Chateau Impney Hotel and Exhibition Centre

Kitchen Porter

As a kitchen porter you will keep the kitchen in the hotel or banqueting kitchens neat and tidy, working at the Chateau Impney Hotel, part of the Greyfort Group. You will have the vision to be an inspired individual, providing exceptional customer service and experiences which constantly exceed expectations. You will assist the Executive chef to achieve the company’s strategy to produce both banqueting and fine dining food experiences. The company now offers a stylish setting for weddings and events with extensive conferencing and exhibition facilities, including the Regent centre, which is one of the largest exhibition spaces in the West Midlands.

Hours of work: To include evenings, weekends and bank holidays

Position in Organisation

Reports to: Executive chef

Responsible for: No direct team reports

Key Responsibilities?

Team leadership

To be proactive in delivering the teams objectives

Customer service

Ensure you understand department needs and deliver the expected outcomes

Ensure you comply to the Chateau Impney experience – our customer service directive

Operational management

  • Understand team strategies and objectives
  • Ensure all kitchens are clean, tidy and maintained in line with health and safety requirements at all times, reporting any breaches or hazards to your line manager
  • To receive orders and account fully for goods as directed by your line manager
  • To ensure that all machinery and plant that you operate is always maintained and clean, and that proper health and safety guidelines and requirements are followed at all times
  • Accept and carry out any reasonable duties assigned to you by your manager or any member of the hotel management team
  • Preparation of food for the hotel 

Relationship management

  • Develop and maintain collaborative relationships with the team
  • Ability to communicate with peers and clients in a professional and courteous manner
  • Negotiate with others and resolve conflicts

Health and safety

  • Ensure you are informed of and trained in safe practices and procedures in their specific areas of work
  • Ensure back of house and preparation areas are maintained and clean
  • Ensure you are familiar with hotel emergency procedures
  • Use and store chemicals safely and according to relevant COSHH data sheets
  • Ensure you work in a manner that is always fully compliant with Health and safety legislation and hygiene protocols 

Essential Skills and Qualifications

  • Strong motivational and empowerment skills
  • Strong communication skills 

Essential attributes

  • Problem solving 
  • Flexibility
  • Takes initiative
  • Works well with all kinds of people
  • Remains calm under pressure

Applications by CV and covering letter to Julie Bellerby, email address, hr@greyfort.co.uk

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