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Kitchen Manager - Chiswick, London

Employer
room2
Location
Chiswick, London
Salary
£31,350 per annum
Closing date
10 Jun 2024

Kitchen Manager - Chiswick, London

Who we are  

room2 is the world’s first hometel brand; designing beautiful net-zero hotels which enable both our guests and employees to become the best version of themselves, whilst giving more than we take to our local & global communities.

We are a family-run organisation focused on providing world-class guest experiences and with a pipeline of growth to 2030 it's a great time to start your journey with us. We are currently seeking a breakfast chef  at room2 Chiswick.

What the role is ​

We are looking for a Kitchen Manager to supervise daily back of house restaurant operations.

Kitchen Manager responsibilities include supervising the food prep and cooking, maintaining a fully-stocked kitchen inventory and complying with safety and cleanliness standards. To be successful in this role, you should be able to manage a small team of kitchen staff and guide them to deliver quality food on time.

Venue Operation: ​

  • Manage kitchen staff and coordinate food orders
  • Food prep and cooking
  • Check food plating and temperature
  • Portion sizes control 
  • Schedule kitchen staff shifts
  • Price menu items in collaboration with the Restaurant Manager
  • Order food supplies and kitchen equipment, as needed
  • Keep weekly and monthly cost reports
  • Maintain sanitation and safety standards in the kitchen area
  • Control and direct the food preparation process and any other relative activities
  • Approve and “polish” dishes before they reach the customer
  • Arrange for repairs when necessary
  • Be fully in charge of hiring, managing and training kitchen staff
  • Comply with nutrition and sanitation regulations and safety standards. Further….
  • Implement F&B control procedures. 
  • Ensure consistent achievement of service and h&s standards.
  • Help create a safe environment for both staff and guests and adhere to the food standards/health and safety policy and procedures. (Labelling/Day dots/Haccp/Allergens/Kitchen record keeping)
  • Foster a climate of cooperation and respect between co-workers 

Requirements  

  • Proven work experience as a Kitchen Manager or Head Chef
  • Hands-on experience with planning menus and ordering ingredients
  • Knowledge of a wide range of recipes
  • Familiarity with kitchen sanitation and safety regulations
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • Conflict management abilities
  • Ability to manage a team in a fast-paced work environment
  • Flexibility to work during evenings and weekends

What you can expect  

  • Competitive salary and discretionary bonus scheme   
  • Multiple online training opportunities
  • 1 free night stay at any of our properties per year, with generous employee discount thereafter
  • Pension scheme
  • Loyalty rewards and referral bonuses
  • Company sick pay scheme
  • 2 paid volunteer days per year and annual fundraisers for charities aligned to our core pillars
  • Additional annual leave with length of service
  • Cycle to work scheme use of gym facilities in our hotels
  • Access to activity workshops we host for our guests and the community
  • Employee Assistance Programme for you and your immediate family
  • Regular social activities including monthly people & planet focused engagement activities
  • Personal development programmes and opportunities to grow as we do  

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