Kitchen Team Leader – London Barking Premier Inn - 20 Hours
This role is open to internal applications only. Priority will be given to those at risk of redundancy. You are at risk of redundancy if you are in a Management role that no longer exists in the new structure such as a salaried Head Chef in Premier Inn or an Assistant Hotel Manager, or if you are an hourly paid team member with more than a 35% reduction in your hours. Please ensure you have read the full Job Description before applying.
Reporting to the Deputy Hotel Manager, you will lead the kitchen shifts on a day to day basis and be a key member of the overall management team.
You will ensure the delivery of great food for our guests in line with company standards, whilst ensuring financial control of stock and safety and compliance requirements are met in the kitchen.
As the Kitchen Team Leader, you are responsible for ensuring that food safety and health and safety standards are always adhered to in the kitchen by any member of the team. Also over seeing that only high quality food leaves the kitchen and is picture perfect; hot food is served hot and cold food is served cold.
- Breakfast and Dinner Quality & service scores
- Food stock and deficit waste
- Team and Guest Safety
- Kitchen Team Retention
- Core training delivery
- NSF Green
- EHO minimum 4*
You will need to demonstrate some essential skills and behaviours in the following areas:
- Health & Safety legislation
- Basic HR policy and processes
- Restaurant systems and processes e.g. NSF, EHO, Micros
- Uses passion and enthusiasm to engage others through positive emotional energy
- Shows real interest and determination to deliver great guest experiences.
Effective and engaging communication skills
- Customer driven, taking responsibility and problem resolving
We are committed to supporting your career development within Whitbread and welcome a conversation, or application, from any colleague who is interested in this role. If you do decide to formally apply for any role, we would recommend that you have a conversation with your Line Manager to inform them of your intention. Whitbread is an inclusive employer, strongly believing that everyone is unique and there should be no limits to ambition. We welcome your application whatever your background or situation. We are open to flexible working and, where possible, will try to support this.