At Redefine|BDL Hotels 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
We have commenced our search for a Kitchen Manager at the Holiday Inn Express Southampton. Reporting to the Deputy General Manager, you will have a strong focus on the delivery of exceptional guest care in a branded environment as well as the commercial performance of the business.
As Kitchen Manager, you will supervise the kitchen in the preparation and presentation of all food items in accordance with the company food and beverage standards and standardised menu guidelines. You will train multi-skilled team members in the preparation of a limited, easy to prepare menu. You will monitor standards of production to ensure quality, supervise all aspects of kitchen cleanliness and co-ordinate the effective utilisation of all kitchen team members using effective staffing levels, ensuring all kitchen areas are maintained in a hygienic condition at all times and ensuring adherence to all hygiene and allergy standards and polices.
You must be aware of the overall hotel objectives, how they relate to you and the team and how your daily activities contribute to the success of the hotel.
The Kitchen Manager is responsible for managing and maintaining the stock for a limited menu and breakfast offering which is prepared and presented to an extremely high standard.
Where Will You Be Working?
This fantastic hotel comprising of 182 bedrooms is located adjacent to the Ageas Bowl, home to the Hampshire County Cricket Club.
It's six miles to the Southampton docks, where ocean-bound cruises depart, and a 5-minute drive to catch flights at Southampton Airport. The hotel is just off the M27 motorway, and 5 minutes from the M3. Hedge End Train Station is 10 minutes away by bus, getting you to Portsmouth Harbour in 40 minutes and London Waterloo in 90 minutes.
The hotel boasts two fully equipped meeting rooms and plenty of free parking as well.
What are we looking for?
You must have experience of a branded, fast paced, hotel environment. You must also be able to demonstrate a track record of great ambition, enthusiasm and passion for the hotel industry!
What's In It For You?
People love to work with Redefine|BDL Hotels 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
The Bigger Picture
With a real focus on performance, people, quality, profit and communities at Redefine|BDL we transform hotels.
Redefine|BDL Hotels is an independent hotel management company, working in partnership with six of the most prestigious hotel brands including IHG, Hilton, Starwood, Accor, Marriot and Wyndham. At Redefine|BDL 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!