Botanic Commis Chef

Job Type:
Job Sector:
Food, Beverage
South East
£19,919 to £19,919 per annum
Salary Description:
£19,919 plus fantastic benefits
Exclusive Hotels
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In a Nutshell

We’re a group of fabulous Hotels and Venues set in beautiful countryside and our hotels are full of great people… A great team.


We are actively seeking a Commis Chef for the Spa Kitchen at South Lodge Hotel, our brand new Spa! Working as part of a brigade, your main duties will be to assist the Chef de Partie and Spa Head Chef in the preparation and service of food, ensuring that the highest standards are maintained at all times and ensuring that the designated Kitchen areas, equipment and utensils are always kept clean and tidy to the standards required by the Spa.
Package descriptionAnd now for the good stuff

Hospitality is all about looking after people and we are committed to our people.  We work hard to ensure you can enjoy your job and are well rewarded.  As well as excellent training, development and progression opportunities, other benefits include:

•        Competitive salary
•        Complimentary meals whilst on duty
•        Complimentary car parking
•        Perkz discount scheme
•        Discounted room nights across all Exclusive Hotels and Venues
•        Discounts on food and beverage across all Exclusive properties


Where are we?

The Hotel is in Lower Beeding, Nr Horsham RH13 6PS
Main responsibilitiesLots to do, but lots of fun

As Commis Chef, you will be responsible for;

Assisting the Chef de Partie in the smooth, safe, and efficient running of the kitchen operations, through food services and functions throughout the day.
Understanding of all relevant law and legislation, with regards to food handling, storage, hygiene and health and safety etc.
To follow all recipe guidelines and standards as set by Senior Chefs.
Contributing where possible and assisting in the production of suitable innovative menu designs, for the relevant function and food services at the Spa
Assisting in monitoring and controlling the quality of commodities used throughout food production.
Being flexible and accommodating in the provision of catering requirements for Spa members and guests.

Ideal candidateAre you right for us?

Our successful Commis Chef will have;

A true passion for food.
Have the enthusiasm and willingness to learn.
Basic kitchen & knife skills.
Have a good understanding of health & safety and food safety guidelines within the kitchen.
Innovation, creativity and attention to detail.
Relish the pressure of the kitchen environment.

About the companyAre we right for you?

We expect a lot but we’ll give a lot to get the right people. There are 4 main things we look for

1.    We want people with bags of character. We don’t want you to hide your personality when you’re at work, we want you to feel comfortable, to be who you are.

2.    We want people people. You’ve got to like being around others, smiling and chatting because you like people, not because someone told you to smile and chat.

3.    We need extra milers. So if you think the job description is all you have to do, then we’re not for you.  

4.    You have to put your heart into it. When you tell a guest you’re happy to help, you have to mean it.

Contact Details:
Exclusive Hotels
Tel: 0200 000 0000
Contact: Fiona Claringbould

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