Hospitality Supervisor

£20800 - Permanent Position
Hospitality Division

Rare and exciting opportunity for a Food Service and Hospitality Supervisor to work within an established team at the world-famous Stowe School. Set in breath-taking surroundings, this is a truly once in a lifetime opportunity for a Food Service and Hospitality Supervisor to join, grow whilst embracing change and be part of the team who delivers an outstanding and first-class experience to everyone who dines at Stowe.

Duties of a Food Service and Hospitality Supervisor include but are not limited to:

• Leading service on shifts, supervising front of house and ensuring standards are adhered to at all times
• Play an active role in team briefs prior to service of all pupils, parents, guests and delegates
• Oversee (being hands on when required), the preparation of all dining areas servery and event areas to ensure high standards at all times
• Lead by example, coach, mentor and encourage the team to provide an exemplary service
• Prioritise workload to ensure that all deadlines are met
• Ensure food presentation standards are met across all areas, communicating standards with the team
• Ensure all menus and POS materials are correct and displayed, to include all allergens
• Ensure all areas are kept clean and hygienic, adequately stocked and food safety standards adhered to at all times
• To be actively involved in the preparation of, and service at, School events and functions
• Liaise with School staff regarding catering requirements and use an electronic diary system for catering commitments
• Set up/provide service at additional locations throughout the School grounds using department transport
• Liaise with Executive chef regarding purchasing any Front of House items
• Reporting any breakdowns and monitoring timeline for repairs
• Monitoring of handling & storage of cleaning materials and equipment
• Uphold the Values of the Stowe Community at all times, act professionally, work together to collaboratively achieve the aims and objectives of the School
• Ad hoc duties as and when required

To be considered for this role you must:

• Hold a Basic Food Hygiene Certificate (it would be desirable for you to have a H&S Certificate, COSHH Certificate and Food Allergen Certificate also)
• Have previous supervisory experience (Ideally within a hospitality environment but another service industry heavily focused on customer satisfaction may be considered)
• Food service experience and an understanding of the hospitality industry
• Have an exceptional eye for detail
• Have excellent presentation and work standards
• Be a strong leader, someone who leads by example, can coach, mentor and motivate their team
• Be comfortable working in a fast-paced food service environment
• Have a UK driving licence
• Be available 5 days out of 7, to include weekends and evenings on a 2 weekly rota basis
• Be adaptable and able to embrace change

Reporting to the Deputy Catering Manager this is a once in a lifetime opportunity to work within an exquisite setting for someone who is passionate about hospitality and providing a first-class service. To become part of the team behind the world-renowned Stowe School is an honour, and for your hard work, commitment and loyalty you will be rewarded with a competitive salary, 25 days plus bank holidays, access to the gym and pool facilities onsite, reduced golf membership, free meals whilst on duty, free uniform, free parking, 2 x death in service and a fabulous company pension scheme.

The hours of work vary, on a 2-week changing rota – one week of early shifts, followed by one week of lates (circa between 630am and 8pm) with some flexibility required for events and functions. Hours average 40 per week and include weekends and evenings.

This really is a fabulous opportunity to be part of the team behind this extraordinary School for someone who is keen to become part of the community and strive to achieve and surpass all if its expectations. If you have the experience required, the passion for hospitality and are looking for a role with something extra special and unique about it, then don’t hesitate, please apply now.

K2 Recruitment are acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

Call or Email Cindy
01869 247799

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