inclusive of Bank Holidays) with the opportunity to increase to up to 33 days off based on Length of Service
  • meals on duty
  • uniform supplied and laundered 
  • complimentary accommodation at other Langham Hotels
  • discounted accommodation at The Langham, London
  • discounts for you and your friends and family in our food and beverage outlets and on Spa treatments
  • a subsidised taxi journey (£20) for any shift you are scheduled to work between 00:00 and 05:00hrs
  • pension plan
  • life insurance
  • eye test vouchers
  • cycle to work scheme
  • season travelcard loan
  • colleague recognition system - being recognised and rewarded for positive guest comments or when you go the extra mile
  • learning and development opportunities, which also include paid and unpaid cross departmental training opportunities
  • two staff parties per year and a number of colleague social and community events 

Langham Hospitality Group (LHG) is a global hotel company with properties located in major cities and four continents under The Langham Hotels and Resorts and Cordis Hotels and Resorts brands. It is the hospitality arm of Great Eagle Holdings, a leading property development company in Hong Kong.

The Langham, London is an equal opportunities employer. We recruit and develop our colleagues without reference to age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, race or ethnicity, religion or belief, marriage/civil partnership status or pregnancy and maternity status. Our workplace is inclusive and we invite qualified applicants from a diverse range of backgrounds to join us and develop rewarding careers with us.

The Langham London, London’s Original Grand Hotel and flagship of the international Langham Hospitality Group comprises 380 luxury bedrooms and suites, the Palm Court restaurant, the Artesian Bar and Wigmore Tavern, extensive Meeting & Events facilities, Europe’s first Chuan Body + Soul Spa and Sauce by The Langham, our cookery school. The team at the hotel prides itself on creating enchanting encounters for our guests and we’ve been doing so since 1865.

Would you like to be a in such an iconic hotel? Then go ahead, apply!



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