Head of Department/Kitchen Manager

  • Job Reference: RBH8451
  • Date Posted: 4 November 2021
  • Recruiter: RBH Management
  • Location: Hampton by Hilton Gatwick, Gatwick
  • Salary: On Application
  • Bonus/Benefits: Competitive Salary - up to £24K dependant on Experience
  • Sector: Hotels
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

At RBH Hospitality Management,we are looking for exceptional people to provide outstanding service to our guests and who put our people at the heart of everything we do!

The Exciting Opportunity

The Kitchen Manager contributes to goals and values by supporting the Food & Beverage Manager with managing the Food Service Team - this team consists of 16 team members across the team, who all work in various roles throughout the food and beverage operation. 

Where Will You Be Working?

The Hampton by Hilton is situated  at the North Terminal of London Gatwick Airport, the second largest airport within the UK. The hotel has 194 bedrooms, a restaurant, bar and meeting room along with a gym facility on site. The hotel is very busy and operates throughout the day serving in excess of 500 meals per day from early morning through to the late evening.

We pride ourselves on investing in our people and delivering outstanding customer service.

What Are We Looking For?

We're looking for an individual who has extremely high standards and a strong background experience in kitchen management, health and hygience regulations, puchasing and team leadership. You will be responsible for the kitchen operation including managing the support team to deliver well prepared meals in our restaurant and bar, as well as the busy breakfast service from 4am everday!

Your key role is to manage stock control of food consumables, place orders through our designated supply chain and ensure correct storage along with managing the company food safety policy effectively. You will be a team player, hands on loving to get involved in problem resolution and have the guest expereince, at the forefront of your day to day working. You will also be fanatical about cleanliness, hygiene and be a great ambassador for your team colleagues in promoting special dishes and up selling opportunties. This is a sales and service culture which we expect everyone to play their part in and you will be no exception to this - leading the team to deliver excellence!

You will have the Food Hygiene Level 3 qualification and also have some experience in one to one training of food prepartion and presentation. You will also get the opportunity to work 

with Hilton, a leading brand operator in hospitality. What are you waiting for !!!! 

What's In It For You?

People love to work with RBH because

  • We focus on health, wellbeing and our communities
  • Our people are truly engaged at work
  • There's open, clear communication from the top
  • We've got great career development opportunities
  • There's a culture of transformation and innovation

We will give you a competitive salary and opportunities to learn new skills and grow your career. You will receive a benefits package that includes; 

  • Everyday discounts from high street retailers
  • Opportunities to be involved in charity and community events
  • Career opportunities, training and help with course fees
  • Discounted hotel room rates for you AND your friends and family that will make you really popular!
  • Incentive programmes
  • Flexible working arrangements because we know your life comes first
  • Free meals on duty
  • Wagestream - access to your salary as you earn it!
  • Healthcare plans and Insurance plans (just in case)
  • Pension 
  • Birthday Paid Day Off 
  • Discounted Travel opportunities 

The Bigger Picture

With a real focus on performance, people, quality, profit and communities at RBH we transform hotels.

RBH Hospitality Management, is an independent hotel management company, working in partnership with six of the most prestigious hotel brands including IHG, Hilton, Starwood, Accor, Marriott and Wyndham. At RBH we stand out from our peers, transforming hotels to perform exceptionally.

So if you have the ambition to continuously improve, deliver results with excellence, show that you care and act with integrity then come and join us, this is just the job for you!