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Baker - F&B Culinary - Knightsbridge, London

Employer
The Carlton Tower Jumeirah
Location
Knightsbridge, London
Salary
Competitive Salary + Excellent Service Charge
Closing date
20 May 2024

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Baker - F&B Culinary - Knightsbridge, London

About Jumeirah & the Hotel:

For more than two decades, Jumeirah Group, a member of Dubai Holding, has been making a distinct mark on the global hospitality market with its unwavering Stay Different™ brand promise. Its award winning destinations, including the iconic Burj Al Arab Jumeirah, position service beyond expectations, signature dining experiences and artful surroundings at the heart of every guest experience.

Today, Jumeirah operates a world-class portfolio of 26 properties across the Middle East, Europe and Asia, and employs over 9,000 colleagues, representing over 120 nationalities. As Jumeirah continues to expand its global portfolio and scale up its operations to the next level of growth, we remain fully committed to developing and empowering our colleagues to excel in world-class environments. Jumeirah is committed to embedding equality, diversity and inclusion in all its practices, embracing a culture that celebrates diversity.Situated in the heart of Knightsbridge, one of London’s most exclusive neighbourhoods, the Carlton Tower Jumeirah is the quintessential address in SW1 where heritage meets contemporary luxury. 

Featuring 186 beautifully appointed guest rooms, 87 of which have the fantastic benefit of a balcony, a rarity for the capital, enabling guests to take full advantage of the stunning views across London. The property also boasts the city’s largest naturally lit swimming pool, situated at the impressive rooftop health club and spa, The Peak, access to the private Cadogan Gardens.

About the Job:

An opportunity has arisen for a Baker to join us at The Carlton Tower Jumeirah. The main duties and responsibilities of this role are:

  • Prepare and bake a variety of high-quality bread, pastries, and desserts according to recipes and standards set by the hotel.
  • Ensure the freshness and presentation of all baked goods meet the hotel's standards and guest expectations.
  • Maintain cleanliness and organization of the bakery area, including equipment, tools, and workstations.
  • Monitor inventory levels of baking ingredients and supplies, and place orders as needed to ensure uninterrupted production.
  • Adhere to food safety and sanitation regulations at all times to maintain a hygienic baking environment.
  • Assist in the development and testing of new recipes and baking techniques to enhance the hotel's offerings.
  • Stay updated on industry trends and best practices in baking and pastry arts.
  • Communicate effectively with kitchen management and front-of-house staff to coordinate service and address any issues or concerns.
  • Provide exceptional customer service by engaging with guests and accommodating special requests or dietary restrictions.
  • Maintain a positive and professional attitude while working in a fast-paced, high-pressure environment.

About you:

The ideal candidate for this position will have the following experience and qualifications:

  • Proficiency in English language, both spoken and written.
  • Ability to work flexible hours, including early mornings, evenings, weekends, and holidays as required.
  • Strong attention to detail and organizational skills.
  • Familiarity with industry-standard baking equipment and techniques.
  • Strong understanding of food safety and sanitation practices, with previous experience maintaining a clean and hygienic baking environment.
  • Adaptability and willingness to learn and embrace new recipes, techniques, and industry trends.

About the Benefits:

Besides generous F&B benefits and reduced hotel rates across our hotels globally, this role has excellent employee benefits making the role attractive to high performers and any applicant who like to associate her/himself with one of the most luxurious brands in the hospitality industry. This includes…

  • Competitive salary + excellent service charge
  • 28 holidays inclusive of Bank Holidays
  • Extra holiday for significant Birthdays (21.30.40. etc.)
  • Life insurance
  • Next pension
  • Jumeirah perks website access – discount
  • F&B and Spa treatment discount
  • Lieu day if you work on Bank Holidays
  • Dry cleaning of uniform or Business attire
  • Meals on duty
  • Employee assistance programs
  • Wellness benefits – Chiropodist, Flu jabs, and more!
  • Taxi service after hours
  • Social events & recognitions programs
  • Ongoing training & development
  • Weeding/Baby gift
  • Cycle scheme
  • Internal transfer scheme
  • Eye test and discount for VDU users
  • Dental cash back plan
  • External transfer scheme

 

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