4 months ago
The Coniston Hotel Country Estate and Spa offers a fantastic opportunity to anyone looking to join a rapidly growing business with an ambition to be a significant landmark hotel. The 71 bedroom 4 AA star hotel also plays host to a wide array of activities on the 1400 acre estate which includes; a state of the art spa, a Shooting Ground (CPSA Premier standard), Falconry Centre, 4x4 Off-Road Experience, Fly-Fishing on the 24 acre lake or River Aire and Archery. The Huntsman's Lodge and MacLeod's restaurant and bar form the heart of the hotel and both offer a wide range of locally produced food. We offer excellent conference and meeting facilities forming the base of unique team building days. Weddings are also a significant part of our business. We are a family run hotel which is privately owned by the Bannister family, who are involved in the day to day running of the business. The existing 140 plus Coniston Team are very customer centered and if you pride yourself on delivering excellent customer service then you will fit in well. The Role: The main aim of the role is to support the smooth running of the kitchen to ensure that the Head Chef and his team can provide the best possible service to all of our guests and customers. Main duties of the role: Wash dishes manually and also by using the dishwasher.Clean pots, pans and any other kitchen utensils.Maintain the kitchen work areas in accordance with HACCP regulations.Store away all crockery, cutlery and glassware.Sweep and mop the kitchen floor.Empty bins when they are full.Keep the storerooms tidy at all times.Keep breakages down to a minimum.Train new staff members.Comply with the daily cleaning rota.Accept food deliveries from suppliers and store them.Ensure that at the end of the shift the kitchen is ready for the next shift. The successful candidate will need to be an organised team player, able to work under pressure whilst maintaining attention to detail. Previous experience of working as a Kitchen Porter in a large hotel would be advantageous. The successful candidate will also need to have their own transport. Please note that only candidates selected for interview will be contacted within three weeks of receipt of their application. To apply please provide email your CV and covering letter stating your current remuneration package and notice period.